All partners will see enhancements to the deal registration and CPQ systems, while Technology Alliance Partners get more perks and a clearer progression path.
The key theme stressed by Vella, in his first presentation at the company’s big customer event since replacing the founder and longtime CEO this year, is that Information Builders is committed to redesigning processes that allow for true scalability by ensuring data is trusted, so that tools will actually be used.
The Lenovo event in Orlando highlighted an intelligent enterprise transformation theme with show floor demos around this integration for both travel planning and IoT Smart warehouse management. Lenovo expects to see partner pickup from smaller vertically-focused boutique firms as well as larger integrators.
While Attunity’s smaller channel, which is principally SI’s, will realize more significant and elastic capabilities through Qlik, Qlik’s legacy channel, which is much larger, will reap new data integration capabilities. This is something Qlik sees as vital because of where they believe the analytics market is headed.