Atos, RingCentral Expand Strategic Partnership

Atos SE (CAC40: ATO), a provider of digital transformation, and RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), a provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, has announced the expansion of their strategic partnership with the launch of a co-branded UCaaS solution called Unify Office (UO) by RingCentral, the company said.

In addition to the system integrator relationship announced previously, the expanded partnership will now include Unify Office as the exclusive UCaaS offering for the 40 million user installed base of the Atos Unify product family. Unify Office is expected to be available starting August 31, 2020.

This will allow Atos to maximize the global market opportunity in digital transformation by adding a strong cloud communications solution to its portfolio. Unify Office, combined with the Atos Unify OpenScape product family and market Atos Unify Cloud Contact Center offering, gives Atos´ customers unique access to solutions across all the major Unified Communications categories.

Atos will also become a customer of Unify Office and start to deploy Unify Office for Atos UCC (former Unify Division) with a view to expand this across the 110,000 employees. Unify, formerly Siemens Enterprise Communications, was acquired by Atos in 2016.

During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Atos accelerated its relationship with RingCentral and engaged within the strong Atos Unify reseller landscape to certify more than 90 channel partners with an Early Adopter Program to sell the new Unify Office.

Atos will bring added value to RingCentral´s UCaaS offering through the exclusive compatibility of the Atos Unify family of devices and market services capabilities. In addition, Atos will provide fully integrated Digital Workplace offers with some of Atos´ biggest technology and alliance partners. Unify Office will be the exclusive UCaaS solution offered through the Atos Unify Channel Program, allowing its reseller community of more than 1,700 partners worldwide to add their own value.

Atos is a provider of digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of EUR 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.

RingCentral is a provider of cloud Message Video Phone (MVP), customer engagement and contact center solutions for businesses worldwide. More flexible and cost effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces, RingCentral empowers modern mobile and distributed workforces to communicate, collaborate, and connect via any mode, any device, and any location. RingCentral´s open platform integrates with third party business applications and enables customers to easily customize business workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, and has offices around the world.