Unify Technology Partner – Great that you’re here!


Posted on: August 8, 2017 by Marlis Topp

On July 18th about 44 members of 35 Technology Partners around the world gathered in Munich for UTPP17 – the get together of the Unify Technology Partner Program members. In a relaxed atmosphere, supported by coffee and pastries the participants met for first talks.

Day 1 - All About Us

After a warm welcome by Luzia Stephan and Jan Hickisch, Bernd Wagner (CEO Germany) opened the meeting with the lecture "Unify within Atos & Digital Workplace. He actively presented the digital workplace and the value of Unify which complements the Atos portfolio. Especially his statement that the integration of the Digital Workplace solutions from Unify helped Atos to rise into the leader’s area of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant, was very well received by the partners.

The day continued with the following presentations:

  • Circuit / OpenScape Cloud (by Uwe Hermanns)
  • Circuit Meeting Room / CP Phones (by Gunnar Boll)
  • OpenScape Enterprise – Now and Then (by Wim De Bauw)
  • OpenScape Business – Your chance to earn more money (by Rolf Mueller)
  • Breaking down barriers for true customer engagement (by Lutz Boettcher)
  • The power of Unify‘s cPaaS platform (by Jan Hickisch)

Content Slam & Panel Discussion

Next topic on the packed agenda was the "Content Slam". Frog Design, BusinessCom and the "Digital City of Munich" presented the topic "People Things Data" under their special point of view and intrest. The audience was very impressed by the different views and shared expertise by each presenter.

After a long day and many interesting session, the participants enjoyed a very informative "cycling tour" through “Englischer Garten” while getting themselves tuned in towards the upcoming dinner in the beer garden. The "Bike & Dine Evening Event" took place at "Aumeister" with a buffet and a cozy get-together with very tasty and traditional Bavarian food and beverages.

Day 2 - Great you are back!

The second day was dedicated to solution scenarios and the "Workplace of Tomorrow". Divided into groups, the partners learned about “the applications of today” and “the scenarios of tomorrow“.

Three Scenarios – One Solution: Unify

After an interesting session about the health care workplace by Sebastian Gerbholz and a discussion on connecting points to OpenScape Business with the product managers Rolf Müller and Michael Trotz, Martina Beck shared interesting application examples from the daily life with Circuit.

Workplace of Tomorrow – Inspirations for your Digital Journey

Our experts presented demos, live show cases and exiting integrations including “Circuit – OpenScape Alarm Response integration” presented by Technology Partner Tetronik, several Circuit bots and hands-free scenarios e.g. Circuit controlled by Alexa and finally exciting Circuit Meeting Room use cases.

Wrap Up & Lunch

After the interesting "Workplace of Tomorrow" showcases in the morning all participants joined the "Wrap Up and Lunch" session close to the Highlight Towers in Munich.

The partners were extremely satisfied with the content, the ambience and the presentation of the event and shared this very patiently with the organizers.

Simply an outstanding and well organized and successful event!

#UTPP17 Get Together: Unify Technology Partner Program

The 2017 UTPP event provided the opportunity for technology partners to engage directly with the Unify portfolio experts. Day one was mostly around sharing the strategy around the joint power of Unify and Atos as well as learning about the latest portfolio developments. The event featured a content slam of guest speakers from various areas followed by a panel discussion. After an evening full of networking and valuable exchange of ideas, day two was all about hands on sessions including demos and show cases displaying our integration capabilities.

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About Marlis Topp

Business Development and Strategy
Marlis Topp is responsible for the regional strategic development of measures for the implementation of business strategy, market research and go-to-market projects, business development with strategic alliance partners.

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