RingCentral Announces Distribution Alliance
in UK with Imago Group
Imago enhances its managed services offering with RingCentral Office
San Mateo, Calif. – July 22, 2014 – RingCentral UK Ltd., a leading cloud business communications solutions provider and subsidiary of RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), today announced a new distributions alliance with Imago Group PLC, Europe’s largest video solutions distributor. Imago, through its reseller network in the UK, will distribute RingCentral’s cloud business phone systems.
“The cloud services marketplace is experiencing vast growth through rapid innovation, providing huge opportunities for both businesses and reseller channels,” says Wayne Mason, Head of Group Products and Marketing, Imago. “RingCentral Office is mobile-centric, easy to sell, deploy, manage and use. Distributing RingCentral’s solution in the UK gives us the opportunity to enhance our existing managed services offering.”
Imago is one of the largest distributors of Polycom handsets, the product family that RingCentral’s cloud platform supports. The alliance complements Imago’s existing portfolio of video solutions and gives its resellers an innovative cloud phone solution to sell to their customers.
RingCentral Office is a complete cloud business phone system that’s designed for today’s mobile and dispersed workforces. It provides a new generation solution alternative to complex, on-premise legacy phone systems. RingCentral Office keeps employees connected to customers and colleagues wherever they are, on a variety of business and personal devices, including smartphones, tablets, computers and desk phones. RingCentral Office is simple to activate and manage, and can scale easily as a company grows.
“We’re pleased to announce our new relationship with Imago,” said Ryan Finlay, Head of Channels, EMEA, RingCentral. “As businesses look to connect their increasingly mobile and dispersed workforces with best-in-class solutions, our alliance with Imago will now help more companies experience the wide benefits of cloud communications”.
RingCentral’s partner programme offers resellers the opportunity to increase their footprint rapidly –the cloud proposition is simple to understand and requires minimum technical training. With a world-class cloud platform, free training, support, and rapid activation, RingCentral’s cloud solutions enable resellers to close deals fast and earn revenue quickly. For more information on RingCentral’s Partner Programme or partnering with RingCentral, visit: http://www.ringcentral.co.uk/partner/overview.html
RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a leading provider of cloud business communications solutions. Easier to manage and more flexible than on-premise communications systems, RingCentral’s cloud solution meets the needs of modern distributed and mobile workforces, while eliminating the expense of on-premise hardware and software. RingCentral is headquartered in San Mateo, California. Visit www.ringcentral.co.uk for more information.
From its beginnings in 1991, Imago Group has specialised in supplying video communications products and services as a trade-only distributor, and this has today resulted in the company becoming Europe’s largest video solutions company, supplying video and audio conferencing, video streaming and Internet TV as well as HD cameras, LCD displays and video projectors.
Imago has been operating successfully in the French market since 2003, and has since established subsidiaries in the UK, Belgium, Holland, China, South Africa, Spain, and more recently in Germany.
As a result of the growth in its overseas sales Imago featured in The Sunday Times International Track 200 - a listing of the UK’s fastest-growing international companies - in 2012. Visit http://www.imagogroupplc.com/ for more information.
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