Wincor Nixdorf today announced an expansion to its partner programto include resellers in North America. The company is exhibiting its variety of retail solutions with U.S. partner Synnex during the RetailNOW conference, which is being held through August 7 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The Wincor Nixdorf partner program provides […]
By Louis Foong, President and CEO, The ALEA Group The relationship between manufacturers and their channel partners is always an intriguing one. Even the most profitable of relationships have a set of intricacies and complexities that require deep understanding and careful handling. The accepted trust factors imply that manufacturers want to provide their channel partners […]
Industry shifts and market changes — such as the continued shift to cloud operations and managed services — also are motivating vendors to rethink their incentive strategies. Rather than implementing short-term initiatives, organizations are honing in on more long-term, loyalty-generating strategies that will contribute to yearly lead gen and sales goals.
Tiered partner programs and special recognition for channel players allow vendors and manufacturers to spotlight high-performing partners and garner greater loyalty. To recognize top channel partners that succeeded in improving business quality and customer satisfaction, ESI, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance telephone systems for SMBs and organizations recently announced its Elite Reseller Partners for […]
A new study released from CompTIA has reaffirmed the growing influence of cloud computing and managed services. Findings from CompTIA’s Second Annual State of IT Channel Programs study has revealed 63% of IT firms will focus on establishing cloud-based delivery models within the next year. Additionally, 46% of companies are moving to a managed services […]
To drive greater collaboration and uniformity among its partner network, the Data Capture/POS Business Unit of Ingram Micro Inc., yesterday welcomed more than 400 solution providers and vendor partners to its 2012 Solution Partner Invitational. The event is taking place from May 15-17, 2012, in San Diego, Calif. With a theme of “Infinite Possibilities,” the […]
Kaspersky Lab, an antivirus software provider, will be holding its annual partner conference May 10-13, 2012, at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. The four-day event will include two days of in-depth educational sessions, intimate discussions with company executives and memorable excursions to further the organization’s relationships and build stronger connections among partners, according to […]