PR Newswire | October 18, 2023
Cable-Tec Expo -- Network services and consumer experience pioneer Plume today announced a new go-to-market model for channel partners and Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs). Communications Service Providers (CSPs) can now make a one-time purchase of a fully-inclusive bundle combining both the latest OpenSync-certified consumer premises equipment (CPE) and subscriptions to Plume's award-winning consumer services. The package is accompanied by Plume's proactive support, operations, and marketing suites.
The new single pricing model brings additional operational options to service providers including simplified and streamlined procurement through a single contract signed with a preferred channel partner or ODM, and the flexibility to recognize the expenditure as CAPEX over the lifetime of the subscriber.
Plume's existing channel and ODM partner Evolution Digital, is the first to offer the new model to service providers throughout the Americas. As an OpenSync Certified Partner, Evolution Digital will also have early access to software releases, speeding up time to market for new features and CPE upgrades.
Under this new model, channel partners and ODMs—including Evolution Digital—can offer Plume's comprehensive portfolio of residential, very-small-business (VSB), and multi-dwelling-unit (MDU) suites of services:
HomePass: Brings together advanced cyber-security, in-home motion sensing, device management, and parental controls in one place, building on the foundation of the most widely deployed advanced managed WiFi service in the world to deliver optimal internet experiences.
WorkPass: Bespoke built to meet the connectivity, productivity, and security needs of VSBs. In addition to powerful front-end services, including Plume Adaptive WiFi, WorkPass brings unique operational insights and intelligence to help very small business owners thrive—without the cost and complexity of other products designed for medium-sized businesses and large enterprises.
Uprise: A unique, comprehensive solution offering property-wide seamless connectivity, secure access controls, and property management for the tenants and owners of MDUs. Whether tenants are exclusively residential or a mix of residential and small businesses, Uprise provides them with personalized experiences, cyber and physical security, and unified communications.
HomePass, WorkPass, and Uprise are integrated with Plume's Haystack Support Suite which helps service providers' support teams take the necessary proactive steps to monitor, predict, diagnose, and rapidly resolve issues, leading to fewer support calls, happier customers, and reduced churn.
Our growing partnership with Plume is a testament to Evolution Digital's dedication to bringing cutting-edge technology and cost-effective solutions to the market, said Marc Cohen, Chief Revenue Officer from Evolution Digital. We are excited to offer CSPs across North and South America a cost-optimized and efficient way to enhance their offerings with Plume's cloud-managed services.
"This expanded partnership with Evolution Digital provides CSPs with a one-stop solution for deploying Plume's services and OpenSync-enabled hardware," said Niall Robinson, Head of Sales for the Americas from Plume. "At a time of high demand, we are consistently looking at ways to streamline our commercial processes and ensure that service providers can deliver new consumer experiences as fast and as cost-effectively as possible."
Plume is the creator of the world's first SaaS experience platform for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) and their subscribers, deployed in more than 50 million locations globally. As the only open and hardware-independent, cloud-controlled solution, Plume enables the rapid delivery of new services for smart homes, small businesses, and beyond, at massive scale. On the front end, Plume delivers self-optimizing, adaptive WiFi, cyber-security, access, parental controls, and more. CSPs get robust data- and AI-driven back-end applications for unprecedented visibility, insights, support, operations, and marketing. Plume leverages OpenSync, an open-source framework that comes pre-integrated and supported on the leading silicon, CPE, and platform SDKs.
Awin Global | September 27, 2023
Today, global affiliate marketing platform Awin announces the launch of its upgraded features, creating a new digital marketing ecosystem that addresses the challenges faced by brands and online publishers worldwide. In an ad landscape dominated by a handful of large tech firms, and with brands demanding more transparency, these upgrades introduce game-changing solutions that empower brands to regain control over their ad spend, create lasting marketing partnerships and generate more revenue.
The Challenge: Big Tech’s Dominance of Digital Ad Spend
Almost three-quarters of global digital ad spend is currently invested into three main technology platforms, whose market dominance and auction-based models have left businesses struggling with skyrocketing costs and little control over where to invest their money.
