My Workplace GmbH concludes cooperation with Viking

Young Nuremberg-based IT company is now working with Europe’s largest office equipment supplier.

Nuremberg, July 14, 2020. my Workplace GmbH is a competent partner for Viking, Europe’s largest supplier of office supplies, and expands the portfolio of its new Business Services segment to include the rentable, modularly configurable Workplace-as-a-Service (WaaS): In addition to everyday office supplies, Viking customers can now also purchase their IT workstation, consisting of hardware and software as well as hosting and support, from my Workplace GmbH. Users throughout Europe can easily adapt the complete packages to their individual needs and receive a modern IT workstation that is ready for use within 48 hours.

“The Workplace-as-a-Service concept of my Workplace GmbH fits perfectly into our new business service offering,” explains Samira Bary, New Business Opportunities Executive at Viking, the subsidiary of Office Depot Europe. “We want to make our customers’ everyday work life as easy as possible and, by quickly providing them with customized and secure IT access, enable them to concentrate fully on the important things like the digitalization of the business model,” Bary continues. The big player for office equipment now relies on the personalized IT workplace solutions of my Workplace GmbH. These allow customers to be relieved of standard tasks such as IT administration and to be supported quickly and securely during their IT changeover. In the new freedom that this gives, the IT experts on the customer side can take care of strategic tasks in the company.

Outsourcing IT services and renting fully equipped IT workstations is becoming increasingly popular, primarily due to the resulting constant availability of resources and high operational stability. With the rentable IT workstation from my Workplace, the complete lifecycle management for IT workstations can be outsourced – from the configuration of the required hardware and software components and provisioning to hosting and support. Users benefit from full cost control, maximum flexibility and the reduction of internal IT infrastructure expenses to a minimum.

“We are very pleased to be able to offer Viking customers decisive added value for their IT management with immediate effect,” explains Manuel Wagner, CEO of my Workplace GmbH. “For us as a young company, the cooperation with a big player like Viking represents an important milestone and confirms not only the trust in our innovative IT solution, but also the increasing role of our products for companies and the growing demand for IT outsourcing in the context of digitalization,” Wagner continues.

Individual workstation at the touch of a button

In addition to everyday office supplies, Viking customers can now find various complete IT packages for small and medium-sized businesses, consisting of hardware and software as well as encrypted backup solutions in its own data centre. Whether it’s a starter, mid-range or high-end package: the various components of the my Workplace solution can be easily configured online according to the respective requirements. If the IT packages offered do not match the personal needs of the customers, they can also put together an individual IT solution. With just a few clicks, customers select the components such as PC, monitor, mouse and the required software etc., and the Workplace is then implemented and put into operation within 48 hours. In addition, my Workplace takes care of the integration of the employee’s e-mail addresses and the setup of the VPN connection, which allows all services of the professional network to be used from home or on the road. Data protection and data security are also ensured thanks to reliable data centers in Germany.

You can find further information at shop.the-workplace.de and viking.the-workplace.de

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The my Workplace GmbH from Nuremberg is specialized in the rentable, modular configurable Workplace as a Service (WaaS). Customers can put together an all-round package of hardware, software, cloud services and support according to their individual needs. With its technical know-how, my Workplace GmbH has already convinced renowned companies and was able to win Telekom Deutschland, Viking / Office Depot and Cisco as partners. The product portfolio is aimed at companies of different sizes: From the small all-in-one digital Workplace package for small to medium-sized companies to the Workp

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