IBM Helps Growing Businesses Expand Global Technology Support
IBM announced the expansion of its leading technical support services to now provide small and medium-sized businesses with the ability to offer global technology support to their customers, regardless of their location. As the imperative for businesses to expand into global markets continues, IBM provides them with comprehensive single-source technical support services for a fraction of the cost of maintaining in-house skills or multiple regional service contracts. IBM's new Managed Vendor Support Services gives clients the opportunity to scale their technical support offerings globally -- at their own pace -- via access to IBM's global reach, highly skilled technical professionals, worldwide parts network and logistics expertise.
Ringio, a provider of small and medium business CRM phone solutions, announced its newest cloud-based innovation, the Ringio Call Center. Ringio Call Center, an affordable solution, enables a company’s inbound and outbound call centers to work together from multiple locations to respond to calls intelligently and quickly. Ringio’s hosted call center application can be set up on computers and mobile devices from many locations in a matter of minutes. The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model lets a company avoid a large upfront cost. The call center comes with all the core features of Ringio’s virtual PBX. The plug-n-play CRM-phone integration with the real time screen popup makes Ringio’s cloud based call center application more powerful than similar products.
Citrix announced that it has closed the acquisition of Zenprise, a provider of mobile device management (MDM). As previously announced, Citrix will integrate the Zenprise offering for mobile device management, with its Citrix CloudGateway and Me@Work solutions for managing mobile apps and data. As a result, IT will now have a comprehensive set of tools that make it easy to manage and secure devices, apps and data, while users will now be able to access any app from any device, giving them the freedom to work and play anywhere.