|[April 01, 2019]
Qlik's Partner Program Recognized as CRN 5-Star Program Award Winner for Third Straight Year
announced today that CRN®,
a brand of The
Channel Company, has given the company a 5-Star rating in its 2019
Partner Program Guide. This annual guide identifies the strongest and
most successful partner programs in the channel today, offered by the
top technology suppliers for IT products and services. The 5-Star rating
recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers
the best partnering elements in their channel programs, with Qlik
achieving this distinction for the third consecutive year.
To determine the 2019 5-Star ratings, The Channel Company's research
team assessed each supplier's partner program based on investments in
program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education
and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support, and
Qlik aims to be the vendor of choice for business intelligence and
analytics partners. With significant enhancements to the Qlik
Partner Program (QPP) in 2018, Qlik is clearly aligned with partner
go-to-market models, offering solution providers the ability to resell
cloud-based offerings while giving managed service providers (MSPs) the
ability to set up a cloud environment to support Qlik Sense for multiple
The QPP's 2018 evolution also included additional aspects to help
accelerate partner revenue and business opportunities, including:
Subscription Licensing Combined with Volume-Based Pricing
Simplified Revenue Requirements
Lowered Deal Registration / Sales Performance Discount Thresholds
New Net New Logo Deal Incentives
Streamlined Partnering Structure
Both the Qlik Solution Provider and MSP tracks offer three partner tiers
(Authorized, Select and Elite) that are achieved through revenue and
enablement requirements that provide clear discounts, performance-based
incentives, and eligibility to various marketing benefits. With Qlik's
partnership, training and support, partners can gain a true edge over
the competition with an industry-leading analytics platform, while
reducing costs and delivering an even better service via the cloud.
"With new technologies emerging every year, evaluating which IT vendors
to partner with grows increasingly more complex for solution providers,"
said Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company. "We are proud the CRN
Partner Program Guide has become the trusted resource to identify the
most rewarding partner programs and provides crucial insight into their
strengths and benefits for the channel."
"Customers are looking to partners to deliver larger transformational
strategies through the cloud, that turn data into value across their
entire business," Chris Moore, SVP Partners and Alliances at Qlik.
"Qlik's partner program helps partners engage customers wherever they
are in the arc of their cloud and data strategy, making it easy to
deliver services that maximize customer's use of data for competitive
The 2019 Partner Program Guide will be featured in the April issue of
CRN and online at www.CRN.com/ppg.
Qlik's vision is a data-literate world, one where everyone can use data
to solve their most challenging problems. Only Qlik's end-to-end data
management and analytics platform brings together all of an
organization's data from any source, enabling people at any skill level
to use their curiosity to uncover new insights. Companies use Qlik to
see more deeply into customer behavior, reinvent business processes,
discover new revenue streams, and balance risk and reward. Qlik does
business in more than 100 countries and serves over 48,000 customers
around the world.
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users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we
draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for
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