Press Release - BlueJeans extends Asia Pacific reach with Ingram Micro partnership
May 4, 2017 — Sydney, Australia,—BlueJeans Network, a leading video meetings platform, today announced a milestone partnership with Ingram Micro, Asia Pacific’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions.
The partnership will significantly broaden the availability of the BlueJeans solutions to customers in every corner of Asia Pacific through Ingram Micro’s extensive local and regional reseller channels.
With the addition of BlueJeans to its vendor line card, Ingram Micro Australia will now offer its customers a suite of video solutions, including Primetime, onVideo, onSocial and the recently launched Huddle Rooms. Each video solution delivers the same seamless user experience powered by the BlueJeans Enterprise Video Cloud, regardless of whether customers are using their desktop, mobile device, or are in a video-enabled room.
"This coincides with our APAC partnership announcement with Bluejeans and we are excited for the new opportunities it will bring our Australian channel partners. Ingram Micro is investing heavily in the unified communications market this year and the Bluejeans product is integral to both our market push and our solutions building capability," said Andrew Upshon, General Manager, Ingram Plus Division, Australia.
"Ingram Micro will now be able to build some impressive packages for our customers using a variety of complementary hardware products including cameras, PC’s, displays screens and more, adding Bluejeans software product to wrap the solution together," said Upshon.
BlueJeans APAC Managing Director, James Brennan, said the deal was a game-changer in the growing Asia Pacific video communications market.
"Ingram Micro’s expertise and extensive network will allow us to simplify access to video communications for customers across all verticals and to deliver customised solutions that meet their needs. The combination of BlueJeans with will ensure their customers get the best experience and value available.
"2017 is looking to be an exciting year for BlueJeans, with plans for growth and expansion across the APAC market. This partnership is a critical component in this journey," said Brennan.
About BlueJeans Network
BlueJeans is the world’s leading provider of interoperable video communication, bringing video to you wherever you are. Thousands of global companies use BlueJeans every day for meetings, events, and on social networks across any location or device including mobile, desktop, and room systems. BlueJeans replaces traditional web conferencing technologies for a modern workforce, delivering face-to-face video communication for any organization who wants to bring their employees, leaders, and partners closer together. BlueJeans Network is a private company headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information go to: www.bluejeans.com or follow the company @BlueJeansNet.
About Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro delivers expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud services, and supply chain solutions, enabling its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 170 countries on six continents with the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Ingram Micro helps businesses Realise the Promise of Technology™.
For more information, please visit au.ingrammicro.com