Harmon.ie Launches Affiliate Partner ProgramBy Gina Roos | Print
NEWS BRIEFS: In addition to Harmon.ie's news, this week's briefs cover Arrow's becoming a Skype for Business Launch Partner; ShoreTel, Ingram and HP's partnership; and more.
Zebra Technologies Unveils New Channel Program
Zebra Technologies, a provider of products and services that provide real-time visibility into organizations' assets, people and transactions, has announced a new channel partner program that rewards partners who are invested in driving value for end-user customers, the company said.
Program features include training, education and incentives to help partners deepen their skills to serve as consultative channel partners to mutual customers as well as simplified pricing and a consistent global program framework. The customer-centric partner program will unify the best of Zebra's PartnersFirst program and the PartnerEmpower program to encompass a more inclusive channel ecosystem that addresses the needs of distributors, independent software vendors (ISVs), resellers and system integrators (SIs).
Connected Data Announces Excelerate Partner Program
Connected Data has designed its new Excelerate Partner Program to drive partner growth in the file sync and share market with the Transporter family of private cloud storage appliances. Features of the program include an "aggressive" pricing model, "motivating" spiffs, flexible payment terms, and a variety of sales and marketing resources, the company said.
Connected Data offers not-for-resale pricing of 45 percent off MSRP and supports partner customers with a 30-day free trial offer. The program offers two levels of membership, each with on-boarding, including sales and technical training and marketing and sales support. Special programs are available for the education market.
DOSarrest Debuts Global Channel Partner Program
DOSarrest Internet Security, a managed cloud-based distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection provider, has launched a global partner program. The program is designed to allow partners, including hosting providers, VARs and consultants, to offer DOSarrest's suite of DDoS protection services.
These fully managed services include DDoS Protection for client Websites, Layer 7 cloud-based load balancing, Web application firewall (WAF), vulnerability testing and optimization (VTO) as well as DOSarrest External Monitoring Service (DEMS).
Daegis Rolls Out Global Channel Partner Program
Daegis launched a new global partner program, providing partners with both cloud and on-premises models of the AXS-One archiving solutions for the information governance market. The program extends the archiving software into the cloud to deliver a new offering for service providers, cloud resellers, agents, MSPs, VARs and SIs. Providers and resellers will be trained and supported in the delivery of information governance solutions, whether it's through software packaged with services or archiving as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, the company said.