Mozy Makes Major Enhancements To Reseller Program
New Reseller Portal, opportunity registration, market development fund, and lead sharing for qualified partners highlight Mozy Reseller Program improvements
SEATTLE – April 10, 2012 – Mozy®, the world’s most trusted provider of data protection and availability for consumers and businesses, today announced a significant upgrade to its reseller program, including ‘Mozy Reseller Portal 2.0’; real-time co-branded marketing and sales materials; and new lead management features like opportunity registration and lead sharing to reward the value and commitment Mozy resellers are making to the industry-leading Mozy service.
Mozy, which started its Reseller Program in 2006, and has doubled its channel business over the past three years – making the Mozy Reseller Program a key sales channel for the company – has more than 5,000 resellers worldwide who provide Mozy online backup to businesses of all sizes. Complete information about the Mozy Reseller Program and the enhancements included in today's announcement are available at http://partners.mozy.com.
Headlining today’s announcement is a major upgrade to the Mozy Reseller Portal, Mozy's online partner extranet first launched in early 2011. The new Mozy Reseller Portal gives qualifying resellers access to all program information and tools, directly from the source. Three key improvements have been made to the portal:
Also receiving an upgrade is the Mozy Accreditation Program, with the following new qualifying tiers (and benefits for each) being announced:
“We’re very pleased to see Mozy moving in this direction,” said Arnie Boyarsky, President, Info 2 Extreme, Inc. (www.i2x.net), a Los Angeles, CA-based Mozy reseller. “Having been involved in the channel for many years, we know that the best vendor relationships start with a strong, no-nonsense, commitment to the partners and a deep understanding of the value that the channel brings to the table. I’m confident that the current steps Mozy is making will lead to more growth for them, reduced sales cycles for their partners like us, happier end-user customers, and increased revenue opportunities for all.”
Mozy also announced the availability of MozyEnterprise® into its reseller channel (see accompanying press release). MozyEnterprise is an enhanced version of Mozy for large companies needing advanced cloud-based functionality to securely back up data generated by increasingly mobile workforces, and from tablets and smart phones. MozyEnterprise and MozyPro® are also available through EMC's Velocity partner program. For more information see www.emc.com/velocity.
Mozy by EMC is the world's most trusted provider of cloud backup and access, with more than 6 million customers, including more than 100,000 businesses, backing up 90 petabytes of information to its multiple data centers around the globe. Wholly owned by EMC Corporation since 2007, Mozy is an essential component in the EMC backup and recovery solutions portfolio. More information can be found at mozy.com.