Flex Technology Group Recognized as HP Inc. Partner of The Year 2020

Flex Technology Group | August 03, 2020

Today, Flex Technology Group (FTG) was named a 2020 "HP Inc. Partner of the Year." The company's annual Partner of the Year Awards honor top-performing partners for exemplary achievements in growth and innovation. FTG was lauded in the sub-category of U.S. HP 2019 U.S. Supplies Reseller of the Year Award. HP's 2020 U.S. partner award winners were selected based on a variety of criteria, including strategic growth and innovation, and were given in the categories of Personal Systems, Print Hardware, and Supplies Across Distributors, National Solution Providers and Resellers.

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Kajeet Launches Private 5G Channel Partner Program

Kajeet | October 27, 2022

Kajeet®, a world-class provider of private wireless and managed IoT connectivity, today announced the launch of its national channel partner program to address the growing demand for private wireless networks for education and enterprise customers. The new program is designed to make it easy for IT vendors, system integrators, managed service providers (MSPs), value added resellers (VARs) and consultants to capitalize on Private 5G's growth and increase their revenues. Private 5G is one of the biggest and fastest growing business opportunities. According to J.P. Morgan, Private 5G will generate $180B annually by 2030. Kajeet's Channel Partner Program ensures partners have everything they need to take full advantage of the growth of private wireless. Kajeet provides the network solution, services, and business support that its channel partners need to deliver innovative new Private 5G services, grow their revenue and build and maintain strong customer relationships. "To keep up with the increasing demand for Private 5G solutions, we are aggressively focusing on a value-added channel program to help us scale our go-to-market efforts," said Derrick Frost, SVP & GM of Private Wireless at Kajeet. "Our partners are excited about the Kajeet Private 5G Platform and the growth of our business, led by our innovative and groundbreaking software and a strong combination of leading technology partners like Google and Samsung." Kajeet helps its partners capitalize on the growing demand for Private 5G by providing: Innovative & Flexible End-to-End Solution: Channel partners are provided with a turnkey Private 5G solution, including hardware, software, professional design, and installation services across licensed, unlicensed, and CBRS spectrum Cloud & Managed Services: Kajeet cloud-hosted platform and managed network services offering includes 24x7x365 carrier-class NOC services and Tier 1 customer call center support World-Class Technology Partners: Kajeet has partnered with leading providers such as Google, Samsung, Airspan and Baicells to provide channel partners with a best-of-breed Private 5G solution Co-Marketing & Sales Support: Channel partners are provided technical and marketing materials, as well as sales call support, deal registration, market development funds (MDF) and quarterly attainment bonuses Several newly signed partners are already bringing high-quality private wireless broadband to underserved students and neighborhoods and opening new opportunities in cities, Tribal communities, and enterprise markets. "Kajeet has helped us connect thousands of Native American families across the nation with Internet access and data services. We are thrilled with the capabilities and access the new PLTE offers for everyone within these communities. The future is bright with Kajeet," says Thomas Merryman of JTM Enterprises. According to Mike Baker, CEO of RocNet Supply, Inc., "We are very excited about our new partnership with Kajeet. This collaboration allows us to provide much-needed Private LTE and 5G solutions to RocNet's large network of ISPs, municipalities, and enterprise customers. Combined with RocNet's unparalleled customer service and support, the Kajeet solution will continue to disrupt Private 5G." According to Mike Baker, CEO of RocNet Supply, Inc., "We are very excited about our new partnership with Kajeet. This collaboration allows us to provide much-needed Private LTE and 5G solutions to RocNet's large network of ISPs, municipalities, and enterprise customers. Combined with RocNet's unparalleled customer service and support, the Kajeet solution will continue to disrupt Private 5G." To become a Kajeet partner, please visit Private5G.Kajeet.com About Kajeet Kajeet® is a leading IoT connectivity services provider that enables thousands of schools, healthcare providers, government organizations, and world-class enterprises to better connect with their students, employees, and customers. Kajeet's Private 5G Platform simplifies private wireless, allowing education and enterprise customers to easily build and manage their own private wireless networks.

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Allevia Technology Partners with FluentStream to Enhance Service Offering and Revenue Stream

FluentStream | September 14, 2022

FluentStream, the fastest-growing unified communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) provider for small and mid-size organizations, today announced that Allevia Technology has joined its partner program. As a result, Allevia has upgraded 100% of its customers to FluentStream. The company now offers FluentStream’s UCaaS services to its new customers and provides support to customers who have already transitioned to FluentStream. Allevia Technology, based in Maryville, Tennessee, provides on-site and remote technical support for devices, services and networks to more than 400 customers across numerous industries. The company also builds websites, provides telecom analysis, and offers affordable, high-speed internet to local businesses and residents. “We're not a UCaaS provider, but we partnered with FluentStream, which provides technology and services we feel comfortable selling to our customers,” said Stefan Wilson, Founder, Allevia Technology. “We're not a UCaaS provider, but we partnered with FluentStream, which provides technology and services we feel comfortable selling to our customers,” said Stefan Wilson, Founder, Allevia Technology. “You know, when you can look a customer in the eye and tell them this is the solution we use, it’s easier for a customer to believe that we know what we’re talking about. We support it, we sell it and we use it every day.” FluentStream’s centralized dashboard is a critical element that makes it possible for Allevia to support its VoIP customers. The ease of service provisioning provided by the FluentStream dashboard is essential to Allevia being able to efficiently support its customers’ changing preferences and requirements. Additionally, FluentStream’s 24/7 US-based customer service enables Allevia to provide quality support for its phone customers. “One of our key tenets is to provide outstanding service to our customers and partners so they can optimally operate their businesses,” said Cass Gilmore, CEO, FluentStream. “In maintaining this commitment, we were able to expand our customer relationship with Allevia into a channel partnership, and as a result, we have been able to help Allevia expand its service offering and enhance its revenue stream.” For more information about Allevia’s partnership with FluentStream, see the case study at www.fluentstream.com/partner-program/allevia. About FluentStream FluentStream is a cloud communications company that simplifies and automates how small to medium-sized businesses communicate with their customers. FluentStream enables service, sales and other professionals to deliver an exceptional customer experience from any device or location. Inc. 5000 has consecutively recognized FluentStream as one of the fastest-growing private companies, and BuiltIn named FluentStream one of the best places to work. For more information, visit www.fluentstream.com and connect on Linkedin.

