Globo and Bechtle UK enter strategic partnershipMarch 31, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 31 March 2014
Globo Plc (‘Globo’ or ‘the Group’)
Globo Enters Strategic Partnership Agreement with Bechtle in the UK to supply Complete Portfolio of GO!Enterprise Solutions
LONDON, UK – March 31, 2014 – Globo plc (LSE-AIM: GBO), the international provider of enterprise mobility management and telecom software products and solutions, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Bechtle Direct Ltd., in the UK.
Working through Computerlinks as Globo’s distributor, Bechtle will offer Globo’s entire suite of Enterprise Mobility solutions including GO!Enterprise Office and GO!Enterprise Mobile Device Management (MDM) to its 3,000 strong UK client base. In addition Bechtle will train its technical team to support Globo solutions for its customers.
Giles Norris, Marketing and Vendor Relations Manager at Bechtle UK, commented:
“Our international customers are demanding leading enterprise mobility solutions and Globo’s GO!Enterprise suite is a perfect fit. Globo’s expertise in enterprise mobile applications, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) solutions and mobile application and device management, makes them the ideal partner to provide our customers with the best solutions to address all of their mobile IT requirements. We’re looking forward to working with Globo and developing the relationship as a strategic partner.”
Patrick Costello, Globo’s VP Sales for Western Europe, added:
“Our strategic partnership with Bechtle, one of the leading IT and mobile resellers in Europe, will now enable us to further deliver our complete range of Enterprise Mobility solutions to address the requirements of corporations of all sizes under a single platform – GO!Enterprise. We’re excited about working with such an established player in the mobile and IT solutions market.”
Yad Jaura, Marketing Director (Western Europe)
Globo PLC is an international leader and technology innovator delivering Enterprise Mobility Management and Telecom software products and solutions. Globo has established itself as one of the market leaders in the ICT market, offering a wide range of products and services to the corporate, public and consumer market. The Group operates internationally through subsidiaries and offices in US, UK, Europe, Middle East and South East Asia. For more information visit the company’s website at www.globoplc.com.
GO!Enterprise, the only complete Enterprise Mobility platform, incorporating Mobile Device Management, a Secure Workspace (where employees can find all necessary collaboration/productivity and business apps in one container) and a Mobile Application Development Platform (MADP), with the capability to build, distribute and manage cross-platform apps. This mobile Enterprises experience offers a comprehensive solution for any BYOD and Business mobilisation initiative, also enabling reduced costs and faster time to market.
Bechtle UK is part of the Bechtle Group, one of Europe’s largest IT resellers. Founded in 1983, the company currently employs around 6,300 people in 14 countries. Bechtle is a manufacturer-independent company that provides one-stop shopping for the full range of IT infrastructure and operational needs of an industrial, public sector and financial customer base exceeding 75,000 users. In 2013, the company generated revenues of around €2.3 billion.
Computerlinks distributes and supports IT security, network performance and Internet technology solutions from a worldwide range of leading hardware and software manufacturers and service providers. The company has over 600 employees operating across 23 countries and in 2013 had revenue of around €700m. Computerlinks was acquired by Arrow Electronics Inc., in October 2013.