Mobility, social media and cutting-edge content formats were among the core topics outlined in our 2014 Channel Trends & Predictions piece. This year, channel experts and thought leaders are honing in on the importance of Big Data, and how organizations can leverage this data to better align marketing campaigns and tactics to the buying journey. […]
LiveHive, a sales engagement platform provider, announced that it has partnered with Act-On Software. The partnership integrates LiveHive’s prospect engagement analytics tools with Act-On’s marketing automation platform, positioning users to gain additional insight into how prospective buyers are interacting with content so sales reps can enhance their messaging. LiveHive offers sales engagement capabilities including real-time analytics, […]
Ugam, a managed analytics solution provider, has joined the Competitive Data Partner (CDP) Program from Revionics, a pricing and merchandise optimization company. All members of the partner program provide competitive data points that are accessible via the Competitive Data Connector and are delivered to the Revionics Price Optimization solution. By integrating data and insights from […]
Neat, a small organization systems provider for small businesses, announced the launch of the Neat Certified Partner Program. The program is designed to help Neat users improve document and data management capabilities by offering them an assortment of hardware and software solutions. The partner network will accept members that offer systems and devices that can […]
Datto, a hybrid cloud-based backup disaster recovery and continuity solutions provider, has acquired Backupify, a provider of cloud-to-cloud backup recovery solutions for SaaS applications, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will empower Datto to create a platform that will protect all business data, whether it is kept onsite or in the cloud. Together, the companies will protect […]
Thinspace Technology Inc., a provider of cloud client and virtualization technology, has established a new partnership with Xoom Technology Group. With the partnership, Xoom will help meet the growing demand for desktop virtualization solutions in the San Antonio and Austin, Tex., areas — while also expanding Thinspace’s overall customer reach.
By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor A study from Relayware finds that that 60% of channels partners blame inadequate supplier technology for subpar profitability. The study, titled: Partnering Automation Benchmarks, surveyed more than 150 channel partners to identify how suppliers transact business with their partners. While many channel partners are integrating cloud solutions into their portfolios, their […]
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 […]