PCM, Inc. today announced its participation in the Microsoft Devices Program, empowering the organization to resell Surface Pro and Surface RT to commercial customers. The goal of the Microsoft Devices Program is to serve customers by activating Microsoft’s channel of partners to resell its devices to businesses of all sizes, from the classroom to the boardroom. PCM, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiaries, (“PCM”) is a leading multi-vendor provider of technology products, services and solutions offered through our dedicated sales force and field service teams, direct marketing channels and a limited number of retail stores. “Business customers are increasingly seeking devices that span work and play, can be easily managed and configured and have the right software to get the job done,” said Patrick Hart, Vice President Software Marketing of PCM. “For these reasons, we’re excited to participate in the Microsoft Devices Program, which also adds to PCM’s strong mobile device practice.” “Bringing Surface Pro and Surface RT to the U.S. commercial channel greatly extends the reach of our devices-and-services strategy, delivering our family of devices enabled by cloud services to more organizations than ever before,” said Jenni Flinders, Vice President U.S. Partner Group for Microsoft Corp. “We look forward to working closely with our Microsoft Devices Program partners to better serve their customers and create compelling solutions together.” The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that deliver products and services through the Microsoft platform with the training, resources and support they need to provide their customers superior experience and outcomes. Launching first in the U.S., Microsoft Devices Program creates a two-tier distribution model with authorized partners to enable commercial customers to purchase Surface Pro and Surface RT. Since 1987, PCM has been a leading provider of IT products, services, and solutions to businesses, government agencies, educational institutions and healthcare facilities. Providing access to over 300,000 IT products like tablets, notebooks, desktops, servers, storage and networking from leading manufacturers like Cisco, HP, Apple, Adobe, Lenovo and Microsoft. With powerful eProcurement tools, comprehensive software licensing solutions and dedicated Account Executives, it’s easy to get exactly what you need to tackle your technical challenges. In addition, PCM offers world class procurement and logistics, IT consulting and implementation services delivered through over 1,200 technical professionals. Whether you want to deploy tablets securely or move your data center to the cloud, PCM is here to make it happen. Their services experts will collaborate with you to understand your business and provide tailored services to allow your organization to lower costs, increase agility, improve efficiency and succeed in today’s global economy and beyond.