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The IT Channel Company and MindsUnited sign strategic agreement

Leusden and Amsterdam, February 7th, 2017 - The IT Channel Company (TICC) - via it’s division Quattro Business Solutions (QBS) world largest Value Add SMB Distributor for Microsoft Dynamics – today announced a new strategic partnership. The partnership will combine QBS’ distribution capabilities and ERP expertise with MindsUnited’s leading CRM knowledge, tools and services to be the first mover in delivering Microsoft Dynamics 365 cloud solutions. In addition QBS has acquired a stake in MindsUnited under this strategic collaboration agreement.

"We are very proud of the cooperation we have agreed on with QBS. As a business-to-business software company with a focus on Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM solutions for partners and SMB customers, this strategic partnership allows us to unite our innovative CRM services with the marketing and distribution capabilities and ERP expertise of QBS. Together we will create an even better proposition for our partners and SMB customers. In this way we will be well positioned to lead the "Digitalisation of SMEs" and drive forward our market leadership in the Dynamics 365 area" says Arjen Jansen, CEO at MindsUnited.

MindsUnited is a leading international ISV in the Dynamics CRM channel, best known for its two offerings, both aimed at improving "customer activation" and ease of use of Dynamics CRM/365:

  • JumpStart 365 - easy activation of CRM including process design & user setup
  • CloudChains 365 - tool to connect Dynamics CRM to third-party software

"Our next step is to make our valuable services portfolio CRM ready and then open that portfolio to the Dynamics CRM channel," said QBS Group partner Guus Krabbenborg in a statement.

Louis Rustenhoven, CEO at TICC, also emphasises the importance attached to the digitalisation of small to medium sized businesses and the leading role of the Microsoft partner community in this respect: "With this collaboration we once again underline our commitment to our QBS partners in driving forward digitalisation in the SME sector. MindsUnited is an innovative Independent Software Vendor specialised in CRM with whom we will work very closely together to provide benefit to our partners. The combined service offering will be further developed within the framework of this strategic agreement and make us the leading Dynamics 365 distributor for Europe.”

And  as part of their partner recruiting effort QBS has also hired former Microsoft Dynamics lead in The Netherland Richard de Goederen as their new Partner Recruit Lead.

Together with her partners MindsUnited and Dynasource QBS group will be present at eXtreme 365 EMEA in Lisbon in March.