Source: Business Cloud News
Deutsche Telekom is partnering with Microsoft in a move that will see the German telco expand its device-focused activities with the firm and market Office 365 among other Microsoft cloud services to business customers.
The partnership includes a joint international marketing campaign spanning advertising, sales support and training, custom application development, and experiential activities tailored to each market where DT operates. The effort will also focus on driving demand for Lumia devices, and when it launches, Windows 10.
Niek Jan van Damme, managing director, Telekom Deutschland GmbH and member of the board of Deutsche Telekom put a BYOD spin on the revamped partnership with Microsoft: “Our successful cooperation with Microsoft which we continue to develop for years now, strengthens the position of Deutsche Telekom as the leading provider for connected life.”
“Together with Microsoft’s broad portfolio of devices, services and platforms, we reach customers who wish to switch their phone quickly and easily between professional and private use. Thus, we are able to provide a seamless user experience with benefits for both our private and our business customers,” he said.
lorian Seiche, vice president, Europe Region, Mobile Device Sales, Microsoft said: “Its trusted brand and network excellence in Germany and across key European markets will be a strong force to jointly deliver Microsoft devices and services to more consumers and businesses throughout Europe.”