Wiggle Shifts Up a Gear With New Office 365 Cloud Intranet Solution

Jul 14, 2015, 18:59 ET from BrightStarr UK

LONDON, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Wiggle, the leading on-line global retailer for cycling, running and swimming has adopted Unily cloud Intranet as a Service to support global growth and drive greater collaboration and productivity.

Wiggle's passion is to 'inspire everybody, everywhere and everyday'. It is this mission to make the world a healthier place that creates the energy in the business and a set of values which resonate with customers. Wiggle is entrepreneurial, forward thinking and is now the UK, European and global no.1 in Tri-Sports internet retail.

Over recent years Wiggle has experienced exponential growth, and today sells into over 70 countries in 10 languages and 14 currencies. To accommodate this global growth, Wiggle's 24/7 operations, multi-site structure and mobile staff, Wiggle has adopted Unily cloud Intranet as a Service. Unily is built on the Microsoft enterprise technology stack, combining the very best of Office 365, SharePoint and Yammer to deliver a unified enterprise portal. Will Saville, the creative mind behind Unily explained "Unily takes 80% of the intranet functionality that organisations frequently ask for, and delivers it out-of-the-box and for a fraction of the cost of bespoke intranet projects." With this new solution Wiggle has positioned itself to take full advantage of the latest collaboration, document, and knowledge management functionality, allowing them to capitalise on their internal knowledge base. Paul Jackson, Managing Director EMEA, BrightStarr commented "With businesses being ever more reliant on faster times to market and nurturing innovation, making the knowledge contained within an organisation more accessible will deliver real competitive advantage."

Delivered in a true Software as a Service model, Unily will not only provide Wiggle access to the latest and greatest enterprise technology feature sets, but also comes with inclusive 'Success Services' specifically designed to help organisations get the most out of their intranet. Hannah Unsworth, Customer Success Manager, BrightStarr stated "Unily Success Services, including a customer led-roadmap of new features, expert solution support, and ongoing consultancy, have all been designed to ensure our clients achieve maximum ROI from their intranet. At BrightStarr we believe that these underpinning services are what really drive continued intranet success."

Built on the cloud and with the inclusion of features such as native mobile apps and Yammer enterprise social tools, Unily is directly aligned with the Microsoft vision for the future and is on the cutting edge of enterprise technology trends. However, it is the unique evergreen nature of the platform that is really captivating businesses looking to invest in a cloud, mobile and social intranet solution. Unily intranets actually appreciate in value over time as they continue to evolve both in line with latest Office 365 releases and also a customer-led roadmap. The latest integrations to the platform include the incorporation of Delve, due for imminent release, and one click video calls through Skype for Business integration. These updates can be rolled out across the cloud and are delivered inclusively as a part of the Unily solution. Paul Jackson, Managing Director EMEA, BrightStarr pointed out "This kind of evolutionary technology in combination with the scalability of the cloud makes Unily the perfect solution for growing organisations like Wiggle that are looking to invest in their people and their digital workplace. Their intranet will now grow alongside their business continuing to meet their future needs."

About Wiggle

Wiggle was created in 1999. By focusing on providing unmatched value and great customer service, Wiggle rapidly took off in the UK and soon expanded around the globe. Wiggle has now grown to be the UK, European and Global no1 Cycling and Tri-Sports internet retailer, selling into over 70 countries in 10 languages and 14 currencies. Wiggle has a 300,000 sq ft global warehouse in Wolverhampton and offices in Portsmouth and London, with a recently opened addition in Australia.

About BrightStarr  

Unily is owned and operated by BrightStarr, an award-winning technology consultancy and Microsoft Gold Partner. BrightStarr specializes in digital solutions for the enterprise including intranets, extranets and websites. With offices in the US, UK, EMEA and South America, the company has a team of dynamic user experience and SharePoint consultants, with years of expertise handling enterprise scale projects. For more information visit http://www.brightstarr.com and http://www.unily.com .


Matthew Boyd - +44(0)1483-239240 - Matthew.Boyd@brightstarr.com

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