Channel Marketer Report

Channel Data Management

360insights Acquires Channelcentral; Expands CPQ And CDM Capabilities

360insights, a channel incentives management (CIM) provider, has acquired Channelcentral.net, a software provider for organizations in the IT channel. The purchase broadens 360insights’ capabilities with configure price quote (CPQ) and channel data management (CDM) technology, and further positions it as a company that can deliver highly functional channel ecosystem visibility and insights for manufacturers, resellers […]

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Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning Provide New Pricing Insights In Updated Model N Revenue Cloud for High Tech

Model N, the cloud revenue management solutions provider, has updated its flagship product to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to enable better pricing decisions by a vendor’s channel partners. Additional enhancements to the solution, Model N Revenue Cloud for High Tech, improve channel partner efficiency and data quality and extend channel management […]

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Ecosystems Don’t Run On Spreadsheets: The Future Is Real-Time Channel Measurement And Accelerated Automation

By Chanan Greenberg, SVP and GM, High Tech, Model N “The future of channel partner programs and ecosystems will be anchored in automation, flexibility, scalability, and self-service. The effective use of technology tools is no longer optional. Ecosystems don’t run on spreadsheets,” observed Forrester analyst Chris Cleary during a recent Model N webcast. And he’s […]

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Precision Partnering Boosts Through-Channel Marketing Performance

The disappointing level of partner participation in many channel marketing initiatives may simply be the result of vendors inviting way too many partners to the party. Indiscriminate syndication of even the most well-crafted campaign is likely to win the support of only a segment of a vendor’s partner ecosystem, channel experts say. Promotions may not […]

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Survey: Automated Channel Data Management Can Boost Revenue Processes, But Challenges Persist

More than two-thirds of senior leaders responsible for revenue management and channel strategy believe that solution based incentive management, automated channel data management (CDM), and automated MDF management would be very valuable when optimizing channel revenue processes. Unfortunately, automating channel revenue processes across systems remain a significant challenge due to a reliance on manual tools […]

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Channel Experts To Explore Expanding Partner Ecosystems, Marketplaces During B2B Marketing Exchange

Channel professionals will be offered expert advice on how to push the envelope of their partner programs to succeed in expanding ecosystems during the B2B Marketing Exchange (B2BMX) digital experience. The online event, scheduled for February 22-24, is standing in for the in-person conference, hosted annually by Channel Marketer Report’s (CMR) sister publication Demand Gen Report (DGR). The […]

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What Should Channel Marketers Get Right? Provide Better, Actionable Data

Cisco’s acquisition of Slido and IMImobile prompted Andrew Gilman, Head of Marketing and Alliances for NWN, a Cisco partner and a service provider specializing in unified communications, collaboration and contact centers, to share his thoughts on the news. In an email, he wrote: “These acquisitions are all about driving engagement and making it easy to […]

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Model N, Channel Impact Partner to Help Companies Boost Channel Excellence

Model N, a cloud revenue management solution provider announced a partnership with Channel Impact, a full-service channel specialty firm, to enable technology companies to build, execute and measure a more impactful channel. The arrangement between the two companies will result in a value-added offering to enhance companies’ channel strategies and execution, delivering measurable revenue results. […]

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Nutanix Enables Partner Transition To New Channel Program With Support Center

Nutanix, an enterprise cloud computing provider, has launched a global partner program designed to re-define the partner engagement journey. The program, Elevate, will bring together Nutanix’s global partner ecosystem – value added resellers (VARs) and value added distributors (VADs); service providers (SPs) and telcos; hyperscalers; independent software, hardware, and platform vendors; global system integrators; and […]

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