European data prices as low as one and a halp pence per MB
A UK based Mobile Network Operator in collaboration with European Reseller announced today that they have completed a deal which provides incredibly low mobile data prices around the world.
The agreement with a new donor IMSI supplier gives us access to wholesale roaming data prices at a fraction of the current EU regulated wholesale caps. Not limited to the EU, the prices on key destinations such as Australia, USA, New Zealand, Russia and Turkey are also drastically reduced. We now plan to offer these wholesale prices to our white label partners who can resell to their subscribers at a substantial profit. The company also offer wholesale data bundles, something that previous costs did not allow. The bundles are not limited to the EU, but include many other countries. The service can be provided as data only or one that also supports full voice and SMS. This product is based on the very cheap pricing.
Estos a Unified Communications company acquires serVonic a Unified Messaging company.
Both companies combine their forces under the roof of estos GmbH, located in Olching near Munich, Germany, the new refreshed estos merge into a complete product portfolio in the field of Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC).
Combined with serVonic, estos will offer all the essential means of communication for companies from one hand for partners and customers: Computer Telephony Integration (CTI), Instant Messaging (Chat) and Presence Management, Audio / Video-Communication and Desktop Sharing from estos improve the collaboration within the company and also beyond individual enterprises by means of Federation.
To help resellers and dealers maximize their bargaining prowess in business and in life, here Eldonna lists the 7 critical strategies for emerging victorious in any negotiation to European Reseller:
Project confidence through preparedness
Many people think they need to show a certain kind of confidence, like being loud, bold or brazen, to successfully negotiate a deal. Others think that a lot of experience is required to be a good negotiator. Most of the time it merely takes tenacity and good old preparation to ensure you are aptly equipped to assert mutually desirable terms, anticipate objections, and discern what are motivators or “hot buttons” will resonate with your opponent. Projecting confidence also means having heart, which is endearing to others whether or not you have years of negotiation experience. This can also result in the opposition having a less defensive stance, making them more amenable to your stipulations. Projecting a notable level of confidence, and backing that up with solid, well-researched information, will help ensure you prevail.
Trends and Security Threats for 2016
While some of these trends started in 2014 or even 2013 they are expected to continue, others will bring new challenges for security professionals.
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Following your conversation send a proposal, confirming that facts and figures you have already discussed. If you are in a competition you will know the outline of the proposition and secured a place among the final contenders. It’s time to position yourself as the only option. As proposals can be used to demonstrate the full extent of your understanding and expertise, they should be used to their full effect. You’re asking for commitment, for attention and time, so put some in yourself.
Effective proposals don’t just disclose proposed terms, they educate and confirm the facts discussed and persuade potential customers.
Bitdefender is expanding its UK Partner Programme to address growing enterprise security concerns
Andy Brockhurst met Bitdefender’s Chief Security Strategist, Peter Laakkonen, OEM General Manager, and Jamie Pearce, UK & Ireland Regional Sales Director to discuss the move into the enterprise space, with a view to recruiting key distributors and OEM specialists and resellers in the UK.
The aim is to build a UK Partner Programme, to address the increasing threat landscape from business security headaches and protect the enterprise from sophisticated threats with the upscaling of its established UK partner programme.
The pitch is an opportunity to put meat on the bones.
This conversation should outline the whole proposal raising the merits and qualities of the product and service, taking the listener down a well trodden path explaining in detail, the various stages, from the initial sign up to attaining the platinum partner status with clear and decisive rewards available.
Presenting your brand, your product and your personalised solution, providing essential reassurance of the training and support available can be daunting. It doesn’t need to be. The information you have acquired and your skillset gives you all the tools you need. A good “Pitch” will take your partner / client to the end with ease, not a monolog , but a conversation, giving lots of opportunity for questions and giving answers.
Yellowfin has a 100 percent channel-based go-to-market strategy and this partnership will see System C provide Yellowfin‘s BI solution, to its existing and future healthcare clients throughout the UK. Yellowfin Managing Director for EMEA, Peter Baxter, said System C was a perfect example of the type of reseller that Yellowfin was looking to partner with in the UK.
System C provides its customers with clinical and patient administration systems offering the ability to have a flexible data presentation tool allowing customers to monitor and understand their performance in near real-time giving time for strategic decision-making.
Peter Baxter MD Yellowfin
Warm calling not Cold Calling
Cold calling takes a considerable amount of time and work. By giving sales professionals the support they require, it can become a much more efficient process if you utilise exhibitions.
A structured conversation or “Pitch” is essential and going into calls prepared, will result in a much better success rate. The conversation needs to be structured taking your intended target don’t a path, so any sales person conducting these calls needs to be suitably prepared. That means knowing the right questions to ask and the importance of having the answers to potential questions. Making notes of the important details and ensure that you are speaking with the right people.