Intelisys Featured in CRN 2016 Cloud Partner Program Guide

Intelisys Recognized for First-Rate Partner Cloud Programs and Training
Petaluma, CA (September 26, 2016) – Intelisys, a ScanSource company and the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Intelisys in its 2016 Cloud Computing Partner Program Guide, a list of leading technology vendors with cloud-related partner programs that enable and accelerate the growth of solution providers’ cloud initiatives.
The CRN 2016 Cloud Computing Partner Program Guide serves as a valuable resource for solution providers navigating the booming cloud marketplace, helping them to identify technology suppliers that offer innovative cloud solutions and partner programs. To qualify for participation in the Cloud Partner Program Guide, technology vendors must have a unique set of partner program benefits for solution providers that deliver cloud infrastructure or applications.
“For channel partners, active support for their cloud-based solutions is more critical than ever,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s 2016 Cloud Computing Partner Program Guide recognizes vendors that provide excellent resources, training and financial incentives for cloud, doing their best to help partners make the most of this now foundational practice area. We congratulate all the innovative, forward-looking companies on the 2016 list and invite the solution provider community to take full advantage of this terrific resource for finding the right cloud vendors to partner with.”
The Intelisys Cloud Services Program is a resource provided to Sales Partners, at no cost, that provides the tools and resources Sales Partners need to grow their businesses and maximize their revenue. The Cloud Services Program offers pre-sales, high-touch support to help design solutions, with the right supplier fit, that provide an end-to-end experience for customers. The company’s Sales Partners have both regional and subject-matter support through the entire cloud sales process, including business and application discovery personnel and resources; solution design; turn-key onsite installation and training; equipment and professional services; and supplier interoperability testing and vetting.
Intelisys also provides dedicated training and certification through Cloud Services University, a first of its kind, industry-leading cloud education program for channel sales professionals looking to enhance their knowledge cloud technologies and services, and improve their cloud close rates. Through Intelisys’ Cloud Services University (iCSU), channel sales professionals gain knowledge presented by renowned experts in the field and the highest level of training possible to professionals throughout the cloud services industry, resulting in professional certifications.
Channel sales professionals also strengthen their knowledge with cloud training through the Intelisys Cloud Summit Training—one of the best intensive cloud training sessions on the channel calendar—which is held twice a year and is free to attend, as well as training at various Intelisys Mindshare events throughout the year, Channel Connect and the newest cloud sales training deep dive from Intelisys: Super9.
“We are honored to be recognized in CRN’s Cloud Computing Partner Program Guide for our commitment to supporting channel sales professionals through world-leading cloud services programs and channel education,” said Andrew Pryfogle, SVP of Cloud Transformation for Intelisys. “We are devoted to providing the highest level of training and dedicated support to sales professionals in the channel. As cloud technologies continue to develop and evolve, Intelisys Partners are building a rock-solid foundation of knowledge that provides their customers with first-rate cloud services solutions.”
The Cloud Partner Program Guide will be featured in the October issue of CRN and can be viewed online at www.crn.com/cloud-ppg.
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About Intelisys
Intelisys, a ScanSource company, is the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor of business communications services, including voice, data, access, cable, collaboration, wireless and cloud. Intelisys is dedicated to one thing – serving the needs and accelerating the success of the industry’s top producing telecom sales agents, IT Solution Providers, VARs, MSPs and integrators, as they leverage the power of recurring revenue in their businesses.
Today Intelisys is leading the way as its Sales Partners make the pivot and experience the shift away from traditional telco services into a new era of cloud-based solutions. Under contract with more than 130 of the world’s leading telecom carriers, cloud services providers and technology partners, Intelisys delivers the services end users demand exclusively through a network of Sales Partners, supporting those Sales Partners via the most exceptional back office support team ever assembled in the channel. To learn more, visit www.Intelisys.com or talk to Intelisys at 800-615-8330.
Intelisys was acquired by ScanSource, a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, in August of 2016. www.scansource.com
 
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Intelisys Contact:
Jessica Maria
Marketing Communications Manager, Intelisys
jmaria@intelisys.com
(707) 596-5183
 
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The Channel Company
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