Dell channel partners are responding exceptionally well to the company’s new software competencies, training programs and go-to-market initiatives, leading to a substantial increase in registered deals and revenue through the PartnerDirect program. Dell introduced new software-specific enhancements and initiatives in September 2013, allowing partners to sell software solutions and secure associated rebates to grow their […]
By Jon Whitlock, Director, Channel Marketing, Kaspersky Lab North America It’s true that many VARs often face limited capabilities and bandwidth when it comes to marketing their companies. In fact, recent numbers show that fewer than 10% of B2B resellers have dedicated marketing employees. That’s a high percentage of partners that aren’t fully equipped with […]
To maximize channel growth and sales, it is imperative that vendors provide seamless access to the information and resources partners need to succeed, including sales tools and training materials, marketing collateral and deal registration. Sungard Availability Services (AS), a provider of IT managed services, information availability consulting services, business continuity management software and disaster recovery […]
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, […]
The Problem : Partner portals have fallen so short of expectations that most channel managers and partners no longer even think of them as sales enablement tools. They have become administrative spaces to register leads, update opportunities and download the occasional case study. The challenge today, more than ever, is that the content required to run […]
By John Gentry, VP of Marketing and Alliances, Virtual Instruments When your channel partners win business, so do you. We all know this. So, how can you help your resellers capture larger pieces of increasingly competitive markets? Start with training — and then add more training, that’s more tailored and more effective. Anyone can sell […]
Marketing technology provider Integrate is taking a strategic approach to its channel. Shortly after joining the Marketo LaunchPoint Ecosystem and integrating with Oracle Eloqua, the solution provider has focused extensively on building up its partner network. In the below Q&A, Scott Vaughan, CMO at Integrate, discusses the company’s strategy moving forward.
By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor When vendors sell through channels, they sometimes don’t have a clear picture of partner demand generation and sales performance. This lack of visibility ultimately impacts bottom-line results, as there is no clear view into what’s being sold and how much is being sold. In addition, there is no way to […]