Channel Marketer Report

Channel Relationships

Netskope Enables Partners To Win Soaring SASE Opportunities

With the soaring adoption of secure access service edge (SASE) architecture, providers have been making significant efforts to enable their channel ecosystems to meet the on-going demand. Earlier this year, for example, Netskope launched Netskope Prime, an invitation-only program for distinguished Netskope partner technical experts. The intention of the program is to recognize and develop […]

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Five Critical Steps To Building A Sector-Leading Partner Program

By Preseetha Pettigrew, Global VP Strategic Alliances, Seismic In the B2B tech space, it seems like new partner programs are springing up wherever you look. It’s hardly surprising, given that 54% of companies say that partnerships drive more than 20% of their total revenue. With so much competition out there, how can solutions providers ensure […]

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OPSWAT Prioritizes Ongoing Channel Program Upgrade With Growth Investment Funds

In a news article about Brighton Park Capital’s $125 million investment in OPSWAT, Benny Czarny, CEO of the cybersecurity company said he plans to use the proceeds to hire more channel marketing specialists and invest in partner program components such as market development funds (MDF) to help partners generate new business more quickly. He also […]

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Marketplace Host Torchlite Offers Partner Engagement Platform

Torchlite, developer of a freelance marketplace for professional administrators, solution consultants, designers, developers, and marketers who specialize in building and optimizing cross-cloud Salesforce solutions, has launched the Torchlite Partner Engagement Platform. The new SaasS platform, designed as an affordable PRM solution, helps vendors engage and support their partner ecosystems by enabling creation of partner directories, automated payments, […]

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Make Channel Managers Your Partner Marketing Program Evangelists

By Daniel Graff-Radford, CEO, Allbound There are any number of ways that the benefits of participating in a channel marketing program can be effectively communicated to your partner ecosystem. But few members of your team can have as much impact on partner engagement in through-channel marketing programs as your channel or partner account managers. In […]

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At B2BMX, Channel Experts Offer Strategies To Address Modern Partner Ecosystems And Marketplaces; Shore Up Program Basics

While many channel professionals still need to up their game on partner program basics, the ongoing evolution of the B2B buyer’s journey and growing client demand for holistic, needs-based solutions are requiring companies to rethink their go-to-market motions. That was the combined take-away from the channel agenda at last month’s B2B Marketing Exchange that stressed […]

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Red Hat Arms Channel Partners With Renewals Intelligence Platform

Red Hat, an open-source solutions company, is providing its distributors and resellers with a digital platform to deliver daily-updated data on renewal performance and exclusive Red Hat sales insights. A component Red Hat’s Partner Renewals Engagement Program (PREP), the Renewals Intelligence platform features a suite of interactive dashboards that allows channel partners to gain a […]

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Channel Experts Share Strategies On Boosting Partner Sales & Marketing Alignment At #B2BSMX

When channel marketers logged off from the B2B Sales & Marketing Exchange (B2BSMX) online experience last month, they left with an armful of insights and information to better align their partner sales and marketing programs in 2021. Partner marketing teams at many channel-focused companies are often under-staffed and insufficiently funded, even at large organizations. As […]

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Pandemic Strategies: ASG Helps Partners Tighten Focus On Customers’ ROI

More than seven months into an economy rocked by an unrelenting pandemic, some companies are beginning to get back to the business of investing in their operations, if mostly on must-have projects. But even as firms begin to explore how they can adjust their business to a “new-normal,” vendors and their partners need to focus […]

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B2BSMX Channel Track Explores Strategies To Align Partner Marketing And Sales Effort

Even at large partner companies, marketing staff can be pretty lean. That’s why many of the more successful channel teams are working hard to provide partner sales staff with the tools and content necessary to engage customers and prospects all the way from the top-of-the-funnel to post-purchase support. At the B2B Sales & Marketing Exchange […]

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