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Box boekt terreinwinst in Europa dankzij uitgebreid partnernetwerk

Box maakt vandaag bekend dat zijn Europese partnernetwerk sinds de lancering vorig jaar al 130 bedrijven aan zich heeft weten te binden. Het afgelopen jaar heeft Box zijn netwerk in Europa verdubbeld met samenwerkingen met bedrijven als Capgemini, KERNEL Networks, Bechtle-Comsoft, EVRY en CRMWaypoint.

"De combinatie van de cloud, mobiel werken en hang naar meer samenwerking heeft een sterke invloed op de manier waarop bedrijven informatie structureren en beheren”, zegt Wayne Cook, VP van Channel and Alliances, EMEA. “Deze verschuiving vraagt om nieuwe strategieën en een nieuwe mentaliteit, en onze partners in Europa gebruiken Box om deze doelen te verwezenlijken", zegt Wayne Cook, VP van Channel and Alliances, EMEA. " We zoeken goede partners die onze manier van samenwerken begrijpen. Dankzij dit selectieve proces hebben we een sterk en verreikend partnernetwerk kunnen opzetten."

Box richt zich op drie soorten partners: systeemintegrators die zijn overgestapt op digitale services, serviceproviders die cloud services bevorderen, en het kanaalnetwerk. Het afgelopen jaar hebben meerdere nieuwe partners in deze gebieden zich verbonden aan het groeiende Europese netwerk van Box, zoals:

  • Pan-EMEA: Capgemini
  • Verenigd Koninkrijk: Bytes, Softcat, Insight en Methods
  • Frankrijk: KERNEL Networks, Econocom, Specialist Computer Centres, Niji en Ei Technologies
  • Duitsland: Bechtle-Comsoft, CANCOM, Deutsche Telekom en SoftwareOne
  • Scandinavië: EVRY en Envoya
  • Nederland: CRMWaypoint

Box biedt eenvoudige en veilige toegang tot content, overal en op elk apparaat. Het bedrijf heeft meer dan 25 miljoen gebruikers wereldwijd bij meer dan 225.000 bedrijven, waaronder 99 procent van de Fortune 500. Box is door zowel Forrester Research ("The Forrester Wave™: File Sync and Share Platforms, Q3 2013."1) als Gartner, Inc. ("MarketScope for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing"2) bestempeld als toonaangevend op het gebied van synchroniseren en delen van bestanden.

Meer informatie over het partnerprogramma vindt u op www.box.com/partners.

Een aantal quotes van onze partners in Europa

Verenigd Koninkrijk - Capgemini, Anne Cave-Penney, Hoofd Allianties: "Het delen van bestanden en samenwerking tussen interne en externe gebruikers wordt een steeds belangrijker thema voor alle CIO’s en IT-afdelingen. Door Capgemini’s samenwerking met Box zijn we nu in staat om onze bestanden te beveiligen en onze klanten toegang te geven tot onze samenwerkingsdocumenten over een aantal hybride cloud-modellen, als aanvulling op digitale en mobiele aanbod.”

Frankrijk - KERNEL Networks, Marc Rousselet, Directeur Consulting: “De zakelijke markt op het gebied van delen en synchroniseren van bestanden groeit snel. Deze persoonlijke cloudservices en IT-strategieën zijn erop gericht om te profiteren van het SaaS-model. KERNEL Networks wil een belangrijke rol spelen in deze nieuwe markt in Frankrijk, Zwitserland en Luxemburg. We zijn dan ook erg enthousiast om onze klanten kennis te laten maken met Box. Wij beschouwen Box als belangrijke aanvulling op hun mobiliteit en Cloud Computing-strategie."

Duitsland - Bechtle-Comsoft, Mathias Schick, Hoofd Software 360: "Wij werken samen met Box omdat we op deze manier een marktsegment kunnen aanboren met productfuncties die we nog niet eerder hebben aangeboden. Box sluit aan op de werkelijke behoeften van klanten en het is voor ons belangrijk om een dergelijke oplossing in ons productaanbod te hebben."

Zweden - EVRY, Jesper Viktor, Digital Business Manager: "Box is een perfecte oplossing vanuit zakelijk perspectief, met name voor bedrijven die samenwerking mogelijk willen maken tussen interne gebruikers, klanten en partners. Onze Enterprise Mobility-services vereisen uitgebreide mobiele samenwerking en mogelijkheden voor het delen van documenten. Wij vinden het dan ook belangrijk om te werken met marktleiders zoals Box en de hoogwaardige producten die ze ontwikkelen."

Nederland - CRMWaypoint, Ton van der Meer, CEO: "Wij constateren een toenemende vraag van onze klanten en prospects naar naadloze integratie met hun Salesforce CRM-oplossing en beheer van documenten. Wij zijn ervan overtuigd dat er slechts één Enterprise Content Management System is dat veilig en betrouwbaar is, en volledig kan worden geïntegreerd met Salesforce. Dankzij onze samenwerking met Box kunnen wij onze klanten nu een nog completere en aantrekkelijkere oplossing bieden."

Over Box

Box’ missie is om bedrijven - ongeacht hun grootte - productiever, concurrerender en krachtiger te maken door mensen en hun meest belangrijke informatie met elkaar te verbinden. Inhoud op Box kan veilig gedeeld worden en is gemakkelijk bereikbaar via het internet, iOS-, Android- en Windows Phone-toepassingen en is uitgebreid naar partnertoepassingen zoals Google Apps, NetSuite en Salesforce. Het hoofdkantoor bevindt zich in Los Altos, Californië. Box is een zelfstandige organisatie en wordt ondersteund door diverse strategische investeringsbedrijven. Ga voor meer informatie naar www.box.com.

1 Forrester Research, Inc. "The Forrester Wave™: File Sync and Share Platforms, Q3 2013" door Ted Schadler en Rob Koplowitz, 10 juli 2013.

2 Gartner "MarketScope for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing" door Monica Basso, Jeffrey Mann, 12 februari 2013.

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