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Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and Unified Communication and Collaboration (UCC) SaaS

BeMo - a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, is a premier Software as a Service (SaaS) provider specializing in Hosted Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and hosted Unified Communication and Collaboration (UCC) solutions built on Microsoft SharePoint, Project Server, Office 365, Exchange, and Lync Server with Enterprise Voice.
We deliver cost-effective enterprise-grade hosted services for small to Fortune 500 companies from  seventeen (17) data center locations around the world with no setup fee, no activation fee and no long term commitment.

BeMo offers a fast, global network to serve your business. Your dedicated server configuration can be deployed in any of fifteen (15) worldwide data centers located in Amsterdam, Dublin, Paris, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, and throughout the United States and Canada. Our data centers are ISO 27001, SSAE 16 SOC 1, CSAE 3416 Type 2, ISAE 3402 or SOC 2 compliant and maintain ongoing Third-party PCI and SOC 2 Type II compliance audits.

Multi-tenant, Private, or Hybrid Clouds are the solutions to many organizations SaaS requirements today. Whether you require a dedicated server, integration with your on-premises environment or Office 365, or multi-tenant configuration, BeMo has the technical expertise to configure the solution globally.

Lync with Enterprise Voice (PSTN integration), Single Sign-on, VPN, TFS, short term hosting for Proof-Of-Concept, or High Availability enterprise-grade solutions for hundreds to thousands of users are a few of the examples we have deployed. Ours is not a "one-size fits all" approach.


The Birth of BeMo


The BeMo team has been active in using enterprise project management tools behind the scenes for over 18 years. In fact, Bruno Lecoq and Joel Lachance, the brains behind BeMo, are the same brains that worked at Microsoft in the Entertainment and Devices and Human Resources divisions to roll out Microsoft Project 2003, 2007, and 2010 – the industry leading project management software relied upon daily by over 20 million users.

BeMo opened its doors in July 2010 with the launch of Microsoft Project 2010 promising a completely new, web-based evolution of hosted EPM technologies. At launch, BeMo became the first company in the world to offer Project Server 2010 provisioned in the cloud in less than 30 min. Since then, the company has evolved as a premier Software as a Service (SaaS) provider specializing in Hosted Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and Hosted Unified Communication and Collaboration (UCC) solutions built on Microsoft SharePoint, Project Server, Office 365, Exchange, and Lync Server with Enterprise Voice.


The Growth of BeMo


In 2012, BeMo secured strategic investments from two highly reputable Venture Capitalists (VC)’s - Kima Ventures and Zgarage. These investments allow BeMo to maintain its phenomenal annual 3-digit growth since inception.

For BeMo, 2013 and 2014 are no exception. Continuing growth and innovation is our main strategy.

BeMo has already refreshed its existing product line by adding offerings such as:

  • Lync Server 2013 with Enterprise Voice with Office 365 for both multi-tenants and dedicated server solutions
  • Microsoft Project Online, Microsoft SharePoint Online, Microsoft Lync Online
  • Microsoft Project Server 2013 & 2010
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2013 & 2010
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Dedicated enterprise solutions
  • Mobile Project App for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone
  • All the products listed above are hosted on Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, and IBM SoftLayer offering our customers a huge range of options

We have also grown our global data center presence to 17locations globally:

  • North America: Chicago IL, Dallas TX, Houston TX, Montreal, San Antonio TX, San Jose CA, Seattle WA, Washington DC and Vancouver BC
  • International: Amsterdam, Dublin, Hong Kong, Paris, Singapore, Sao Paulo, Sydney and Tokyo

The BeMo Team

BeMo is comprised of a world-class team of top professionals with hands-on experience in designing, running and supporting a leading company in Hosting PPM solutions. The top management of the company sets long and short-term strategic goals and defines business plans. Our technical experts combine their professional expertise, years of experience and quality know-how to make sure BeMo's strategic goals and business plans are delivered properly. Together as a team, decisions are made for the future development of the company while being dedicated to delivering leading-edge technology and service with a focus on the best possible customer experience.

Bruno Lecoq - Co-Founder, President

Bruno is the President and co-founder of BeMo. Bruno defines the company's vision and direction, sets strategy and drives overall business goals.

