Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – February 11, 2008 – Developer of near-continuous data protection products for Linux and Windows, R1Soft, has introduced its Channel Partner Program, available for resellers and channel providers, to better enable effective marketing and distribution of the company’s data protection solutions.
Partners in the program include distributors of Linux hardware, Linux components and OEMs. To encourage sales, R1Soft will provide sales tools, sales programs, pre-qualified leads and marketing collateral to help partners close deals and optimize overall sales. Specifically, partners will have access to the program’s Partner Portal, offering a library of product datasheets, white papers, promotional handouts, case studies, and Internet marketing tools, including an online pricing calculator that shows how R1Soft products maximize ROI and cost less than the competition.
David Wartell, Founder and CEO of R1Soft noted, ”We have always worked closely with select Selected Added Resellers (SARs) and distributors to deliver high performance continuous data protection solutions and services to customers across all major industry verticals and territories. We created our Channel Partner Program to provide channel partners with the tools and support they need to quickly and effectively bring R1Soft products to market as part of comprehensive solutions that meet their customers’ business needs.”
Partners are also given operational support on a variety of levels. Namely, partners can access priority presales support and technical support, and have access to a unique online centralized knowledge repository. The centralized knowledge repository is a comprehensive knowledgebase that contains sales and technical materials, including benchmarks, manuals, troubleshooting guides, and other technical support information.
Members of the Partner Program also receive continued technical and sales training to bolster their ability to market and operate R1Soft data protection solutions. Sales training modules focus on the benefits of R1Soft’s Linux solutions and how to identify, qualify, and close a sales opportunity.
Founded in 2003, R1Soft is a provider of disk-based backup solutions. The company’s customer list includes some of the world’s largest hosting providers. R1soft products provide Continuous Data Protection (CDP) for over 75,000 mission-critical Linux and Windows servers worldwide. In November, 2007 R1Soft was acquired by BBS Technologies, Inc.
For more information about R1Soft, please visit: www.r1soft.com.