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Cincom® and Purely CRM Announce Partnership

Cincom | November 05, 2020

Cincom Systems, Inc., a global supplier of enterprise software solutions, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Purely CRM to implement CPQSync™ by Cincom. Purely CRM consultants help their customers transform their businesses with Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM. According to Susan Fine, Cincom Director of Channels and North American Sales, "Purely CRM's expertise in Microsoft Dynamics helps Cincom CPQSync to expand outside of manufacturing. We are thrilled to partner with Purely CRM to help businesses realize the full value of their Dynamics 365 software investment."

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Pyramid Analytics Expands European Systems Integration Channel With Amplifi Partnership

Amplifi, Pyramid Analytics | September 21, 2022

Pyramid Analytics (Pyramid), a pioneering decision intelligence platform provider, and Amplifi, a specialist consultancy providing Advisory, Delivery and Support services for data management, data governance and data quality, today announced a partnership from Big Data LDN, the UK’s largest data and analytics conference. Expanding channel partnerships with complementary technology companies, independent software vendors (ISV), consulting firms, value-added resellers (VAR) and systems integrators (SI) is a strategic priority. Pyramid has expanded its Alliances team and partner recruitment capabilities, invested in partner training and development, and launched joint go to market programs. Key Points: Amplifi provides a portfolio of services across the data management spectrum: Strategy & Advisory; Implementation & Integration; and Managed Services & Support. Partnership enables Amplifi to broaden its service portfolio to include top-rated augmented and prescriptive analytics with the Pyramid Decision Intelligence Platform. Pyramid continues to build a roster of SI and VAR partners to extend market reach and scale. Pyramid is a CRN Channel Awards 2022 finalist in the Emerging Vendor of the Year category which recognises new and emerging organisations which have successfully supported the growth of their channel partners in the UK. To learn more about becoming a Pyramid partner in the UK & Ireland, contact bill.clayton@pyramidanalytics.com. Pyramid Analytics Demonstrates its Commitment to and Value for Channel Partners Channel partners are critical for Pyramid’s ability to continue to grow in a scalable manner, in turn offering them access to pioneering innovative technology that can transform their business. Pyramid understands that for outstanding growth to be achieved for the company and for its channel partners, its partners should be thoroughly supported with training to develop in-depth knowledge and insights. Pyramid’s partner portal is vital in delivering learning, development and growth value for Pyramid and its partners. Decision Intelligence is the Next Big Data Analytics Innovation The next major innovation in analytics is Artificial Intelligence (AI). Applying AI across Data Prep, Business Analytics, and Data Science is what separates Decision Intelligence from traditional business intelligence tools such as Microsoft Power BI, Qlik, and Tableau. AI lowers the skills barrier by automating the highly technical work needed to prepare and analyze data and create and share reports and dashboards. The Pyramid Decision Intelligence Platform delivers data-driven insights for anyone to make faster, more intelligent decisions. The Pyramid Platform provides instant access to any data, enables automated governed self-service for any person, and serves any analytics need, from the simple to the sophisticated. By uniquely combining Data Prep, Business Analytics, and Data Science with AI guidance in a single environment, the Pyramid Platform reduces cost and complexity while accelerating growth and innovation. This enables a strategic, organization-wide approach to Business Intelligence and Analytics. Quotes Bill Clayton, Vice President of Global Partner Sales, Pyramid Analytics: “Amplifi has a proven record of building solid data foundations for customers in a variety of industries. This partnership brings additional vertical expertise and services to Pyramid customers across the UKI and Europe. Importantly, analytics is the catalyst that turns data into intelligent decisions. The combination of the data infrastructure architected, deployed, and managed by Amplifi and the decision intelligence capabilities of the Pyramid Platform are highly complementary and will deliver added value to joint customers.” Mike Evans, Chief Innovation Officer at Amplifi: “Our partnership with Pyramid Analytics is a strategic step for Amplifi as we advance our capabilities and services along the Data Value Chain. Until now, our focus has been on the foundational management of data – from data strategy through to implementation of MDM, PIM and data governance frameworks. Mike Evans, Chief Innovation Officer at Amplifi: “Our partnership with Pyramid Analytics is a strategic step for Amplifi as we advance our capabilities and services along the Data Value Chain. Until now, our focus has been on the foundational management of data – from data strategy through to implementation of MDM, PIM and data governance frameworks. Being able to offer the Pyramid Decision Intelligence Platform to operate on top of that foundation means we’re able to provide increased value to our customers when they’re making business decisions with their data.” About Amplifi Amplifi is the go-to consultancy for Enterprise organizations that want their success to be driven by data. We establish and deliver data strategies that enable global brands to manage, govern and analyse their most important data so they can innovate, grow and succeed. Consistently recognized as a leader by Gartner on the Market Guide for MDM External Service Providers report, Amplifi provides strategic consulting and implementation services for industry leading B2B and B2C companies through its global offices in North America, the UK and Northern Europe. About Pyramid Analytics Pyramid is what’s next in analytics. Our unified decision intelligence platform delivers insights for anyone to make faster, more informed decisions. It provides direct access to any data, enables governed self-service for any person, and serves any analytics need in a no-code environment. The Pyramid Decision Intelligence Platform uniquely combines Data Prep, Business Analytics, and Data Science in a single environment with AI guidance, reducing cost and complexity while accelerating growth and innovation. The Pyramid Platform enables a strategic, organization-wide approach to Business Intelligence and Analytics, from the simple to the sophisticated. Schedule a demo. Pyramid Analytics is incorporated in Amsterdam and has regional headquarters in global innovation and business centers, including London, New York City, and Tel-Aviv. Our team lives worldwide because geography should not be a barrier to talent and opportunity. Investors include H.I.G. Growth Partners, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), Sequoia Capital, and Viola Growth. Learn more at Pyramid Analytics.

