Lenovo yhdistää jakelukanaviensa palvelut yhteen paikkaan
Lenovo avaa jakelukanavakumppaneilleen uuden, yhtenäisen verkkopalvelun, joka helpottaa ja nopeuttaa tiedon löytymistä. EMEA Partner Portal -palvelu tarjoaa jakelukanaville keskitetyn, helppokäyttöisen pääsyn kaikkiin tarvittaviin tietolähteisiin ja työkaluihin, esimerkiksi ajantasaiseen hintatietoon, markkinointi- ja koulutusmateriaaleihin ja erilaisiin myyntimittareihin.
Aiemmin kumppaneiden tarvitsema tieto ja työkalut ovat olleet hajautuneina useisiin erillisiin palveluihin.
Palvelu on tarkoitettu kaikille Lenovon tuotteita myyville kumppaneille Euroopassa, Lähi-Idässä ja Afrikassa.
Tarkempia tietoja alla olevasta englanninkielisestä tiedotteesta.
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Lenovo to launch new unified EMEA Partner Portal to further simplify and speed up channel business
Starting the 4th of November, the new Lenovo Partner Portal is an innovative portal with consistent look and feel, easier navigation and one login for anything partners need
Barcelona, October 7th 2015 - Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced at the Canalys Channels Forum EMEA the launch of its new unified EMEA Partner Portal. The new portal will feature a user-friendly interface and a one-stop place for business partners to get the support and information they need. Lenovo´s new Partner Portal will make it easier and faster for partners to get special pricing on PC's & Servers instantly in one place, helping them to respond quickly to opportunities.
The investment in the new portal emphasizes Lenovo’s dedication to its “channel first” strategy and helps bring together all partner-relevant Marketing, Channel, BP Management and Training functionalities in one place, with one login, simple navigation and best-in-class new tools.
All the Tools in One Place
The portal is a centralized location where business partners can have access to personalized dashboards, latest localized news and important account details, as well as leads and numerous other asset search tools.
The new portal will replace the current Lenovo Partner Network (LPN) that includes several subsites with separate logins/user interfaces, starting the 4th of November. Over 30 unique sites to access all Lenovo information needed day-by-day have been reduced to one, and a single log in is required to access the different connected tools for the first time.
Easier and Faster to Speed up Channel Business
Thanks to its intuitive navigation and multi-device optimized design, the new Lenovo Partner Portal will allow partners to easily get all the information they need within a few clicks via their PC, Tablet or smartphone.
The new system will provide partner dashboards with individual as well as company information, targets and calls-to-action that can be adjusted to the partners’ needs. Also, it includes a new co-branding tool for easier joint marketing. Along with this comes a new marketing asset search tool to find product images, datasheets etc. in just a few seconds. The new portal will offer a choice of contact methods through email, phone and a new chat function, in addition to to Lenovo’s EMEA Linked-in (Lenovo Partner Community) & twitter channel partner groups @LenovoPartnerCommunity).
Education and Sertification
Focused on providing education on the functionalities to EMEA sales, Marketing and the individual functions, the new portal offers partners the option to attend various courses. The training section of the site includes comprehensive pictorial guides and collateral as well as E-2-E marketing support.
Quote from Neil Berville, Executive Director EMEA Channels
“Launching our new partner portal is an important milestone in our channel strategy. We have undertaken a multi-million investment to overhaul our partner portal to have the best in class system. As part of our ‘channel first’ strategy, we’ve completely redeveloped the portal to ensure that we offer our channel partners the maximum support in the shape of a unified, integrated platform that enables more interaction, more bids, more marketing, and more business every day”.
About Canalys Channles Forum
Lenovo is a keynote sponsor of Canalys Channels Forum EMEA, APAC and LATAM events, taking place from October to November 2015.
The forums are the only independent events that unite senior managers from leading technology vendors, distributors and channel partners to discuss industry trends, forge new business relationships and create sales opportunities. In addition to vendor keynotes and theater presentations, the events feature more than 3,000 one-to-ones and prestigious gala dinners among other networking activities. The events are open to senior business managers, both from IT vendors and channel partners. More information about the events can be found at www.canalyschannelsforum.com
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $46 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode YOGA brands), workstations, servers, storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Motorola brand), tablets and apps. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@Lenovo) or visit us at www.lenovo.com.