Intelisys Named to CRN’s 2016 Partner Marketing Guide

New list recognizes companies offering top-notch partner marketing support
Petaluma, CA (August 10, 2016)Intelisys Communications, Inc., the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Intelisys in its first ever Partner Marketing Guide. This new CRN list serves as a handbook of marketing programs, support and resources for channel partners from the IT vendors that put a high priority on partner marketing efforts. The guide will be featured on CRN.com and in the August issue of CRN, and will serve as a critical resource for the many solution providers now looking for marketing-savvy vendors that can help them drive demand for products and services.
Though not a vendor, but a technology services distributor/master agent, Intelisys was selected for its exceptional and robust partner marketing services and resources, including the Intelisys Marketing ToolKit, which provides customizable, brandable resources, collateral, copy and campaigns to Intelisys Sales Partners at no cost. Additionally, with a portfolio of more than 120 of the world’s leading telecom, cloud and connectivity carriers and vendors, Intelisys assists its Sales Partners is accessing thousands of dollars in MDF and partner marketing funds through its Supplier Partners.
“In the new Strategic Service Provider era, marketing support from vendors has become a key differentiator that channel partners rely on to evaluate their supplier relationships,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “The companies in CRN’s inaugural Partner Marketing Guide recognize the importance of this industry shift and have responded with an arsenal of marketing resources, benefits and overall partner marketing support. We commend them on their demonstrated ability to anticipate the changing needs of today’s solution providers.”
In ongoing efforts to both enable Sales Partners and help them to better position themselves in their own markets, Intelisys launched Cloud Services University (iCSU), the world’s first and only vendor-neutral cloud sales training program for channel sales professionals, in it’s current web-based format in February 2015. Intelisys has registered more than 3000 students since that time, with over 1100 of them already having achieved at least one certification that can be marketed to their own customers and prospects.
“It’s an honor for everyone at Intelisys to be recognized in CRN’s Partner Marketing Guide,” said Brian Leonard, Intelisys’ Director of Marketing. “Because Intelisys exists for the sole purpose of helping our Sales Partners grow, we invest heavily into not only supporting Sales Partners, but also helping them market and attract new business for growth. We look forward to providing our Sales Partners with even more marketing resources in the months and years to come.”
The 2016 Partner Marketing Guide will be featured in the August issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/pmg.
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About Intelisys
Intelisys is the world’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 and IT solution providers, as they build vast and vigorously protected streams of recurring revenue for their businesses.
Today Intelisys is leading the way as its Sales Partners make the pivot, and experience the epic shift away, from traditional telco services into a new era of cloud-based solutions. Under contract with more than 120 of the world’s leading telecom carriers, cloud services providers and technology partners, Intelisys delivers the services end-user customers demand through 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.
 
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The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com
 
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Intelisys Contact:
Jessica Maria
Marketing Communications Manager, Intelisys
jmaria@intelisys.com
707-596-5183
 
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Melanie Turpin
The Channel Company
mturpin@thechannelco.com
508-416-1195