Omneon Designates Majortech as Master Systems Integrator for Canada

Inc., has named Toronto-based Majortech its master systems integrator for

All sales of Omneon equipment to customers in

Canada will be directed through
Majortech, which will also provide service to other resellers and systems
integrators serving the area. In addition, Majortech will be responsible for spares
provisioning, as well as installation and technical support in

Canada on behalf
of Omneon.

“Like Omneon, we pride ourselves on serving the needs of our customers,
and Omneon brings a real commitment to product quality and technology
innovation that matches the needs of the industry,” said Ken Stelmakowich,
president of Majortech. “The Omneon server and storage systems address the
need for flexibility and expandability while also helping our customers to
transition to file-based workflows.”

One significant Canadian broadcaster that has already gained from the collaboration
of Majortech and Omneon is Global Television Networks, located in

Calgary. Global is the
third largest television broadcaster in
with 16 English-language stations broadcasting to 94 percent of English-speaking
households in

As part of a floor-to-ceiling upgrade overseen by Majortech, Omneon Spectrum media
servers are at the heart of Global’s broadcast system.

The Spectrum system’s open-architecture and modular design make it highly scalable,
ideal for a growing operation like Global’s. “One of the reasons the
system has worked so well for Global has been its ability to expand easily so
that we can continue to add components and storage without ever having to take
down the system,” Stelmakowich explained. “Global Television keeps
growing, and the Omneon Spectrum system grows with it.”

“Majortech will be more than a traditional reseller for Omneon, providing many
value-add services including handling a large part of Omneon support calls in

said Andy Brinck, Omneon director of worldwide channel sales. “Majortech’s
reputation for excellence and its proven industry expertise add up to enhanced
value for our products. This appointment reinforces our commitment in

and is a relationship that is mutually beneficial to Omneon, to Majortech, and
to our customers.”

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