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Kiwi UC provider becomes a Microsoft Co-Sell partner

Kiwi headquartered unified communications (UC) service management provider, Virsae, has achieved the coveted Co-Sell ready designation through the Microsoft One Commercial Partner Program, a significant milestone that positions it for growth through Microsoft’s own international networks.

The Co-Sell programme was piloted in 2016 and officially unveiled at Microsoft Inspire in June 2017. 

Including a $250 million investment in Microsoft seller incentives, it drives immediate stakeholder engagement, targeted growth and amplified global visibility for selected ISV partners like Virsae.

Microsoft NZ ISV partner development manager Hamish McNee says, “Becoming a Microsoft Co-Sell partner is a big deal for New Zealand technology providers because the programme gives them support from Microsoft’s large, global sales force to drive new business.

“We think Virsae has developed a solution worthy of note on the world stage.” 

“We want to acknowledge their success thus far and help them reach even greater heights through our global networks.”

Already a Microsoft Gold ISV partner for several years, the Virsae Service Management platform, VSM, helps businesses around the world keep their communications at peak performance.  

Its innovative cloud-based technology gets to the root cause of UC, contact centre, infrastructure, and security issues, using a single interface that simplifies management and reduces costs, and improves customer experience. 

As a Microsoft Co-Sell partner Virsae will now have access to marketing and communications support, technical assistance and the specialist services of a Business Development Manager.

“Virsae has an exciting solution that can be used globally by enterprise and corporate customers, which means it has near limitless opportunities in the customer market,” says McNee.

At a time when UC applications are more complex and business critical than ever before, Virsae helps businesses keep their UC platforms running flawlessly.

Virsae CEO Tony Jayne says, “We’ve been working with Microsoft for some time and we’re excited to have reached the next stage of our evolution, going to market with the support of such a major global organisation.

“Just last month Microsoft hosted us at their Inspire Conference, where they introduced us to their full sales team and provided valuable networking opportunities.”

“We’re looking forward to many more avenues opening up to us in future through our Co-Sell partnership."

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