Red Hat has also invested in additional partner-specific marketing, sales and technical support over the past year. With the updated Red Hat Channel Marketing Center, Red Hat has created a content syndication and marketing automation tool to assist partners in generating leads and developing pipeline for joint opportunities. To support partner growth, Red Hat has also added channel solution architects and partner sales representatives. These trained technical resources are available to help Red Hat partners architect and configure Red Hat solutions for customers and work exclusively on joint selling opportunities. Additional investments have been made in Red Hat’s Partner Help Desk, making it easier for partners to get quick answers to questions regarding the Red Hat partner program, Red Hat Partner Center and other system infrastructure tools.
Roger Egan, vice president of North America Channel Sales and Development, Red Hat
“This is not the strategy du jour. Working with and growing out our channel is imperative to Red Hat’s ability to deliver reliable, enterprise-ready, open source solutions to customers. We are committed to our partners and working with them to provide the technology necessary to meet the IT demands of today and tomorrow.”
Steve Lankard, US CTO, OnX Enterprise Solutions
“Red Hat has historically been very supportive of their Solution Provider partners providing sales and technical support coverage as well as advanced training opportunities. These latest initiatives reinforce Red Hat’s commitment to the Solution Provider partner community. Red Hat clearly understands the value of their Solution Provider partners to growing the enterprise open source solutions business and is investing in the resources that their partners need to be successful.”
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