Increasing visibility and control over our channel business will help improve predictability and insight into channel behavior and allow us to more quickly react to changing market conditions.
Redwood Shores, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2012
Model N, Inc., the leader in Revenue Management solutions, today announced that semiconductor leader Micrel Inc. is expanding its Model N deployment to improve operational efficiencies and controls for channel inventory. The solution will increase visibility into channel revenue and profit trends. The expansion will include the implementation of the latest release of the Model N High Tech solution which includes the “best-in-class” Channel ImpACT analytics module.
As part of the project, Micrel is moving to the Model N Cloud. The Model N Cloud deployment provides superior system performance, reduced capital outlay, and significantly reduces the time and resource involved in the ongoing support of the solution.
“This expansion is important for Micrel at both the strategic and operational levels,” said Ray Wallin, CFO at Micrel. “Increasing visibility and control over our channel business will help improve predictability and insight into channel behavior and allow us to more quickly react to changing market conditions. The cloud deployment will allow us to reduce ongoing costs and alleviate resource requirements which in turn, will allow us to focus more closely on maximizing the value of our core business.”
About Model N Channel ImpACT
Executives, sales operations, and channel managers use Model N Channel ImpACT to gain current and accurate visibility into revenue and profit trends by customer, distributor, product, and win / loss analysis. Channel ImpACT is a single data source that maps design information, quotes, orders, and POS back to debits, quotes, and design registrations. Going beyond standard business intelligence, Channel ImpACT is a single source of truth that can also detect changing trends in market share or prices and alert managers to take action.
“We are delighted to announce Micrel’s long-term investment in its future with Model N,” said Lawrence Whittle, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Model N. “For most semiconductor manufacturers, channel business and relationships are of vital importance and this deployment allows Micrel to make valuable improvements to channel strategy and management in a very competitive market.”
About Micrel, Inc.
Micrel, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of IC solutions for the worldwide analog, Ethernet, and high bandwidth markets. The company’s products include advanced mixed-signal, analog and power semiconductors; high-performance communication, clock management, Ethernet switch, and physical layer transceiver ICs. Company customers include leading manufacturers of enterprise, consumer, industrial, mobile, telecommunications, automotive, and computer products. Corporation headquarters and state-of-the-art wafer fabrication facilities are located in San Jose, CA, with regional sales and support offices and advanced technology design centers situated throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In addition, the company maintains an extensive network of distributors and reps worldwide. http://www.micrel.com.
About Model N
Semiconductor leaders use Model N to run their core business processes on one integrated system, from design win tracking, global price management, quoting, and contract management to design registrations, debits, POS data management, credit claims payments, and inventory management. Customers include STMicrolectronics, Micron, ON Semiconductor, NXP, Avago, Microchip Technology, National Semiconductor (Texas Instruments), Linear Technology, Marvell, and dozens more. With over $150B in annual revenues across 50 countries managed in our Revenue Management systems, Model N leverages its deep industry expertise and best practices, highly configurable applications, and comprehensive services to support High and Life Sciences Tech organizations on premise or in the cloud. Whether you are an emerging business or a global leader, Model N results in revenue. http://www.modeln.com.
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