Qumu adds Strategic Partners to Expand Video Platform Footprint

Company signs partnerships to reinforce leadership position in Unified Communications and Hybrid Cloud

qumu logoQumu, the leading provider of best-in-class video technology for the enterprise, has announced the signing of new strategic partnership agreements with AVI Systems, Genesis Integration and Whitlock. These signings will allow Qumu to extend its leadership position in both Unified Communications and Hybrid Cloud, and add to a record year of growth for Qumu’s channel partner network. Following a revamp in mid-2017, Qumu has experienced a 56% increase in channel partners over the last 12 months.

“These new channel partnerships will allow Qumu to not only expand its global footprint, but build our presence in key vertical markets like Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and Manufacturing,” said Chance Mason, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales.

“Through the balance of 2018 and all of 2019, channel partners like AVI Systems, Genesis Integration and Whitlock will be key to accelerating the growth of our company.”

With a strong presence in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical markets, AVI Systems builds and services digital communications systems for hundreds of customers including Medtronic and Mayo Clinic. Genesis Integration designs and builds customised world-class solutions to improve people’s work and collaboration, with clients across all business sectors. And Whitlock is a global technology integrator with expertise in AV, collaboration and modern workplace solutions for major customers including Amazon, Biogen, Dell, Rockwell Automation and Verizon.

“The addition of Qumu’s platform to our collaboration portfolio offers all of Genesis clients access to the most flexible, secure and advanced content creation and management technology available,” said Gabriel Gely, Executive Vice President of Genesis Integration.

“The accelerated pace of content consumption our enterprise clients are experiencing requires us to find creative solutions to tackle the challenges of both network limitations and user expectations. Together with Qumu, we can now provide a complete, robust solution.”

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“Whitlock is excited to reinvigorate our 16-year partnership with Qumu. As the dominant platform and service provider for hybrid media delivery to the enterprise, Qumu is a perfect fit in our global solutions ecosystem,” said Terrell Coble, Director of UC Strategy and Global Innovation

As part of its overall channel momentum, Qumu is seeing significant interest from service-oriented resellers looking to enhance the value of their branded services. With this in mind, the company’s fastest-growing channel partner segments centre around hybrid cloud, Unified Communications and live event services.

“Today’s channel partners are looking for a trusted provider that has proven experience and a track record of success with Global 2000 companies,” said John Poole, VP, WW Channels and Alliances.

“As the use of video in the workplace intensifies, customers are leaning on their partners to deliver scalable technology and enterprise grade security, and our new relationships deliver exactly these things.”

 

About Qumu Corporation
Qumu (Nasdaq: QUMU) is the leading provider of best-in-class tools to create, manage, secure, distribute and measure the success of live and on-demand video for the enterprise. Backed by the most trusted and experienced team in the industry, the Qumu platform enables global organisations to drive employee engagement, increase access to video, and modernise the workplace by providing a more efficient and effective way to share knowledge.

About AVI Systems
Organisations who value the power of visual communications, trust AVI to enable people and teams to communicate their critical ideas. AVI technologies accelerate decision making, improve human interactions and create immersive digital experiences.

About Genesis Integration Inc.
Genesis Integration Inc. is a leading Canadian AV and Collaboration firm providing customers a complete range of design/build, consulting, and installation services for audio, visual and collaboration technologies. Genesis is also an Institutional Communications & Security Company with a strong focus in Western Canada.

About Whitlock
Whitlock is a video collaboration company that provides strategy, management, technologies and support to the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Whitlock believes face-to-face collaboration creates stronger relationships and makes way for both business and personal success. What Whitlock gives to a customer is the ability to connect, work together and share ideas with each other and the world, with a reliable video experience every time. Whitlock serves customers across the U.S. and worldwide through the Global Presence Alliance.

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