MSPmentor Live: Podcast 009, Featuring Dell Channel Chief Greg Davis

Welcome to MSPmentor Live: Podcast edition. In this episode, I interview Dell's Greg Davis, VP and GM, Americas Channel Program, about a range of issues (PartnerDirect, managed services, acquisitions, and plenty more). Tune in now...

  • Episode #: 009 (August 27, 2008)
  • Featured Guest: Greg Davis, VP and GM, Americas Channel Program, Dell Inc.
  • Topics Covered: The podcast runs about 15 minutes and has four main sections:
    • 00:49: PartnerDirect: The story so far
    • 05:21: Global partner strategy
    • 07:29: Acquisitions: Sorting out Silverback, Everdream, MessageOne and EqualLogic
    • 13:01: What's ahead for partners?
  • Other Highlights: Davis describes how partners can contact him directly with questions; and he touches on new initiatives that will lower deal registration requirements to $25,000 (from the current minimum of $50,000); plus a push toward IT certifications for vertical markets (health care, federal government), MSPs and ISVs.
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