Crestron optimizes virtual control of meeting rooms with the VC-4-ROOM Crestron Virtual Control Server - Creation Networks

Crestron optimizes virtual control of meeting rooms with the VC-4-Room Crestron Virtual Control Server platform

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This software-based solution from Crestron streamlines the deployment and scalability of enterprise spaces, with fast room configuration compared to traditional hardware control systems.

The software platform VC-4 expands the control portfolio of Crestron and complements the company's hardware-based control systems to offer a more scalable alternative, with the same functionality.

This solution expands the range of options that enterprise IT managers have for room control, providing a scalable software control platform and maintaining compatibility with existing hardware-based solutions.

Crestron VC-4 supports up to five hundred spaces on a single server; enables massive deployment of custom or standardized configurations at the push of a button, with the consequent saving of time and labor costs, while increasing the overall lifecycle of the control platform.


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Fast and secure scalability

The explosion of hybrid work and the growing need for additional collaboration spaces have forced enterprise IT teams to set up more rooms than ever before. Designed specifically by Crestron for this purpose, the VC-4 software-based solution will accelerate the implementation of this ever-expanding set of rooms.

Crestron VC-4 Enables IT Specialists to Design and Configure Unified Communications Solutions, audiovisual and control of a room; save those settings and then automate them in a fraction of the time, significantly reducing labor costs for common applications, as this solution streamlines the custom setup experience.

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In addition, being integrated with standard programming languages, how C # for computer scientists and SIMPL for AV professionals, does not require any new training for its execution and operation.

SIMPL's native integration brings complete parity to Crestron's thousands of certified programmers. Standards-based design unlocks essential scalability in the enterprise environment, increasingly digital today, as well as running smoothly alongside wider manufacturer ecosystems, like technology Flex Digital Workplace and content distribution DigitalMedia, providing an integrated user experience with advanced functionality.

VC-4 also equips technology operations management platform XiO Cloud, providing device lifecycle management, remote control and assistance to maintain operational standards and maximize room uptime efficiently at scale, with an enhanced view of data from a single dashboard.

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VC-4's standards-based, service-oriented architecture also enables IT teams to leverage existing infrastructure for redundancy and fault tolerance and, as an on-premises solution, supports enterprise-grade security protocols.

All VC-4 functionality runs from the server and not in the public cloud, allowing for local storage of data and greater control over security patches and server maintenance, with cloud-based firmware updates.

"The VC-4 software solution offers users a wide range of room control options for enterprises with an immense value at scale," he said. Toine C. Leerentveld, senior group product manager, Crestron control solutions-. Regardless of the preferences an enterprise IT team has, the addition of VC-4 to our room control portfolio means that we will offer them a solution tailored to every need.".

Crestron offers a free trial of VC-4, which will be available next year 2 May, through this link, as well as a simple one-time purchase model, of some $1.000 per room, that grants users a perpetual license.

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