|By Business Wire||
|December 6, 2012 11:30 AM EST||
Sococo, the Social Communications Company, has signed an agreement with iGUAZU Corporation, a member of JB Group, for distribution of Sococo Team Space in Japan. Under the agreement, iGUAZU will use its expansive sales force and deep enterprise relationships to offer Sococo Team Space to Japanese companies. This partnership gives iGUAZU access to ongoing Sococo innovation in social communications. Sococo’s flagship product, Sococo Team Space, is a communications service and virtual workspace that makes teams feel more connected which drives better employee engagement and increased productivity. Early adopters of Sococo Team Space in Japan are already benefitting from Sococo’s breakthrough communication experience that makes team interactions more natural and fluid.
“We’re delighted to partner with iGUAZU and bring Sococo Team Space to Japan,” said David Van Wie, Co-Founder & CEO, Sococo. “Entering the Japanese market is a big step forward for Sococo and we are confident that iGUAZU’s longstanding enterprise relationships will accelerate growth for Sococo and iGUAZU while transforming engagement for our customers in Japan.”
iGUAZU will manage marketing, selling and support for Sococo Team Space in Japan with support from Sococo. Sococo will offer additional support and share best practices in marketing, selling and supporting Sococo Team Space based on its growing business in North America. iGUAZU is a member of JB Group, a large and established Japanese IT company with longstanding relationships with many Japanese corporations.
“The availability of Sococo Team Space in Japan is timely as remote workers and distributed teams are on the rise,” said Tatsuya Yabana, CEO & president, iGUAZU. “Japanese businesses are looking for ways to improve communication and real time collaboration among distributed teams and Sococo offers an innovative and transformational solution.”
“Sococo Team Space made an immediate, positive impact on our team,” said Hiroki Chiba, CEO of Arche in Japan. “The ability to instantly contact anyone regardless of their location has resulted in increased communication and a true team mentality. Businesses looking to keep their remote workforces connected need look no further than Sococo Team Space.”
For more information visit: www.sococo.com
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Sococo, provides social communication services that bring people together, no matter where they are located, and encourages natural and fluid engagement. Sococo is located in Mountain View, California. For more information, go to www.sococo.com.
iGUAZU is a total supplier of future-oriented IT products and a leading Value Added Distributor of IBM products and services in Japan. Mainly for its business partners, iGUAZU supplies a wide variety of up-to-date IT system products, IT supplies/office products, and other new products to sell, as a one-stop and on-demand supplier. For more information go to http://www.i-guazu.co.jp/
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