FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 15, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ —, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumers, businesses, and service providers, today announced it is now offering an Technology Specialization through its Value in Partnership Channel Program. With the new specialization, provides channel partners with the technical background to develop and implement IP surveillance solutions, as well as resources designed to enrich the D-Link® business experience, making it seamless and rewarding. The Technology Specialization is now available through D-Link’s Value in Partnership Program online partner portal.
“As a technology solutions vendor, our customers rely on us to be knowledgeable experts, providing feedback and suggestions for implementing new technologies into their business,” said Neil Medwed, president and CEO of Preferred Technology Solutions. “The IP surveillance market is growing quickly with technology advancing at a rapid pace, and D-Link’s new Technology Specialization will help us stay ahead of the curve for our customers.”
Revamped in May 2011, D-Link’s Value in Partnership Program provides its channel partners with tools to differentiate themselves against competitors and position their market value as a D-Link partner. Three levels of partnership are available, and higher levels – Silver and Gold –offer additional partner benefits but require specific training to ensure end users are confident that their D-Link® partner is thoroughly trained on D-Link’s network infrastructure products and solutions. Through its partner program, D-Link also offers a Volume Incentive Rebate (VIR) Program, Deal Registration margin protection with a unique Bounty program if a deal is lost, a Rewards loyalty program, and Technology Specializations for Storage and IP Surveillance.
D-Link‘s Value in Partnership Program Technology Specializations allow partners to differentiate themselves and demonstrate proficiency within a specific product technology. The newest specialization, IP Surveillance, offers partners the ability to be thoroughly trained and aligned with D-Link on complete surveillance solutions. Benefits include an upfront discount on IP surveillance products, priority access to surveillance sales leads, and D-Link branding as an IP Surveillance Preferred Partner for differentiation in the market.
“The new IP Surveillance Specialization is one of many enhancements D-Link will be offering partners through its Value in Partnership Program,” said Steve Ryan, director of North America Channel Programs for D-Link. “D-Link is committed to providing resources for our channel partners to ensure they are able to deliver best-of-breed solutions in IP surveillance and other technologies to meet customer needs.”