Channel Marketer Report

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LiveVox’s New Channel Program Offers Robust Partner Marketing Support Package

LiveVox, a cloud-based provider of customer service and digital engagement tools, has launched a new channel program. The program, ACTivate, provides LiveVox’s new and existing partners, including master agents, technology solution brokerages, solution providers, and managed service providers with tools to market and sell the company’s blended omnichannel capabilities to new customers. “We’ve seen incredible […]

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To Drive Channel Success, Vade Helps MSPs Boost Their ‘Security-Conscious’ Credentials

In a press release last October, Vade, a provider of AI-based threat detection, user awareness and incident response solutions, celebrated what it called “significant momentum around its channel program” in 2021. Vade’s second quarter was especially strong with the company reporting 60% growth in global channel sales between Q2 2020 and Q2 2021. “We’re excited that we […]

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Wasabi’s Laurie Mitchell: To Optimize Engagement With Fast-Expanding Channel Ecosystem, Automate Everything

The channel team at Wasabi , a cloud data storage provider, has been pretty busy for the past couple of years. At a pace of more than 400-plus new partners each month, the company has expanded it channel ecosystem from 3,500 partners at the end of 2020 to more than 10,000 today. As the company has […]

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Vertiv’s New Partner Portal And TCMA Tool Address Channel Demand For Digital Marketing Support

Recently promoted to the position of Director of Channel Marketing at Vertiv, a critical digital infrastructure provider, Song Lu is leading a program that strives to empower the company’s partner ecosystem with robust demand generation support. In a recent conversation with Channel Marketer Report, Lu commented that partners are leaning into Vertiv’s channel marketing program, […]

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4 Proven Practices To Navigate Channel Marketing Challenges 

By Zach Edling, Vice President of Account Services, Tendo Communications Channel partners are an essential revenue source for B2B brands. But as more B2B brands compete for the attention of channel partners, providing a best-in-class channel partner marketing program becomes more challenging and more critical. The most successful organizations understand how to navigate channel marketing […]

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Three Ways To Help Channel Partners Market And Sell Subscription-Based Products Or Services

By Jeff Chancellor, VP, Global Ecosystem Success at Sage Businesses have gone above and beyond for their customers over the past two tumultuous years. From the growing pains of scaling rapidly to conducting fully remote business operations, companies have had to be incredibly agile in order to remain effective. Part of this agility has included […]

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Influencer Marketing, Standard Practice With B2C Brands, Gains Traction With B2B Companies

As more and more B2B buyers rely on digitally-discovered information well along their shopping journeys, marketers have struggled to make sure their brands are among those to be considered. As Jay McBain, Forrester’s Principal Analyst – Channels, Partnerships & Ecosystems, has commented, unless vendors develop vast ecosystems of industry experts, consultants, influencers, and other thought […]

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With Rise In Ransomware, Partners Must Optimize Access To The Boardroom

By Mike Walkey, SVP Global Channel & Alliances at Veritas Technologies Ransomware attacks are debilitating and no organization – large or small – is immune. Over the past 18 months, damages from ransomware attacks have had a direct effect on the economy and have deeply impacted the channel and its customers. And cybercriminals are only […]

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What Hiring A Director Of Global Channel Engagement Says About Armor’s MSP Partner Program

You know a company is serious about building better relations with its partner ecosystem when they appoint a Director of Global Channel Engagement. For the record, Armor, a global cloud security company for managed service providers (MSPs), didn’t post a position with that exact title. But when Christine Gassman clearly demonstrated that she was the […]

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Dell’s Cheryl Cook: How An Accelerated Transition To Digital Marketing With Partners Is Driving Record Sales

It didn’t take a pandemic to compel Dell Technologies to transition its channel marketing program to a digital model. At least a year before Covid-19 rendered popular partner marketing motions – especially in-person events – virtually impossible to implement, Dell had begun to expand its menu of partner-focused digital demand gen practices. Without a doubt, […]

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