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Persbericht: Lenovo lanceert nieuw EMEA partner portaal om channel business te vereenvoudigen en versnellen

Lenovo lanceert nieuw EMEA partner portaal om channel business te vereenvoudigen en versnellen

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) kondigt vandaag de lancering van haar nieuwe EMEA partner portaal aan tijdens het Canalys Channels Forum EMEA in Barcelona. Het nieuwe portaal bevat een gebruikersvriendelijke interface en één plek waar business partners alle hulp en informatie die ze nodig hebben kunnen vinden. Dit maakt het voor partners makkelijker om speciale prijzen voor PC´s en servers direct op één plek te verkrijgen, waardoor zij sneller op kansen kunnen inspringen.

De investering in het nieuwe portaal onderstreept Lenovo´s toewijding aan haar “channel first” strategie. Het helpt daarnaast bij het samenbrengen van alle voor partners relevante Marketing, Channel, BP Management en training functionaliteiten op één plek, met één login, simpele navigatie en de beste tools.

Het nieuwe portaal vervangt het huidige Lenovo Partner Network (LPN), die verschillende subsites met aparte logins en gebruikers interfaces bevat, per 4 november aanstaande.

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Lenovo to launch new unified EMEA Partner Portal to further simplify and speed up channel business

Starting the 4th of November, the new Lenovo Partner Portal is an innovative portal with consistent look and feel, easier navigation and one login for anything partners need

Barcelona, October 7th 2015 – Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced at the Canalys Channels Forum EMEA the launch of its new unified EMEA Partner Portal. The new portal will feature a user-friendly interface and a one-stop place for business partners to get the support and information they need. Lenovo´s new Partner Portal will make it easier and faster for partners to get special pricing on PC’s & Servers instantly in one place, helping them to respond quickly to opportunities.

The investment in the new portal emphasizes Lenovo’s dedication to its “channel first” strategy and helps bring together all partner-relevant Marketing, Channel, BP Management and Training functionalities in one place, with one login, simple navigation and best-in-class new tools.

The portal is a centralized location where business partners can have access to personalized dashboards, latest localized news and important account details, as well as leads and numerous other asset search tools.

The new portal will replace the current Lenovo Partner Network (LPN) that includes several subsites with separate logins/user interfaces, starting the 4th of November. Over 30 unique sites to access all Lenovo information needed day-by-day have been reduced to one, and a single log in is required to access the different connected tools for the first time.

Thanks to its intuitive navigation and multi-device optimized design, the new Lenovo Partner Portal will allow partners to easily get all the information they need within a few clicks via their PC, Tablet or smartphone.

The new system will provide partner dashboards with individual as well as company information, targets and calls-to-action that can be adjusted to the partners’ needs. Also, it includes a new co-branding tool for easier joint marketing. Along with this comes a new marketing asset search tool to find product images, datasheets etc. in just a few seconds. The new portal will offer a choice of contact methods through email, phone and a new chat function, in addition to to Lenovo’s EMEA Linked-in (Lenovo Partner Community) & twitter channel partner groups @LenovoPartnerCommunity).

Focused on providing education on the functionalities to EMEA sales, Marketing and the individual functions, the new portal offers partners the option to attend various courses. The training section of the site includes comprehensive pictorial guides and collateral as well as E-2-E marketing support.

“Launching our new partner portal is an important milestone in our channel strategy. We have undertaken a multi-million investment to overhaul our partner portal to have the best in class system. As part of our ‘channel first’ strategy, we’ve completely redeveloped the portal to ensure that we offer our channel partners the maximum support in the shape of a unified, integrated platform that enables more interaction, more bids, more marketing, and more business every day”.

Lenovo is a keynote sponsor of Canalys Channels Forum EMEA, APAC and LATAM events, taking place from October to November 2015.

The forums are the only independent events that unite senior managers from leading technology vendors, distributors and channel partners to discuss industry trends, forge new business relationships and create sales opportunities. In addition to vendor keynotes and theater presentations, the events feature more than 3,000 one-to-ones and prestigious gala dinners among other networking activities. The events are open to senior business managers, both from IT vendors and channel partners. More information about the events can be found at www.canalyschannelsforum.com

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $46 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode YOGA brands), workstations, servers, storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Motorola brand), tablets and apps. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@Lenovo) or visit us at www.lenovo.com.