Scottsdale, AZ, May 2, 2023 — Stramaglio Consulting today announced that Intermedia Cloud Communications, a leading provider of cloud communications, collaboration, and productivity solutions to businesses and the partners that serve them, has joined The Consortium, a think tank of imaging industry leaders focused on helping the channel grow and thrive.
Intermedia is a cloud communications company that helps over 135,000 businesses connect better – through voice, video conferencing, chat, contact center, file sharing and backup, along with business email, security, and more – from wherever, whenever. Intermedia eliminates the need for multiple communications service providers with a seamlessly integrated portfolio of communications and collaboration solutions – all delivered through one highly reliable, secure, and intelligent platform.
As a partner-first company, Intermedia provides a comprehensive set of programs, resources, and support to help partners grow their revenue and maximize their success. Programs include the Customer Ownership Reseller (CORE™) model – which enables partners to resell, package, and manage Intermedia’s solutions as if they were their own, while benefiting from highly attractive economic terms and maintaining ownership of their customer relationships – as well as agent models.
As a new member of The Consortium, Intermedia offers the office equipment dealer channel with an easy on-ramp into Managed IT, with its cloud communications platform being a natural component of the office workspace. In recent years, as businesses continue to transition to remote and hybrid work models and switch from inflexible and costly on-premises business phone systems to inherently mobile and versatile cloud communications solutions in the process, Intermedia has helped a growing number of office equipment dealers add cloud communications and collaboration products to their portfolios. Delivered through a Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription model, these solutions, coupled with Intermedia’s comprehensive sales, training, marketing, onboarding, technical, and billing support, are providing office equipment dealers with a new and significant source of monthly recurring revenue.
“We are excited to join this exciting group of industry and thought leaders to offer diversity of products, technologies, and growth in this market,” said Patrick Sheehan, Vice President of Channel Development and Distribution at Intermedia. “We look forward to helping these partners drive monthly recurring revenues with our easy-to-deploy and manage intelligent communications backed by our world-class support and partner program. The communications market is rapidly transitioning to the cloud, which represents a significant opportunity for our partners to help their customers modernize their businesses.”
The Consortium is assembled by Mike Stramaglio, President and CEO of Stramaglio Consulting, in order to establish an open collaborative platform that enables the Imaging Channel to embrace and lead Digital Transformation (DX).
“We are so excited to have Intermedia join the Consortium,” said Mike Stramaglio. “I am confident their solutions will keep helping the industry move quickly towards Managed IT arena and their collaboration with other leaders in the Consortium will create another unique strategy and strong combined solutions that the industry will get great benefit from.”
About Stramaglio Consulting LLC
Stramaglio Consulting is committed to taking imaging channel businesses to the next level with a focus on new technologies, innovation and consulting services. Its founder, Mike Stramaglio, is a well-known and respected industry leader with more than 40 years’ experience in the office imaging technology channel. Most recently, he was president of MWA FORZA with Konica Minolta after its acquisition of MWA Intelligence, the company he founded in 2006. To learn more visit https://stramaglioconsulting.com/.
Intermedia is a cloud communications company that helps over 135,000 businesses connect better – through voice, video conferencing, chat, contact center, business email and productivity, file sharing and backup, security, archiving, and more – from wherever, whenever. We strive to eliminate the need for multiple communications service providers with a seamlessly integrated portfolio of communications and collaboration solutions, including our flagship product Intermedia Unite®, all delivered through one highly reliable and secure platform. With month-to-month contract options, one monthly bill, one intuitive point of administrative control, and as the only cloud communications company to have been certified by J.D. Power for excellence in technical support 6 years in a row, Intermedia is committed to providing enterprise-grade products to businesses of all sizes through a simple, Worry-Free Experience.
For more information about Intermedia, visit www.intermedia.com.
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