openGear Signs Sierra Video as Technology Partner

IROQUOIS, ON, Canada--Ross Video and Sierra Video officially announced their partnership to expand the openGear terminal equipment platform. Sierra Video is a leading provider of high-quality video and audio equipment throughout the world. They will join other terminal equipment vendors in supporting the award winning platform.

The openGear terminal equipment platform is based on an open-architecture, 2RU modular frame designed to accommodate up to 10 cards. A wide variety of cards are available from terminal equipment vendors supporting the openGear platform, allowing facilities the freedom and flexibility to choose the best technology for their particular applications. Customers are no longer locked into one manufacturers frame standard and modules for their terminal equipment solutions. openGear also provides the platform with a control system that allows quick and easy monitoring and control of frames and modules on the network.

We are very excited about what this partnership means for our customers, said Hugh Wilcox, president of Sierra Video. Ross openGear terminal equipment platform has the reliability and flexibility that video professionals expect from Sierra Video. With openGear, our customers will be able to build the best solution for their facilities."

We are pleased to welcome Sierra Video Systems into the openGear partnership, said Eric Goodmurphy, marketing product manager, RossGear openGear continues to expand with more manufacturers, which offers customers more flexibility as technology evolves.


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