Channel Expert Hour

Standing Out in the Crowd: Cloud Data Protection as a Differentiator

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT

Demand for IT-as-a-service offerings has never been greater, but many service providers face a crowded playing field with stiff competition often selling on price. That’s why differentiated capabilities matter in today’s market. In this Channel Expert Hour webcast, CommVault will discuss how service providers can use data protection to:

  • Drive multiple revenue streams across server backup, endpoint backup, archiving, disaster recovery and eDiscovery
  • Offer a comprehensive data management strategy that meets customer cost, performance and risk requirements
  • Improve datacenter efficiency and costs for your service offerings
  • Transition workloads from customer premises to provider/cloud based infrastructures
  • Deliver ease-of-use and self-service access features, that increase customer loyalty

Whether you are an IaaS provider, Hosting provider, MSP, or VAR looking to diversify into cloud solutions, this session can help you get started.


Getting Real with BYOD: Matching Company Needs with Employee Wants

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT

The bring-your-own-device movement has become ubiquitous, with companies of all sizes opening their networks to allow smartphones, tablets and other employee-owned mobile devices onto the network. But BYOD shouldn’t come at the expense of a company’s data security, and companies must take care of ensure their employees understand and adhere to company policies—which sometimes conflicts with what employees want. In this Channel Expert Hour webcast with Webroot, you’ll learn:

  • How the notion of BYOD differs between employers and employees and how service providers can bridge the gap
  • What every company should consider when deciding whether to implement a BYOD policy
  • Why an Employee BYOD Bill of Rights is not only necessary but critical

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New Revenue Stream: Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS)

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT

Unified communications is a multi-billion-dollar market opportunity left largely untapped by many IT and cloud service providers. Are you leaving money on the table with your customers? D.J. Kreft, Thinking Phones' Vice President of Partner Sales, will talk to attendees about hot market opportunities for service providers. Join us as we discuss:

  • How UCaaS can boost your revenues
  • Why now is the perfect time to tap into this opportunity
  • How UCaaS can scale for the needs of all customers
  • How Thinking Phones’ UCaaS solutions can enable a white label go-to-market strategy that’s the right fit for service providers and their customers
Thinking Phone Networks

Partnering with the Right Vendor: 5 Things Every Partner Program Should Have

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT

Channel partner programs are a dime a dozen, and for solution providers looking to find the right vendor partner, oftentimes the choice comes down to which vendor has the best partner program. In this Channel Expert Hour webcast, Carbonite will unveil its revamped channel partner program and discuss what makes a top-notch partner program, including:

  • The five partner program “must-haves” solution providers should look for
  • How vendors can help their partners get the most from their partner program
  • Ways solution providers can use channel partner programs to add value to their customer offerings
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