Azlan Backs Cisco Collaboration Breakaway

Azlan, the enterprise division of Computer 2000, is backing Cisco’s new Collaboration Breakaway PLUS promotion, which aims to help partners drive sales of video, voice and collaboration applications, by providing active support on special bids and making its specialist Cisco Collaboration and UCS Data Centre Solutions Architects available to support partners too.

The new promotion combines the best of the previous successful Collaboration Breakaway scheme with new elements that provide improved services offers, special pricing incentives, and robust demand generation support. Azlan is also supporting the programme with its own expertise.

Mark Wheeler, Azlan Cisco Business Unit Director, said: “Collaboration Breakaway PLUS provides Cisco partners with everything they need to generate customer demand. It provides them with access to special offers and pricing support that will help them close deals. We’re adding even more to that by making out Solutions Architects available to support partners in putting together propositions and technical designs for customers. By offering this additional assistance, Azlan will help Cisco partners to can build on the benefits that Collaboration Breakaway PLUS offers and make it even more effective in terms of driving new business around video, voice and UCS solutions.”

There are a number of specific opportunities that resellers can address under Collaboration Breakaway PLUS. These include a ‘get current’ campaign on Cisco Call Manager, the latest version of which is built on a Cisco C-Series UCS server. It thus enables customer to fully leverage the unique Cisco data centre architecture alongside Call Manager’s renowned unified communications capabilities.

Collaboration Breakaway PLUS also gives partners access to added incentives on sales of both Cisco B-Series and C-Series UCS systems. Azlan is an accredited distributor and offers full configuration services on both lines. Special discounts on licensing for Cisco unified communications solutions deployed on these platforms are also available.