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Rancher Labs Introduces Global Partner Network

Rancher Labs, a provider of container management software, today announced the launch of the Rancher Partner Network, a comprehensive partner program designed to expand the company’s global reach, increase enterprise adoption, and provide partners and customers with tools for success. The program will support consultancies and systems integrators, as well as resellers and service providers worldwide, with initial partners from North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

As the only container management platform to ship with fully supported commercial distributions of Kubernetes, Docker Swarm and Mesos, Rancher is unique in its ability to enable partners to deliver container-based solutions using the customer’s choice of orchestration tool.

“Community interest in Rancher’s open and easy-to-use container management platform has shattered expectations, with over a million downloads and over ten million Rancher nodes launched since this year alone,” said Shannon Williams, co-founder and vice president of sales and marketing at Rancher Labs. “To help us meet demand within the enterprise, we’re partnering with leading DevOps consultancies, system integrators and service providers around the world. We’re excited and humbled by the strong interest we’ve seen from the partner community, and we’re looking forward to working with our partners to help make containers a reality for our joint customers.”

The Rancher Partner Network

The Rancher Partner Network provides tools and support to meet the unique needs of each of type of partner. The Network includes:

  • Consulting partners such as consultancies, system integrators (SIs), and agencies focused on helping customers successfully embrace digital transformation and rapidly deliver software using modern, open processes and technologies.
  • Resellers and OEMs that include Rancher in solutions they deliver to customers.
  • Managed services providers (MSPs) and cloud providers offering Rancher-based Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS) environments to end-users.
  • Application services providers (ASPs) delivering Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and hosted applications on a Rancher-powered platform.

Partners benefit from a variety of sales, marketing, product, training and support programs aimed at helping them ensure customer success while capturing a greater share of the rapidly growing container marketplace. Additionally, members of the service provider program can take exclusive advantage of a unique pricing model specifically designed for and exclusively available to that community.

Prospective partners can learn more about the program and apply by visiting Customers can visit the same page to identify Rancher-authorized consultancies, resellers and service providers in their area.

Published Tuesday, October 18, 2016 10:10 AM by David Marshall
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