Prior to founding BeMo with Joel Lachance, Bruno spent 17 years at Microsoft serving in multiple divisions and product teams including MS-DOS, Windows, Exchange, Office, the Hardware and Microsoft Supply Chain Group. Beginning as a Software Localization Engineer, Bruno moved up through the ranks of the organization to become the Director of Business Processes. Bruno is Black Belt Six Sigma and PMP trained.

Joel Lachance, BSEE, MSEE, MCTS, Eng. - Co-Founder and VP of Business Development

Joel directs operations, international sales, marketing and strategic relationships.

For the past 20 years before joining BeMo, Joel occupied various strategic management roles in industry leading enterprises such as Gateway and Microsoft. In that time, he became renowned for establishing product life-cycle processes and implementing global program and information management best practices for the consumer electronics industry. During his 11 years with the Microsoft Entertainment and Devices division, Joel pioneered the deployment of numerous collaboration and workflow applications based on platforms such as Microsoft Project Server, Microsoft SharePoint, and SQL Server.

Artem Snurnikov, Technology Architect

Artem is the BeMo Technology Architect. Artem enables the company's technology vision, defines and drives BeMo Cloud Architecture and is responsible for the Architecture, Engineering, and Release Management organizations. He oversees all new product development, back office, and product line enhancements for the organization. Artem architected and built the company’s fast-growing line of managed cloud products and services.

James Bulmer, MCP, MCTS, MCITP, MCT - Partners Program and Technical Sales Manager

James manages the Technical Sales of BeMo and is in charge of BeMo’s Partners Program. James has more than 30 years' experience as a management consultant specializing in process and project management. James has worked with Microsoft Project since 1997 and has been involved with Microsoft’s Enterprise Management Solution (EPM) since the introduction of Project Server in 2002. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Managing Projects with Microsoft Office Project 2007, Enterprise Project Management with Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, and Microsoft Project 2010, Managing Projects. He is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) in Microsoft Office Project Server 2007Managing Projects and Programs and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

Khurram Hussain, PMP, MCTS, CSSBB – Technical Support Manager

Khurram oversees the implementation and ongoing support of BeMo’s portfolio of PPM and UCC applications. Khurram and his team manage first level customer support, the Continuous Improvement Program and making sure that any BeMo customer issue is addressed in a timely fashion and that lessons learned are put into practice.

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BeMo Value System and Advantage

The BeMo Value System

BeMo provides the ultimate Microsoft Lync, SharePoint and Project hosting services available. Built on state-of-the-art infrastructure, BeMo provides its customers instant access, maximum reliability and high-availability of services. At BeMo, we have a unique way of working with clients, namely: no hidden costs. This simply eliminates the need for any "nickel and diming" and ensures that BeMo - makes it easy for your company to Connect and Collaborate.

This what-you-see-is-what-you-get philosophy includes:

  • No setup fees
  • No support fees
  • No cancellation fees

The BeMo Advantage

It’s important to shop around for the best Microsoft Lync, SharePoint and Project hosting solutions that fit your needs. While there are a few other good hosting providers out there, when compared to BeMo, we’re confident you’ll find our features, reliability, and performance unmatched.

Even with only our basic set of features, BeMo is already ahead of the curve. To further separate us from the competition, we even help you do the research. We put together a brief cost analysis based on the information you provide as well as the line item breakdown of the actual costs associated with BeMo products. Indeed, most IT departments dream of building and hosting their own network – until they review the full investment and maintenance costs. With BeMo’s scalable hosting services for companies of all sizes, even IT units can benefit greatly from the BeMo advantage.

Training
For those on the move, BeMo offers computer-based training that allows users to pace themselves with the latest Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server and project management training in general. The instructor based training solutions give the greatest flexibility to ensure questions are answered in the most cost effective way. Find a partner...

Consulting
Our partners can provide customized consulting services to BeMo subscribers. It is often the case that training or mentoring may not always address one’s needs. If they would rather have on-site consulting to fully understand and implement effective UCC rollout or PPM project management methodologies, then our consulting partners can provide the greatest flexibility to ensure all your needs are addressed. Find a partner...

Custom Microsoft Project Software Development
Our partners will be able to customize your BeMo hosted Project Server instance and allow you to make the customization your business requires to take full advantage of Microsoft Project Server. Find a partner...

BeMo retail store - Lync hardware accessories
In our Lync hardware accessories, books, software and add-ons online store, we hand-picked Microsoft Lync Certified hardware as well as books and paper-based courseware covering many subjects relative to Microsoft Lync, SharePoint and Project. Go shop now...

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