Verio Announces Fed-Focused Partner ProgramBy Carol Ellison | Posted 2004-01-22 Email Print
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New program seeks to recruit technology partners offering network services to the federal government.Federal spending on information technology is expected to reach $59.7 billion this year, according to IT analysts at Gartner Inc., based in Stamford, Ct.
With an eye on grabbing a substantial portion of that pie, Verio, a leader in global IP solutions, today announced a new verticallyfocused channel initiative aimed at recruiting and supporting partners that provide hosting services to the federal government and its various agencies.
The new viaVerio Enterprise Hosting and Network Services Government Partner Program is part of Verio's larger viaVerio channel program, serving partners in the mid-to-large enterprise space.
What the new program offers
Peter Spewak, senior vice president of Business Development at ATS, a Verio partner based in McLean, Va., said his company partnered with Verio because it offers the high level of hosting and IP solutions that government customers demand.
Specific benefits of the viaVerio Enterprise Hosting and Network Services Government Partner Program include:
Participating partners will be chosen based on a combination of strategic and tactical criteria, including: prior sales of hosting and other Verio services, such as IP access or managed security; positioning with target government agencies and customers; and expansion plans for serving other government markets such as the public sector at the state and local level.
More information about the new program may be found at www.verio.com/partners/enterprise or by phone at 1-866-237-4121.