TORONTO, July 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Softchoice today announced its
participation in the Microsoft Devices Program, which will empower the
IT solutions and services leader to resell Surface Pro and Surface RT
to U.S. clients. Softchoice's participation in the program expands its
growing portfolio of mobile products and service offerings.
"The shift toward Bring Your Own Device is fundamentally changing the IT
landscape," said Keith Groom, Director Business Development for
Softchoice. "Softchoice's inclusion in the Microsoft Devices Program
significantly broadens our mobile device portfolio while complementing
our focus on providing seamless and secure access to the applications
our clients need - anywhere and from any device."
As one of North America's top Microsoft Large Account Resellers,
Softchoice also brings deep expertise in large-scale PC and Tablet
deployments, including custom configuration, imaging and asset tagging,
inventory and warehousing. Beyond streamlining the deployment process,
through Softchoice Cloud, the Company also offers mobile device users
seamless and secure access to dozens of leading SaaS applications,
including Office 365, Box, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Inclusion in the
Microsoft Devices Program builds upon Softchoice's focus on delivering
holistic mobile solutions to its clients.
"Bringing Surface Pro and Surface RT to the U.S. commercial channel
greatly extends the reach of our devices-and-services strategy,
delivering our family of devices enabled by cloud services to more
organizations than ever before," said Jenni Flinders, Vice President
U.S. Partner Group for Microsoft Corp. "We look forward to working
closely with our Microsoft Devices Program partners to better serve
their customers and create compelling solutions together."
The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that
deliver products and services through the Microsoft platform with the
training, resources and support they need to provide their customers
superior experience and outcomes. Launching first in the U.S.,
Microsoft Devices Program creates a two-tier distribution model with
authorized partners to enable commercial customers to purchase Surface
Pro and Surface RT.
As a leading North American provider of technology solutions and
services, Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a
national IT supplier with the personal touch and technical expertise of
a local solutions provider. Softchoice's holistic approach to
technology includes solution design, implementation, asset management
and cloud brokerage services, as well as access to one of the most
comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks
in North America. With over 1,200 employees, Softchoice manages the
technology needs of thousands of corporate and public sector
organizations across the United States and Canada.
SOURCE: Softchoice Corporation
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