EDE, NETHERLANDS – June 2, 2016 – Cloud4Wi, provider of Volare, the industry’s leading services platform for advanced guest Wi-Fi, appoints Nextel as a distributor in Benelux. Nextel adds the Cloud4Wi solution to its robust Wi-Fi portfolio, which also includes Aerohive Networks and Alcatel Lucent Enterprise. Nextel’s Managing Director, Ed Jans, knew the days of providing customers with just basic connectivity are long gone. “Companies are much more interested these days in utilizing Wi-Fi to boost business. This includes personalizing customer experiences, gathering business intelligence, better engaging customers and improving operations. Cloud4Wi’s Volare platform is the ideal choice because it works across various verticals, such as retail, hospitality and entertainment, and is a trendsetter in the industry – offering multiple social login options, including Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.”
“Nextel brings a new channel to Wi-Fi resellers in Benelux”, says Cristina Parigi, Sales Channel Manager at Cloud4Wi. “With Volare, an active distributor is crucial. They constantly need to be communicating with and supporting resellers. They should also challenge resellers to innovate and be proactive when dealing with customers’ demands. Over the past few years, Nextel has proven themselves to be a really valuable distributor for us. Their channels built for Aerohive and Alcatel Lucent Enterprise have benefitted us tremendously, and the deep integration of Volare and these companies have helped create a strong foundation that helps lead us towards new innovations. Volare for example offers integrated Presence and Location Analytics that provides companies with valuable insights into on how customers behave while visiting their venues.”
Master distributor Nextel offers Alcatel-Lucent Enrterprise, NEC, Aerohive, Awingu and Cloud4Wi. Solutions for enterprise telecommunications, Wifi and mobile workspace are offered through a channel of 200 resellers. Offering a limited portfolio of highly qualified brands, Nextel focusses on supporting resellers and their business customers. High expertise, a clear customer focus and a multi disciplinary service organization are the core of Nextels’value added distribution.
Nextel BV. Netherlands works in close corporation with Nextel NV in Belgium. Both companies are subsidairies of the TeleLinQ holding .
Cloud4Wi offers the industry’s leading Volare services platform for advanced guest Wi-Fi. With Volare, large retail and restaurant chains, shopping malls build their brands by leveraging their existing Wi-Fi networks to provide superior on-site mobile experiences, while gaining valuable customer insights.
Volare is an open cloud-based platform distributed through channel partners, that connects more than 45 million mobile users across 15,000 locations in more than 80 countries. Customers include Alliance, Armani, Burger King, Clarks Shoes, Ermenegildo Zegna, Olive Garden, Prada, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, Enforta, and Telecom Italia.
The company is based in San Francisco, and has offices in London, Paris, Milan, Pisa and Manila.