Insight Becomes Microsoft Managed Desktop Partner, Furthering Relationship with Microsoft
Partnership simplifies managing enterprise and corporate IT while providing end users a modern, secure experience
TEMPE, Ariz., July 15, 2019 – Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), the global provider of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations of all sizes, is partnering with Microsoft to offer Microsoft Managed Desktop. The cloud-based management offering, which activates the power of the Microsoft platform with service management and security monitoring by Microsoft, helps clients empower their end users with an evergreen, modern experience maximizing productivity and employee experience.
Insight, the 2018 Worldwide Microsoft Modern Desktop Partner of the Year, complements Microsoft Managed Desktop by delivering the ultimate desktop experience through an array of managed workplace services, including managed deployment, end-user support, endpoint management and protection. Insight also prepares businesses for the cloud through network modernization, application remediation, data backup/recovery and other services.
For business and IT leaders wanting to accelerate their digital transformation, Microsoft Managed Desktop is a cloud-based IT management and security monitoring service that helps businesses delight users and empower IT. Microsoft Managed Desktop customers enjoy up-to-date, secure, and monitored devices; a great end-user experience; and actionable insights. Microsoft Managed Desktop is built on top of Windows 10, Office 365 ProPlus and Microsoft security and compliance technologies to offer businesses platform-wide data insights and expert management.
“Achieving the agility and scalability to deliver the latest technology – and best experience – to workers can be a winding road for companies. It often requires broader expertise to map out solutions that make the innovation journey as smooth as possible,” said David Mayer, vice president and general manager, Connected Workforce at Insight. “As one of Microsoft’s top global providers of software, hardware and cloud solutions, our collaborative approach to desktop management coupled with Microsoft Managed Desktop’s secure, always-updated environment empowers IT teams to focus on strategic initiatives that can really drive their business.”
Insight provides its own partner-agnostic Device as a Service program, providing clients a simplified subscription-based model that bundles state-of-the-art devices with outsourced IT services and secure cloud applications. This allows users the flexibility to work anytime, anywhere while allowing the business to manage overall costs.
“Given the strong track record of their Connected Workforce solutions, Insight shares our goal to help customers who are focused on delivering a great end-user experience but struggling to keep up with the pace of change of modern devices. Microsoft Managed Desktop is designed from the ground up to focus on a terrific end-user device experience while alleviating the burden on managing basic IT. Insight’s experience rolling out managed workplace solutions further allows employees to get the most out of Microsoft Managed Desktop and the Microsoft platform,” said Bill Karagounis, general manager, Microsoft.
Insight has been recognized for three consecutive years in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant™ for Managed Workplace Services, North America, based on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision. The company also is a Microsoft Azure Circle Partner, Microsoft Gold Partner, and received 2018 Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year awards for Apps and Infrastructure Development and for Data & AI-Internet of Things.
Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of Digital Innovation, Cloud + Data Center Transformation, Connected Workforce, and Supply Chain Optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 6,600+ employees help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run business smarter. Discover more at www.insight.com. NSIT-M
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