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AVI-SPL Completes Acquisition of SKC Communications

Two unified communications and digital enablement leaders unite under AVI-SPL to accelerate and elevate hybrid work and learning strategies for customers of all sizes and sectors.

TAMPA, Fla. – December 16, 2021 – AVI-SPL, the world’s leading digital enablement solutions provider, and SKC Communications, a leading provider of audiovisual (AV) and unified communications and collaboration (UCC) solutions, today announced they have closed their acquisition agreement and will merge as one under AVI-SPL. Integration of the two businesses and teams is anticipated to be substantially completed by March 31, 2022.

The acquisition of SKC Communications enhances AVI-SPL’s customer experience through deepened UCC voice expertise, stronger U.S. geographic presence, and more robust e-commerce sales. Together the deep experience and comprehensive expertise of the combined company will accelerate hybrid work and learning strategies and elevate user experience to ensure customers reap the rewards of the renewed digital workplace transformations.

To complement AVI-SPL’s already mature UCC practices with Cisco, Google, Microsoft, and Zoom, SKC Communications adds considerable expertise in advanced voice communication solutions, including IP telephony and contact centers, deep experience helping customers migrate to cloud-based voice technologies, and valued, long-standing partnerships with leading UCaaS providers like Avaya and Ring Central.

“We couldn’t have joined forces with a better team for our next phase of growth,” said John Zettel, CEO of AVI-SPL. “Organizations look to us to guide and optimize their UCC and workplace experience programs so they can realize the highest value from their technology investments. Together, we have the deepest portfolio and most advanced services available to customers over wider geographies.”

With the agreement now finalized, current SKC Communications customers will have access to AVI-SPL’s 24/7 Global Service Operations Centers, as well as remote technology management and monitoring capabilities provided by the award-winning AVI-SPL Symphony platform. As a united force, the company forms the industry’s most certified team of solutions architects and service support technicians to manage vital technology deployments and ensure customer success.

The SKC Communications U.S. operations, including their former headquarters in Shawnee, KS, add to AVI-SPL’s growing global footprint and enable the combined company to serve customers in more regions with dedicated, local resources. The dedication of both companies to customer success and their outstanding reputations for customer experience serve the company well as it integrates best practices and amplifies its strategy to lead the way for customers undergoing the most critical digital enablement transformations to empower hybrid work and learning.

To learn more about AVI-SPL, please visit: https://avispl.com/about-us/

About AVI-SPL

AVI-SPL is a digital enablement solutions provider who transforms how people and technology connect to elevate experiences, create new value, and enable organizations to thrive and grow. We are the largest provider of collaboration technology solutions, which include our award-winning managed services. AVI-SPL’s highly-trained team works hand in hand with organizations worldwide – including over 80% of Fortune 100 companies – to strategize, design, deploy, manage, and support AV and UC solutions that are simple to use, scalable, serviceable, and measurable to ensure business objectives are achieved. Visit AVISPL.com to learn more, or connect with AVI-SPL on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About SKC Communications

SKC Communications designs, builds, and manages technology for unified collaboration using A/V, UC, cloud voice, and headsets to seamlessly collaborate, communicate, and connect. SKC develops long-standing business relationships by exceeding customer expectations and providing unparalleled service and support. Visit SKC’s website at skccom.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Headquartered in Kansas City with regional offices in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New York, Oklahoma City, and Omaha, SKC has over 35 years of experience with 300+ employees that bring a wide range of experience and technical certifications to serve our clients nationwide.

Media Contact:
Kelly Bousman
Senior Vice President, Marketing | AVI-SPL
Email: kelly.bousman@avispl.com