New Delhi: Canadian firm Research In Motion (RIM) has partnered Ingram Micro to offer BlackBerry mobility solutions to large corporate and small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the country.
“Given the reach of Ingram, the partnership will help RIM capture a bigger share of the market. The opportunity in India is huge and we are looking at offering value proposition to enterprise customers in India,” RIM Enterprise Sales Director (India) Sunil Lalvani said.
Under the partnership, Ingram Micro India, through its network of Value Added Resellers (VARs), will distribute full portfolio of BlackBerry enterprise solutions in India, including smartphones, accessories, software and technical support services.
The services would include collaboration, email, voice and applications solutions.
“The enterprise offerings include mobile solutions, which will help boost productivity, increase sales performance and improve customer service,” he said.
Apart from BlackBerry mailing solutions and other services, Ingram will offer also offer its BlackBerry Mobile Voice System (BlackBerry MVS).
The service integrates a user’s corporate phone system with a BlackBerry smartphone to provide single number reachability and extension dialing as well as corporate phone system features like hold, transfer and ad-hoc conferencing.
“With over 30 years of experience as the leader in IT distribution, we are ideally positioned to build a unique value proposition to resellers and telco operators alike,” Ingram Micro managing director K Jaishankar said.