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.
As a 100% channel company, Kaspersky Lab constantly invests in the well-being of its partners. Whether through improved training, better incentives or a more strategic focus on content, Kaspersky constantly keeps an ear to the ground, garnering feedback from partners but also applying industry best practices. In the below Q&A, Jon Whitlock, VP of B2B Marketing […]
Over the past year, Globalscape, a secure information exchange company, has focused on bolstering its channel business. Despite having a loyal and diverse global customer base, the leadership team decided in early 2014 to expand sales initiatives and specifically, invest in developing a North American channel. Now at the tail end of the year, Globalscape […]
By John DeSarbo, ZS, and Darren Yetzer, Semdrive IT buyer behavior continues to change, and vendors are acting accordingly. Customers increasingly look to online resources to help guide their IT purchase decisions. They research online, utilize social channels and avoid speaking with sales representatives until they are ready to buy. In response, the technology industry […]
DataGravity, a company with the sole mission of helping businesses unlock the value of their data, is ramping up its channel partner program with the recent release of its flagship product, the DataGravity Discovery Series. The DataGravity Discovery Series is a data-aware storage platform designed to track data access and analyze data as its stored, […]
By Jim Somers, Relayware As summer begins to wind down, many of us kick into gear with that dreaded annual exercise: Budget planning. (Group groan) If you’re an experienced channel executive, you know the channel budgeting process can be arduous and downright painful at times, especially if your CFO calls you to the mat to […]
Transition Networks, a company that designs and manufactures copper to fiber media converters for a broad range of network environments, is using the Co-op/MDF solution from Computer Market Research to manage trade promotions and other channel marketing activities. Despite new innovation in technology, many co-op and MDF programs are still managed manually via spreadsheets, faxes and […]
The Problem: For any vendor, using an automated partner interface is a great start to managing an efficient channel. These interfaces typically support different channel modules, as well as forms for each of those modules. From time to time, modifications need to be made to these forms, which calls for custom programming by developers. This […]