Similarly, the US Association of National Advertisers’ (ANA) recent study revealed that 23% of brand spend in programmatic is going to waste, highlighting the transparency issues within that space. This wasted spend amounts to at least $20bn, a third more than what is set to be invested globally in the affiliate industry by brands this year.
The Solution: Choice, Control, Customization and ROI
Awin recognizes the need for an alternative as companies increasingly prioritize their own bottom line and look for media investments they can trust. Its upgraded platform is a direct response to the demand from ecommerce brands for an advertising solution that is both adaptable and transparent, empowering them to achieve their marketing goals in an increasingly competitive environment.
The Awin partner ecosystem allows brands to confidently break free from these costly models, offering:
Choice: Brands can quickly discover and choose from over 1 million affiliate partners that align with their marketing objectives via Awin’s AI-powered Partner Discovery tool.
Control: Brands can easily measure the value and impact of their investments using new in-depth funnel and journey path reports to understand how their customers find them online. And powerful sector benchmarking shows how they stack up against competitors.
Customization: Brands can use new datapoints and flexible compensation models to create custom incentives that focus only on the most valuable marketing actions, ensuring cost efficiency.
ROI: With their affiliate programs built to drive highly-targeted marketing value, brands can enjoy a $14:1 return on their ad investment when working with Awin.
Choice, control, and customization are critical to creating mutually-beneficial and lasting relationships in any business, particularly within digital marketing, said Adam Ross, CEO of Awin.
"Awin’s partner ecosystem helps ecommerce brands eliminate industry silos, complex integrations and wasteful spending to create their own advertising ecosystems that easily scale based on individual needs. We’re excited to help customers take back control of their marketing, giving them the freedom to grow their own way."
To learn more about Awin’s partner ecosystem, please visit: https://awin.link/partnerecosystem
Two-thirds of digital ad spend currently flows to the three big tech platforms - Google, Meta and Amazon. But their auction-based ad models favor their own bottom line and inflate costs at a time when every single marketing dollar counts. Awin offers a real alternative to big tech and puts advertisers back in control of their own business growth. Using Awin's platform, brands can unlock unlimited marketing opportunities that reach consumers everywhere. Choose which affiliate partners best match marketing objectives. Control costs by defining how these partners are paid. And customize affiliate marketing program using Awin's tech to mirror unique goals, whatever they may be.
GlobeNewswire | September 29, 2023
CISO Global (NASDAQ: CISO), an industry leader as a managed cybersecurity and compliance provider, has launched a channel sales partnership program to extend its reach through value added resellers (VARs), managed services providers (MSPs), and strategic partners. Available in the U.S. and Latin America, where CISO Global has a large presence, the new program is aimed at providing the full complement of CISO Global services to end-user customers through an extended network of partners that will be serviced and supported by the CISO Global team.
The program is structured by type of engagement and extends to multiple partnership models, including reseller, referral/mutual referral, and strategic. Each partnership tier has a corresponding level of support and financial compensation.
CISO Global offers a comprehensive portfolio of cybersecurity and risk management services and solutions, said Deb Smith, Chief Financial Officer for CISO Global. We believe in the strategic value of opening our portfolio to other organizations so they can strengthen their cybersecurity posture through our integrated approach, solutions portfolio, and focus on compliance. This strategy is effective in providing optimal protection from the increase in cyberattacks facing the industry.
Structured to be simple and easy, the program provides onboarding to partners through a series of training programs and sales enablement resources and tools designed to support business development efforts. The range of program benefits includes:
Marketing development funds
Ongoing sales and technical training
Dedicated channel account managers to support all aspects of the partnership
Business development experts to support the customer sales lifecycle, help with proposals, project kick-offs and project management
Significant reseller discounts, referral commissions and finders’ fees
Channel marketing manager support with virtual and in-person events
Partner portal that will launch in the first quarter of 2024
Each end-user client can collaborate with CISO Global and their IT partner as desired to develop tailor-made solutions to strengthen their security posture.
