Autotask managed services providers are now given access to Synaxon’s e-procurement platform.
• Full integration between channel services group’s procurement platform and Datto’s industry-leading Professional Services Automation (PSA) solution
• Gives MSPs access to distributor stock information, simplified product ordering and the ability to build customer quotations
• Synaxon to hold meeting of SynMSP members in late March
Synaxon is making the full capabilities of its EGIS channel information and procurement system available to hundreds of Autotask managed services provider partners who rely on the company’s Professional Services Automation (PSA) to run their business, giving them full access to the stock availability and pricing from leading UK distributors and the ability to manage all their procurement through a single and comprehensive industry portal.
The two companies have now completed the integration between the two systems, making it possible for Autotask partners users to access the full capabilities of EGIS without leaving PSA. This will give them the ability to drive greater efficiencies by checking availability of channel stock. It will also enable them to take advantage of exclusive deals made available by Synaxon distribution partners on EGIS. They will be able to see and use their individual distributor account pricing and place and manage orders with all EGIS distributor partners.
Derek Jones, Managing Director of Synaxon UK, stated: “This is a significant agreement for several reasons. It gives the hundreds of Autotask PSA partner companies in the UK the potential to streamline their business processes, drive sales and reduce costs by making use of the advanced functionality within Synaxon’s EGIS system. It deepens the strong partnership we’ve had with Autotask since 2010 and is also important for being the first agreement completed by the newly-merged organisation under the Datto brand-name.”
Synaxon is a partner distributor for Autotask AEB and already works with many of the company’s partners in the UK.
Jones believes the contract is an important breakthrough. “This is the first time we have had full integration between an MSP management system and EGIS. It multiplies the benefits of PSA for our Autotask partners and enables us to work even more closely to support MSPs in driving their sales and business growth. It’s a strategically important development for us as we move towards making Synaxon UK a one-stop channel partnership for resellers who are looking to develop their managed service business.”
To make use of the new service existing Synaxon technology partners or existing Autotask PSA users will need to register as SynMSP members with Synaxon UK. The SynMSP programme is specifically designed to support existing managed service providers or VARs looking to change their business modal. Jones said that MSPs can benefit whether they are just starting out or already building their MSP business. “We’ve designed SynMSP programme to suit managed service providers at all levels of development and maturity.
Synaxon will hold the first gathering of its new SynMSP members at its offices in Warrington at the end of March, welcoming both Autotask managed services partners and Synaxon members.