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The Mobility Solution Specialization: A new specialization for Symantec’s channel partners

BARCELONA, Spain – Symantec Vision 2012 – November 14, 2012 - Symantec today enhances its partner program with a new specialization that addresses both the increasing needs of companies for relevant and reliable mobility strategies and the opportunities for channel partners to benefit from this growing trend. By acknowledging the skills and experience that qualifying partners have in the mobility market, the new specialization empowers them to deliver greater value to customers, maximize opportunities and accelerate their profitability with Symantec’s mobility portfolio, while further differentiating their businesses in this booming and competitive market.

The Mobility Solution Specialization enables Symantec specialized partners to help their customers to gain granular control over their mobile deployments and have different levels of oversight on mobile devices, according to their specific policies and needs.  The Specialization comprises the following Symantec product/solutions : Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile Security

The new Mobility Solution Specialization offers benefits to qualified partners who have acquired comprehensive knowledge and expertise in Symantec’s mobility solutions.  Partners who achieve the Mobility Solution Specialization benefit from additional discounts (via their Distributor) and enhanced rebates through Opportunity Registration, as well as access to Consulting toolkits.  As a Specialist, they have access to specialised training, sales tools and technical resources.  Specialists also have have their investment in the Specialization promoted to prospect customers though the Symantec Partner Locator, and can differentiate further their status with a Mobility Solution Specialization logo.  Specialists can also access Symantec’s beta product program and can also benefit from other commercial benefits (such as teaming plans).


“As technology continues to evolve and mobility becomes a key priority for organizations, partners must be continually adjusting and broadening their offerings in order to address ever-changing needs and provide the value their customers expect, “ said Jason Ellis, Vice President Channel Sales, Symantec EMEA. “Our new Mobility Solution Specialization provides partners with the tools and resources needed to leverage business opportunities in mobility, drive additional revenue and maximize their returns from their Symantec investment”

“We have been a long-time advocate of Symantec solutions and of their partner programme. This new mobility solution specialization clearly addresses the needs of organizations for a precise, relevant and technological approach to their mobility strategies, and provides partners with the right tools and resources to leverage the existing and future business opportunities” says Simon Hannan General Manager for Strategic Development and Enterprise Consulting – SCC UK

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