Atos has announced its new Unifed Communications platform is Unify Office by RingCentral – a move which gives customers and partners the benefit of a world-class UCaaS offering built on the RingCentral Office platform.
At the same time, the Unify Office solution provides the regular features from Atos including integration with Atos CP phones for the smooth migration of existing customers and easy integration for other industry solutions and other artificial intelligence enhancements further down the track.
Unify Office is already available in France and will be rolled out to other countries including Germany, US, UK, Australia, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Belgium and Austria from September 2020 onwards.
There are many more opportunities for resale, value added services and distribution with the Unify Office platform with this addition to the Atos Unify offering. Atos is shifting gears to offer this world-class solution that is distinctive and attractive for both existing and new customers.
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Atos is a global leader in digital transformation and RingCentral, Inc. is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions.
The expanded partnership will now include Unify Office as the exclusive UCaaS offering for the 40 million user installed base of the Atos Unify product family.
This partnership allows Atos to maximise the global market opportunity in digital transformation by adding a strong cloud communications solution to its portfolio. Unify Office, combined with the Atos Unify OpenScape product family and market leading Atos Unify Cloud Contact Center offering, gives Atos’ customers unique access to leading solutions across all the major Unified Communications categories.
Atos itself will also become a customer of Unify Office and start to deploy Unify Office for Atos UCC (former Unify Division) with a view to expand this across the 110,000 employees. Unify, formerly Siemens Enterprise Communications, was acquired by Atos in 2016.
As Vlad Shmunis, Founder and CEO of RingCentral said: “At RingCentral we’ve always been focused on enabling employees to be productive and collaborate from anywhere, using any device and through the modality of their choice to drive effective business outcomes.”
“By bringing Unify Office to the 40 million users of Atos Unify’s family of products, we will provide organizations with the ability to accelerate digital transformation across their entire enterprise,” he added.
Atos will bring added value to RingCentral’s leading UCaaS offering through the exclusive compatibility of the Atos Unify family of devices and market leading services capabilities. In addition, Atos will provide fully integrated Digital Workplace offers with some of Atos’ biggest technology and alliance partners.
Unify Office will be the exclusive UCaaS solution offered through the Atos Unify Channel Program, allowing its reseller community of more than 1,700 partners worldwide to add their own value.
Elie Girard, CEO of Atos said: “This is a critical moment for workplace communications. Organisations are returning to their offices in a new normal and require accelerated digital transformation of their workplace environment.”
“With our unique heritage in Unified Communications, we’re excited about combining our knowledge with the market leader in UCaaS to start a new chapter for business communication solutions worldwide,” Girard added.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of €12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.
Atos UCC refers to the former Unify Division. Atos Unify refers to the product family of former Unify products and partner program.
RingCentral, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud Message Video Phone (MVP), customer engagement and contact center solutions for businesses worldwide. More flexible and cost effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing systems, RingCentral empowers modern mobile and distributed workforces to communicate, collaborate, and connect via any mode, any device, and any location.
RingCentral’s open platform integrates with leading third party business applications and enables customers to easily customise business workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, and has offices around the world.