News : Arkadin Acquires Applicable Ltd. to Leverage the Power of Unified Communications as a Service
London, UK, Sept 7, 2016 -- Arkadin, an NTT Communications company, and provider of Unified Communications and Collaboration services, announced the acquisition of Applicable Ltd., a provider of Cloud Unified Communications and enterprise voice services with offices in Bristol (UK), Brisbane (AUS) and Houston (USA).
Applicable’s success in building, implementing and managing cloud-based Microsoft Lync and Skype for Business for large enterprises will enable Arkadin to expand its global reach and bring the value of Unified Communications services to large and global companies.
"The acquisition of Applicable is an important milestone for Arkadin to enable all businesses, from SMBs to the largest enterprises, to harness the full power of Unified Communications for greater workplace productivity," said Olivier de Puymorin, Chairman and CEO of Arkadin International. "Our highly complementary portfolios and service strategies, coupled with shared cultural values and an aggressive vision for growth, present a huge opportunity for our global customers and partners to have the benefits of a private and fully managed cloud-based UC solution."
According to Thomas Valantin, Arkadin’s Chief Commercial Officer, "Arkadin and Applicable have been cooperating for some time and we have already demonstrated the value of our combined strengths in fostering voice-enabled Skype for Business solutions for large enterprises and for providing high quality experience and driving user adoption."
"We are thrilled to be joining Arkadin and are certain it will benefit all stakeholders, including our talented workforces and current and future customers," said Applicable Managing Director, Alan Baldwin. "Our combined resources and shared passion for enabling organisations to collaborate, will successfully deliver integrated Microsoft UC services that meet the essential quality of experience requirements of enterprise customers. Arkadin’s global telephony and local approach to service, together with Applicable’s expertise, offer customers a complete UC service."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Thursday, September 8, 2016