Why Cloud - Go over advantages, what the forecast looks like, what’s driving the adoption and case study.
This March we were acquired by Teledata Systems (TDS) which is a Fortune 500 company based out of Madison, WI.Question. Any intentions for a data center outside of MN?Answer- Yes we will look to expand outside of MN and it is yet undetermined if we will build or buy.
These figures represent revenues for offerings delivered via the cloud services model in five major enterprise IT segmentsApplication Software, Application Development and Deployment Software, Systems Infrastructure Software, and Server and Disk Storage capacity.These figures do not include spending for private cloud deployments; they look only at public IT cloud services offerings.The five year growth outlook remains strong, with a five-year annual growth rate of 26% – over six times the rate of traditional IT offeringsThis information was provided by International Data Corporation (IDC) who is the premier global provider of market intelligence.
Cloud has gain Interest due to the recession. (SMB or Start Up)Many Executives see Cloud computing as a means of reducing the of delivery commodity type IT functions.With Cloud Services there is no need to procure hardware, or rack and stack servers all you need to do is login and you can build a server within 60 seconds.
1) More and more businesseshave been moving their email to Managed Service Providers.2) Web offers cost savings across the board. Reductions in maintenance costs, and rapid deployment are key benefits to the enterprise. 3) Companies are considering moving back-ups off site to the cloud to protect against natural disaster, IT mishaps, power outages. 4) Business applications such as ERP, or CRM hosted in the cloud give businesses the option to pay as they go while providing the big-impact benefit of the latest technology. No up-front investment and costly integration5)QA Dev Test Companies love the pay-as grow for spiky, occasional use because it is cost-effective. Testing scale and load can easily be tested as infinite resources mean that setting up a stress test is easy without the need to procure hardware.
Questions - Is Preston Kelly currently using ReliaCloud servers? Do they plan in the future?Answer- They are not currently , but they have told us they will use Reliacloud for future projects.Question- How did Preston Kelly figure out how many cloud servers they needed for the game? Answer- We partnered with an external load testing service, which was able to mimic the increased load Preston Kelly would experience during the heavy traffic periods of the game. Thus ensuring ReliaCloud would meet the needs.
Question - Can anyone with a website be an Affiliate Partner I have my own blog but I am not currently an Affiliate with anyone?Answer - Anyone can be an Affiliate Partner.Question – How often will I get paid as an Affiliate?Answer – Every 30 days
Question - How much will Value Added Resellers make and what is the benefit of using you as opposed to another Cloud company?Answer – ReliaCloud is Channel friendly and easy to do business with. You will have a dedicated Channel Manager and a support team. Our Partner program offers substantial margins and will help maximize your profitability.
Question – With the Private Label Program will anyone know that I’m selling ReliaCloud?Answer – No one will know as everything will be branded and re-skinned with your company name and logo.
We will dedicate a Channel Manager to work closely with your organization to identify sales opportunities, and provide you with the tools you need to be successful in providing Cloud services to your clients.
Before we conclude just here are a few characteristics and ways to tell if an application is in the Cloud.If you can’t buy in on your personal credit card it not a CloudIf it take more then 10 minutes to provision a server It’s not a Cloud.If you own all the Hardware it not a Cloud.Please call me if you have any questions.Have a good day.
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16 Partner Channel Value Added Resellers Bundle our cloud solutions with your technical offerings and deliver a combined solution. Discounts are given to you based on sales volume. To make lead generation as simple as possible, we will provide you with:
17 Partner Channel Private Label Program Qualified VARs, solution providers, and systems integrators can integrate ReliaCloud services with their current offerings with our Private Label Program. Sell these combined products under your own brand and receive discounts based on sales volume. Create a single-source relationship with customers as you market your product under a brand they know and trust.
18 Partner Channel Marketplace Program Our Marketplace program is an agreement with companies who would like to work together toward mutual benefits while maintaining individual corporate identities. Work toward your promotional or sales goals alongside ReliaCloud.
19 Partner Channel Why Partner with ReliaCloud?
Enjoy recurring revenues or increasing margins when you offer ReliaCloud solutions to your customers
Develop your ReliaCloud sales pipeline by leveraging a variety of resources, including our comprehensive partner portal and Marketing Development Funds.
Interactive, open and frequent communications with our product management, marketing and sales teams to ensure that partners have a clear understanding of the market opportunity.