Geek Terminal Serves Up Business Mobility for Corporate Executives on the Go with Cisco Unified Communications
SINGAPORE, May 2, 2008 - Geek Terminal, a unique concept café in the heart of Singapore’s central business district, has selected Cisco® Unified Communications and wireless solutions to power its rebranding efforts. Extending the boundaries of the corporate environment, the technology upgrade at Geek Terminal will provide mobile business executives with convenient and highly secure access to integrated voice, video and wireless networking for always-on connectivity, enhancing business productivity.
Implemented by managed-services provider SuperInternet, a Cisco Premier Certified Partner, the technology upgrade at Geek Terminal is anchored by the Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS), including Cisco Unified IP (Internet Protocol) Phones providing access to voice and video calls and access to café menus and customer bills, as well as integrated firewall functionality and VPN connectivity. In addition, Cisco Aironet® 1250 Series Access Points will provide wireless connectivity, Wi-Fi certified to the 802.11n draft 2.0 standard.
The patrons and staff of Geek Terminal can also look forward to added convenience at their fingertips with unique applications developed by NexLabs, made available on the Cisco Unified IP Phones. SMARTEssentials provides users with instant information through news services and information feeds. SMARTDisplay allows for dynamic images to be displayed on the phones, creating unique advertising opportunities for the café. In addition, SMARTArchitect, a visual content management system, allows for easy uploading of images and creation of phone menus, without the need to write a single line of code.
“Our clientele of mobile business executives require instant connectivity regardless of location, and without compromises on security,” said Christopher Lee, CEO of Geek Terminal. “The Cisco Unified Communications and wireless solutions provided us with the perfect combination of convenience and security, allowing us to realize our vision of making Geek Terminal the preferred business meeting venue.”
Geek Terminal is a premier executive lounge and business office for the corporate executive. Built specifically for business travellers and mobile business executives looking for an alternative workspace, Geek Terminal serves up the comforts of a great café while offering full access to the latest business centre facilities for executives to work and communicate while away from the office.
“Employees today are getting increasingly mobile and are expected to be productive even while on the go, evolving the traditional corporate workspace to one of workspace anywhere and everywhere,” said Tom Cheong, managing director for Cisco Singapore. “Cisco’s solutions for unified communications allow businesses to ride on the changes, liberating employees from their desktops to focus on achieving results for the business.”
The Cisco Smart Business Communications System provides a complete system that extends voice, data, video, and wireless networking to small and medium-sized businesses. It makes anytime, anywhere, and highly secure access to information possible, enabling more effective, efficient ways of communicating with customers and employees. This purpose-built business communications solution is easy to deploy and use, allowing for businesses to better reach, serve and retain customers.
About Geek Terminal
Geek Terminal is Singapore’s premier executive lounge and business office for the corporate executive. Geek Terminal links and empowers like-minded professionals to connect to new business services.
Built specifically for business travellers and mobile business executives looking for a place to meet, Geek Terminal serves great coffee and food and offers full access to state-of-the-art business centre facilities for executives to work and communicate while away from the office.
Geek Terminal is strategically located in the Business District of Singapore and serves breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner from 7.30 am till 10 pm on weekdays and from 9 am till 6 pm on Saturdays (closed on Sundays and public holidays).
For more information, visit www.geekterminal.com.
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