Softchoice launches 'all in one' managed service for Cisco Collaboration in the Cloud

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Softchoice, a leading North American IT solutions and managed services provider, announces the launch of Softchoice Keystone Collaboration Cloud – a new 'all in one' managed service that makes cutting edge Cisco cloud collaboration solutions accessible to businesses of all sizes. Softchoice Keystone Collaboration Cloud offers turnkey advisory and technical services to speed implementation, maximize end-user adoption, and reduce risk through live, 24/7 access to Cisco certified support staff.

"Softchoice Keystone Collaboration Cloud takes the guess work out of planning, implementing and managing a collaborative Cisco cloud environment," said David MacDonald, Softchoice's President and CEO. "This new all-in-one service allows organizations to reap the transformational impact of the latest collaboration solutions more quickly and affordably."

Powered by Cisco's cloud-based Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS), and delivered through Softchoice's award-winning Keystone Managed Services, Softchoice Keystone Collaboration Cloud offers:  

  • Advanced collaboration capabilities including voice, video and IM
  • Seamless migration services to realize a fully managed telephony integration
  • Predictable per-user cost model by virtually eliminating in-country long-distance fees and future technology upgrade costs
  • Improved adoption through custom designed end-user adoption programs
  • Fully managed end state, including monitoring and management with special access to a designated customer relationship manager

With Softchoice Keystone Collaboration Cloud, organizations benefit from an assessment-led approach to evaluate financial requirements and technical readiness. They receive a purpose built solution designed to maximize adoption, and gain access to Softchoice's technical community for ongoing mentorship and support. Softchoice Keystone Collaboration Cloud is the latest addition to the Softchoice Cisco Collaboration Suite, which also includes end-to-end services for on-premises deployments.

Softchoice is among the top two percent of Cisco Gold Partners in North America, with two Masters level certifications in Managed Services and Collaboration and Cloud. Softchoice's Keystone Managed Services are currently ranked #1 in Canada and #7 in the world by MSPmentor. To learn more about Softchoice Keystone Collaboration Cloud, read and download this overview or visit for details on Softchoice's full complement of on-prem and cloud-based Cisco managed services.

About Softchoice

As a leading North American provider of IT solutions and managed 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 services, as well as access to one of the most comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks in North America. With over 1,300 employees, Softchoice manages the technology needs of thousands of corporate and public sector organizations across the United States and Canada.

SOURCE Softchoice Corporation

For further information: Media Contact: Joel Hoidas, Communications Manager, Softchoice, 416-588-9002 ext. 222590


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