Vision and mission Vision and mission
People and organizations are often defined by their visions â€“ what are you doing and how do you get there?
Working. Together. Anywhere.
Our vision is to empower people and organizations with the best tools to collaborate â€“ communicate and work together, no matter where they are in the world.
By using the best technology and software platforms, the best heads for the tasks and the right strategic partners, we develop software and online solutions that help organizations work better, more efficiently and more easily. This is our mission.
What we do and who we are What we do and who we are NetConnect creates solutions that help people collaborate and work together from anywhere.
As communication tools are converging, uniform
the IT and Internet industry, reaching back to the
collaboration platforms offering a wealth of
80s and 90s. Our ability to approach challenges
services will come to dominate. Using the best
with a thinking-out-of-the-box-attitude is the best
technologies available, such as CSF and Share-
reassurance of creating the best solutions.
NetConnect was founded in 1998 and has
Point from Microsoft, NetConnect creates team
Without this intellectual capital there would
pioneered the online conferencing business in
work solutions that are geared for the future.
be nothing setting us apart as a company. And
the Nordics. Building on the NetConnect brand,
certainly not the superb solutions that NetConnect
we offer intuitive, unique and innovative colla-
NetConnect is a small company with highly
borative solutions for global users.
enthusiastic and skilled people, experienced in
is working hard to develop and offer.
The NetConnect brand has been developed
functions in local area networks, you get every-
for ten years, spearheading online conferencing
thing in a single hosted service. This will be
services. As the markets matured, we saw the
attractive to all companies.
need for structuring presentations and information between meetings. Our new SharePoint
In the near future I hope we have diversified
solutions effectively replace other applications,
our offerings to match the collaboration needs in
allowing users to store, organize and structure
both very large as well as smaller companies.
information, integrating existing meeting solutions. We remove barriers for working effectively
We strongly believe the future is mobile. Technological developments will yield smaller and more powerful devices, replacing the PC to
from anywhere. We help companies work more
an extent. Our technology will migrate to these
efficiently and to have more control.
handheld systems. Our goal is to perform more and more tasks through a common interface, on
Interview with Rolf Larsen, CEO NetConnect
Being strongly innovative helps us become a market leader. We go new ways, often before
a single platform. Of all the future unified competing platforms,
our competitors. One example is our new market
we believe SharePoint to be the clear winner. It
place Team Portal â€“ hosting SharePoint applica-
has a uniform application interface, and a logic
tions in a totally new way. We want the end users
that users will recognize.
to focus on the job at hand, and not the technology
Chief comments Chief comments
that lies behind.
It is our ambition to have a presence in most
Logging on to a single platform gives you
markets around the world. This is our long term
access to all collaboration tools â€“ telephony,
vision. In ten years I hope we are close to being
sharing, chat, and so on. Replacing much of the
able to call ourselves a complete global supplier. 7
NetConnect is a market driven company working with the latest Microsoft technologies.
needs evolve and change, so will the possibilities and solutions made available.
While the right technology is crucial for any Our technological framework is based on the
solution, our aim is to enable businesses and
latest technologies, which includes SharePoint,
people to work, together, and from anywhere.
Connected Services Framework (CSF) and Office Communications Server (OCS).
“NetConnect’s innovative team has put them at the forefront of the Unified Communications market. As collaborative solutions become more and more converged, NetConnect continues to offer its clients up-to-date and progressive technology such as SharePoint based project portals with integrated conferencing.” Larry Velez, Director Unified Communications Incubation Sales EMEA in Microsoft “Through TeamPortal.com we broaden our reach, providing innovative SharePoint based project management functionality on a hosted platform with BrightWork’s PMPoint. The distribution through TeamPortal.com helps push our project management solution past the technical barriers. We are working together to help companies reach their own goals through project management collaboration anywhere.” Éamonn McGuinness, CEO and founder of BrightWork
Strategic partners, such as Brightwork and Premiere Global Services, give us the opportunity
While people are abuzz with jargon like Web 2.0,
to integrate additional content and functionality
we’re tempted to say our solutions have already
within our solutions. This helps us provide com-
introduced Web 2.5.
petitive solutions that are leading-edge.
in the background while usability and functionality is king to the end
Team Portal brings SharePoint to the masses NetConnect launched Team Portal in 2008 – a SharePoint based, template driven, online teamwork solution that
What some say
Furthermore, NetConnect is a Microsoft Gold
caters to any project and team oriented work.
Certified Partner with competencies in ISV/Software
The solution urges you to organize your work and stay
Solutions and Advanced Infrastructure Solutions.
in control – a bold statement, yet a sign of todays’ needs
Through our services, our own partners and
and requirements to remain competitive.
user. As the
customers benefit greatly from our high level of
industry experience in Microsoft technologies.
See more at www.teamportal.com
Business model Business model
In essence, the NetConnect business model is based on a close relationship with our partners within technology and sales.
Current partners include Microsoft, Brightwork
Environmentally friendly is an added bonus that ties in directly with your own finances
and Premiere Global Services.
A key to the success of our partner model is to achieve long term partner synergies. NetConnect works with both content partners and channel
NetConnect Team Portal aims to become the
partners, and we are always interested connecting
most popular marketplace for SharePoint
with innovative, dedicated and highly specialized
In 2004, BT carried out an initiative* which
After ten years in the industry,
applications through a flexible partner model.
successfully prevented 47,000 tonnes of CO2
weâ€™ve helped thousands of
from being emitted into the atmosphere in the
companies achieve their
NetConnectâ€™s advanced technological framework
UK, simply by eliminating 300,000 face-to-face
enables us to integrate partner content and
internal meetings with the use of real-time
functionality within our own solutions and bring
Companies can go a long way to help reduce carbon emissions by using online collabo-
them to the global market. Our primary sales and distribution channel is through partners specializing
As the market progressively demands more and
ration and at the same time cut travel costs, save
in competencies relevant to these solutions.
more converged communication solutions,
time and trim budgets significantly. This can also
NetConnect remains focused in contributing
make any organization a real player in working
towards a greener planet through real-time and
towards Kyotoâ€™s goal.
non-real time collaboration. 10
* Source: The Register, by Lester Haines, published Thursday 22
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