Logitech Launches GROUP Kit with Intel

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Logitech has today announced the EMEA launch of its first collaborative meeting room solution, the Logitech GROUP Kit with Intel NUC. Logitech GROUP Kit, which transforms any space into an enterprise-quality collaborative room, will be distributed across Europe by Maverick as part of its growing collaboration portfolio.

Specially configured and validated by Logitech and Intel to deliver amazing performance, simplicity and compatibility, the GROUP Kit includes a Logitech GROUP ConferenceCam, Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 PLUS, Intel NUC, Intel Unite application and Iluminari Quicklaunch SE,all combined to create an intuitive video conferencing and rich collaboration experience.

The solution is compatible with virtually all PC-based video and web conferencing platforms, requiring only a meeting space equipped with a display and internet connection to create a collaboration environment.

“Customers across Europe have expressed a need to easily procure, manage and deploy affordable video conferencing in meeting rooms without being locked into a single platform,” says John Howard, EMEA Director, Unified Communication and Collaboration at Logitech. “Logitech and Intel have joined forces to address this need and have taken the guesswork out of the equation with a fully tested solution. The GROUP Kit is easy to deploy and delivers a highly affordable, enterprise-quality video and collaboration experience. We’re pleased to announce Maverick as our elite distributor in EMEA, with the value-add of a pre-configured system that can be deployed straight out of the box.”

“Collaboration suites are quickly becoming a necessity in business, especially in our global working world,” adds Jon Sidwick, Vice President at Maverick Europe. “The Logitech GROUP Kit with Intel NUC beautifully blends the converging worlds of AV and IT to provide a solution to businesses that is both easy to use, and fits seamlessly into existing business infrastructures. It will help to enable companies of all sizes to embrace collaborative technologies to empower their business.”

“Fully integrating the Intel NUC and Intel Unite application into the Logitech GROUP Kit provides customers with an easy-to-use collaboration experience. This is part of our broader vision for smart and connected meeting spaces powered by our Intel Core vPro processors,” continues Tom Garrison, Vice President and General Manager of Intel Business Client Products.

The GROUP Kit is a multi-purpose collaboration system that extends the flexibility of and lowers the switching costs associated with cloud services in the conference room.

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro provides a familiar user experience and helps IT departments manage devices, apps, and identities in a way that scales up or down with business needs. It also offers enterprise-grade security features to help protect critical information.

Also included in the GROUP Kit is the Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 Plus, which offers a multi-year battery life, a wireless range of up to 33 feet, and an integrated touchpad that makes it easy to initiate a video conference from across the room.