Kyiv, Ukraine, December 16, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- MTI company have signed a distribution agreement with Polycom, the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), telepresence, audio and video communication.
Overall, Polycom now holds more than 32 percent global market share at the end of the second quarter 2012, and gained nearly 8 percent global video collaboration market share in the first half of 2012, according to Wainhouse Research. The partnership between MTI and Polycom will influence the Ukrainian segment of this market significantly.
“We consider Ukrainian market as a key market and are genuinely happy to cooperate with MTI company, one of the largest players in IT market of Ukraine. Signing this contract emphasizes the intentions and determinations of Polycom to make innovations in unified communications and video conferences available to wider audiences,” said Sergey Khomyakov, General Manager in Russia and the CIS.
"Our partners have shown a growing interest for videoconferencing market. By adding Polycom to our distributor portfolio we provide complex solutions in corporate segment. Entering this market is another step towards developing project distribution in MTI," stated Sergey Yakovlev, Commercial Director of IT Distribution Division in MTI.
The first supply of Polycom products is expected to arrive to MTI warehouse in January 2013.
MTI company was founded in February 25, 1991. Nowadays it is a multisectoral IT-holding and one of the biggest players on Ukrainian IT market.
The main directions of the group of companies MTI on the market of IT are:
• Wholesale of notebooks, PC components, communication, computers and office devices.
• Retail sales of office and computer devices through the own retail chain.
• System integration in financial, government, manufactory sectors and retails.
• Guarantee and out-of-warranty service of computers and office devices.
• Sales, installations and support of commercial systems and physical security.
The company is an authorized distributor of leading IT-products manufacturers.
As a result of the “Ukrainian IT-Channel Award 2011” competition, that was organized by the Association of Information Technology of Ukraine, and publishing house “Channel Partner Ukraine", MTI company has received the prize in “Hardware Distributor” nomination.
Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications (UC) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted by more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure and rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of communication, business, mobile and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure face-to-face video collaboration in any environment. Polycom and its ecosystem of over 7,000 partners provide truly unified communications solutions that deliver the best user experience, highest multi-vendor interoperability, and lowest TCO.