The main feature of the new program is a new partner portal, which is integrated with Salesforce and provides much quicker access to materials and response times from ViewSonic than was the case in the past.
Arctic Wolf has grown its outsourced security business to about 600 partners, managed as a single group, but with the increase in numbers, and a plan to recruit more, selectively, they are now tiering their program for the first time.
Commvault’s Metallic SaaS offering has not yet been available to MSP partners, but it will be coming to both sets of MSP partners ‘soon,’ and the company believes it will be highly attractive to both large and small MSPs.
ServiceMax introduced ServiceMax Asset 360 for Salesforce last year, complementing their long-standing field service management platform, to build on the strong momentum the new platform is showing. Now they have introduced a new partner program to support it.
Intel recently introduced new CEO Pat Gelsinger to partners at the Intel Partner Forum, together with his vision for bringing partner-centric prosperity to all. Intel also provided updates on channel issues, marketing, and core areas of the business.
The Broadcom Software services channel had been focused around a single partner, a model based on its CA acquisition, but they concluded that simply wasn’t going to work with the acquired Symantec assets, so have revamped their channel services model.
The rapid growth of Microsoft 365 has pushed Martello’s business, which once was largely focused around Mitel, in a Microsoft direction, so they have remade their partner program to support the business they see as the future of the company.
Longer term, the program will likely expand beyond security, but for now the goal is to help partners, with a minimum of 500 supported endpoints, develop both the technical and marketing skills to sell security effectively, without having to become MSSPs.
The Nerdio Partnerd Program has four tiers, with tier level determined by a combination of the number of Nerdio customers the end user has, and the number of engineers who have completed the new certifications also being announced.
NetApp will be making major changes to their channel program at the end of April 2022, and has announced what those changes will be, and the paths partners need to prepare to be ready for the new program.