Crestron, a global leader in modern workplace technology, will welcome guests to its booth at the Zoomtopia 2019 conference, Oct. 15 – 16, in San Jose, for the worldwide debut of Crestron Flex for Zoom Rooms, the company’s new line of intelligent Unified Communications solutions. Now shipping, Crestron Flex delivers native Zoom Rooms™ software functionality and a simplified, consistent user experience, including one-touch join, in all the places people work, from desks to boardrooms. With Crestron Flex for Zoom Rooms, people no longer have to struggle with getting workplace technology to work. As a result, productivity increases, while help desk requirements decrease.
“The Crestron and Zoom collaboration continues to deliver new and exciting products that revolutionize the UC and collaboration experience for the enterprise,” said Joseph Sarrasin, Director, Unified Communications Strategy at Crestron. “People want to work and collaborate from anywhere without worrying about the quality of their conferencing solutions. Our robust partnership enables users to continue to enjoy the benefits of the native Zoom Rooms experience while providing a simple turnkey solution for integrators and end users alike.”
“Crestron Flex for Zoom Rooms raises the bar. It works for a wide variety of meeting spaces right out of the box, not to mention its strong enterprise device management capabilities,” said Eric Yu, Hardware Partnership Manager at Zoom.
Flawless video, crystal clear audio, multiple form factors
In addition to native support for Zoom Rooms, Crestron has partnered with leading manufacturers to create the ultimate voice and video experience, so people can see and be seen, and hear and be heard like never before. These technologies have been embedded in the different Crestron Flex form factors: front of room wall-mount smart soundbar; tabletop meeting and collaboration system; desktop phone; and customizable integrator kit for large spaces.
Centralized deployment and management
Crestron Flex solutions benefit from zero-touch deployment via the award-winning Crestron XiO Cloud™ IoT platform, which is included for one year at no additional cost. Using Crestron XiO Cloud, organizations are seeing up to 90% reductions in installation time, improvements in device uptime, and less strain on support resources. Crestron was awarded the prestigious 2018 Microsoft Global Partner of the Year Award for Internet of Things (IoT) in recognition of how Crestron XiO Cloud, built on the Microsoft® Azure® platform, has revolutionized provisioning and management of Crestron’s workplace solutions at the world’s leading companies.