Marketing technology provider Integrate is taking a strategic approach to its channel. Shortly after joining the Marketo LaunchPoint Ecosystem and integrating with Oracle Eloqua, the solution provider has focused extensively on building up its partner network. In the below Q&A, Scott Vaughan, CMO at Integrate, discusses the company’s strategy moving forward.
By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor When vendors sell through channels, they sometimes don’t have a clear picture of partner demand generation and sales performance. This lack of visibility ultimately impacts bottom-line results, as there is no clear view into what’s being sold and how much is being sold. In addition, there is no way to […]
By Patricia Hume, President, Trapit Editor’s note: Following is part one of a three-part series focusing on the importance of content discovery and curation for the channel. Part two will be published in the August 21 newsletter. According to a recent Linkedin survey, 190 channel managers stated that the biggest challenges they faced with their channel […]
Editor’s note: This article was previously published on Channelnomics. EMC has declared it is not interested in working with solution providers that are not flogging huge volumes of its kit, and admitted its divisive new partner program was designed to force their hand. Last year the storage giant announced it was axing its Velocity partner […]
The cyberspace is continuing to evolve, and security, speed and reliability are ongoing concerns. That is why Black Lotus, a provider of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) solutions, is focused on building strategic relationships that offer the company new avenues to improve the customer experience. In the below Q&A, Xenophon Giannis, SVP of Sales […]
Larry Walsh, Channelnomics Microsoft Corp. has started a new war — the secret weapon is a sleek hybrid computer that supersedes the value of existing tablets and legacy laptops — and it’s choosing to open this new front without its reseller army. Today, Microsoft took the wraps off Surface Pro 3, a larger, lighter and […]
Swipely, a cloud-based analytics and marketing platform for restaurant, hospitality and retail brands, has experienced significant growth over the past year. The company is now managing more than $2 billion in annual sales via its platform, a 100% increase over the past six months. With its latest Summer ’14 product release, Swipely is providing a variety of […]
Most vendors are falling short in their partner engagement strategies, leading to lost sales opportunities, according to research from parago, a rewards-based incentives company that designs, implements and manages programs for the channel. Specifically, lead generation and deal registration strategies are not as successful as they should be, according to respondents, because they are still […]