Channel Partner Program Roundup: F5 Networks, Digium, Intelisys Communications
F5: F5 Networks recently announced its 2015 Unity Partners of the Year for the Americas Region, which honor channel partners who excel in sales engagement, customer service and technical know-how.
The full list of winners includes:
- Partner of the Year: CDW Corporation
- Security Partner of the Year: Milestone Systems
- Canada Partner of the Year: Scalar Decisions
- LATAM Partner of the Year: Agility Networks
- Distributor Partner of the Year: Ingram Micro
- Innovation Partner of the Year: World Wide Technology
- Federal Partner of the Year: GuidePoint Security
- Growth Partner of the Year: Software House International (SHI)
- Rising Star Partner of the Year: CompuNet
- Guardian Partner of the Year: Milestone Systems
- Authorized Training Center: Scalar Decisions
Digium: Global Convergence Inc. has joined the Digium Cloud Agent Program as a Master Agent, the company announced recently.
As a Master Agent, GCI partners have access to sell Digium’s unified communications and SIP Trunking services to their customers.
“Global Convergence has been a leading Digium distribution partner since 2007, and has unparalleled expertise in Switchvox solutions, IP phones, gateways and cards,” said Jennifer Bryant, vice president of global marketing at GCI. “We are thrilled to add Switchvox Cloud services and bring our solution provider community additional opportunities for acceleration and growth of their Digium UC practice.”
Intelisys: Technology services distributor Intelisys Communications has appointed Mike McKenney as vice president of Supplier Sales, responsible for creating original revenue driving programs for suppliers in the company’s portfolio.
McKenney will work with the Intelisys leadership team as well as with the company’s Supplier Management Team to develop new programs and maintain the quality of existing partner efforts, respectively. Intelisys said the role was created to recognize its leadership capabilities across both supplier and sales partners, according to the announcement.
“Our Supplier Partners are seeking even greater sales success with Intelisys, and we have invested in this new Supplier Sales practice to develop new and targeted ways to exceed their expectations,” said Dana Topping, co-owner of Intelisys. “With a growing portfolio of more than 100 Supplier Partners, we are investing in those relationships in a very meaningful way, aligning resources to maximize opportunity and giving custom programs an international footprint.”
That’s all for now, but we’ll return next week with more partner-centric news. Until then, stay safe out there.