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Appointment to the NEUPC Audio Visual Framework Agreement

Norwich, 25 August, 2020Snelling Business Systems have announced their successful bid for the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium Ltd (NEUPC) framework Agreement.

The £300 million framework agreement is designed to meet the Audio Visual design, supply, installation, and maintenance requirements of Higher Education institutions in England and Wales.

Snelling Business Systems have been awarded a place for both small and large size contracts in Greater London, East of England, East Midlands, West Midlands, and South East of England.

The new agreement is divided into lots determined by geographic location, each of which is further divided by the size of the contract – small and large contract lots.

Member institutions can use their discretion to determine the most appropriate lot and may choose to call competition from multiple lots.

Access to the framework is also available to members of Higher Education Purchasing Consortium, Wales (HEPCW), London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) and the Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC).

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Steve Royans Attains PSNI Global Deployment Certification

Norwich, 11 August, 2020Steve Royans has successfully achieved PSNI Global Alliance’s proprietary deployment and service certification. The new certification to develop a standardised approach to global deployment and support across the global network is mandatory for continued alliance membership.

To become certified for Global Deployment, employees of the member company must pass an exam designed to test their mastery of global audiovisual deployment practices as outlined in the PSNI Global Deployment handbook.

The certification is achieved upon assessment of skills, knowledge and understanding of multi-destination project, support needs and know-how to address issues endemic to multi-site, multi-country deployment and support services.

Skill areas include contracts, meetings, expectations, design, programming, end user training, project templates, project workflow, and more.

To ensure each project strictly adheres to PSNI Global Deployment practices, PSNI integrators provide peer reviews focusing on response time, information accuracy, and whether they met or exceeded expectations.

This certification also ensures that our customers receive a standardised approach to service and integration no matter where in the world their project is located because they are working with a PSNI certified integrator.

With integrators on 6 continents and more than 170 offices around the world, PSNI Global Alliance is the fastest-growing private network of premier technology integrators and service providers.

Best Retail/DOOH Project Award – Samsung KX

London, June 25, 2020 – Snelling Business Systems have won the ‘Best Retail/DOOH’ Project of the Year at the AV Technology Europe Awards 2020 for our flagship installation at Samsung KX.

Samsung KX is the new experience space at ‘Coal Drops Yard’, the brand-new shopping and lifestyle district in King’s Cross, London.

The objective of the project was to showcase the full Samsung ecosystem- how multiple devices and services come together to deliver a complete and harmonised experience.

Guests are among the first in the world to experience Samsung’s latest technologies and innovation through a range of awe-inspiring experiences, events, skill-sharing workshops, simulated environments (such as smart homes, connected kitchens and integrated in-car experiences of the future).

The project features:

  • “ScreenMax” 6720×2880 over four 4K UHD large LED video wall feature – World’s first 10-metre-wide, vertically curved 1.5mm LED wall
  • 4K UHD video infrastructure and video over IP powered by ZeeVee Zyper4K AVoIP Content Distribution Network (CDN).
  • High quality, fully flexible networked (Dante) audio system with low impedance circuits suitable for events, talks, lectures, small bands/music performances, cinema playback.
  • 100% video, audio and control over IP network
  • LAN Networked for control, monitoring, management and systems integration
  • All video sources routed through the Cisco switch to the 23 displays systems in the space via the ZeeVee Zyper 4K SDVoE
  • Uncompressed 4K 4:4:4 60Hz HDR10+ UHD video distributed over a dedicated 10Gb OS2 single mode fibre LAN with Cisco core switches
  • Distributed audio system for full flexibility in the use of the space.
  • 216 active 10 Gb fibre ports through the MER into 172 port Cisco Nexus 9504 10 Gb fibre switch
  • Green Hippo content media servers
  • 26 Brightsign players for 4K HDR10+ content for dedicated Samsung displays

Read more about the Award-winning retail/DOOH AV installation

Samsung KX Entrance
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Global AV Deployment Certification Achieved

Norwich, April 28, 2020 – Snelling Business Systems have again achieved PSNI Global Alliance’s proprietary deployment and service certification. The new certification to develop a standardised approach to global deployment and support across the global network is mandatory for continued alliance membership.

The certification is achieved upon assessment of  skills, knowledge and understanding of multi-destination project, support needs and know-how to address issues endemic to multi-site, multi-country deployment and support services.

Pauline Sandell, Chief Operations Officer at Snelling Business Systems commented “each year the PSNI Global Alliance upgrade the minimum standards that all alliance partners must conform to. With this certification, we have a widely-recognised testament to the quality of service delivery only a PSNI alliance member can deliver, irrespective of geographic location”.

Update and Official Statement on COVID-19

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In response to enquiries received in relation to the risk posed by COVID-19 outbreak, please be advised that Snelling Business Systems will continue to comply with UK Government guidelines as issued here.

Update 18th March 2020

With the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, Snelling Business Systems will continue to follow the advice offered by the UK Chief Medical Officer and public health advisory.

We have taken necessary steps to safeguard the health and well-being of our staff and customers, while ensuring our operations continue as normal.

Our pre-tested Business Continuity Plan is now fully operational, which specifies the designed operational approach to disruptions such as public health emergencies and remote working.

We are actively monitoring the ongoing situation and can assure you of our unhindered capability to deliver vital services without compromise on safety and efficiency.

Our official position as on 18 March 2020 is outlined below.


Work-from-Home arrangements for Snelling staff

Snelling Business Systems have taken the decision to implement remote work arrangements and imposed travel restrictions in keeping with the UK Government’s advice.

All sales, marketing and support staff who can work from home will do so for the foreseeable future. This should have no practical significance for clients, and all employees are available to assist you over email, phone and video conferencing platforms.

Some of our staff who are unable to work from home will continue to work from Snelling offices only, and can be reached via email or via the main switchboard number 01603 711111.

Please note that during this period access to Snelling facilities in Wymondham (HQ) and London is restricted to visitors. Please write to us at info@snellingbiz.com if you have any queries.


Service & Support

Our technical support, customer service and accounts departments remain open and operating as normal.

We will continue to monitor the situation daily and issue updates if any further changes to our current operation become necessary.


Logistics

All shipping and order processing will continue as normal.

Our distribution centre and warehouse are open for goods receipt, delivery and dispatch and all orders will be processed as normal.

We don’t foresee any issues in the immediate future but please be flexible and understanding that this situation might change depending on official government advice.

As our business continuity team continues to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 situation, please check our news page for further updates.

If you anticipate any changes to your own working practices, changes to contacts or if you have any queries or concerns, then please inform us.

Our objective is to ensure we continue our operations as normal, provide the best customer support possible, and address any queries or clarifications you may require from us.

We will post updates via our website should there be any change to the above information. If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact us at info@snellingbiz.com or call +44 01603 711111.

Yours sincerely,

The Snelling Team

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