Annual guide recognizes the channel’s top partner programs
Houston, April 24, 2018 – iland, an award-winning global cloud service provider, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, awarded the iland Partner Program with a 5-Star rating in its 2018 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing of partner programs from technology vendors that provide products and services through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program Guide rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.
To determine the 2018 5-Star ratings, The Channel Company’s research team assessed each vendor’s partner program based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support and communication.
“Finding the right technology vendor to partner with can be a daunting task, given the vast array of choices now available to solution providers,” said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Partner Program Guide and 5-Star ratings help them narrow the field and find the best fit, identifying the most rewarding partner programs and providing crucial insight into their strengths and benefits.”
The iland Partner Program allows value-added resellers (VARs), managed service providers (MSPs) and consultants the opportunity to partner with a global cloud leader and establish a revenue stream with profitable cloud services. iland’s no-cost, easy-to-join partner program allows partners to offer Infrastructure as a Service, Disaster Recovery as a Service and cloud backup in iland’s VM-ware based cloud.
“We developed our program with our partner community in mind, based on feedback they’ve provided over the years,” said Dante Orsini, Senior Vice President of Business Development at iland. “The program is designed to help our partners build a profitable, long-term cloud business that’s sustainable through rapid market and technological changes.”
The 2018 Partner Program Guide is featured in the April issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/ppg.
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iland is a global cloud service provider of secure and compliant hosting for infrastructure (IaaS), disaster recovery (DRaaS), and backup as a service (BaaS). They are recognized by industry analysts as a leader in disaster recovery. The award-winning iland Secure Cloud Console natively combines deep layered security, predictive analytics, and compliance to deliver unmatched visibility and ease of management for all of iland’s cloud services. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and London, UK, iland delivers cloud services from its data centers throughout the Americas, Europe, Australia and Asia. Learn more at iland.com.
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