Microsoft has entered a six-year agreement with HP to deploy its Dynamics CRM solution — as well as Azure, Office 365 and other Cloud solutions — to HP’s 6,500 salespeople and 20,000 support personnel. The companies have not disclosed the value of the deal.
Digital partner marketing platform Performance Horizon announced an integration with LiveRamp, a data connectivity and onboarding solution that unifies online and offline customer data. The partnership is designed to help companies understand how digital marketing partners (such as aggregators, affiliates, content partners, comparison shopping engines, mobile apps and social media) drive offline sales.
Relayware, a partner relationship management (PRM) software provider, has gained $11 million in funding planned to help the company drive further growth in the U.S. market. The round of funding was led by Amadeus Capital Partners. Existing venture capitalist investor Albion Ventures also participated in the round.
By John DeSarbo, ZS This year’s IndyCar Series concluded when Scott Dixon captured his fourth championship with a spectacular come-from-behind victory over front-runner Juan Pablo Montoya in the series finale. Dixon, who was in third place until the final race, flawlessly executed a clever strategy to take advantage of his competitors’ mishaps and seize the […]
cVidya, a revenue analytics solutions provider, has joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program. The partnership is expected to position communications and digital service providers with the tools they need to build and deploy Big Data solutions. The partnership enables cVidya to integrate its Big Data analytics platform with the Hortonworks Data Platform, allowing users to […]
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 […]
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.
As part of a new partnership, Telefonica Business Solutions, a provider of integrated communication solutions for B2B organizations, plans to extend MobileIron’s Enterprise Mobility Management solution to multinational and enterprise customers.
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 […]