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DALLAS/READING — Black Box®, a leading IT solutions provider that delivers cutting-edge technology solutions and professional services to businesses worldwide, today announced that the company has entered a new partnership with Gamma Communications plc ("Gamma"), a leading technology-based provider of communication services in the U.K. via an extensive network of trusted channel partners. Through this partnership, Black Box will deliver connectivity and Unified Communications solutions from Gamma — including the company's market-leading SIP trunking services — as part of its consultation, design, implementation, and post-installation support services.
"By building Gamma's business communications into our service offering, we're now able to provide a full Unified Communications portfolio and meet evolving market needs in the U.K. as businesses migrate from PSTN/ISDN to SIP," said Matt Thomas, vice president and general manager EMEA, Black Box. "Gamma is an innovative company working at the leading edge of communications services, and our best-in-class services will work hand in glove to help customers overcome technical and operational challenges to realize the benefits of next-generation communications technologies."
Through its network investment, digital-first approach, and in-house skills development, Gamma has built a comprehensive portfolio of communications services with significant intellectual property, disrupting the market with innovative and market-leading cloud-based services such as SIP trunking and hosted PBX. Black Box will offer these services as part of its own managed service offering. The company has more than 45 years of experience in deploying in-building IT and communications technologies, a footprint that spans 120 countries, time-tested methodologies, certified technicians, and a proven track record in facilitating smooth, successful implementations.
"Black Box is an exceptional partner for us because the company shares our vision of where the market is going and because it already has a strong customer base that will bolster our partner ecosystem," said Neil Taylor, head of partner sales at Gamma. "Black Box is a leading service provider that excels at wrapping its own services around those of partner companies. For companies in the U.K., our partnership offers the best-in-class services essential to navigating business communications in the digital world."
Gamma is a leading supplier of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) in the UK, German, Spanish, and Benelux business markets. It is AIM listed and employs 1650 people. With a range of UCaaS, Mobile, and Connectivity services, Gamma provides robust and secure solutions that enable organizations to communicate, collaborate, and offer a better customer experience.