The key goal for any vendor or solution provider is to generate sales. That is why they rely on partners — 10, 100 or more — to extend their brand message and technologies to end-users around the world.
By Jon Whitlock, VP, B2B Marketing, Kaspersky Lab North America Partner onboarding is one of the most important steps in the channel partner-vendor relationship, and as is the case with most relationships, first impressions are everything. A poor onboarding experience can hinder a new partner’s success, make the vendor question their investment in the new […]
By developing a partner network, solution providers can offer their end-users a thriving community of complementary solutions and services. With access to a robust partner ecosystem, businesses can turn to their trusted solution providers to help guide them through the buying process. That is why hybris, an SAP company, has launched an SMB Partner Program […]
Exabeam, a provider of user behavior analytics solutions, has hired channel veteran Ted Plumis as its new VP of Channel, Business and Corporate Development. Plumis joins Exabeam following news that the company has initiated reselling partnerships with Carahsoft, GuidePoint Security, Blackwood Associates and Someford Associates.
ScanSource, a distributor of automatic identification and data capture and point-of-sale solutions, has launched the ScanSource As-A-Service Suite. The new program is designed to create flexibility and enhance profitability for resellers by providing multiple service-oriented solution options.
Regardless of whether they sell software or hardware, all technology providers have one core challenge: To reach their partner communities effectively and drive ongoing loyalty and revenue. Although it’s important that all content, messaging and best practices are aligned with the key vendor brand, partners also need to inject their personal experiences and thought leadership […]
Xirrus, a Wi-Fi technology company, has launched its Xcellerate Partner Program, a network of global channels designed to help channel partners do business easier.
Over the past six months, partner automation software company Relayware has experienced pivotal growth. In May, the SaaS company announced its one millionth partner on its Partner Cloud, and maintained a strong pace of international growth. Within the same period of time, Relayware noted an expansion in its consumer base beyond large and established technology […]
By Dan Hawtof, Blackhawk Engagement Solutions Oftentimes, you need to build a business case in order to get funding for your channel incentive program. A test program is an effective way to win over skeptics and earn executive buy-in for your initiative. Plus, you’ll gain invaluable project management data that can help you roll out […]