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Top Safety Accreditation for CSL Integration Ltd


CSL Integration Ltd is one of the latest group of successful companies to join a leading edge scheme, designed to help industry improve its safety record.

The UK-based firm recently received accreditation from SAFEcontractor, a programme which recognises very high standards of health and safety practise amongst UK contractors. CSL Integration is principally involved in the design and installation of IT Collaboration Technologies based around video, voice and interactive solutions.

The company's application for SAFEcontractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business.

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'InAVative Futures' Award

UK IT integration firm beats off stiff international competition to win 'Outstanding use of cutting edge technology'


The spotlight shone on London based IT and Audio Visual Company, CSL Integration, earlier this month when they were presented with one of the most coveted industry awards at the InAVation Awards ceremony held in Amsterdam.

CSL Integration team members accepting the award at the ceremony: (pictured left to right) Lance Frampton (MD), Paul Sofocli (AV Designer), Paul Stevens (Sales Director) and Chris Fitzsimmons (Editor of Inavate magazine)

CSL Integration team members accepting the award at the ceremony: (pictured left to right) Lance Frampton (MD), Paul Sofocli (AV Designer), Paul Stevens (Sales Director) and Chris Fitzsimmons (Editor of Inavate magazine)

The Company came top above 75 other entrants to win in the highly competitive 'InAVative Futures' category. The award-winning entry focused on the highly impressive state of the art Executive Briefing Centre CSL Integration were commissioned to design and install in McAfee's European headquarters.

The InAVation awards aim to recognise excellence in the EMEA audiovisual systems integration market in both technology and installation.

CSL Integration MD, Lance Frampton, commented,

"We feel honoured to have been voted as this award winner. The ceremony was attended by leading AV Companies and technological innovators from across the industry and to be singled out for excellence is great recognition for our capabilities within the AV/IT Space."

The future proof Executive Briefing Centre comprised of a 9-room multi-source interactive AV/IT network facility system, designed by CSL Integration to fit McAfee's specific requirements.

Photos showing the McAfee Executive Briefing Centre

Photos showing the McAfee Executive Briefing Centre

The Executive Briefing Centre included Wi-Fi connectivity throughout, high definition IP video conferencing systems, ceiling mounted projectors, as well as a floating collaboration table housing nine NEC screens, framed by a touch PQ interactive overlay.

With only seven weeks to deliver, CSL Integration successfully installed the world class intuitive and immersive space to meet the exact needs of the client, enabling them to improve and redefine how they conduct their international business.

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CSL Integration awarded Cisco ATP status - Cisco TelePresence Video Express Partner

Congratulations to CSL Integration Ltd for meeting all ATP program requirements and criteria necessary to earn the designation of Cisco ATP - Cisco TelePresence Video Express Partner in the UK.

CSL Integration Ltd has met the rigorous Cisco certified personnel levels required for an ATP - Cisco TelePresence Video Express Partner. This helps ensure that CSL Integration Ltd sales and support organisations are better prepared to properly sell, design, install, and support the ATP program specific technology and products.

This is an outstanding accomplishment for CSL Integration Ltd and demonstrates your desire to develop expertise in this market. CSL Integration Ltd and the Cisco account management team will continue working together to develop and enhance our mutual capabilities to support CSL Integration Ltd and your customers.

In recognition of this achievement, Cisco will recognize your company as having achieved this ATP designation in the Cisco Partner Locator at www.cisco.com/go/partnerlocator.

Cisco values the commitment and expertise that CSL Integration Ltd has demonstrated and looks forward to working together.

CSL Integration McAfee Interactive Demo Table

CSL Integration McAfee Interactive Demo Table

CSL Integration Win McAfee AV/IT Contract

New State of the Art AV/IT Executive Briefing Centre Environment in Amsterdam, Holland

CSL Integration has been awarded a 1.2 million pound contract to provide McAfee with a new state of the art AV/IT environment in Amsterdam, Holland. The high-tech 'Executive Briefing Centre' will enable McAfee to showcase and demonstrate their software products to clients and Senior Executives from within the EMEA sector.

The project will see CSL Integration install a complete Creston Digital Media solution that will distribute and control all source feeds to 9 independent areas including a 4x2 46" LCD war room media wall, 26 person meeting room, 2x2 46" LCD media wall and other meeting room spaces.

CSL Integration McAfee War Room

CSL Integration McAfee War Room

In addition, a number of Polycom High Definition IP video conferencing systems will be installed into meeting rooms and four ceiling mounted projectiondesign projectors will project a 4m wide single image onto the Priva Lite comms room glass wall. The centre piece of the space is a 4.5metre floating collaboration table housing 9 x NEC 46" screens, framed by a 32" touch PQ interactive touch overlay, to enable guest users to interact with bespoke software.

Lance Frampton, CSL Integration's Managing Director commented, "McAfee is the world's largest dedicated security technology company with over 6,000 employees worldwide, so we are delighted to have been chosen for this high profile contract that we feel demonstrates our capabilities as AV/IT integration specialists".

Mr Steve Warner, Real Estate Manager EMEA for McAfee commented, "With CSL Integration's previous experience delivering multi-technical turn-key projects, we were confident in their abilities to deliver a sophisticated, fully integrated AV/IT environment for us to showcase and demonstrate our products".

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BlackBerry Launches PlayBook

BlackBerry has announced the launch of its new PlayBook tablet that will be a direct competitor to the Apple iPad and the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

The new BlackBerry unit is anticipated to succeed in the corporate market due to its mobile video conferencing capabilities, boasting dual HD cameras in the front and rear.

The PlayBook is expected to be launched in the US in the early part of 2011, with expansion into the international markets throughout quarter two.

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Cisco take on Skype

According to a report by 'All Things Digital', a leading technology website, Cisco is set to launch a home Telepresence system imminently.

The product, will compete with Skype HD, which is in Beta format at the moment. Actual pricing has not been revealed, however, rumours have been varying between $200 and $500.

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