AVI-SPL Buys Digital Video Networks

AVI-SPL today announced the acquisition of Digital Video Networks (DVN) in the southwestern United States. A continuation of the company’s strategic growth plan, the merger will further strengthen AVI-SPL’s market leadership with additional talent and resources in a growing region while expanding the company’s leading global support and services delivery capabilities to current and prospective customers.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., with three other locations in Tucson, Ariz., Albuquerque, N.M., and Salt Lake City, Utah, DVN has established itself as a trusted AV and UC services provider to many of the region’s most renowned organizations. Since it was founded in 2008, DVN has successfully delivered over 1,800 projects to its clients in the corporate enterprise, government, healthcare, and higher education sectors throughout the southwest.

“Our goal is to be wherever our customers need us, whenever they need us, to meet their digital services goals,” said John Zettel, CEO of AVI-SPL. “With DVN joining AVI-SPL, we’re adding a tremendously talented team of professionals who share our customer-centric approach. We’re looking forward to strengthening our local presence in the Southwest and enhancing the experience for our multi-locational customers looking to standardize their technology company-wide.”

Digital Video Networks co-founder Bill Blair added, “The decision to join AVI-SPL made perfect sense for our customers and employees. With the incredible growth we’re seeing in the area, both will enjoy the added resources and services AVI-SPL provides from a local and global level, ensuring we remain the southwest region’s most trusted and most capable technology provider for organizations undergoing digital transformation. It’s a perfect match at the ideal time.”

Over the past decade, AVI-SPL’s global reach has encompassed over 70 thousand projects in more than 80 countries worldwide. With the acquisition finalized, DVN customers will immediately have access to AVI-SPL’s global solutions, including 24/7 coverage from four Global Services Operations Centers and proactive monitoring and management capabilities via Symphony, AVI-SPL’s industry-leading meeting and user experience management platform. The patented Symphony technology enables AVI-SPL to proactively assess the health and usage of customer meeting environments and video networks worldwide, ensuring an optimal user experience which leads to better business outcomes and maximum value creation.

DVN is here and, of course, AVI-SPL is here.