Zyme, a leading channel data management company, has acquired CCI, the channel incentives management firm. With the acquisition, Zyme now offers its customers the added capabilities of a comprehensive data-driven incentive management solution supporting rebates, MDF, co-op, SPIFS, and referrals. The purchase of CCI is in line with Zyme’s mission to create “the new smart […]
Problem: Partner relationship management has changed. More vendors are adopting the channel as a sales strategy giving partners more choices of businesses to represent. The competition for partner mindshare cannot be won with antiquated systems that are inflexible, siloed, and not mobile-ready. Partners chose to do business with vendors who can provide an experience that makes […]
By Dan Hawtof, VP of Strategy and Solutions at Hawk Incentives Many companies use incentive programs to motivate independent channel partners such as dealers, distributors and resellers. In fact, the Incentive Federation extrapolated in its “Incentive Marketplace Estimate Research Study” that 41 percent of enterprise companies invest in channel incentives worth a total of more than […]
Zift Solutions, a channel marketing automation provider, and Relayware, a partner relationship management (PRM) software provider, have reached a merger agreement. Pricing details of the intended merger were not disclosed.
Allbound, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Partner Sales Acceleration solution provider, announced the availability of a free version of its cutting-edge platform. Offered to vendors with up to five partners, Allbound’s new Initiate package supports small or emerging channel programs with the capabilities typically built into PRM systems used by much larger organizations. “A channel partner […]
Companies that have implemented partner channel management technology are out-performing non-adopters in key areas such as customer retention, lead acceptance rates and marketing contrition to revenue. According to a recent report by the Aberdeen Group, the impact on the bottom line is significant. Companies that report using partner channel technology improve overall revenue at a […]
Datto, Inc. a leading provider of total data protection solutions, announced the official launch of a new global marketing automation platform to support its 6,000 managed service providers (MSP). MarketNow, which is being run on the MindMatrix platform, enables partners to utilize pre-written content to create campaigns, social media posts, web pages and branded collateral. […]
By Jeffrey Mesnik, president, ContentMX Traditional channel marketing models no longer work. In the past IT departments would install pipes, wires, computers, and storage to support a corporate infrastructure. CIOs would piece together the required infrastructure based on expert opinions from channel partners representing the OEMs. Thanks in some part to vendor consolidation, a CIO […]