Uxbridge, U.K., 27 February, 2014 – Xerox today announced the further expansion of its channel partner network with the appointment of Ocean Intelligent Communications, one of the U.K.’s leading suppliers of IT consultancy, managed services and infrastructure.
As a Xerox authorised reseller and authorised service provider, Ocean will offer the full range of Xerox office products and supplies, including Phaser® printers, WorkCentre® and ColorQube® multifunction systems which print, copy, fax and scan. Ocean will also offer managed print services (MPS) through Xerox Partner Print Services.
“At Ocean we work exclusively with leading, tier one suppliers and manufacturers, so Xerox’s global reputation and reach made it an obvious choice,” said Jason Osmond, group sales director, Ocean. “Aligning with Xerox will give us a strong IT and print managed services value proposition that we can take to the market, opening up new opportunities that will enable further expansion.”
Ocean Intelligent Communications was formed more than ten years ago with a vision to become the partner of choice for companies looking to enhance and develop their IT and communications strategy. It now has a diverse range of clients, providing an array of consultancy, design, project management, implementation and support services.
Norman Richardson, director and general manager, Channels Group, Xerox U.K. added: “This partnership will provide Ocean with a unique value proposition that will further strengthen its position as a leading provider in the technology marketplace. Partnering with an IT services focused reseller such as Ocean further marks Xerox’s transformation, beyond its traditional focus on hardware to a more services-led model.”
Ocean Intelligent Communications was formed over 10 years ago with a vision to become the partner of choice for companies looking to enhance and develop their IT and Communications strategy. Ocean’s goals and aims for the future are simple: to continue to create and sustain long term partnerships with businesses, delivering managed communications and IT services to enable them to achieve their strategic goals. For further information visit:www.ocean.eu.com
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