MIRAMAR, FL and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2016) - Forthright Technology Partners, experts in optimizing enterprise application delivery, and IGEL Technology, a world leader in the delivery of powerful workspace management software, IGEL OS™-powered thin clients, zero clients and all-in-one thin client solutions, today announced that Forthright has been named a Platinum member of the new IGEL Partner Program. The new distinction coincides with the release of IGEL's new Partner Program, which has been designed to help channel partners capitalize on the thin client and workspace management software market to create new opportunities to grow their business more quickly and profitably.
"We are pleased to recognize Forthright as a Platinum member of the IGEL partner ecosystem," said Jed Ayres, President and CEO, IGEL North America. "With an innovative approach to endpoint management, Forthright is a trusted advisor for organizations in the Southeastern US region that want to optimize their endpoint infrastructure. Together we will help customers reduce power, hardware and administrative costs while simplifying endpoint security and control."
"The endpoint device is the user's access point to the enterprise. Ensuring they have a client that is powerful, supports a robust user experience, and is easily managed is an important component in application delivery success," remarked Andrew Medina, CEO, Forthright. "Forthright is proud to be partnered with a leader like IGEL and deliver quality technology for our clients' mission critical environments."
The newly enhanced IGEL Partner Program gives program members exclusive access to the resources that drive both hardware and software business, create new opportunities, fuel revenue growth and close deals faster. The new program's Platinum level gives members exclusive inclusion in the IGEL Platinum Partner Council, "first look" previews of IGEL NDA roadmaps, back end rebates, deal registration and protection and preferential disbursement of leads. Members also receive IGEL-delivered technical and sales enablement training, joint marketing support, and direct access to customer care, inside sales and support for technical inquiries. Program members additionally have access to beta programs for customers, and receive demo equipment and deep discounts for NFR equipment and licenses as well as the ability to increase margins based on tier partner levels and participation in deal registration.
The new IGEL Partner Program is effective October 1, 2016. For more information on how to join, please visit: https://www.igel.com/us/resellers/become-an-authorized-partner.html.
About Forthright Technology Partners
Forthright Technology Partners is a recognized leader in delivering enterprise information technology (IT) solutions and managed services. As the trusted advisor to some of the world's largest companies, Forthright has assisted over 200 clients, deploying solutions across 3,000 worksites in 26 countries, and enabling over 400,000 end users to gain enhanced productivity via technology. In an industry rife with uncertainty and change, Forthright's approach to IT is one founded in expertise, best practices, and a commitment to honesty, integrity and providing the best value to clients. Learn more at www.forthright.com.
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IGEL delivers powerful endpoint management software that is revolutionary in its simplicity and purpose-built for the enterprise. The company's world-leading products, including the IGEL Universal Management Suite, IGEL OS™-powered thin and zero clients, and all-in-one thin client solutions, deliver a smart and secure endpoint management experience that shifts granular control of thin and zero client devices from the end user to IT. This enables enterprises to remotely control all thin client devices from a single dashboard interface. With IGEL, IT teams can do more with less, lower their total cost of ownership and operation, and future-proof their organization. IGEL has 10 offices worldwide and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit www.igel.com/us.