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CallTower Expands Channel Partnership Team

CallTower | October 12, 2022

CallTower, an international leader in delivering cloud-based enterprise-class unified communications, contact center and collaboration solutions has expanded its Channel Partnership team with the additions of Global Director of OEM Alliances, Jessica Flannery-Ball and Partner Marketing Strategist, Madison Doner. In her over 20 years of direct and channel sales experience, Jessica Flannery-Ball has built a reputation of integrity, discipline, and passion. She is known to approach partners and customers from a place of curiosity, aiming to understand how they transact to ensure their goals are met. She strives to build partnerships based on mutual respect and understanding and prides herself on being a strategic thinker, seeking to understand how to bring more value and strengthen partnerships. Jessica was a 2020 Avant Hustle Award Winner for Top Channel Manager. In her previous position, she was actively involved in ERGs, serving as Co-Chair of the Mom Support Group (sub-ERG of WISE Leaders). In her newest role as Global Director at OEM Alliances at CallTower, she will bring her expertise in Demand Gen and Enablement to develop plans that outline how the partners she supports can maximize their potential together. She will strategically sell and market to the Global Community, drive increased CallTower adoption, and increase marketplace knowledge & sales conversion through joint selling efforts. Madison Doner began her career in communications as a journalist in the fast-paced environment of local news. Upon receiving her Bachelor of the Arts in Journalism as well as Global and International Studies from the State University of New York at Oswego, Madison started her career at the NBC affiliate in Missoula, Montana as a news reporter and anchor. In 2021, she took on a similar role at an ABC affiliate in Virginia, where she built relationships with government officials while covering the gubernatorial race. In joining CallTower as our Partner Marketing Strategist, Madison will be strategically marketing and aligning sales team members within the Master Agent community, fast-tracking CallTower adoption, and increasing marketplace knowledge and sales conversion through tactical efforts. Madison is focused on driving sales growth through Master Agent alliances, executing events with CallTower connections and growing the organization. “We are excited to have Jessica and Madison join the CallTower Channel team”, says CallTower’s Chief Revenue Officer, William Rubio. “We are excited to have Jessica and Madison join the CallTower Channel team”, says CallTower’s Chief Revenue Officer, William Rubio. “Their addition to our team is instrumental as we continue to build upon our channel partner relationships and grow the CallTower family.” About CallTower Since its inception in 2002, CallTower has evolved into a global cloud-based, enterprise-class Unified Communications, Contact Center and Collaboration solutions provider for growing organizations worldwide. CallTower provides, integrates and supports industry-leading solutions, including Microsoft® Teams Direct Routing, Operator Connect, Office 365, GCC High Teams Audio Conferencing and PSTN, Cisco® Webex Calling / UCM, Cisco® CCPP, CT Cloud UCaaS, CT Cloud Meeting powered by Zoom and four contact center options, including Five9 for business customers.

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Alchemer Expands Partner Program Giving SaaS Providers, Market Research Firms, and Resellers Unique Offering to Drive More Business

Alchemer | September 29, 2022

Alchemer – a global leader in Customer Experience (CX) and enterprise feedback technology – announced today the launch of its expanded Partner Program. The program provides SaaS vendors and market research firms with new revenue streams, differentiated offerings, and additional features and functionality for their products and services. Traditional resellers can also leverage the Partner Program by adding Alchemer’s software to their portfolios. Only Alchemer offers partners the unique “Experience-in-Context” capability, which allows SaaS providers to directly enrich business processes and data with customer and employee feedback – all within the context of their solutions. By easily integrating Alchemer survey and customer feedback software into their software products, SaaS providers can extend their offering to deliver “Experience-in-Context” of their solutions. The Alchemer Partner Program also provides a great way for market research and consulting firms to leverage their unique methodologies to drive more business. Their expertise and intellectual property, combined with Alchemer’s market-leading software, allows them to extend and monetize their services. An Alchemer partnership strengthens these firms’ competitive positioning by capitalizing on their proprietary expertise. “We are excited to launch the expanded Partner Program,” said David Roberts, CEO of Alchemer. “We are excited to launch the expanded Partner Program,” said David Roberts, CEO of Alchemer. “In today’s business environment, every organization is looking to grow customer and employee loyalty and retention. This is best achieved by directly engaging customers and employees, and we help our partners do that best by leveraging their products, methodologies, and expertise to deliver ‘Experience-in-Context’ to their customers.” About Alchemer Alchemer offers the world’s most flexible feedback and data collection platform, with twice as many question types and a low-code design that allows innovative thinkers across organizations to solve real business problems cost-effectively. Alchemer serves more than 13,000 global customers, including many Fortune 500 companies. For more information about Alchemer visit www.alchemer.com.

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With the rapid growth of programmatic advertising in recent years, concerns have arisen about whether digital ad impressions are becoming increasingly commoditized. While more efficient in some ways, this approach can sometimes overlook other important factors that determine advertising effectiveness, such as media quality. comScore sought to understand the extent to which media quality mattered in driving advertising effectiveness, and the value of premium inventory. Key findings from the study include.

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