Black Box Corporation

Lawrence,  PA 
United States
http://www.bboxservices.com
  • Booth: 859

Black Box is the trusted digital partner in retail transformation. Every day we work with leading retailers to transform their stores into Intelligent Retail Spaces. By creating destinations that engage customers and improve the in-store experience, we help retailers accelerate and close the purchasing loop. We deploy the technology that gives you the ability to mobilize more people and devices, secure more data, scale capacity, and maximize the information flowing in and out of your enterprise.

As a trusted Managed Service Provider, we design, deploy, and manage a full range of communications technologies and network infrastructures so you can focus on your business. With our global footprint and local expertise, we can enable your digital transformation whether you have one, fifty, or even thousands of sites around the world. We specialize in transforming hundreds of sites per night with speed, agility, and consistency. When you partner with Black Box, you can truly leave the tech to us.


 Press Releases

  • PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Dec. 16, 2019 — Black Box, a global information technology solutions provider, will feature its new SimplEdge™ managed branch network-in-a-box offering and iCOMPEL® interactive digital signage platform at NRF 2020. Organized by the National Retail Federation (NRF), the leading annual retail event will take place Jan. 12-14 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

    “Consumers today expect consistent, high-quality experiences everywhere and on every type of device,” said Kevin Swank, product management and marketing director for Black Box. “At NRF 2020 we’ll be showcasing solutions that enable these experiences while reducing both the cost and complexity of delivery. Designed to be a managed, digital-ready, self-contained network-in-a-box solution, SimplEdge enables retail organizations to deploy in-store technology with speed and consistency. We leverage our partnerships with leading technology suppliers and couple that with a global team of certified technicians to deliver the engaging customer experiences that retailers need to compete.”

    “Our iCOMPEL digital signage platform delivers dynamic content for in-store signage ranging from video walls to mobile phones,” said Jonathan McCune, product management director for Black Box. “iCOMPEL’s control and management make it possible to display hypertargeted, interactive content based on individual customer behavior and collected data to enhance the customer experience.”

    SimplEdge: Simplified IT for Multi-Site Retail Locations and Branch Networks

    Designed for retail enterprises with hundreds or even thousands of sites, SimplEdge is a complete network-in-a-box solution built on state-of-the-art technology. Powered by Cisco Meraki and deployed and managed as a service by Black Box engineers and technicians, SimplEdge contains everything required to build a modern branch network — structured cabling, switching, SD-WAN with carrier connectivity, security, and Wi-Fi and analytics. The solution is supported by 24/7 monitoring, SLA-driven Day 2 services, and a cloud-based help desk. Enabling smart IT deployment and management at the edge, SimplEdge makes it easy and cost-effective for organizations to roll out, maintain, and scale technology with speed and consistency across all of their remote locations.;

    iCOMPEL Digital Signage Platform

    The iCOMPEL digital signage platform empowers users to build eye-catching signage, stream content from websites, and visualize timetables, events, and wayfinding or emergency messages. The platform supports 4K Ultra HD/HD and simplifies creation and playout of HTML5-based content. To facilitate updates and system management, iCOMPEL allows for remote device management and configuration and provides on-screen diagnostics and error alerts. Serving as the platform’s CMS, the Black Box iCOMPEL Content Commander makes it easy for users of all technical abilities to create, distribute, and manage content — even customized by individual location — that helps to enhance brand engagement and drive greater customer satisfaction.

    More information about NRF is available at nrfbigshow.nrf.com. Further details on Black Box and its full products and services portfolio are available at www.blackbox.com and www.bboxservices.com.

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    About Black Box

    Black Box is a leading digital edge solutions provider dedicated to helping organizations design, build, manage, and secure their IT infrastructure. The company also designs and manufactures award-winning Pro AV, KVM, cabling, and networking products known for their advanced functionality, flawless performance, outstanding reliability, and fail-safe security. Black Box delivers these end-to-end solutions through its global presence and approximately 2,500 team members. The world-class support and service provided by Black Box is as important to customers as the powerful products and solutions the company delivers. Black Box is a wholly owned subsidiary of AGC Networks.

    To learn more, visit the Black Box website at www.blackbox.com orwww.bboxservices.com, and follow the company on Twitter @BlackBox_ns.

    Black Box® and the Double Diamond logo are registered trademarks of BB Technologies Inc.

    Link to Word Doc: www.wallstcom.com/BlackBox/191216BlackBox.docx

    Photo Link: www.wallstcom.com/BlackBox/BlackBox-iCompel-DigitalSignage.jpg
    Photo Caption: Black Box will showcase its iCOMPEL® digital signage platform at NRF 2020.

    Photo Link: www.wallstcom.com/BlackBox/BlackBox-SimpleEdge.jpg
    Photo Caption: SimplEdge™, a complete network-in-a-box solution from Black Box, will also be featured at NRF 2020.

    Black Box Media Contact

    Susan Allen
    Director of Marketing, Strategy & Content
    Phone: +1 724 873 7047
    Email: Susan.Allen@BlackBox.com

    Agency Contact

    Sarah Aller
    Wall Street Communications
    Phone: +1 720 418 1739
    Email: Sarah@Wallstcom.com


 Products

  • SimplEdge
    Simplified IT for Multi-Site Retail Locations and Branch Networks...

  • Designed for retail enterprises with hundreds or even thousands of sites, SimplEdge is a complete network-in-a-box solution built on state-of-the-art technology. Powered by Cisco Meraki and deployed and managed as a service by Black Box engineers and technicians, SimplEdge contains everything required to build a modern branch network — structured cabling, switching, SD-WAN with carrier connectivity, security, and Wi-Fi and analytics. The solution is supported by 24/7 monitoring, SLA-driven Day 2 services, and a cloud-based help desk. Enabling smart IT deployment and management at the edge, SimplEdge makes it easy and cost-effective for organizations to roll out, maintain, and scale technology with speed and consistency across all of their remote locations.

  • iCOMPEL
    Digital Signage Platform...

  • The iCOMPEL digital signage platform empowers users to build eye-catching signage, stream content from websites, and visualize timetables, events, and wayfinding or emergency messages. The platform supports 4K Ultra HD/HD and simplifies creation and playout of HTML5-based content. To facilitate updates and system management, iCOMPEL allows for remote device management and configuration and provides on-screen diagnostics and error alerts. Serving as the platform’s CMS, the Black Box iCOMPEL Content Commander makes it easy for users of all technical abilities to create, distribute, and manage content — even customized by individual location — that helps to enhance brand engagement and drive greater customer satisfaction.