Kramer has formed a global partnership with networking hardware specialist NETGEAR to deliver complete end to end solutions for AV over IP infrastructure and further accelerate Ethernet-based AV distribution in professional environments.
Kramer’s offering now includes NETGEAR’s full range of data networking switches worldwide, giving customers a single point of contact for turnkey delivery of complete AV over IP solutions, optimised for their application.
“Our partnership with NETGEAR allows us to offer a complete AV over IP systems in the most demanding environments and to be even more agile when bringing such solutions to market globally, explained Aviv Ron, vice president of business development and strategy at Kramer.
“NETGEAR’s professionalism and dedication to AV over IP is unparalleled and we are thrilled to partner with them in this evolution. Our customers and system integrators receive detailed system designs, on demand, within hours and together with NETGEAR, we support our customers throughout all stages of the solution development process. This enables us to offer cost-effective, high-performance AV networks, suitable for any need.”
Laurent Masia, director of product management for managed switches at NETGEAR added: “The partnership with Kramer goes beyond just the hardware. Both companies are committed to providing a range of solutions that make incorporating AV over IP easier than ever in the Pro AV industry. NETGEAR welcomes the chance to work together and continue to listen to the Pro AV community to engineer products that delight our customers.”
NETGEAR is a founding member of the SDVoE Alliance, whilst Kramer is a contributing member. Kramer has made a long-term commitment to delivering audio and video over the IP network, with an extensive product range including encoders, decoders, transcoders, together with enterprise level management and control solutions.