LONG BEACH, CA (Laserfiche) April 2, 2009—Laserfiche, an electronic document management solutions provider, today announced it has been recognized by Everything Channel as one of North America’s top information technology (IT) vendors for its Technology Revenue Success (TRS) Partner Program.
Laserfiche was awarded a Five-Star certification in Everything Channel’s 15th Annual 2009 Partner Program Guide (PPG), acknowledging its commitment and strength of its programs for reseller partners, which include IT integrators, technology solution providers, and consultants.
“Laserfiche is proud to receive this five-star designation,” said Chris Wacker, Laserfiche Senior Vice President. “We select VARs that share our knowledge, ethics, philosophy, and goals to help organizations run smarter, and we plan to continue in our efforts to provide superior support to our VAR channel to ensure healthy revenue and success for them.”
TRS is known for its comprehensive training and ongoing channel support that includes turnkey results-driven marketing tools, comprehensive presales assistance, and rapid-response technical support. “Laserfiche’s proven business-critical and scalable product suite provides VARs with opportunities to create solutions for small- to large-scale enterprises, said James Every Vice President of VAR Business Management. “Laserfiche has also implemented a FasTrack program to ensure new VAR special guidance that ensures their success.”
“Now more than ever, the quality of a vendor’s partner program determines how profitable its partners will be. So for their commitment to their partners, and their efforts to build quality programs, we congratulate this year’s Five-Star Partner Program Guide winners for helping to drive greater revenue in the channel,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President and Editorial Director, Everything Channel.
A list of PPG winners will appear in the March 30 issue of CRN magazine, the channel industry’s leading publication, and online at www.crn.com, the world’s largest channel industry portal.
Laserfiche (www.laserfiche.com) creates simple and elegant document management solutions that help organizations run smarter. Since 1987, more than 25,000 organizations have used Laserfiche software to help staff find what they need in seconds, collaborate more effectively and complete daily tasks more efficiently. Engineered for rapid deployment, Laserfiche easily integrates with the primary business applications staff use every day.
Laserfiche distributes software through a worldwide network of value-added resellers (VARs), who tailor solutions to clients’ individual needs. Laserfiche fosters active collaboration among clients, resellers and third-party software developers through our Professional Developer Partnership™ (PDP) program. On the Laserfiche Marketplace™, you’ll find detailed descriptions of the integrations, configurations, plug-ins and Web tools created by our PDP members.
About Everything Channel
Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com) is the one-stop shop for accessing, enabling, managing and accelerating technology sales channels. 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 sales and marketing solutions to arm the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.
Research for the 2009 Everything Channel Partner Programs Guide and the Everything Channel Five-Star Program was conducted by Everything Channel’s Institute for Partner Education & Development (IPED). IPED analyzed 130 vendor programs rating vendors’ responses to nearly 60 in-depth questions about their partner programs in the six elements of sales support, marketing support, partner profitability, channel operations, communications and partner recruitment. To ensure fair comparisons, companies were placed in one of four categories based on company size. IPED weighted the responses to each question about such program elements as sales support and partner recruitment so that the total weight given to a vendor’s answers in any of the six elements can potentially be scored as high as 100. The weighting scheme varies depending on the company size and product type and is based on IPED proprietary analysis methodology and intellectual property. In each of the four company categories, the companies with the highest overall weighted scores received the Everything Channel Five-Star Program designation.
About United Business Media Ltd.
United Business Media Ltd. (UBM; www.unitedbusinessmedia.com) is a global media and marketing services company that informs markets and brings the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM serves professional and commercial communities, from IT professionals to doctors, from journalists to jewelry dealers, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. UBM employs more than 6,500 people in more than 30 countries. UBM’s businesses operating in the US include CMPMedica, Commonwealth Business Media, Everything Channel, PR Newswire, RISI, TechInsights, TechWeb and Think Services. UBM is listed on the London Stock Exchange (UBM.L) and has a market capitalization of $1.6 billion.
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