Atos Hosts Power Up Partner Conference with Top Global Channel Partners
Paris, June 12, 2019
250 partners join Atos in Budapest to collaborate and identify new opportunities for growth
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, held its annual channel partner conference in Budapest, bringing together 250 of its top partners from around the globe for updates on Atos’ channel strategy and program, and key solution enhancements. Formerly the Unify Partner Conference, the Atos Power Up Partner Conference 2019 emphasized the many opportunities in today’s market and outlined how Atos is poised to collaborate with partners to drive new business growth.
This year’s conference featured speakers from Atos discussing the advantages to channel partners of Atos’ breadth of technology expertise, alliances, global presence and strong channel program. In both main plenary sessions and breakouts, partners were able to learn about Atos’ Advance 2021 initiative, its unified channel vision, and the latest updates to its Unified Communication and Collaboration portfolio and cybersecurity innovations.
Significant updates included an overview of the Atos Orchestration Platform, which reaches across verticals and integrates customer business applications, data and users. Atos also highlighted Siemens’ use of Circuit Meeting Room in over 1000 conference rooms globally, improving team collaboration while reducing travel costs.
Key partners including Google, Ingram Micro, Logitech, and NUSO, shared how they are working with Atos today and strategies for growth and innovation moving forward. Additionally, at the heart of the event was the Community Hub, which offered an opportunity for hands on demonstrations and information from technology partners.
At the event, Atos presented its annual awards to top partners. This year’s award winners included:
- Partner of the Year, sponsored by Media 5/Mediatrix – GROSC
- Distributor of the Year, sponsored by Sennheiser – Itancia
- Above & Beyond, sponsored by ASC, for the partner that demonstrates exceptional dedication to customers and is a strong Atos advocate – A1
- Cloud Partner of the Year, sponsored by Logitech, recognizing exceptional creativity in selling OpenScape Cloud and superior sales results – Paritel
- Contact Center Excellence, sponsored by Jabra, for creativity in selling Contact Center and achievement of superior sales results – SPIE COMNET
- Innovation, sponsored by Horst Platz GMBH, recognizing the partner who has shown great creativity and ingenuity to create a unique proposition for promotion and sales of the broader Atos Unified Communications and Collaboration portfolio – Guangdong Nangfang Communication Construction, Ltd.
- Rising Star, sponsored by PTM Akademie, recognizing the partner who has demonstrated their commitment to the Atos Partner Program by progressing through accreditation levels, engaging with Atos and achieving beyond expectations – IP Communications
“The partner conference in Budapest provided a lot of insight into the value Atos brings to its global customers and its partners” said Mike Carney, executive vice president of Black Box. “I believe the integration of Unify within Atos, combined with their partners’ capabilities, creates a broader and deeper set of technology offerings to accelerate our customers’ businesses.”
“This year’s event was filled with great information and updates on both strategy and portfolio,” said Juergen Tiedemann, executive director at SPIE Comnet. “The partner and customer success stories shared were also highly valuable as we look to continue expanding our collaboration with Atos in the years ahead.”
Unify is the Atos brand for communication and collaboration solutions. At the core of the Atos Digital Workplace portfolio, Unify technology enables organizations of all sizes to transform the way they collaborate, creating a more connected and productive workforce which can dramatically improve team performance, individual engagement and business efficiency.
Unify products represent a strong heritage of technology innovation, reliability and flexibility. Their award-winning intuitive user experience can be delivered through almost any device and in any combination of cloud or on-premise deployment. Augmented by Atos’ secure digital platforms, vertical solutions and transformation services, they set the global standard for a rich and reliable collaboration experience that empowers teams to deliver extraordinary results.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with over 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information technology space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education as well as multicultural and pluralistic approaches to research that contribute to scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the group enables its customers, employees and collaborators, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably and confidently in the information technology space.