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What’s New – February 2021

Last updated: 24th February 2021

Let’s take a look at What’s New February 2021. We are thrilled to announce our place on the SUPC Framework for 2021-2024. Yealink brings us a selection of exciting new products including a low-cost USB phone, a USB speakerphone, an all in video collaboration bar as well as 4 new MVC Series Room Systems. A major release from Veeam with Backup and Replication V11, plus up to 20% off a selected range of Microsoft Surface, and much more…

Southern University Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) Framework – We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded as a reseller on SUPC’s Software License Resellers Agreement (SLRA) framework for 2021-2024. As well as retaining Lot 1 for Microsoft and Associated Services from the previous contract, we have also gained Lot 4 for Other Software. This opens up even more opportunities for us to work with SUPC and their members to provide the highest quality software solutions and added value.


Yealink MP50 USB Phone Compatible with Microsoft® Teams & UC – A brand-new and affordable USB phone which can integrate a variety of devices into a single phone via USB wired connection and Bluetooth wireless pairing, creating an all-in-one UC workstation. MP50 features a 4.0-inch capacitive touch screen with a consistent Teams-tailored interaction, which provides you with a UC calling experience with PC and Mobile.

  • Ideal All-in-one UC Workstation – For users who want an efficient productivity workspace, the MP50 is designed as an all-in-one UC workstation, can be connected to all your UC devices for unified call control.
  • Plug and Play – As a USB phone, simply connect the MP50 to any PC or mobile and it will be automatically recognized and instantly be ready to start placing or receiving phone calls, rewards you with a trouble-free plug and play experience.
  • Excellent User Experience – Compatible with Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business and more UC applications, is intuitive and easy to use with an efficient 4.0-inch capacitive touch screen, classic handset and hard dial pad.

Yealink MeetingBar A30 Teams Edition – An all-in-one video collaboration bar for Medium rooms. Featuring a dual 8MP camera and 120° superwide-angle lens, A30 delivers outstanding video quality. Together with the electric privacy shutter, its AI technologies including Auto Framing and Speaker Tracking allows users to experience a smarter and safer video conference. With 8 MEMS microphone arrays and Yealink noise-proof algorithm, A30 brings excellent audio experience in medium rooms even in full-duplex mode and ensures that everyone can be heard as well as seen.

  • All in one, built-in computing unit, camera, mics and speaker
  • Camera 1: 4K / 120 FoV / 4X digital e PTZ
  • Camera 2: 4K / 90 FoV / 3.5X optical PTZ
  • 8 MEMS microphones arrays for voice pickup and tracking


Yealink MSpeech USB Speakerphone – A USB speakerphone designed for medium-sized conference rooms. Its built-in microphone arrays and three microphone matrix can pick up the conference audio significantly. Besides, its built-in 4W HD speakers provide crystal-clear audio for the meeting room. MSpeech can meet the pickup and playback needs and bring users a high-quality audio experience with its full-duplex and acoustic echo cancellation technologies.

  • 6+1 beamforming mic array for AI speech
  • Built-in 3 mic array for meeting audio
  • Target to pass the medium room(3.5m) audio certification
  • Features Microsoft Cortana & Microsoft Transcription


Yealink MVC Series Room Systems Product Update – Yealink MVC series are native and easy-to-use video conferencing solutions specially designed for Microsoft Teams rooms from small to large. The MVC series features the native Microsoft Teams-tailored user interface that is easy to be operated with close-to-zero learning curve, and you just walk into the meeting room and start your scheduled Teams or Skype for Business meeting with one-touch join.


Veeam Backup and Replication v11 – Avoiding data loss and defending against cyberthreats while keeping costs in check is a monumental challenge. Plus, workloads are accelerating to the cloud and more workers operate remotely, making data harder to protect. You need comprehensive data protection that can meet stringent RPOs with the security to protect your backup data throughout its life cycle – regardless of workload type, location or size.

NEW Veeam® Backup & Replication v11 eliminates data loss and ransomware while saving 20X on your long-term archive retention costs. The 4-in-1 solution combining backup, replication, Storage Snapshots and the NEW Continuous Data Protection (CDP) under a single platform delivers faster and more flexible data protection, recovery and retention options. Version 11 unlocks unprecedented resiliency for any size business, offering over 200 new features and enhancements, including the ability to:

  • Eliminate data loss with Veeam CDP
  • Eliminate ransomware with immutable backups on a Hardened Linux Repository
  • Eliminate downtime with Instant Recovery for NAS, Microsoft SQL and Oracle
  • Achieve over 20X lower cost, long-term archive-to-cloud storage on Amazon S3 Glacier & Azure Blob Archive
  • Unify cloud-native workload protection with AWS and Azure
  • Conquer complexities in your way with Veeam-powered BaaS & DRaaS


Up to 20% off on a selected range of Microsoft Surface – Don’t miss out on this limited-time offer and get up to 20% off Microsoft Surface. Whether you are at the office, at home or en route, the Surface Pro adapts to the way you work with laptop-to-tablet versatility. And now, it delivers more power than ever, with a laptop-class Intel® Core™ processor and an all-day battery.

  • Set your perfect angle with the built-in Kickstand
  • Do it all with laptop-class Intel® Core™
  • Keeps up with you with all-day battery life
  • Connect and keep up with HD cameras and Studio Mics


Corel Painter Essential 8 – Spark your creativity with Painter® Essentials™ 8. Enjoy fun and uncomplicated painting software for beginners that will inspire you to experiment and fall in love with digital painting. Sketch, draw and paint away on a blank canvas using realistic brushes or dabble in exclusive image-based Al and cloning art.

  • Easy to use interface
  • Industry-acclaimed brushes
  • Incredible painting speed
  • Extensive built-in learning resources
  • AI-based photo painting


ViewSonic 70 series Interactive Flat Panel is now MS Teams Certified – From executive boardrooms to kindergarten classrooms, the ViewSonic ViewBoard IFP6570 and IFP8670 enable limitless collaboration and endless innovation. Designed to help teams connect, collaborate, and create, this next-generation digital whiteboard delivers exactly what you need to move your ideas forward. A premium, state-of-the-art design features a bezel-less PCAP (projected capacitive) touchscreen with incredible 4K Ultra HD resolution.

This highly accurate interactive screen provides for an incredibly natural and responsive handwriting experience. Using fingers, styluses, or both, multiple users can simultaneously write or draw on huge 65” or 86” ViewBoard panels. What’s more, meetings and presentations start fast thanks to convenient one wire USB-C connectivity.


SMART Learning Suite Features – Check out recent improvements to activities, including the ability to magnify images, add titles to brainstorming activities, create custom themes, search for online images, and more!

  • Add question title to a Shout it Out! activity
  • Bing Image Search for activities
  • Explore the content showcase for ready-made lessons
  • Edit Handouts and Workspaces
  • Add images to activities


SMART Document Camera 650 – Connects digital learning to the physical world. Featuring a 13MP lens, optical 10x and digital 23x zoom, this easy-to-use 4K Ultra HD visualizer captures live video and images directly to the SMART Board®, SMART Notebook, or your desktop, increasing student engagement even while video conferencing. The SMART Document Camera 650 will help teachers:

  • Get connected: Connect physical teaching to the digital realm. Give every teacher the ability to digitally capture and share hands-on teaching to the SMART Board for high quality instruction, even while video conferencing.
  • Get simple: Do more in the classroom with a document camera that’s easy to setup, use and maintain in flexible and diverse classroom configurations
  • Get engaging: Engage students with dynamic multimedia lessons and rich Ultra HD instruction for every grade and subject area.





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