|[April 01, 2019]
Cohesity Earns Top Rating in CRN's 2019 Partner Program Guide
Cohesity (News - Alert), the leader of hyperconverged
secondary storage, announced today that CRN,
a brand of The
Channel Company, has given Cohesity 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.
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
As a 100-percent channel-focused company, Cohesity has built a connected
ecosystem of partners that customers can trust to simplify
and consolidate their secondary data and applications on a unified
platform that seamlessly spans on-premises data centers and public
clouds. The program provides partners with comprehensive free
training, sales tools, aggressive marketing campaigns, and incentives
for companies to market and sell their own initiatives.
The Cohesity Partner Program includes several key differentiators:
Service Provider Support: Cohesity Partner Program offers
differentiated benefits for cloud and managed service providers that
enable them to build and market new services to their customers while
reducing their costs and increasing their earnings potential.
Training and Accreditation: Cohesity offers a robust training
curriculum that is completely free for partners. Partners also have
access to an extensive Partner Portal that includes a wide range of
sales tools, playbooks, a prospecting center, product launch kits, and
Direct, Hands-On Lab Experience: Cohesity's lab environment
offers hands-on experience working with and testing Cohesity
DataPlatform at no cost to our partners.
Financial Incentives: Cohesity prides itself on offering one of
the most-margin rich solutions that partners sell. Cohesity partners
are also offered additional financial incentives for signing new
Cohesity customers and growing their Cohesity enterprise business.
Technology Partnerships: Cohesity has a growing number of
technology partnerships with companies such as Csco, Hewlett Packard
Enterprise (HPE), Microsoft (News - Alert), and VMware -- all of which offer unique,
expanded go-to-market solutions for partners and their customers.
Aggressive Marketing Programs: Cohesity provides customizable
marketing programs and collateral to help partners drive demand for
their business. We offer a number of Cohesity-executed joint marketing
initiatives that partners can leverage at no cost. In addition,
Cohesity has a robust market development funding (MDF) program to
invest in partner-initiated campaigns and pipeline building activities.
"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."
"The 5-Star rating in CRN's 2019 Partner Program Guide validates
Cohesity's commitment to our partners and the major effort and
investment that we have made in our partner program," said Todd Palmer,
vice president, worldwide channels, Cohesity. "Together with our
partners, Cohesity is committed to creating a best-in-class program that
empowers organizations to easily back up, store, and manage all of their
secondary data while also solving critical mass
data fragmentation challenges that are impacting enterprises
The 2019 Partner Program Guide will be featured in the April issue of
CRN and online at www.CRN.com/ppg.
For more information, please visit: https://www.cohesity.com/partners/.
Cohesity makes your data work for you by consolidating secondary storage
silos onto a hyperconverged, web-scale data platform that spans both
private and public clouds. Enterprise customers begin by radically
streamlining their backup and data protection, then converge file and
object services, test/dev instances, and analytic functions to provide a
global data store. Cohesity counts many Global 1000 companies and
federal agencies among its rapidly growing customer base and was named
to Forbes' "Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017," LinkedIn's (News - Alert) "Startups:
The 50 Industry Disruptors You Need to Know Now," and CRN's "2017
Emerging Vendors in Storage" lists. For more information, visit our
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