Sony helps Storm Technologies boost staff and customer engagement

IT reseller adopts TEOS workspace management solution & BRAVIA displays to create an impressive and on-brand experience for employees and guests.

How we helped

The Challenge

  • IT reseller required signage and information sharing solution to inform and engage staff and site visitors

The Solution

  • Complete workplace solution including TEOS Connect and TEOS Manage
  • Media player and BRAVIA 4K Professional Displays

The Outcome

  • Eye-catching, up-to-date content streamed to employees and guests
  • Streamlined meeting room bookings

Since deploying the solutions from Sony, we’ve delivered on our hopes of creating an engaging workspace with solutions that work seamlessly across multiple displays throughout the building.

Will Green, Service Delivery Manager
Storm Technologies

Getting the message across to visitors and staff

Serving customers in corporate and public sector organisations, Storm Technologies is an IT reseller based in Watford, north London. 

Storm has implemented TEOS Manage and Connect workplace solutions, together with Sony 4K Professional Displays across its main offices and logistics centre. The total solution now gives the reseller flexibility to create, manage and deliver attractive, up-to-date information to employees and visitors across a unified digital signage platform.

Sony's TEOS content management interface for Storm technologies

Creating a more collaborative workplace

As business moves back into the workplace following the global pandemic, companies are looking for new ways to engage employees in a positive, collaborative environment. Valuing the importance of real-time information flow in the workplace, Storm’s needs included sharing content such as the status of customer overnight back-ups, sales floor figures and even messages to improve employee motivation and celebrate success.

Satisfying internal and external stakeholders

Storm needed an easy-to-use, customisable management system capable of integrating smoothly with its existing internal reporting systems. What’s more, they wanted a solution capable of responding quickly to changes in data and toggling instantly between internal and external information depending on who is visiting the premises. This in turn demanded a solution offering a single point of control for real-time content streaming, plus high-quality displays capable of presenting an appealing, professional image to customers and staff alike.

For customers, this could mean displaying a tailored ‘welcome’ message on the reception video wall, with the visitor’s name and company logo superimposed over corporate video footage for a truly personalised greeting. Similarly, 2021’s Euros football tournament saw Storm employees enjoying matches in the bar area.

A comprehensive visual communication solution

The solution implemented by Storm Technologies at it main offices and logistics centre includes these technologies from Sony:

  • TEOS Manage
  • TEOS Connect
  • TEOS Book
  • IPTV Streaming
  • Server room monitoring
  • BRAVIA BZ35J Series for sales stats
  • BRAVIA BZ40J Series for IPTV
  • BRAVIA BZ30J Series for meeting room displays
  • Service desk monitoring (3×2 layout)
  • Media player using TEOS

Counting the benefits

Implementing these Sony technologies has helped Storm realise significant benefits, including simplified meeting room bookings that allow staff to check availability and book meetings from tablets. Meanwhile the media player streams eye-catching content onto a 3×3 video wall.

“It’s never been a more important time to invest in the space where people are working” states Will Green, Service Delivery Manager at Storm Technologies. “Creating an ecosystem with Sony display technologies offers the opportunity for consistent branding. It also allows real-time information sharing, and the ability to express our appreciation to team members when they achieve their goals.”

Sony's TEOS content management interface for Storm technologies
Sony professional displays for Storm technologies

Easy, flexible customisation

“In this instance we were our own customer” notes Will. “The solution we implemented had to satisfy stakeholders across all departments including sales, solutions, service desk and accounts. Sony TEOS has offered us a truly centralised system that allows us to customise all content with minimal changes on our existing systems.”

“Clients have already started to enquire about the solution after visiting us or seeing it in the background of Teams calls” notes Will. After the success of this initial implementation, Storm Technologies is now looking at other ways to expand its Sony TEOS deployment. 

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