Mindware unveils cloud marketplace platform
Platform offers an extensive array of subscription offerings from the VAD
Regional VAD Mindware, has launched a cloud marketplace platform aimed at its Middle East and Africa partners. The platform includes an extensive array of subscription offerings, all conveniently aggregated on an online management tool.
On the core of the new platform lies Microsoft and the Cloud Service Provider (CSP) agreement recently signed by Mindware and the software vendor.
According to Mindware, utilising the cloud marketplace and its Microsoft CSP services, resellers can now own the complete customer lifecycle, allowing them to easily sell Office 365, Azure, Enterprise Mobility and Dynamics 365 subscriptions. In addition, the can help their clients take advantage of compelling cloud services by owning the entire billing process and directly managing support.
"Microsoft is thrilled about opportunities that support the growth of our partners and customers through the adoption of technology," said Tareq Hijazi, director of Comercial Partner Group, Microsoft Gulf. "We are pleased to further our collaboration with Mindware in providing our customers with enterprise grade solutions through a platform that maintains the flexibility and scalability they require."
Hijazi said the new cloud marketplace will offer users a greater technical edge with latest technology and fully managed services delivered from the Microsoft Cloud. "Leveraging our deep proven expertise, combined with Mindware's rich experience in software asset management and associated consulting services, this platform will further help build the confidence within customers to choose a single-window IT-partner for all their cloud requirements," he said.
Nicholas Argyrides, chief of Sales and deputy general manager at Mindware, said that: "We chose to go live at a time coinciding with Microsoft's start of fiscal 2018 - to inaugurate a new beginning in the way we do business with our partners."
Argyrides added that launching the platform took a bit longer than anticipated, but nonetheless, perfecting its functionality and usability for a seamless user experience was a top priority. "We are now ready to execute, " he said.