Monday, 25 September 2017

Gijima to provide UC to Johannesburg police

NEC Enterprise Solutions
Wednesday 18 May 16

The City of Johannesburg has commissioned Gijima, NEC System Integration Business Partner in South Africa, to provide - in partnership with Dimension Data - a completely new Unified Communications & Collaboration (UC&C) solution for its Metro Police offices in Martindale. This significant project involves the delivery and installation of multiple NEC servers and NEC’s software…

The City of Johannesburg has commissioned Gijima, NEC System Integration Business Partner in South Africa, to provide - in partnership with Dimension Data - a completely new Unified Communications & Collaboration (UC&C) solution for its Metro Police offices in Martindale.

This significant project involves the delivery and installation of multiple NEC servers and NEC’s software-based UNIVERGE 3C UC&C solution supporting over 2,000 users. The solution includes soft media phones for 500 PC-based, Android or iOS users, state-of-the-art audio and video web conferencing and multiple PC-based Operator and Supervisor positions. NEC’s BX-series Gateways and Session Border Controllers complete the total solution.

Gijima was able to land this project due to its dedicated service and support to the City of Johannesburg for over 20 years and the company’s dedicated commitment to NEC’s wide range of IT & Communication solutions.

Prestigious project
“The powerful capabilities of the state-of-the art communication platforms and terminals of NEC and the great support services and commitment by Gijima has resulted in awarding this project to Gijima”, said Anthony Bunseelall, the Deputy Director of the City of Johannesburg’s Telecommunications Department.

“We are extremely pleased to win this large project that extends the close relationship with our appreciated end-customer the City of Johannesburg,” said Karien Ciggaar of NEC Enterprise Solutions. “As one of the leading IT & Communications companies in South Africa, our business partner Gijima deploys a wide range of activities ranging from network design, tailor made solutions, implementation and support services. They even deploy their own 3C Training Centre and can serve our joint customers with latest technologies and services that keep them abreast of times with efficient and effective solutions”, she continues. “Furthermore, it is also pleasing to experience that the City of Johannesburg is willing to support a customer reference interview that will underline the power of our UNIVERGE 3C solution and the capabilities of our business partner Gijima in South Africa,” Karien adds.

Addressing competitive markets
UNIVERGE 3C redefines the way a business and individuals communicate keeping an organization competitive in today’s marketplace. The comprehensive solution provides fully functional IP telephony along with a complete set of collaboration applications that can be tailored to specific business needs. It enables total control over how, when and where individual users choose to be reached. Its distributed software architecture operates across premise, cloud or hybrid environments, delivering unmatched flexibility, reliability and scalability.

In the highly competitive South African ICT market, Gijima is one of the leading companies engaged in the fields of Communications, IT and Security Solutions and continues to accelerate and move forward with the latest technologies that NEC has to offer.


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