SmartAVI Inc. and AÇÃO Informática Partner to Create SmartAVI Brazil

SmartAVI_logoSmartAVI and AÇÃO Informática Pleased to Join Forces, Creating Brazilian Division Which will Distribute Company’s Product Lines From Digital Signage to Fiber Optic A/V Solutions

SmartAVI, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the fields of digital content creation, management and delivery solutions through hardware and software, today announced that it has partnered with AÇÃO Informática to create a Brazilian distribution division of the company.

The partnership between the two companies will further strengthen SmartAVI’s South American presence and allow seamless product flow to clients and system architects throughout the region.

“The partnership of AÇÃO Informática and SmartAVI is something we are very proud of and excited about,” said Albert Cohen, CEO of SmartAVI, Inc. “The South American marketplace is a tremendous opportunity for our company, and our partnership with AÇÃO Informática couldn’t come at a better time for each of us. AÇÃO is known and respected as a technology solutions leader in Brazil and they absolutely have come into the fold with us with their sleeves rolled up and ready for success. We look forward to many very strong years ahead with AÇÃO Informática.”

Formerly a division of Applica™, SmartAVI, Inc. already shared a positive business history with AÇÃO Informática in very successfully distributing thin client solutions throughout South America and other regions.

“All of us at AÇÃO Informática are very enthusiastic about this new chapter in our partnership with SmartAVI,” said Enio Issa, President of Operations for AÇÃO Informática. “We look forward to working with Albert Cohen and his team in the United States to take this partnership to a new level of success as we move forward into the digital signage arena, something which is new and exciting to our company.”

“AÇÃO Informática recently moved forward with a very large order of digital signage products from SmartAVI for one of its Brazilian clients, punctuating the validity and business strength of this new partnership.”

About AÇÃO Informática

Founded in 1987, AÇÃO Informática is a leading distributor of IT infrastructure solutions, hardware and software as servers, storage, security and backup solutions throughout South America. The company has the main certifications of IBM and Oracle, with a channel business network of more than 1,500 partners covering Brazil and the South America region. Priding itself on excellent client solutions, AÇÃO Informática has also worked with such companies as Novell, Extreme Networks and Red Hat.

About SmartAVI

SmartAVI is a privately-held, world-leading innovator in the fields of digital signage, video wall systems and a complete array of A/V extenders, switches and matrixes, based in Burbank, California. Companies that have embraced SmartAVI’s expertise include: NASA, Boeing, DreamWorks Studios, Johnson & Johnson, United States Army, Procter & Gamble Company, Adobe Systems Incorporated, Lockheed Martin, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, and Miller Brewing Company.

Source: SmartAVI