innovaphone Partners with Ingram Micro in EMEA
innovaphone signs a new European contract with Distribution partner Ingram Micro
(PresseBox) (Sindelfingen, 11.12.2013) innovaphone has entered into a European distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. The agreement will generate market opportunities for both organizations and for the value-added reseller community and allow Ingram Micro to offer best-in-class innovaphone’ s modern Unified Communications solutions to their vast European customer base, which will support growth of Voice over IP telephone systems and the innovaphone brand across the region.
The new agreement expands the offer of Ingram Micro Unified Communications & Collaboration Solutions, the value-add division that provides resellers with the opportunity to grow their UC category. By leveraging innovaphone’ s modern Unified Communications Solutions , The Voice over IP telephone systems are installed and ready for use on site at the customer’s premises and convince through maximum efficiency despite their small size and low level of energy consumption.
In order to meet the high standards of business customers, innovaphone offers an intelligent and well-designed range of solutions. Thanks to the lean product architecture, a high level of reliability is provided and power consumption is lower than with similar systems. Optionally, the complete system can be supplied with power via an Ethernet cable (PoE). Further advantages of the innovaphone portfolio are low noise levels due to the lack of a moving device (fan) and a “red dot award: product design” for the telephone IP232.
“innovaphone solutions are easy to use, provide a best-in-class user experience and will equip our resellers with a best of breed communication solutions”, says Christophe Mory, Senior Manager UC EMEA at Ingram Micro “This is particularly evident when you look at Green IT: innovaphone was one of the first manufacturers in the market to implement the “Energy Efficient Ethernet Standard 802.3az” in their products. The latter ensures that an Ethernet port only consumes power when data are being transferred.”
Konstantin Kruse, Head of International Sales innovaphone AG, commented on this announcement, “We are excited to strengthen our Distributor relationship regionally and this European agreement will allow innovaphone to work with Ingram Micro to educate resellers on the importance of VoIP within UC deployments and enable them to offer optimized solutions that will increase their revenue and grow.”
About Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro is the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 160 countries on six continents with the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services.
About innovaphone AG
Since 1997, German manufacturer innovaphone with headquarters in Sindelfingen, Southern Germany, has developed IP-based telephone systems for professional users as well as complete Unified Communications systems. The innovaphone PBX offers the single-source basis for modern IP-based UC-solutions. Starting with 10 telephones and upgradeable to up to 10.000 users, the system is suitable for companies of any size. Despite its extremely high level of performance, functionality does not fall by the wayside. Most of the UC functions can be operated intuitively via Web Client.