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October 12, 2018
Hardware vendors aim to mitigate the effects of the Trump administration's tariffs on imported Chinese goods, using such strategies as tariff engineering.
June 22, 2018
Datto partner companies got a slew of new data protection features, a cloud storage product beta and updates on business management software at the recent DattoCon event.
March 22, 2016
At CompTIA AMM 2016 in Chicago, managed service providers and vendors discussed key issues affecting the success of their relationships.
February 01, 2016
In a departure from typical vendor relations scenarios, Atrion, a consulting and managed services firm, is asking vendors to certify themselves in a reciprocal loyalty program.
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A channel partner is a person or organization that provides services or sells products on behalf of a software, hardware, networking or cloud services vendor. Value-added resellers (VARs), systems integrators (SIs), consultants, managed service ... Continue Reading
Symantec PartnerNet is web-based portal that was developed by security vendor Symantec to provide information, tools and benefits to its channel partner community. Continue Reading
Deal registration is a common feature of vendors' channel partner programs in which a channel partner, such as a value-added reseller (VAR), informs the vendor about a sales lead. Continue Reading
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SAP boldly stated an ambitious S/4HANA migration plan for existing customers. While SAP partners are on board with the transition, they recognize the challenges involved. Continue Reading
BAASS Business Solutions is partnering with trading partner connectivity specialist TrueCommerce to support customers who need core ERP-EDI integration. Continue Reading
Account management, marketing support and cloud performance -- these are just a few of the concerns that channel partners may have when working with cloud vendors. Continue Reading
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A partner account manager is a job title within a vendor organization that uses channel partners to sell its products or services. Continue Reading
Channel companies fail to retain many of their enterprise customer accounts when contracts are up for renegotiation, according to an ISG report. Continue Reading
Cloud vendor management poses a difficult set of challenges for SMB customers, opening up opportunities for channel partners to act as liaisons. Continue Reading
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Erroneous sales data may pose potential conflicts between some vendors and their partners; however, most vendors seem more interested in keeping the peace. Continue Reading
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Find out how to become a Microsoft partner in this description of the MPN, which includes changes to the program effective in January 2014. Continue Reading