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Premier BPO Launches Partner Alliance Program

Premier BPO | September 08, 2022

Premier BPO, a Co-Sourcing firm that helps companies manage a blended workforce, recently inaugurated the Partner Alliance Program. Enrolled partners can refer leads or co-sell services. The program is not meant for “white-label” or sub-contract arrangements. Eligible Partner Types - Consultants, - Call centers, shared services, and back-office outsourcing industry influencers, - Technology companies and systems integrators, - Private equity and VC firms, - Industry affiliates, professional trade organizations, - Professional firms such as CPA’s, law firms The business process outsourcing market revenue is expected to reach US$ 330 bn in 2022, with most revenue generated in the US ($122 bn), in global comparison. It is also projected to show a CAGR of ~ 6.7% between 2022 – 2027 resulting in a market volume of US $ 450 bn by 2027. - Statista For channel partners with influence across IT functions, the IT outsourcing marketing is on a growth trajectory. Partner Benefits As an enrolled channel partner, our dedicated team, led by Sheraz Chaudhary, will keep a pipeline cadence and serve as a liaison for partners. Partners can expect to earn commissions for introductions and helping to open up new relationships for Premier BPO. Co-Sourcing Services Partners can represent Premier BPO across our entire portfolio including call center services and back-office functions aimed at helping companies grow their business, focus on retention or other business outcomes. Learn More To learn more about the services provided by Premier BPO or learn the steps involved in enrolling, please contact our Partner Alliance Team via our dedicated Partner Alliance Program webpage. About Premier BPO: Premier BPO seeks to be a seamless extension of its client’s business processes. This is done by immersing itself in the client’s values and objectives and by providing dedicated resources that serve as a blended workforce within the client’s organization. The company offers co-sourcing, a hybrid approach to outsourcing, across multiple functions for several industries through world-class global sites. Premier BPO has invested in security and compliance processes including obtaining PCI compliance and has been serving clients since 2003.

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Impartner Business Planning Levels Up Partner Experience

Impartner | September 16, 2022

Impartner, the global pure-play leader in SaaS-based channel management and Partner Relationship Management (PRM), launched Impartner Business Planning within its PRM—scaling your channel and engaging partners like never before. Impartner Business Planning accelerates revenue in your entire channel. Impartner Business Planning ends managers' dreading the quarterly business reviews (QBRs) with their partner channel. The increased collaboration, transparency, and automation help companies create business plans with all segments of partners—maximizing the productivity of the largest ones and fully engaging even the very smallest. "Business planning with partners is no longer a check-off item or something to dread," said Gary Sabin, VP of Product at Impartner. "Business planning with partners is no longer a check-off item or something to dread," said Gary Sabin, VP of Product at Impartner. "Impartner brings more accountability into the process through collaboration—not top-down micro-management—making partner planning meetings more productive, more fulfilling and even more enjoyable with the end result being increased revenue." Impartner Business Planning motivates and manages partners with clear performance measures and objectives, enhancing the overall partner experience. Most companies perform business planning through spreadsheet applications and one-off systems, which impacts partner experience. Today, partners decide whom they want to do business with based on the experience they receive, especially compared to competitors. Business Planning provides a competitive advantage in partner experience. Impartner Business Planning provides better collaboration with partners. It works with any CRM system. Channel managers can drag and drop pre-built metrics using standard objectives or build their own based on the partners' business. They can also establish two-way communication of these metrics with message threads, templated plans for different levels of partners and automated instructions. Business Planning provides easy access to current performance measures and attainment status. The system displays progress updates and tracks the history of business plan details. Business Planning extends the value of Impartner's Journey Builder, Program Compliance Manager and MDF applications by tracking and displaying the progress of journeys, tier badges and percent of MDF funds used. The new product helps customers achieve more revenue with all levels of partners. It allows customers to deepen relationships and effectiveness of the top-performing partners, but it also engages the smallest, lower-tier partners. With new partners, channel chiefs can automatically track metrics like lead distribution, deal conversion and revenue targets and set goals for channel certification completion. Business Planning is available in Impartner PRM for all customers now. To learn more about how Impartner helps corporations from the smallest to the largest enterprises like Honeywell, Qualtrics and Vertiv grow their channel revenue by an average of 32.3% in the first year of use alone, click here. About Impartner Impartner is the fastest-growing, most award-winning provider of channel management technologies, including its flagship Partner Relationship Management (PRM) and Through Channel Marketing Automation (TCMA) solutions, which help companies worldwide manage their partner relationships, drive demand through partners and accelerate revenue and profitability through indirect sales channels. For more information on Impartner, which is based in Utah's tech hotbed, the Silicon Slopes, visit impartner.com.

