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  • 23 May 2014 03:51

Marco Selects AGT to Power Managed Video Conferencing-as-a-Service Offering

Managed Services Provider Leverages AGT’s Turnkey Video-as-a-Service Program for Service Providers

Applied Global Technologies (AGT), a proven provider of managed and visual collaboration solutions, today announces the availability of Marco Managed Video (MMV) – a cloud-based video collaboration service powered by AGT’s Video-as-a-Service platform that connects HD conference systems, desktops, web browsers and mobile devices in a single conference. Marco, a leading managed services provider of voice, data, video and print solutions, expands its robust IT services portfolio with Marco Managed Video, marketing it to customers via a simple monthly fee. Leveraging AGT’s white-label offering for partners, Marco Managed Video showcases Marco’s brand identity and is available as a desktop video client as well as a mobile video application in Apple iTunes and Google Play.

“More and more companies are moving to mobile video devices versus traditional conference rooms,” states Trevor Akervik, director of managed services at Marco. “Marco wanted to offer a managed video conferencing solution that keeps up with the mobile lives of corporate America. Marco Managed Video makes video collaboration easier and more mobile and affordable than ever.”

“With a mutual foundation in managed services, AGT and Marco share a common belief in providing clients technology and services that are not only future-proof, but turnkey and easy-to-use,” explains Mark Cray, CEO of AGT. “In addition to providing our partners a proven service to resell, we allow them to create their own pricing models and packaging. This flexibility allows Marco to add an interoperable video service to its portfolio that coincides well with their existing managed services pricing model. We know Marco will continue to drive business success with a cloud video service that takes end user accessibility to the next level.”

The partnership with AGT enables Marco to quickly deliver a turnkey managed video conferencing package to its customers, extending high-quality video and content sharing from the traditional conference room to a variety of video-enabled devices and platforms. AGT managed the entire enablement and mobile application development for Marco, further expanding AGT’s reach to enable service providers that want to differentiate their offerings with Video-as-a-Service and mobility. Marco Managed Video enables Marco to generate high recurring margins while offering end users a mobile and affordable way to communicate and collaborate.

“AGT provides Marco with a great partner program and we value our partnership. AGT’s services, processes and future enhancements are right on track to provide the best possible video experience for our customers,” continues Akervik. Marco has 33 locations throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa. Marco Managed Video is available immediately to Marco customers in the upper Midwest and nationally. Companies interested in learning more are encouraged to visit Marco’s website at or call 800.892.8548. For more information on AGT’s turnkey service provider program, please click here.

About AGT │ Applied Global Technologies AGT is a proven provider of managed and visual collaboration solutions that improve communication for organizations of all sizes. For two decades, AGT has designed, integrated and supported visual environments with award-winning services and technology. Our solutions span over three practices, including: 1) managed video services, 2) cloud-based video services, and 3) audio visual (A/V) integration – providing our clients and partners an efficient and cost-effective way to collaborate and drive business success. For more information, visit or connect with AGT at @agt_video.

About Marco Marco is a 100% employee owned company that helps organizations manage their information by applying network expertise to voice, data, video, and print solutions. Marco specializes in audio/video systems, business IT services, copiers/printers, document management, managed services, and phone systems. Learn more at

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