STAINES, England, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- TANDBERG (OSL:TAA), the leading global
provider of telepresence, high-definition video conferencing and mobile video
products and services, today announced that Audio Visual Machines (AVM), a
leading provider of video and audio communications, has been certified as a
TANDBERG Platinum Partner. The Platinum Partner status awarded by TANDBERG is
the highest level of partnership that AVM can receive.

As a Platinum Partner, AVM has demonstrated a supreme level of commitment to
TANDBERG, achieved by their ongoing, training, customer support, facilities,
volume of business and close working partnership with TANDBERG on all customer

AVM has also been certified as an Accredited Service Partner by TANDBERG. In
order to achieve this authorisation, AVM had to undergo a stringent audit
measuring its competency and ability to deliver TANDBERG branded services. With
this certification, AVM is recognised as providing TANDBERG customers with the
highest level of customer service and support.

Meeting the strict requirements of becoming both a TANDBERG Accredited Service
Partner and Platinum Partner demonstrates our dedication to TANDBERG and our
customers, said Edward Cook CEO of at AVM. We offer customers a committed team,
train them to get the most out of their video conferencing investment, and
assist them with other valuable services such as maintenance and video
helpdesks. By going the 'extra mile' we've been able to grow the business
significantly within the wider visual communications market.

AVM has proven that it can integrate and support TANDBERG solutions seamlessly,
providing customers with a high-quality service and supporting them to achieve
maximum return-on- investment, said Wayne Stephens, VP of Partners and
Alliances, EMEA at TANDBERG. This significant commitment is a welcome addition
to our existing portfolio of Platinum Partners and we strongly believe in the
importance of rewarding the dedication of our partner community.

TANDBERG sells exclusively through the channel and runs a partner programme, the
TANDBERG enVision Partner Programme. Partners range from small specialised video
companies working in specific markets, to very large organisations that deliver
network products and services.

For more information on TANDBERG, contact, or visit

About AVM

AVM ( was established in 1990 and is the leading audio
visual and video conferencing systems integrator in the UK with over 250 staff
in 7 offices. The company designs, supplies, programs and supports complex audio
visual solutions ranging from boardroom presentation suites to IP-based video
conferencing networks. AVM has over 10,000 UK and international clients
including BT (LSE:BT), eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), BMW (DE:BMWG),
the NHS, Royal Mail and West Midlands Fire Service.


TANDBERG is the leading global provider of telepresence, high-definition video
conferencing and mobile video products and services. Dually headquartered in New
York and Norway, TANDBERG designs, develops and markets systems and software for
video, voice and data. The company provides sales, support and value-added
services in over 90 countries and is publicly traded on the Oslo Stock Exchange
under the ticker TAA.OL. Visit for more information.

TANDBERG is a trademark or registered trademark in the U.S. and other countries.
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AVM Contact: Lucie Cosham, Marketing Coordinator Tel: +44(0)845-26-26-300

SOURCE: Audio Visual Machines Ltd

TANDBERG Contacts: Sarita Sawnhey/Natalie McEwan, Noiseworks for TANDBERG,