AT&T, Verizon, Silver Peak Lead List of New, Changing Channel Programs

The big two carriers made the news last month.

James Anderson, Senior News Editor

December 5, 2018

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Numerous networking companies have tweaked their indirect sales strategies.

Technology companies of all shapes are transforming the way they transact with channel partners, but we saw the majority of November’s new and changing channel programs come from the telecommunications side.

America’s two largest carriers were on the move this fall, with AT&T announcing a particularly lengthy list of enhancements to its channel programs. We got more information on how one master agent helped Verizon roll out wireless services.

Other flavors of networking companies updated partner programs.

Ciena Corp. made a significant pivot from its previous strategy. Teridion, which provides WAN acceleration and improved SaaS performance for SD-WAN vendors, launched a partner program. And speaking of SD-WAN vendors — two of them made it into our monthly recap.

Slide through the gallery below to see what went down in the channel in November.

Missed last month’s gallery? Find the October version here.

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About the Author(s)

James Anderson

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

James Anderson is a news editor for Channel Futures. He interned with Informa while working toward his degree in journalism from Arizona State University, then joined the company after graduating. He writes about SD-WAN, telecom and cablecos, technology services distributors and carriers. He has served as a moderator for multiple panels at Channel Partners events.

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