Rackspace Hosting Announces Enhanced Channel Partner Program

March 2, 2011 by · Comments Off on Rackspace Hosting Announces Enhanced Channel Partner Program 

Hosting BlogSAN ANTONIO – Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, today announced its enhanced Rackspace Partner Program, which combines its four channel programs into one global partner experience. The improved program provides partners with a broad range of additional hosted services, a centralized portal for relationship management, an integrated compensation structure and tiered benefits for various program levels.

By combining the company’s previous four partner programs for managed hosting, cloud hosting, e-mail hosting and Rackspace Cloud Drive™ (JungleDisk®), Rackspace is streamlining the overall partner experience, making it easier than ever for its over 4,500 partners to refer and resell additional services and increase their revenue opportunities. A key enhancement to the program is an upgraded benefits and compensation structure and single contract that enables partners to receive compensation for qualifying resales and referrals across the company’s full suite of offerings, including: Read more

The Planet Expands Hosting Partner Program

March 31, 2009 by · Comments Off on The Planet Expands Hosting Partner Program 

The Planet 190x60 LogoWebmaster NewsHOUSTON – The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting, today announced a broad range of new options for its Hosting Partner Program. For the first time, The Planet is opening its entire product portfolio to partners, which adds valuable opportunities and the power to choose precisely the best services for both their businesses and their customers. Partners are now able to resell not only The Planet’s dedicated servers, but also managed dedicated servers, managed hosting or data center colocation services. Hosting Partners program members can accelerate revenues by reducing provisioning time from weeks to days or hours for setting up their customers’ IT infrastructures.

The Planet offers partner-only discounts up to 15 percent, contingent on the amount of business conducted with the company. Additional discounts are available for customized opportunities and long-term contracts. Hosting partners gain access to a full portfolio of marketing sales tools to support the growth of their businesses.

“In today’s economic climate, more companies are looking to reduce their IT expenses using hosting services,” said Steve Kahan, vice president of marketing and product management with The Planet. “Our newly expanded Hosting Partner program provides a significant advantage to partners and resellers who can now provide value-added services to their customers, backed by our world-class data centers, and enterprise-class network and support.” Read more