Annual guide recognizes the IT channel’s top partner programs
Petaluma, CA (April 02, 2018) – Intelisys Inc., a ScanSource company and the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor, has announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has once again recognized Intelisys in its annual Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing of partner programs from technology vendors that provide products and services through the IT channel.
To compile the guide, The Channel Company’s research team assessed each vendor’s partner program based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support, and communication.
“Finding the right technology vendor to partner with can be a daunting task, given the vast array of choices now available to solution providers,” said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Partner Program Guide helps them narrow the field and find the best fit, identifying the most rewarding partner programs and providing crucial insight into their strengths and benefits. We are pleased to present our 2018 PPG list, recognizing the strongest and most successful partner programs in the channel today.”
Intelisys is proud to offer numerous innovative programs and initiatives to support its Sales Partners. The Intelisys Sales Partner community has access to an expansive and comprehensive range of world-leading network connectivity solutions to their business customers through Intelisys’ robust portfolio of carefully selected, high-quality cloud and connectivity vendors. Channel sales professionals benefit from the ability to vet and present a selection of best-suited supplier options and a one-stop resource for contracts and commissions. Highlights include:
Unique financial resources—collectively the Partner Investment Program, which has loaned more than $9 million to its Sales Partners to help them expand their businesses, and the Advanced Commissions Program, which allows partners to receive commissions in as few as 15 days from contract acceptance—are available to Intelisys Sales Partners, enabling them to grow and invest in their businesses.
Intelisys Cloud Services University, with a curriculum built exclusively for channel sales professionals, offers partners access to self-paced education and certification. Partners also receive cloud training through multiple live education events, including Super9 – the channel’s leading cloud and business transformation education program. The 2018 Super9 program offers additional new, expanded training content, including Super9 Convergence, the first and largest sales education event dedicated to the converging channel; the Super9 Intensive – CCaaS and Super9 Intensive – Security subject-matter deep dives; and the foundational Super9 program. Also available to Sales Partners are numerous Mindshare and regional events, Partner Exchanges, and dedicated Channel Connect content.
Intelisys Sales Partners also have access to dedicated wireless & mobility support and dedicated solutions engineering support, which provides high-touch, pre- and post-sales support throughout the entire process. Through the Marketing ToolKit, Partners have access to custom sales and marketing resources, including brandable brochures, email campaigns and sales collateral pieces. Club TPC Members have direct access to Intelisys leadership for coaching and mentoring programs, plus templates and resources for business strategy and planning, finance, marketing, and sales.
“We are honored to be recognized in the 2018 Partner Program Guide for providing integrated, complete cloud, telecom and connectivity solutions for our Sales Partners, as well as the tools, resources and support to help them grow their businesses,” said Jay Bradley, Intelisys’ President. “As part of the ScanSource family, we are in the unique position of being able to offer to our partners a full suite of solutions, access to an ever-growing portfolio of world-leading suppliers and vendors, and a seat at the head of the what is perhaps the channel’s greatest evolution. Every day, our focus remains on enabling the success of our Sales Partners as the leaders of their industry, and we are pleased to have that commitment recognized by CRN.”
The 2018 Partner Program Guide will be featured in the April issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/ppg.
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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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