PR Newswire | August 09, 2023
Vendavo,a global market leader in B2B pricing, selling, and rebate solutions and a member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced a new collaboration with Oracle that empowers joint manufacturing and distribution customers to streamline the creation, administration, payments, and reporting on rebate and channel incentive programs.
The new relationship brings the power ofVendavo Rebate & Channel Managerto Oracle CPQ and E-Business Suite applications and customers that leverageOracle Integration Cloud (OIC).
"This strategic collaboration will enable our joint customers to reap even more value from their Oracle Cloud and E-Business Suite applications in an area that, while often considered both time-consuming and complex, can also be a significant source of revenue," said Matthew Kenneally, Vice President of Global Alliances and Partnerships, Vendavo.
Vendavo Rebate & Channel Manager proactively aligns, designs, and manages rebate programs across channels. Popular among manufacturers and distributors that rely on channel sales, it simplifies the execution of the most complex agreements, lowers risk of overpayments and underpayments, strengthens channel and sales relationships, and increases revenue.
Oracle Integration Cloud brings together all the capabilities of application integration, process automation, visual application building, and integration analytics into a single unified cloud service, allowing customers to service all their end-to-end integration needs on one cohesive platform. Benefits include best-in-class security; consistent high performance; simple, predictable pricing; and the tools and expertise needed to bring enterprise workloads to the cloud quickly and efficiently.
Vendavo empowers global manufacturers and distributors to accelerate growth, profitability, and revenue with leading pricing, selling, and rebate management solutions. Enterprises like Ford, Emerson, Medtronic, GAF, and AmerisourceBergen rely on Vendavo to manage, optimize, and digitize their end-to-end commercial processes. Vendavo's SaaS solutions, team of pricing and selling experts, and proven, repeatable process accelerates value and outcomes that are not only predictable, but unrivaled. With Vendavo, the world's most ambitious B2B organizations can develop dynamic customer insights and execute optimal pricing strategies that maximize margin, boost sales effectiveness, and improve the customer experience.
About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) is Oracle's partner program designed to enable partners to accelerate the transition to cloud and drive superior customer business outcomes. The OPN program allows partners to engage with Oracle through track(s) aligned to how they go to market: Cloud Build for partners that provide products or services built on or integrated with Oracle Cloud; Cloud Sell for partners that resell Oracle Cloud technology; Cloud Service for partners that implement, deploy and manage Oracle Cloud Services; and License & Hardware for partners that build, service or sell Oracle software licenses or hardware products. Customers can expedite their business objectives with OPN partners who have achieved Expertise in a product family or cloud service.
CrowdStrike | September 15, 2023
CrowdStrike's latest program bolsters partner networks by expanding security services and addressing skill gaps for businesses of all sizes.
Service partners can harness Falcon Complete's resources to create co-branded, white-labeled security services or custom solutions atop the platform.
CrowdStrike's Falcon Complete for Service Providers offers 24/7 monitoring, proactive threat hunting, integrated threat intelligence, and end-to-end remediation to MSSPs, SIs, and GSIs.
CrowdStrike has unveiled a specialized platform meticulously designed to offer a comprehensive range of managed detection and response (MDR) services uniquely crafted to cater to the specific needs of its service provider channel partners. This platform highlights CrowdStrike's unwavering commitment to delivering tailored, state-of-the-art solutions that empower its partners in the service provider channel.
Within the framework of CrowdStrike's Falcon Complete for Service Providers, various types of entities, including managed security service providers (MSSPs), managed service providers (MSPs), system integrators (SIs), and global system integrators (GSIs), are empowered to provide their clientele with a comprehensive array of security services. These encompass round-the-clock monitoring, proactive threat identification, seamless integration of threat intelligence, and a full spectrum of remediation measures.
Moreover, partners can provide protection equivalent to CrowdStrike's flagship Falcon Complete platform. It entails the ability for service partners to leverage Falcon Complete's pre-existing team and service offerings, thereby facilitating the development of co-branded or white-labeled managed security services as well as tailored services that are built upon this robust platform. This expansion empowers partners to deliver high-quality security solutions aligned with CrowdStrike's industry-leading standards.
Daniel Bernard, CrowdStrike's Chief Business Officer, expressed that Falcon Complete for Service Providers simplifies the process for customers to access the industry's leading managed detection and response (MDR) services while also incorporating additional capabilities from their selected service provider to ensure a seamless security experience and peace of mind. Customers not only have the freedom to choose their preferred provider but can also enjoy the highest levels of protection against advanced threats.
John Senn, Ernst & Young Cyber Managed Services Managing Director, said, "Working with CrowdStrike's managed security services deepens our relationship, helping EY to offer specialized, high-touch managed detection and end-to-end response capabilities to our clients, enabling them to stay ahead of sophisticated cyberthreats and derive data-driven insights to improve their overall cyber threat defenses."
[Source: MSSP Alert]
As part of its ongoing commitment to empower its partner network and enhance the value proposition for businesses of all sizes, CrowdStrike has introduced this program to assist partners in expanding their managed security services portfolios, bridging skills gaps, and bolstering internal teams. This strategic initiative is positioned as the company's latest endeavor to provide partners with increased value and a broader range of options.
Okta | September 08, 2023
A new Okta channel executive underscores the need to utilize partners on a larger scale than ever before.
Okta is aligning itself with the trend of vendors embracing a partner-centric approach.
James Bradley cited Okta's recent Q2 financial report, in which CEO Todd McKinnon outlined plans to surpass the company's current $2 billion valuation.
Okta has declared a substantial strategic shift, signifying a deep-seated commitment to utilizing partnerships as a primary catalyst for its growth and success as it embraces a 'Partner-First' approach. As Okta aligns itself with vendors who embrace this partner-centric strategy, it signifies a pivotal juncture in the company's evolution, underscoring its devotion to nurturing collaborative relationships and bolstering its market influence through strategic alliances.
Okta's New Regional VP of Partner and Alliances, EMEA, James Bradley, has emphasized the heightened importance of partnering and its integration throughout the organization. Bradley expressed that the organization is currently at a critical point, highlighting the need to involve partners on a larger scale than ever before. He remarked that it's not limited to the partner team working with partners; the entire organization should incorporate partnerships into all aspects of its operations.
James Bradley stated that partners will play a fundamental role in achieving this growth, highlighting the success of companies that have expanded with the active involvement of partners.
Regarding the 'Partner-First' investment approach, James Bradley hinted at a commitment to increased investment and collaboration. He stated that Okta is actively simplifying its partnership processes, focusing on making them more partner-friendly and lucrative. Furthermore, the company channels resources into non-partner teams specializing in services and architecture to support partners in creating solutions on their platform. This strategic move aims to drive benefits, ultimately enhancing profitability for all parties involved.
Okta holds a prominent position as the foremost independent identity provider. Its flagship solution, Okta Identity Cloud, empowers organizations to establish secure connections between individuals and technologies precisely when needed. The company offers a streamlined and secure gateway to access for individuals and entities, instilling confidence in them to realize their full potential.