Partner Sales and Service Teams See Larger Rewards with New Accelerator Addition to the Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Program
SANTA CLARA, Calif.— December 5, 2013 — Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced continued commitment to its TrueNorth partners by extending its accelerator program on new Archive, Backup and Consolidation (ABC) solution deals. The global program now offers exclusive partner rewards for incremental deals that align with Hitachi Data Systems strategic data management and cloud storage solutions.
The ABC Accelerator Program rewards TrueNorth partner sales representatives and engineers who complete the new ABC solution learning path and close sales transactions. Hitachi Data Systems also gives incentives to partner professional service engineers who achieve Hitachi NAS Platform and/or Hitachi Content Platform Implementer Certification.
“The global Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Program plays an important role in our go-to-market strategy, and we will continue to invest in programs that provide support, incentives and rewards to our partners while increasing their sales profitability. Our strong portfolio of solutions solves critical IT pain points and enables our partners to compete better and grow their businesses. With many partners across 3 geographies already participating, we look forward to even more Hitachi TrueNorth partners benefitting from the ABC Accelerator Program.” – Neil Colstad, vice president, Global Partners and Alliances, Hitachi Data Systems.
The enhanced program builds upon a series of significant partner program enhancements announced earlier this year, including training, scholarship opportunities and additional incentives. Updates include:
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About Hitachi Data Systems
Hitachi Data Systems provides information technologies, services and solutions that help companies improve IT costs and agility, and innovate with information to make a difference in the world. Our customers gain compelling return on investment (ROI), unmatched return on assets (ROA), and demonstrable business impact. With approximately 6,300 employees worldwide, Hitachi Data Systems does business in more than 100 countries and regions. Our products, services and solutions are trusted by the world's leading enterprises, including more than 70% of the Fortune 100 and more than 80% of the Fortune Global 100. Visit us at www.HDS.com.
About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2012 (ended March 31, 2013) totaled 9,041 billion yen ($96.1 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high functional material & components, automotive systems and others.For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.
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