“We are excited to align with CISO Global,” said Vinay Riwat, head of channel for Cigniti, the world’s leading AI and IP-led digital assurance and digital engineering services company. “With their comprehensive portfolio, we are now able to offer products and services that ensure business risk assurance across software development lifecycle through embedded security in digital platforms and secured enterprise infrastructure. We know that enterprises require much more comprehensive protection these days to even begin to level up in this area, and this is an important opportunity for us to add value to our current customers.”
“We are committed to helping the industry accelerate its ongoing push to enhance the effectiveness of cybersecurity in the marketplace,” added CISO Global CEO David Jemmett. “This program leverages our IP, enabling us to bring a more holistic experience to more organizations that are looking for new and strategic ways to solve today’s cybersecurity crisis.”
About CISO Global
CISO Global (NASDAQ: CISO), based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is an industry leader as a managed cybersecurity and compliance provider. The company is rapidly expanding by acquiring world-class cybersecurity, secured managed services and compliance companies with top-tier talent that utilize the latest technology to create innovative solutions to protect the most demanding businesses and government organizations against continuing and emerging security threats and compliance obligations. For more information about the company, visit us on LinkedIn, Twitter or at www.ciso.inc.
Business Wire | November 03, 2023
Sevco Security, the cloud-native CAASM platform that delivers the industry’s most accurate, continuously updated IT asset inventory, today announced the launch of the Sevco Channel Partner Program, including an incentive-based program to reward channel partner representatives for driving new deals and evaluations with Sevco. This new tiered sales performance incentive fund (SPIFF) program includes generous monetary incentives and significant discounts on Sevco’s SaaS-based 4D Asset Intelligence Platform for its partners.
“We’re excited to announce the launch of the Sevco Channel Partner Program because we understand how integral channel partners are for organizations trying to understand the cyber tool landscape, simplify the procurement process, and drive immediate value by understanding how these tools deliver better outcomes together,” said Trace Sheridan, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Sevco Security. “Because our platform is able to identify previously unknown devices within an IT environment, Sevco is uniquely positioned to better help our reseller community understand their customers’ asset landscape through correlation of device, user, software and vulnerability data.”
In today’s cloud-native business environment, most organizations have the tools necessary to help secure their IT environments. However, they likely don’t have full visibility into how well those tools are deployed across company-owned assets. This lack of visibility into the assets that need to be managed and protected upends the very foundation of every major security framework, presenting a major challenge for security teams – how can you protect what you can’t see?
Sevco’s 4D Asset Intelligence Platform provides comprehensive real-time asset visibility and fulfills CIS Critical Security Control 1: actively managing, inventorying, tracking, and correcting all enterprise assets. Sevco automates discovery and remediation of security gaps, vulnerabilities, and risks. With the asset data and real-time intelligence provided by Sevco, security teams can make faster, accurate, evidence-based decisions to close security gaps that appear when devices are unprotected.
The Sevco 4D Asset Intelligence Platform integrates seamlessly with existing security stacks at scale, allowing service providers to quickly increase security operations center (SOC) efficiency and better serve their customers by protecting them from threats.
The Sevco Channel Partner SPIFF will run from November 1, 2023 until January 31, 2024 – all deal registrations must be submitted by January 31, 2024.
About Sevco Security
Sevco is the cloud-native CAASM platform delivering the industry’s most accurate, real-time IT asset inventory. Hundreds of companies rely on Sevco's 4D Asset Intelligence engine to bridge the gap between IT and security teams. By providing a continuously updated inventory of assets across IT, public/private cloud, IoT devices, operational technology (OT), supply chain, contractors and remote users, Sevco autonomously identifies and closes previously unknown security gaps, while dramatically improving incident response. Sevco’s patented asset telemetry uncovers significant security gaps and out-of-compliance assets in every deployment without fail. Founded in 2020 and based in Austin, Texas, Sevco is backed by SYN Ventures, .406 Ventures, Accomplice, and Bill Wood Ventures.