Channelinsight Launches PartnerConnect(TM) and Channelinsight

Channelinsight Launches PartnerConnect(TM) and Channelinsight for
Salesforce on Salesforce.com's AppExchange, the World's Leading
Business Apps Marketplace 
Businesses Can Now Connect With Channel Partners in Entirely New Ways
Using the Power of Social and Mobile Cloud Technologies 
DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/12 --  Channelinsight, the
leading provider of cloud-based channel sales management solutions,
today announced that the PartnerConnect and Channelinsight for
Salesforce solutions are now available on salesforce.com's
AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with partners and
customers in entirely new ways. PartnerConnect allows high tech
manufacturers who sell through the channel to easily collect POS and
inventory data from their channel partners. Once collected, the data
is then processed by Channelinsight for Salesforce; providing
accurate, timely visibility into channel sales performance. 
Built on the Salesforce Platform, the world's leading cloud platform
for social and mobile business apps, PartnerConnect and
Channelinsight for Salesforce are currently available on the
AppExchange at www.appexchange.com.  
Comments on the News  


 
--  "Channel sales processes are ripe for improvement. For years,
    companies have been operating in the dark, without access to channel
    information about who sold what to whom and for how much," said Bob
    Smith, chief executive officer of Channelinsight. "By tapping into the
    Salesforce Platform, we are now able to 'turn on the light' for
    thousands of companies, providing them with detailed information for
    each step of the channel sales process, from lead to ship, resulting
    in improved efficiencies and increased revenues."
    
    
--  "Companies are looking to transform the way they connect with
    customers, partners and employees to thrive in the social era," said
    Mike Rosenbaum, senior vice president AppExchange and Force.com
    Operations, salesforce.com. "By leveraging the power of the Salesforce
    Platform, partners such as Channelinsight provide customers with the
    right social and mobile cloud technologies to accelerate business
    success."

  
Connect in Entirely New Ways with Social and Mobile Cloud Technologies 
According to Gartner, Global IT spending in 2012 for hardware and
software is projected to be $2.1 trillion (Gartner Forecast Alert: IT
Spending, WW 2008-2015). Based on Channelinsight research showing
that 60% of high tech revenue is realized through the channel, total
2012 channel revenue is forecast to be $1.2 trillion. High volume,
high tech companies such as HP, Brocade and Fairchild Semiconductor
are turning to Channelinsight, the go-to provider of SaaS channel
sales management, to improve how they manage their sales channels.
With the actionable, real-time channel sales information provided by
Channelinsight, channel executives can quickly and accurately
recognize revenue, pay channel partner and rep incentives, close the
channel opportunity management loop and drive channel growth.
Channelinsight collects POS and inventory data from more than 4,000
worldwide channel partners and processes over $100 billion in channel
sales transactions annually.  
Learn more about how Channelinsight is revolutionizing channel sales
management at www.channelinsight.com.  
Additional Resources 


 
--  http://www.channelinsight.com/channelinsight-solutions/
--  http://appexchange.salesforce.com/results?keywords=Channelinsight

  
About the AppExchange 
 The Salesforce AppExchange is the world's
leading business apps marketplace. With more than 1,700 partner apps
and 1.4 million customer installs it is the most comprehensive source
of social and mobile cloud apps for business. The Salesforce Platform
is the world's most trusted and comprehensive cloud platform for
building social and mobile cloud apps, powering Salesforce CRM, and
more than 2.3 million custom apps built by customers and partners.
Social apps for business built on the Salesforce Platform can be
easily distributed and marketed through salesforce.com's AppExchange. 
Salesforce, AppExchange and others are trademarks of salesforce.com,
inc. 
About Channelinsight
 Channelinsight offers the only complete
cloud-based channel sales management solution, providing technology
manufacturers with visibility into every partner and every
end-customer in every transaction in real-time; allowing them to gain
the insight necessary to drive sales and optimize inventory.
Channelinsight collects POS and inventory data from over 4000
worldwide channel partners and processes over $100 billion in channel
sales transactions annually. Customers benefitting from this
technology include Schneider Electric, HP, TE Connectivity, Intel,
AMD and Lexmark. Channelinsight is backed by Rho Ventures, Sequel
Venture Partners and Vedanta Capital, with headquarters in Denver and
offices in Palo Alto.  
Press Contact:
Andrea Nieto
B3 Communications
415-378-9562
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