QlikTech Partner Ecosystem Continues to Fuel Company Growth
Qonnections 2013 Global Partner Summit draws record attendance as industry
leaders continue to turn to QlikTech as their BI partner of choice
NASSAU, Bahamas -- April 8, 2013
QlikTech, (NASDAQ: QLIK) a leader in Business Discovery – user-driven Business
Intelligence (BI), today announced record turnout of nearly 1,000 partner
attendees at Qonnections 2013, the company’s annual Global Partner Summit.
Through continued focus on its partner ecosystem, QlikTech has expanded its
Qonnect Partner Program to more than 1,500 partners in 100 countries, and in
2012 derived 54 percent of software license and first-year maintenance
billings through partners.
In 2012, QlikTech continued to increase its focus on the Qonnect Partner
Program by harnessing the innovation of its partners in the new breed of BI,
known as Business Discovery, or self-service BI. In September 2012, QlikTech
launched QlikMarket, a Web marketplace that helps partners expand awareness
and identify sales opportunities by providing an easy, interactive way for
QlikTech customers to evaluate and acquire partner technologies and
applications that leverage the QlikView Business Discovery platform.
QlikMarket also helps customers easily explore apps and technologies that can
expand the value QlikView delivers to their organizations, as well as serves
as a connecting point for partners to discover opportunities to work together
to provide combined value. In market just over nine months, QlikMarket today
features more than 100 offerings, including technology connectors, extensions,
and purpose-built apps powered by QlikView.
“IPC Global has experienced an overwhelming response of recognition and
awareness as a result of QlikMarket,” said Keily Johnson, Senior Manager of
Business Development at IPC Global. “Our Consumer LoanOwl Performance
application for loan underwriting continues to pique interest within the
Financial Services sector. QlikMarket has provided us with a new channel to
showcase our solutions where we have proven value for our customers.”
Further validating the efforts and resources dedicated to support QlikTech’s
partner program, Peter McQuade, vice president of Alliances and Partner Sales
at QlikTech, was named one of UBM Tech Channel’s Computer Reseller News (CRN)
2013 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of influential leaders in the IT
channel market recognizes executives directly responsible for driving channel
sales and growth within their organization. Selected by CRN's editorial staff,
the 2013 Channel Chiefs list is available online at www.crn.com.
“QlikTech is dedicated to the success of our partner community and we will
continue to invest and enhance our program based upon the feedback we receive
from our partners,” said McQuade. “I am proud to see that the continued
adoption and expansion of QlikView is driving business growth for our
partners. Our Qonnections 2013 Global Partner Summit is designed to help our
partners further develop their specialized market skills so they can continue
to expand sales opportunities for their businesses and enhance the value they
deliver to their customers.”
Nearly 1,000 partner attendees from around the world are gathered at
Qonnections 2013, the company’s annual Global Partner Summit, held this year
at Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas, to share best practices for sales
and support of the QlikView Business Discovery platform. Qonnections sponsors
include GeoQlik™, CIA Partners, Corporate Planning AG, IPC Global, Lavastorm,
NPrinting, ParAccel, Teradata, and Trillium Software.
Follow Qonnections 2013 as it unfolds on Twitter via @QlikView and
QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK) is a leader in Business Discovery—user-driven Business
Intelligence (BI). Its QlikView Business Discovery solution bridges the gap
between traditional BI solutions and inadequate spreadsheet applications. The
in-memory associative search technology QlikTech pioneered created the
self-service BI category, allowing users to explore information freely rather
than being confined to a predefined path of questions. Appropriate from SMB to
the largest global enterprise, QlikView’s self-service analysis can be
deployed with data governance in days or weeks. The QlikView Business
Discovery platform’s app-driven model works with existing BI solutions,
offering an immersive mobile and social, collaborative experience.
Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, QlikTech has offices around the world
serving approximately 27,000 customers in over 100 countries.
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