MONTVALE, N.J., April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and
Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp
Electronics Corporation, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The
Channel Company, has given Sharp a 5-Star rating in its 2017 Partner
Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing
of technology vendor programs that provide products and services
through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program Guide rating
recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers
the best collaborative elements in their channel programs.
To determine the 2017 Partner Program 5-Star ratings, The Channel
Company's research team assessed each vendor's program based on
investments in program offerings, participant profitability, training,
education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales
support and communication.
Sharp's growing channel program focuses on providing participants
with the best marketing resources, qualified leads and technical
training to ensure top-notch product expertise among alliances.
Striving to help alliances expand their businesses, Sharp provides all
the tools needed for channel success in the field.
"For solution providers, finding the right technology vendors is crucial
to the health of their business, and the vast array of choices can be
overwhelming," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company.
"Our annual Partner Program Guide and 5-Star ratings help them
narrow the field, identifying the most rewarding programs and
outlining their strengths and benefits."
"Our team is honored to receive a 5-Star rating for our distinguished
channel program," said Mike Marusic, Chief Operating Officer of
Sharp Electronics Corporation and Executive Vice President of
Marketing, SIICA. "This recognition is a reflection of our team's hard
work to offer better solutions for our alliances and to provide our
customers with the best possible technologies."
The 2017 Partner Program Guide will be featured in the April issue of
CRN and online at www.CRN.com/ppg.