“MDS remains committed to equipping our partners with the tools and resources to educating their small business customers on the need for security,” said Andrew Bagrin, CEO and founder of My Digital Shield.
Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) December 16, 2015
My Digital Shield® (MDS), a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) for small businesses, announced its updated certified partner program with the addition of new benefits and educational resources for IT solution providers. The MDS channel partner program empowers value-added resellers (VARs), solution providers, and managed service providers (MSPs) to increase their customer reach and find new revenue opportunities for growth by adding SECaaS to their product portfolios. The newly added benefits and educational resources are in place to help further position solution providers as industry security experts.
Solution providers can qualify for various tiers of involvement, including Certified, Gold and Silver categories. Providers are given access to varying partner benefits based upon product expertise and the number of customers they have leveraging MDS’ security-as-a-solution platform. MDS’ certified partner program is designed to give solution providers the widest range of resources to educate themselves and their customers on security best practices.
MDS’ certified partners receive the following benefits:
- Lead generation – Leads sent routinely from MDS’ direct traffic source
- Higher margins – Industry leading margins to help increase the partner’s overall profitability
- Marketing Development Fund (MDF) – 5 percent MDF generated from accumulated sales total
- Invitation to executive retreat – Annual retreat will celebrate the growth and performance of certified partners
- Free Standard Not for Resale (NFR) Cloud-Link – Available for personal use or testing
- Inclusion in marketing and promotional materials – Certified partners will be referenced in a press release upon completion of certification
“MDS remains committed to equipping our partners with the tools and resources to educating their small business customers on the need for security,” said Andrew Bagrin, CEO and founder of My Digital Shield. “In the last six months, more than 40 MDS channel partners have reached the certified partner level, and we’re confident that this number will continue to grow as these benefits motivate more partners to expand sales networks and further their commitment to continued education.”
MDS’ simple to use and easy-to-install cloud-based platform provides channel partners with the flexibility to manage their clients’ network and security settings without having to employ outside security expertise. Given the simple nature and flexibility of the solution, MDS’ partners experience high volume and high margins without needing to put a lot of time or resources into set up and management.
In addition to the enhanced benefits, certified partners also receive enhanced security training and support to help better position themselves as industry experts. All certified level solutions providers, as part of their certification process, receive the following:
- 1.5 hours of technical training
- 1 hour of individualized sales and marketing training
Service providers who have recently fulfilled all requirements necessary to achieve the certified partner level include:
- The Local Circuit
- Etech Software, Inc.
- Jewell Computing
- OneVision Technology Solutions
- Alpha Geeks
- Technology Specialists
- Easi Computers
- Parkway Tech
- MK Technical
- Computers of Cleveland
- Total Digital Security
- Smpl Solutions
- Long Island Computer Care
- Calloway Computers
- Esquire Secure Technologies, LLC
- E-Tech Soft
- Magnify 24x7
To learn more about the MDS’ certified partner program and how to qualify, visit: http://www.mydigitalshield.com/partnerprogram/.
About My Digital Shield:
My Digital Shield (MDS) is a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) that delivers enterprise-level security technology to small businesses. Based on industry-leading unified threat management (UTM) technology, MDS’ customizable cloud-based security solution offers continual protection against cyber threats and intrusion at an affordable price. With no bandwidth pollution, the SECaaS delivery model ensures that the latest virus definitions and threat updates are in use for continual threat assessment. Founded in 2013, MDS serves numerous managed service providers (MSPs) and small businesses in various industries including retail, restaurants, hospitality, and professional services. To learn more, visit http://www.mydigitalshield.com or follow on Twitter @MyDigitalShield.