Horizon Info Services Named Exclusive North American Distributor for OffiSync
WESTBOROUGH, MA – November 12, 2009 – Building on its growth as a Google Apps Authorized Reseller, Horizon Info Services (www.horizoninfoservices.com) announced its selection as the exclusive North American distributor for OffiSync (www.OffiSync.com). OffiSync is an add-on for Microsoft Office lets users save, share, and collaborate using Google Apps from menus and toolbars within Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. OffiSync also includes content and image search features.
“The launch of OffiSync is another turning point in the evolution of Google Apps as a business computing platform,” notes Allen Falcon, CEO of Horizon. “OffiSync lets businesses and individuals continue to use their current desktop productivity tools and Google’s innovative cloud-based applications — either as a migration path or as part of a long-term strategy.”
Users are more comfortable changing email software since many already use more than one email program – at work and personally. Many users are not as comfortable changing word processing and spreadsheet applications. OffiSync solves this problem.
In a recent interview with eWeek, Matt Glotzbach, Google Enterprise Product Management Director noted that “…it’s a great set of functionality and helps a business or enterprise bridge that experience gap between users that want to work in native Office apps and those users who want to work in the cloud.”
Horizon is actively signing up resellers throughout North America. In addition to the community of Google Apps Authorized Resellers, Horizon sees strong interest from consulting companies and IT firms that help companies deploy and use Google Apps. It is a win-win solution. Customers benefit from easier migrations and better integration; resellers gain from accelerated sales and an incremental recurring revenue stream.
OffiSync is designed to work seamlessly with all versions of Google Apps used by companies, educational institutions, non-profits, and individuals. Oudi Antebi, Founder and CEO of OffiSync adds that “We created a solution that works with all current versions of Microsoft Office and every version of Google Apps – Premium, Standard, and Education, as well as individual Google Doc and Google Site accounts.”
OffiSync is available as an annual subscription starting at $12 per year per user or under a traditional perpetual license starting at $30 per user. Both licenses include support; the subscription includes enhancements, upgrades, and future releases.
About Horizon Info Services
Horizon Info Services is offers industry-leading technology services to small businesses at affordable prices, specializing in solutions for businesses and non-profits with 1 to 500 employees. Based outside of Boston Massachusetts, Horizon is an Authorized Reseller of Google Apps and Google Postini Services and offers a range of online backup solutions.
About OffiSync Corp
OffiSync enhances the way information workers use productivity applications by bringing together their familiar desktop environment with innovative cloud computing services. OffiSync extends the way users use desktop software and allows them to store their files on Google Apps for better collaboration and accessibility, as well as integrates with web and image search that make it easy to bring content from the web right into document and presentations. OffiSync is an independent, privately held company headquartered in Seattle, Washington.