FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Link today announced additions to its Value in Partnership+ (VIP+) incentive program, designed to reward and empower D-Link® channel partners. Enhancements include D-Link's new, no cost VPN Router Certification Program and Case Study Bounty Program. D-Link's success as a provider of network solutions has been built on its relationships and unrivalled commitment to its partners, and the D-Link VIP+ program offers solutions, training, tools, and support to help value-added resellers (VARs) accelerate growth.
"D-Link's Value in Partnership+ program continues to empower our channel partners to evolve their business models," said Kerry Mertz, field marketing programs manager, D-Link Systems, Inc. "D-Link is committed to providing channel partners the resources they need to deliver complete solutions that meet the needs of today's customers."
The new VIP+ Certifications for D-Link's DSS-VPN and DCS-VPN Routers enable partners to understand and address their customers' technical and business requirements – leading to increased sales, revenues and profit. The comprehensive Certification Program provides online, downloadable sales materials and technical training courses, as well as on-demand exams for specific technologies. Certifications qualify partners for additional benefits and support, including advanced levels of the VIP+ program and increased market exposure.
In addition, D-Link is now offering a Case Study Bounty program to VIP+ partners. VARs can showcase personal success stories through real-life examples to illustrate how their business satisfied a customer's IT needs. Case studies offer exposure for partners, allowing them to demonstrate success through their D-Link partnership. Case studies can be submitted through D-Link's Case Study Submission portal now.
VIP+ Program Highlights
D-Link provides channel partners with access to a wide range of essential marketing resources, and as with all aspects of the VIP+ program, is a free service for partners. Benefits for all members include:
- Upfront discounts on business class products
- Quarterly VIR rebate eligibility
- 24/7 priority tech support on business-class products
- Lead sharing and Marketing Development Funds (MDF)
- Free, on-demand and online VIP+ certifications
- Access to D-Link's award-winning product and services portfolio
D-Link Celebrates 30 Years
Across the world, D-Link is connecting millions of people in their daily lives, in 100 countries – from powering hospital networks so that life-saving operations can be carried out, to supporting vast knowledge centers in the heart of universities and research institutes to enable critical scientific breakthroughs. D-Link is committed to helping small businesses grow through a complete line of Wi-Fi networking and camera surveillance solutions and to helping families in millions of homes around the world enjoy rich, fast digital lifestyles. D-Link has grown from a group of seven in 1986 to more than 2,700 employees around the world today. This year marks a celebration of D-Link's Passion to Innovate, and we're looking forward to helping people connect for another 30 years of networking and growth.
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit us.dlink.com, or connect with D-Link on LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/d-link), Spiceworks (http://community.spiceworks.com/networking/d-link) and the D-Link Blog (http://businessblog.us.dlink.com/).
1To receive D-Link Rewards points, you must be a VIP+ partner participating in the D-Link Rewards program. Each submission must include the company name of the customer to be the subject of the case study.
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