The Culver Studios Selects UTC Associates, Inc. to Provide Managed Services For Convergent VoIP, Data, and Wireless Network

New York, NY: May 15th, 2009– The Culver Studios has signed a multi-year deal with the UTC Associates, a leading network and systems integrator to upgrade its network to support VoIP, Wireless, and Video Services. UTC created a new network that provided fiber connectivity to all building and deployed a custom VoIP solution based on Asterisk running on Blade Servers. “UTC has since migrated us from an out of life retired ROLM PBX to an IP PBX and increased our bandwidth by 100 times and enabled us to have one network that supports our clients needs. UTC currently supports our day to day IT requirements, wireless, data, and VoIP networks”, said James C. Cella, President & CEO, The Culver Studios.

The Culver Studios is a premier Studio with high profile clients including Sony Pictures and understand the criticality in delivering a high quality and reliable solution. UTC worked closely with The Culver Studios to customize its network to the requirements needed by Production Companies. Unlike a traditional enterprise, there is a lot of fluidity in the studio/production business which UTC has tailored a custom solution, said Aziz Ahmad, CEO UTC Associates, Inc.

UTC Associates leverages technology as the key driver to optimizing resources, drive down costs while reducing the carbon footprint. UTC has The Culver Studios to deploy green technologies that include VoIP mobility applications and Virtualization.

About UTC Associates 
UTC Associates, Inc., headquartered on Wall Street in New York City, is a solutions-based leading systems & network integration company focusing on all key aspects of complex network planning, design, testing, implementation and support. UTC has practices in Telecommunications, Information Technology and Network Management. UTC’s team of professionals consists of individuals at the top of their respective fields. Each engineer has the educational background, industry certifications and communication skills required to produce the highest levels of customer satisfaction. The company provides services to both large and small customers including Fortune 1000 firms across many different industry sectors. To learn more, visit www.utcassociates.com.

For more information, please contact:
Suzanne Guglielmi
Tel: 1-212-344-4111
sguglielmi@utcassociates.com

About The Culver Studios
The Culver Studios is the premiere independent production facility in Southern California. Since 1918, The Culver Studios has been serving the visionaries, the mavericks and the independents of the industry, from David O. Selznick to Orson Welles to Alfred Hitchcock. The Culver Studios is most commonly known as the place where Gone With The Wind was filmed. Today, the Studio offers state-of-the-art technology, over 50,000 square feet of brand new office space and the absolute best support staff and facilities in the industry. The studio has been the home of numerous feature films, including Universal’s State of Play and New Line Cinema’s Rush Hour 3. The 3-D motion capture film Beowulf was also “filmed” at the studio. On the television side, the studio is home to NBC’s game show sensation Deal or No Deal, America’s Next Top Model, NBC’s The Starter Wife and The Bonnie Hunt Show.