TWD & Associates, Inc. Partners With Vidyo to Provide Advanced Unified Communications via Private Cloud Services

Company Certified as Vidyo Service Provider

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2013) - TWD & Associates, Inc. (TWD), a communication and collaboration solutions provider, today announced that it will deliver advanced Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) capabilities to the public, non-profit and commercial sectors via its partnership with Vidyo, Inc. As a Vidyo Service Provider, TWD is able to provide cost-effective, dynamic, high-quality visual communication and collaboration capabilities to its customers.

"Rapidly evolving communications technologies provide incredible opportunities to customers -- increasing collaboration and enhancing productivity," said Larry Besterman, President and CEO, TWD. "Vidyo provides an extremely high-quality, low-cost product that is easy to implement and use across enterprises and with a variety of mobile devices."

Vidyo has developed an innovative product portfolio that easily interoperates with legacy video conferencing solutions through its VidyoGateway™. The VidyoWorks™ platform allows solution providers to integrate high quality visual communications into their applications and delivers an unmatched visual communications experience whenever the demand may arise.

"For over 20 years, TWD has been architecting, implementing and supporting national security communications solutions," said Chris Ackerman, Vice President, Unified Communications Solutions Engineering, TWD. "This expertise allows us to leverage customers' existing investments, while also providing the cutting-edge unified communications solutions to empower collaboration and telework initiatives on a massive scale. We are proud to now offer UCaaS solutions as a Vidyo Service Provider." 

Vidyo solutions have been certified by the Department of Defense's (DoD) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC). Vidyo's encryption module has been certified in accordance with the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 140-2Vidyo solutions are currently deployed at numerous Federal and State Government agencies.

"Vidyo offers an incredibly scalable, centrally hosted solution, with an infrastructure that can support the full range of TWD's customers, across public, non-profit and commercial sectors," said Rob Hughes, Vidyo's SVP Worldwide Sales and Support. "We look forward to working with the TWD team to be able to provide organizations with the ability to integrate visual collaboration solutions into their larger communication strategies."

About Vidyo, Inc.
Vidyo, Inc. pioneered Personal Telepresence enabling natural, HD multi-point videoconferences on tablets, smart phones, PCs, Macs, room systems and telepresence installations that interoperate with legacy H.323 and SIP endpoints. Vidyo's infrastructure makes it a leading provider of affordable cloud-based video conferencing technology. The VidyoWorks™ platform allows solution providers to integrate high quality visual communications into their applications, leveraging Scalable Video Coding (SVC) and Vidyo's patented VidyoRouter™ technology. Learn more at, on the Blog or follow Vidyo on Twitter @vidyo and on Facebook.

About TWD & Associates, Inc.
For 20 years, TWD & Associates, Inc. (TWD) has built and maintained communication and collaboration solutions for executive-level, national security-focused organizations. The Arlington, VA-based company employs highly-certified technical experts to offer cost-effective solutions that meet mission requirements. For additional information on TWD, please visit

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Contact Information:

A.J. Guenther
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(571) 323-2585, ext. 2130