Access control vendor launches channel program

Access control solutions vendor Symplified has announced the launch of the Symplified Partner Program. Set to debut next month, the program is aimed at driving value for resellers and service providers bringing Symplified’s Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solutions to market.

In addition to a new partner program, Symplified also has a new channel chief, with Stephen Casolari taking the reins as senior director of worldwide channels. A 15-year veteran of the channel, Casolari comes to Symplified from LANDesk Software, where he developed the Americas channel organization.

”Symplified is poised for explosive growth in a market that presents an unprecedented opportunity for partners with the drive for mutual success and industry leadership,” said Brian J. Doheny, senior vice-president, worldwide field operations for Symplified, in a statement. “Stephen Casolari has the experience and insights to lead our channel program, which is built on the cornerstone of collaboration.”

The new Symplified partner program will feature three tiers: Authorized Consultative/Referral Partners, Authorized Value Partners and Authorized Service Partners. Program benefits will include training and education on delivering leading federated SSO and IDaaS solutions, strategies for accelerated revenue market growth, access to value-based tiered pricing, margin protection, sales and marketing support to increase visibility and go-to-market efforts, and listing in the Partner section on to provide further exposure of services and capabilities.

Symplified is based in Boulder, Colo.

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