Channel Marketer Report

Co-op / MDF Programs

Broadvoice Names Lauri Martinez As Vice President of Channel Marketing

Broadvoice, a provider of hosted voice, unified communications (UC) and SIP Trunking services for businesses, announced the appointment of technology channel marketing veteran Lauri Martinez as Vice President of Channel Marketing. Martinez brings more than 20 years of B2B marketing experience to Broadvoice, where she will work to ensure that Broadvoice’s partner program aligns with […]

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To Ensure MDF Remainders Aren’t Left On Table, Encourage/Enable Compact Digital Projects

The fact that the channel-focused digital publication CRN continues to ask in its annual partner program survey what percentage of MDF/co-op goes unspent on a quarterly basis is a good indication that many partners continue to leave money on the table. A spot check of responses to the 2020 Partner Program Guide revealed that a […]

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Partner Empathy Boosts Engagement With Komprise Recruitment And Certification Program

Komprise, a leader in analytics-driven data management as a service, achieved record growth in 2020, despite the challenges of the pandemic. Contributing to the company’s growth was the onboarding of more than 50 new channel partners, and the technical training and certification of hundreds of partner employees through its expanded Komprise Konnect partner program. 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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Panzura Boosts Channel Support With Unlimited MDF Program, New Partner Portal

Panzura, a provider of an enterprise global cloud file solution, announced major investments to drive the success of its partners around the world, including system integrators, value-added resellers, technology alliance partners, OEMs and managed service providers (MSPs). Now offering a 35% discount on all partner-generated sales, the company is aiming to boost channel-won revenue by […]

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Sensormatic Updates Partner Edge Channel Program With Enhanced Portal, Executive Sponsorships

Sensormatic Solutions, a global retail solutions portfolio, has launched an updated version of its Global Partner Edge (GPE) Channel Program to better equip channel partners with tools to drive business opportunities and growth. The enhanced program offers channel partners a comprehensive suite of go-to-market support, tools, financial incentives and training resources. The company’s goal is […]

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P2P Global, A Partner Collaboration Platform, Offers Sponsorship Program To Vendors

P2P Global, an open ecosystem and marketplace that enables collaboration among diverse partner and technology companies, has announced an offering for technology vendors. The Technology Partner Sponsor program enables vendors to distribute leads to their partners on the platform, collect referrals from any P2P Global-enrolled solution providers, and share information about their products and service […]

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To Redefine And Optimize The Way You Manage Your Channel Programs, Check The Data

By Leah Allen, Vice President of Growth Marketing, Model N Now more than ever companies should be looking at ways to tighten up revenue operations to stay agile and be ready to bounce back when things return to normal. For most high-tech companies, channel sales typically represent 70% or more of an organization’s revenue. Companies […]

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Dig Deeper Into Channel Data To Boost Market Development Fund ROI

The hazy view that many channel managers have into their market development fund (MDF) programs has clearly impaired the ability of companies to optimize their investments in them. Channel managers struggle to report on the ROI their MDF programs generate. Learning opportunities to support continuous improvement are missed. And because partners pass on the opportunity […]

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Okta Strives To Boost Partners’ Digital Marketing Capabilities With New Marketing Hub

At the end of March, Okta, an independent provider of identity solutions for the enterprise, announced major updates and additions to its Okta Partner Connect program. “Our ecosystem continues to expand globally, through new strategic initiatives and an enhanced focus on distribution,” said Patrick McCue, Okta’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Partnerships, in a press release. “We […]

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