ScanSource, Inc., a global provider of technology products, has announced the acquisition of Bristol-based cloud services distributor intY and its award winning CASCADE platform for cloud services distribution.
The acquisition will make it easier for ScanSource partners to sell strategic cloud services, including Microsoft, Symantec and Acronis.
CASCADE takes the friction out of acquiring, provisioning and managing XaaS offerings and, through its Partner Insighs tool, gives partners new capabilities for building a recurring revenue business.
Fast software provisioning;
Key data analytics and insights;
Seat and subscription management;
Easy billing and support;
Centrally managed licences; and
Recommendations on upgrade opportunities and lead generation.
Mike Baur, Chairman and CEO of ScanSource, said: “CASCADE serves as the next piece in our continuing digital strategy and provides partners with critical capabilities, including software provisioning, data analytics, seat management, billing and support, so they can sell more strategic cloud solutions and build strong recurring revenue practices.”
intY CEO Craig Joseph added: “At a time when partners want to deliver increased value, intY’s award-winning CASCADE platform and Partner Insights, along with the depth of the ScanSource and Intelisys portfolios, provide the market with a very compelling solution provider.”