JFrog | September 13, 2023
JFrog Limited has unveiled a novel global channel program during its inaugural Partner Day event. This program facilitates customer integration of JFrog solutions through third-party entities while concurrently seeking to establish fresh revenue streams for both JFrog and its collaborative partners.
The JFrog Global Partner Program structures itself around a co-selling approach, avoiding using a pyramid or tiered partner program, such as gold, silver, and bronze, which would require substantial initial investments. The method enables partners to gain knowledge and experience by closely collaborating with JFrog's solutions engineering, professional services, marketing, and support teams. This 'customer-first' strategy allows partners to establish and expand their practices while expediting their time-to-revenue.
Tali Notman, Chief Revenue Officer at JFrog, mentioned that JFrog is rapidly expanding its presence in the enterprise sector, offering both on-premises and cloud solutions. The company's foundation is built on robust community support, and it has established itself as a pioneer in the DevOps and security fields. She further expressed enthusiasm about the future, anticipating how JFrog's growth will continue to flourish through collaboration with trusted third-party partners.
Additionally, Kelly Hartman, Senior Vice President of Global Channels and Alliances at JFrog, articulated the company's objective of delivering value to partners through access to their solutions and expertise, which has garnered trust from numerous Fortune 100 companies worldwide.
Meanwhile, JFrog's Partner Program offers partners a range of options to create customer value, including co-selling, reselling, or selling to US government agencies, each supported by dedicated pre- and post-sales programs. These program options are currently available, with an easy-to-use partner portal for streamlined engagement. Additionally, the program introduces new incentives and deal structures to enhance revenue generation, assigns dedicated partner managers for seamless onboarding, provides engaged support from JFrog's sales and technical teams for qualified opportunities, offers curated sales and specialized training on the JFrog Platform, furnishes co-branded marketing kits to stimulate interest and create new opportunities, and grants access to an expanded resource library of product and sales enablement assets.
JFrog Ltd. is one of the leading software companies with a mission to revolutionize software delivery by realizing its 'Liquid Software' vision. Its Software Supply Chain Platform acts as a unified system of record, empowering organizations to efficiently build, manage, and securely distribute software, ensuring its availability, traceability, and tamper-proof nature. With integrated security features, JFrog helps identify, protect, and remediate against threats and vulnerabilities.
Business Wire | October 17, 2023
SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and visibility tools, has appointed Sean McGinn as SVP Global Indirect Sales and Worldwide Partners to lead the company’s global channel and partner efforts. He was previously Global Head of Partnerships at Tamr, a leader in data products, where he developed a partnership and alliances program with major cloud vendors, select resellers, strategic ISVs, and systems integrators globally from the ground up. Sean brings more than 25 years of business development and channel partner experience from multiple enterprise software companies.
We are delighted to have Sean join the SmartBear team, said Melissa Campbell, CRO at SmartBear.
"With over two decades of experience driving partner-led revenue growth, Sean has consistently shown an exceptional ability to build strong strategic partnerships, lead high-performing sales teams, and scale business through indirect channels. Our partners are a crucial component of our success, and Sean's experience will help us continue providing maximum value to these important relationships. We are confident Sean will seamlessly integrate into our culture of excellence and customer focus as we continue providing best-in-class solutions to dev teams across the software development lifecycle.”
Prior to Tamr, Sean served SAP for 12 years in various business development and partnership roles, including leading strategic cloud partnerships for SAP's enterprise-focused cloud business. He was Vice President, Global Systems Integrators at Virtustream and Director, Channel Strategy and Development at Enterasys Networks, among other roles. Sean began his career in the U.S. Army as a military intelligence officer stationed at various U.S. and overseas locations, including Brussels, Belgium; Izmir, Turkey; the Pentagon, Washington D.C.; and the Republic of Korea.
“High-performing partner and channel teams are key to scaling company revenue and driving profitable growth,” said Sean McGinn. “In concert with cross-functional departments, I am looking forward to working with the SmartBear team to dramatically scale our indirect sales efforts while supporting everyone’s contributions as they continue to grow in their careers.”
SmartBear has been strengthening its presence in the EMEA and APAC regions, home to a wealth of technical talent and some of the world's fastest-growing economies where there is increasing demand for software development tools. Local partners are participating in panel discussions at SmartBear Connect London, taking place on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.
SmartBear strategic partners are part of a globally growing network of cloud vendors, ISVs, and solution providers, including distributors, consultants, systems integrators (SI), technology deployment consultancies, and value-added resellers (VARs).
