Gestion-Ressources Announces Gold Partner Status and Upcoming Collaboration Roadshow with Zimbra
(Quebec) March 25, 2014 -
Gestion-Ressources Becomes Zimbra Gold Partner in Canada
Gestion-Ressources has strengthened its 6-year business relationship with Zimbra, a global leader in unified collaboration software, and is proud to be positioned as a leader and Zimbra Gold partner in Canada.
For this occasion, the Montreal-based company is taking a look back at some major milestones in regards to this partnership:
2008 - Gestion-Ressources became a Zimbra reseller;
2009 - The company completed the most important Zimbra deployment in Quebec for RÉ/MAX-Québec;
2010 - Gestion-Ressources became a VMware partner following the acquisition of Zimbra. The company also added new clients in the Quebec region such as Polytechnique and Laura Secord;
2011 - Gestion-Ressources reached the "Enterprise" level in regards to its partnership with VMware. Gestion-Ressources also won its first contract in Alberta;
2012 - The company's customer base doubled and its license sales grew by 400%. Gestion-Ressources also secured its first client in Ontario;
2013 - Zimbra was acquired by Telligent and the two companies merged to form Zimbra, Inc. Following the merger, the customer base for Gestion-Ressources doubled and license sales continued to grow. The company gained clients in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Nova Scotia and British Columbia;
2014 - January was a record month in terms of license sales. Gestion-Ressources became the only Zimbra Gold partner in Canada and is well on its way to becoming a Zimbra Training Partner.
"We are extremely proud of the business relationship we have developed with Zimbra in Canada. Our clients choose Zimbra because it is a flexible, cost effective solution that integrates well with other applications. With Zimbra, we give control back to IT managers," adds Camil Martel, President and Co-Founder of Gestion-Ressources.
Zimbra and Gestion-Ressources Team Up for 2014 Canadian Roadshow
Gestion-Ressources wishes to expand its horizon west of Quebec. As a result, starting next month, the company is teaming up with Zimbra for a three-city roadshow to showcase Zimbra Collaboration, Zimbra's open source messaging and collaboration solution that includes complete email, address book, calendar, file-sharing and tasks. The roadshow will cover topics ranging from collaboration to unified communications to cross platform support. The roadshow includes stops in the following cities:
Toronto on April 24th
Calgary on May 29th
Vancouver on June 26th
"We already have numerous clients outside of Quebec and we feel that there are great opportunities for us in other provinces. This is why we have chosen to hold multiple events in major cities to showcase Zimbra's offerings and meet potential customers," adds Laurent Bounin, Director of Marketing and Sales at Gestion-Ressources.