Extreme Network’s channel program is on fire this year, with multiple award wins under our belt including the 2017 XCellence Award for the Best State and Local Product/Service, which we received at The Channel Company’s XChange SLED conference in May. Elected by over 90 solution provider attendees, Extreme Network’s Cloud MSP Program was recognized for delivering the most distinguished state and local program represented at the event. Our MSP program offering empowers partners to grow their customer base by acquiring and managing new clients at scale, as well as increase their average revenue per customer by delivering differentiated wired and wireless cloud managed services.
The ExtremeCloud specialization designation is one part of the MSP program which offers increased differentiation and rewards to qualified partners. ExtremeCloud specialists receive business transformation training, access to exclusive webinars and planning tools and increased rebate options for the ExtremeCloud product. The overall ExtremeCloud SMP program offers partners technical multi-tenant training, certification reimbursement options, flexible financing models and more. The 2017 XCellence Award signifies our dedication to partner success and we are honored to be recognized by the industry’s leading solution providers. We take these awards seriously at Extreme, as our commitment to partners is one of our guiding principles. We are proud of our global channel team and worldwide partner ecosystem that engages, enables and rewards partners at every stage of their engagement with Extreme, providing the foundation for more predictability and growth.
The XChange XCellence Award is the latest in a series of awards our channel program has received in 2017. Most recently, Paige Powers, senior director of worldwide distribution and inside sales at Extreme Networks, made CRN’s Women of the Channel and Power 100 list for her role in building worldwide distribution landscape to enable global channel partners to deliver solutions across a variety of vertical markets. CRN also listed Bob Gault, Extreme’s executive vice president of worldwide sales, services and channels, in its Top 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs for 2017 list based on his work in driving forward our channel program initiatives. Additionally, CRN named Extreme to its 2017 Data Center 100 list based on our work in providing innovative cloud and data center solutions for the enterprise. These awards are a testament to our effort to create differentiation in the market for all our partners and we look forward to working closely with that community in 2017 and beyond.