To learn more about the SmartBear Partner Program, visit: https://smartbear.com/partners/overview/
SmartBear provides a portfolio of trusted tools that give software development teams around the world visibility into end-to-end quality through test management and automation, API development lifecycle, and application stability, ensuring each software release is better than the last. Our award-winning tools include SwaggerHub, TestComplete, BugSnag, ReadyAPI, Zephyr, PactFlow, and Stoplight, among others. SmartBear is trusted by over 16 million developers, testers, and software engineers at 32,000+ organizations – including innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, FedEx, and Microsoft. With an active peer-to-peer community, we meet customers where they are to help make our technology-driven world a better place. SmartBear is committed to ethical corporate practices and social responsibility, promoting good in all the communities we serve. Learn more at smartbear.com, or follow on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.
Mindmatrix | November 07, 2023
Mindmatrix has enhanced the learning management module within its partner enablement platform. The upgraded LMS is an integral component of Mindmatrix's Bridge platform, which stands as the foremost partner enablement platform within the marketplace.
This enhancement will produce a more robust learning management system (LMS) to enhance partner learning, training, and certification effectiveness. Bridge's LMS module provides organizations with the capability to establish learning curricula, compile course catalogs, and develop diverse training as well as educational materials directly within the platform. Subsequently, these assets can be distributed to their sales teams and channel partners. Moreover, it empowers companies to configure live classrooms or instructor-led virtual training sessions.
Bridge's comprehensive LMS integrates with external learning experiences, including web-based training sessions, virtual classrooms, and even classroom sessions facilitated by instructors. This LMS module also closely aligns with partner incentives, scoring mechanisms, and recognition protocols, such as badges and awards. Consequently, organizations can acknowledge exceptional performances by their esteemed partners.
The LMS offers a diverse array of reports to both instructors (representing companies) and students (comprising salespeople and channel partners). At the corporate level, individuals can access reports that include sign-up statistics, attendee records, candidate outcomes, instances of non-attendance, pending evaluations, and registrants with suspended participation.
The upgraded module will integrate with Bridge's data and analytics, enabling companies to assess training effectiveness and enhance partner learning experiences. Furthermore, Mindmatrix's integrated visibility tools and metrics assist in assessing educational coursework. This integration with analytics helps companies identify recurring challenges and patterns, such as lead loss, prompting them to take corrective actions or offer further coaching and training for improved results.
Mindmatrix, a PRM and partner marketing software provider, assists companies in accelerating sales processes and boosts their marketing effectiveness. It offers a unique, fully integrated platform known as Bridge, which unifies and empowers various aspects of business operations, spanning direct and indirect sales, marketing efforts, alliances, and partner ecosystems. This innovative platform extends its influence beyond traditional boundaries, catering to not only sales ecosystem enablement but also partner marketing and multi-vendor solutions management, all to optimize business success.
Bridge, a product by Mindmatrix, is a unified platform that simplifies sales ecosystem enablement by combining the capabilities of PRM software, partner marketing software, and partner and direct sales enablement software. It extends its reach to encompass partner marketing and multi-vendor solutions management, offering a personalized collaboration platform for shared marketing, sales, and service experiences.
PR Newswire | November 01, 2023
Everflow proudly celebrates the company receiving the Best Performance Marketing Technology award at the seventh annual Global Performance Marketing Awards (GPMAs) for transforming performance marketing with innovation and customer success.
The GPMAs celebrate the performance marketing industry's most innovative and groundbreaking campaigns, technology, programs, and professionals on a global scale. The winners were announced at a ceremony held in London on October 23rd. Other category winners included Disney+, Acceleration Partners, and Silverbean.
Nominees for the Best Performance Marketing Technology award were chosen based on having "an innovative product with evidence of evolution and proof of customer adoption, results, and satisfaction."
The team at Everflow is delighted to be recognized with this top industry honor for their constant commitment to ensuring that its platform continuously adapts to challenges in the performance marketing space.
Sam Darawish, CEO and Co-founder of Everflow, expressed excitement at the GPMA win, saying, Everflow has prioritized customer success through consistent feedback implementation and leveraging platform usage insights to provide a tool that helps our clients scale their performance programs faster. I truly believe our customer-centric approach is the key to Everflow being awarded this win and our on-going success in the industry.
Further evidence of Everflow's effectiveness can be seen in the company's continuous growth and expanding client base, without the need for any outside funding. The platform now serves over 1,000 clients in 72 countries, including ClassPass, J.G. Wentworth, Bunq, and Trading 212.
In 2023, Everflow continued to increase global services including boosting international agency offerings, revamping the partner marketplace, and the addition of deal feeds for merchants.
For more information on this year's Global Performance Marketing Awards, check out the full list of winners here.
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