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August 22, 2022
Google Cloud says it is “pushing harder than ever” to support its partner ecosystem. Plans include bringing its partners and channel sales team together into one organization. It also aims to almost double its spend on partners in the coming years.
Google Cloud’s Simon Aldous
This partner-first strategy is helping to differentiate the cloud provider from its competitors, says its UK&I channel leader. Simon Aldous says the Google Cloud partner ecosystem “and the industry-specific expertise and solutions it provides [are] integral to our growth strategy.”
Indeed, the firm has seen a 400% increase in partners entering the Google Cloud ecosystem. At the same time, it is reporting a 250% increase in partner revenues.
“Partners are choosing Google Cloud to drive the next stage of their business because we are choosing to prioritise them,” said Aldous.
See the slideshow above for our interview with the channel exec to discover what’s behind Google Cloud’s partner growth and its plans to growth its channel.
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Contributing Editor, Channel Futures
Christine Horton writes about all kinds of technology from a business perspective. Specializing in the IT sales channel, she is a former editor and now regular contributor to leading channel and business publications. She has a particular focus on EMEA for Channel Futures.
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