Virgin signs public sector unified comms deal with Unify

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Unify OpenScape is a UC and collaboration solution which provides a suite of voice, mobility, video, web conferencing, chat, messaging and presence applications

Unify has signed an agreement with Virgin Media Business that will see Virgin sell its OpenScape unified communications software to public sector clients, including central and local government and the health sector.

Unify OpenScape is a UC and collaboration solution which provides a suite of voice, mobility, video, web conferencing, chat, messaging and presence applications aimed at simplifying the complexity and management of IT systems and improving business performance.

Unified communications AvayaDuncan Higgins, marketing director of Virgin Media Business, said: “Public sector organisations are striving to offer their employees new and more flexible ways to remain connected. As the UK workforce continues to become increasingly mobile, Virgin Media Business is committed to helping its customers find the right technologies to achieve this. This agreement with Unify complements our existing core unified communications portfolio.”

Trevor Connell, managing director for West EMEA, Russia and APAC at Unify, said: “Our agreement with Virgin Media Business is a testament to the strength of the Unify brand and market share it has taken over the last few years.

The agreement further recognises the strengths of Unify’s OpenScape portfolio and validates its position as a leading solutions provider in the unified communications space. Whether cloud-based or on-premise, we are ideally positioned to deliver services that really change the way UK organisations work and succeed.”