In April 2012, a mutually beneficial long-term partnership agreement for business development throughout the Russian Federation was signed between COMPAREX, one of the leading manufacturer-independent ICT Solution Providers in Europe and I.T. Co., one of the leading systems integrators in Russia.
The cooperation in the sphere of software supplying and systems integration between COMPAREX and I.T. Co. will allow to extend the field of activity and to strengthen market position of both companies. Operating in the framework of the partnership, the companies will execute complex turnkey IT-projects, carry out activities such as software licensing services, sales of software and hardware products of the world known vendors, provide IT consulting services including software asset management, as well as maintenance and support of corporate information systems of their customers on the whole territory of the Russian Federation.
Qualified COMPAREX and I.T. Co. professionals will focus on priority directions of the partnership concerning advancing of IT solutions for the following industries: oil and gas industry, electric power industry, state run public authorities, banking and finance sector, telecommunication industry, transport, wholesale and retail. The partners intend to provide informational and consulting support to each other in the framework of cooperation with the aim of advancing joint IT solutions and executing mutual project engagements.
Due to more than 30 years’ experience in the sphere of software licensing and the highest level of partnership from Microsoft, VMware, Citrix, Oracle, Adobe, Autodesk, HP, IBM, Symantec, Kaspersky Lab and other vendors, COMPAREX can offer to its customers optimal IT solutions with an excellent price/quality ratio. Professional specialists of the company provide expert legal services in the sphere of implementation of software management systems (Software Asset Management, SAM), which creates additional possibilities for executing complex IT projects. In addition, being a member of Raiffeisen Group, COMPAREX is characterized by financial flexibility and enjoys high level of stability despite global economic changes.
One of I.T. Co. strengths is its wide expertise in the field of data migration from different platforms to Microsoft Exchange, experience at IT infrastructure and data centers construction and development (including engineering infrastructure), experience at providing of outsourcing and outstaffing services and roll-out project management. Big amount of I.T. Co. subsidiaries and the team of professional specialists ensure qualified technical support of customers’ IT systems in all regions of the Russian Federation.
“Collaboration with one of the leading Russian systems integrators, I.T. Co., is an excellent possibility to take advantage of its great experience while implementing mutual projects in different fields of business. Strategic partnership between our companies will enable COMPAREX to become more efficient and successfully fulfill our mission of providing the most optimal IT-solutions to support the effective business development of our customers. We highly appreciate the collaboration with I.T. Co. and hope to continue development of our partnership on a long-term basis.” – said Alexander Kutowski, General Director of COMPAREX LLC (Russian subsidiary).
“We consider COMPAREX as a serious international partner for further development and enhancement of possibilities in business sectors of strategic importance and development of IT business on a national scale, - emphasized Oleg Bakiev, General Director of I.T. Co. Today, in the framework of our partnership, we are happy to propose to our clients our joint services and best solutions of the leading vendors under the most favorable conditions. We hope to achieve good results and to implement new large-scale projects.”
Strategic partnership between COMPAREX and I.T. Co. will allow to build up mutually beneficial business relationship and to achieve best business results. Joining forces and capabilities of the two companies will give a possibility for more effective interaction with large corporate and government customers due to the highest level of partner recognition, implementation of the in-house software and multivendor helpdesk throughout the whole country.
COMPAREX (www.comparex-group.com) is one of the leading manufacturer-independent ICT Solution Providers in Europe. In its first core business of software (software licensing, consulting on licensing agreements and software & IT asset management) PC-WARE is one of the market leaders in Europe. The company is the biggest Microsoft LAR (Large Account Reseller) in the entire EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, and Africa).
COMPAREX has subsidiaries in 28 countries in Europe, Africa, and Asia and currently about 1,700 employees who serve business customers from industry, public administration and medium-sized businesses as well as major, globally active customers.
Russian subsidiary of the company covers all federal regions by local offices in Moscow (Headquarter), St. Petersburg, Samara, N. Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar, Novosibirsk, Perm, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, and by trade representatives in other big cities of Russian Federation.