Channel Marketer Report

CRM / PRM Solutions

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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ZoomInfo’s New Partner Program Offers Dedicated CAM Support

ZoomInfo, a global leader in go-to-market intelligence solutions, has launched a new program that enables partners to build custom engagements with the ZoomInfo platform. The ZoomInfo Partner Program can be tailored to meet the needs of partners’ different business models, creating flexibility as companies evolve. Offering opportunities for solution or technology partners, ZoomInfo will assign dedicated […]

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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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Ecosystems Don’t Run On Spreadsheets: The Future Is Real-Time Channel Measurement And Accelerated Automation

By Chanan Greenberg, SVP and GM, High Tech, Model N “The future of channel partner programs and ecosystems will be anchored in automation, flexibility, scalability, and self-service. The effective use of technology tools is no longer optional. Ecosystems don’t run on spreadsheets,” observed Forrester analyst Chris Cleary during a recent Model N webcast. And he’s […]

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To Boost ROI In PRM/TCMA Technology, Fill The ‘Care-And-Feeding Gap’

By Tracy Diziere, President & CEO,  TDZ Creative Partners By now, the value and necessity of Partner Relationship Management (PRM) and Through-Channel Marketing Automation (TCMA) systems is well established. Forrester sized the PRM market at $400 million in 2019 and expects it to grow to nearly $890 million by 2025. And in 2018, it predicted that TCMA […]

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Magentrix Launches Zapier App Integration

Magentrix,  a partner relationship management solution provider, has announced the launch of a Zapier app integration, allowing users to instantly connect their portal with any of the 2000+ apps available through Zapier without coding. Users can move data and automate tasks between apps, increasing productivity. Zapier allows clients to create automated tasks, known as Zaps, […]

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Forrester Predicts Investments In PRM Software To Reach $889 Million By 2025

Forrester is predicting that the market for partner relationship management software will climb at a compound annual growth rate of 14.2 percent to $889 million by 2025. In a recent post, Jay McBain, Forrester’s Principal Analyst, Channel Partnerships & Alliances, noted that channel leaders are looking for PRM to be the foundational layer on a channel […]

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Brother’s New Partner Portal Strives To Support Channel’s Digital Transformation

Brother International Corporation has launched a new online partner portal that consolidates Brother’s comprehensive suite of partner products, tools and training into an intuitive, companywide partner relationship management (PRM) platform. The new, unified portal — officially called PATH (Partner Authorized Total Hub) — was implemented to remove complexity for thousands of Brother Authorized Partners (BAP), […]

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Impartner Completes Acquisition of TIE Kinetix’s Channel Marketing and Demand Gen Business; Names Curran CRO

Impartner, the channel management platform and partner relationship management (PRM) provider, has completed its acquisition of the through channel marketing automation (TCMA) business from TIE Kinetix. The acquisition includes TIE Kinetix’s full suite of contemporary brand control and demand generation technologies, as well as an exclusive digital marketing transformation program developed and delivered in partnership […]

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Channel Leaders Have More Options For Program-Supporting Solutions, Forrester Reports

Channel practitioners have an expanded list of channel program solutions from which to choose. According to a recent review by Jay McBain, Principal Analyst of Channels, Partnerships & Ecosystems at Forrester, the number of companies offering channel program boosting solutions ticked up significantly to 159. Forrester’s previous review of the universe of channel technology solutions […]

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