Atos and Ingram Micro Launch UK Distribution Partnership for Unify Portfolio
Paris and Irvine CA, August 28, 2019
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, and Ingram Micro Inc (NYSE:IM) today announce a distribution partnership in the UK which enables Ingram Micro to distribute the Atos unified communications and collaboration (UCC) portfolio, marketed under the Unify brand.
With particular focus on the rapidly growing cloud market, the agreement will make available the entire range of Unify products to Ingram Micro reseller partners in the UK, including the range of OpenScape UCC products and Circuit, a leading enterprise collaboration solution delivered through the cloud to organisations from 3 to 350,000 users.
Atos and Ingram Micro have a significant and long-standing relationship with both organizations delivering products and services to the other in multiple markets. This new agreement accelerates execution of Atos’ channel strategy for Unify solutions in the UK, and leverages Ingram Micro’s proven ability to work in partnership with the channel providing a dedicated and expert team, who provide and demonstrate innovation, accountability and trusted results as well as providing training programmes which enable partners to access a wealth of information to support and improve their business. In 2016, Ingram Micro acquired Comms-Care, extending its high value services offerings in the UK. Comms-Care is backed by a proven world-class service portfolio with seamless integration across the IT lifecycle.
Stuart Aldridge, SVP Unify Sales UK&I at Atos commented “I’m delighted that the UK is at the forefront of this new dimension to our relationship with Ingram Micro. The rapid growth in cloud-based adoption of enterprise technology requires distribution with un-rivalled agility, profound market insights and dependability which Ingram Micro has demonstrated from decades of proven relationships.”
Colin McGregor, GM Datacenter, UCC & Business Development at Ingram Micro added “Unify offerings support Ingram Micro’s solution driven approach to Unified Communications and Collaboration. With a complete platform and portfolio enabling users from desk to meeting room, Unify allows Ingram Micro’s customers’ to transition seamlessly from traditional on premise to the cloud”
The agreement effective immediately will be launched to Ingram Micro partners over the summer and will include exclusive product bundles to enable Ingram Micro reseller partners to rapidly on-board the Unify portfolio and bring the benefits of cloud collaboration to their customers of all sizes.
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.