Posted on March 29, 2010
—Raritan’s Partner Advantage Program recognized as exceptional by leading channel authority—
SOMERSET. N.J., March 29, 2010 —Raritan today announced it has been recognized by Everything Channel as one of North America’s top information technology (IT) vendors for its Partner Advantage Program. For the third consecutive year, Raritan was recognized for its exceptional partner program and awarded the highest rating of five stars.
Raritan’s five-star recognition in the small company size category, acknowledges its commitment to the channel and strength of its programs for reseller partners, which include IT integrators, technology solution providers and consultants.
“It is an honor to have the accomplishments of our partners and our Partner Advantage team recognized by the well-respected industry experts at Everything Channel,” said Gary Marks, Raritan Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Raritan is committed to our partners’ success, and together we are committed to providing customers with innovative solutions that help better manage their IT infrastructures and resources in order to deliver business value. Raritan’s investment in next-generation data center solutions will help customers meet the next IT management challenges—whether customers are embracing Green IT, cloud computing or virtualization. We also will continue to look for innovative ways to provide our partners with the tools, resources, training and support needed to achieve success.”
Research for the 2010 Everything Channel Partner Program Guide and the Five-Star Partner Program rating was conducted by Everything Channel’s research department. Everything Channel analyzed 130 vendor programs rating vendors’ responses to in-depth questions about their partner programs in the five elements of sales support, partner profitability, partner ecosystem development/management, partner communication/marketing, and demand generation. To ensure fair comparisons, companies were placed in one of four categories based on company size (Enterprise, Midsize, Small and Emerging). Questions from each section were scored individually and weighted appropriately. The Five-Star Partner Program rating recognizes the elite subset of Partner Program Guide vendors who give solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs. The Five-Star rating is bestowed on programs whose overall rating is among the elite based on company size.
“We are pleased to deliver to the Channel an exclusive list of the leading vendor channel programs with details about key technologies, program opportunities, and information on the hottest new program offerings,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. “The quality of a technology vendor’s partner program determines how profitable its partners will be. For their commitment to their business partners and their efforts to build quality programs, we congratulate those recognized as this year’s Five-Star Partner Program winners for helping to drive greater revenue in the channel.”
About Raritan (Raritan.com)
Raritan is a proven innovator of power management, infrastructure management, KVM and serial solutions for data centers of all sizes. In more than 50,000 locations worldwide, Raritan’s award-winning hardware and software solutions—including intelligent PDUs, energy management software, KVM-over-IP and Serial-over-IP access products—provide IT and facility directors, managers and administrators with the control they need to increase power management efficiency, improve data center productivity and enhance branch office operations. Based in Somerset, N.J., Raritan has offices worldwide serving 76 countries. For more information, visit Raritan.com.
About Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com, www.channelweb.com)
Everything Channel, headquartered in Framingham, MA, is a technology marketing and sales solutions company. Through its “Complete Technology Channel Solution,” Everything Channel offers the right business tools to accelerate technology sales. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative field sales and marketing solutions to the sellers of technology to achieve measurable and significant results.