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GoTo Enhances Partner Program to Further Elevate Partner Relationships with Essential Resources for SMBs

GoTo | September 20, 2022

GoTo, the all-in-one business communications and IT support platform, today announced major updates to its GoTo Partner Network, including a new GoTo Resolve offering designed for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) as well as streamlined sales and demand generation support for all partners with its new Partner Concierge Program. The offerings were designed specifically to address channel partners’ most pressing challenges, empowering organizations to streamline setup and day-to-day operations, grow their business, and securely serve small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). IT Support and Management Designed for Managed Service Providers GoTo Resolve for MSPs allows Managed Service Providers to meet the evolving needs of today’s SMBs with frictionless, fast, and flexible support, without the hefty price tag. The solution provides MSP-specific account administration and reporting features, Professional Services Automation (PSA) integrations, and modern Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) capabilities, all with GoTo’s best-in-class remote support tools to easily support and troubleshoot clients’ IT assets. GoTo Resolve for MSPs is also backed up by a first-of-its-kind zero trust security architecture within an RMM solution, safeguarding MSPs and their customers from increasingly prevalent software supply chain attacks. “We are excited to enable MSPs in the GoTo Resolve platform today not just as another vendor but a strategic business partner,” said Michael Day, Vice President of Global Partner Sales at GoTo. “We designed the specialized offering based on feedback from our MSP partners, providing them with all the tools they need to simplify workloads and streamline the support experience for customers. This will be a huge vector of growth for us in the coming years and we are eager to bring some much-needed functionality and support to the market.” Key features of the new offering include: Remote Monitoring & Management to access, control, and troubleshoot device, network, and infrastructure issues across iOS, Android, Windows, and MacOS systems. Multi-Tenancy Administration enables the separation of managed clients into distinct accounts, while allowing cross-account management through the GoTo Admin partner portal. Professional Services Automation Integrations with industry-leading Datto Autotask and ConnectWise Manage solutions to streamline setup and user provisioning. Endpoint Protection Software allows MSPs to provide an additional layer of security and added value to their clients, with an integration with a leading cybersecurity software provider available soon. Configurable Reporting enables managers to view clients’ assets, health, performance, and customer networks individually or grouped by category to understand trends and proactively mitigate potential issues. “As a company that prides itself on offering managed IT services that help businesses save time and money, GoTo Resolve has really helped us deliver on that promise at a greater rate,” said Mark Darrah, Owner of Nationwide IT Consultancy. “GoTo Resolve has allowed our small but mighty team of agents to provide a variety of support – from powerful proactive support like task automation to simple, fast remote control – for our customers with ease. And the GoTo team continues to quickly add more and more functionality so we can continue to provide more value to our customers and grow our business. This has been a great partnership to date and we’re very excited by the future with GoTo Resolve.” To learn more about GoTo Resolve for MSPs and sign up for early access, visit www.goto.com/it-management/resolve/msp First to Market, White Glove Digital Marketing Treatment for Partners To further elevate the partner experience, the GoTo Partner Network will be launching a new Partner Concierge Program providing additional investment and resources to drive higher demand generation and sales for all partner organizations. This program, the only one of its kind, offers tailored digital marketing campaigns, co-branded and targeted based on a partner’s unique audience, maximizing visibility with prospective customers and bringing in new qualified leads. Members are also supported by a dedicated Partner Concierge resource at GoTo to optimize planning, execution, and administration across the campaign. “GoTo’s Partner Concierge Program felt like it was built just for us,” said Jerry Goldman, Chief Executive Officer at Select Communications. “GoTo’s Partner Concierge Program felt like it was built just for us,” said Jerry Goldman, Chief Executive Officer at Select Communications. “They designed, managed, and ran the entire marketing campaign tailored to our ideal customer groups, and we quickly saw a jump in qualified leads coming into our sales pipeline. At a time when our own marketing resources and budget were significantly constrained, GoTo’s Partner Concierge Program allowed us to focus on other priorities without sacrificing customer growth or revenue opportunities.” GoTo Partner Network members can speak with their Partner Manager to learn more about participating in the Partner Concierge Program. About GoTo GoTo, the only all-in-one solution for business communications and IT support, makes IT easy and affordable. Built for small-to-medium-sized businesses, but powerful enough for the enterprise, GoTo’s portfolio, which includes GoTo Connect, GoTo Resolve, Rescue, and more, powers nearly 800K customers’ unified communications & collaboration (UCC) and IT management & support needs. At GoTo, we help you to stay connected to what’s most essential: your customers and employees. With more than 1 billion people joining meetings and webinars, half a billion support connections and over $1 billion in annual revenue, the remote-centric company’s physical headquarters is in Boston, Massachusetts, with additional offices and more than three thousand home offices in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond.

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