QlikTech Unveils Enhancements to Qonnect Solution Provider Program

Qonnect Training, Marketing and Bonus Margin Programs Launched at Qonnections Partner Summit

Online PR News – 13-April-2011 – – Bangalore, April 12, 2011 – QlikTech (NASDAQ:QLIK), a leader in Business DiscoveryTM – user-driven Business Intelligence, today announced new enhancements to its solution provider program, Qonnect, aimed at increasing the benefits of partnering with and utilizing the impactful, user-focused simplicity QlikView technology. The goal of the enhanced Qonnect Partner Program is to further empower partners to grow their business more effectively. By providing a better structure and targeted guidance, solution providers are able to access increased program benefits, such as comprehensive sales, marketing and technical tools along with easy- to- access training, which ensures that partners obtain necessary skill sets and meet program requirements.

“Partnering with QlikTech was not only a strategic move for our company, but allows us to provide our customers --ranging in size from small to medium-- the ability to make smarter more informed business decisions to enhance their performance,” said Ronny Beckers, Director of Credon.“The institutionalized training, support and mentoring that QlikTech’s Qonnect Partner Program provides has fueled our industry knowledge and allows us to provide the best solution for business discovery on the market.”

Additional highlights from the advancements include:

• Self-serve training allows partners to be trained faster and more effectively. This includes a restructured and advanced live, on-demand content library, available to thousands of partner contacts around the world, making it easy for them to get relevant content exactly when they need it.
• Extensive product training courses, delivered by QlikTech Education Services, as well as the Values and Skills based training provided under QlikAcademy for Partners, are designed to help Solution Providers get to market quickly and realize a quick return on their education investment. QlikView certification further ensures partners are recognized for their competencies.
• Marketing benefits include services, content, funding, and support to facilitate the acceleration of partners’ business growth through targeted joint marketing efforts. QlikTech will continue to invest in marketing services that enable partners to target the right prospect or customer with the right message at the right time.
• Bonus margin program is a brand new Qonnect program element. Partners are able to gain additional margin for qualifying sales opportunities and for an increased investment in selected aspects of their QlikView business.

Program enhancements were announced at the Qonnections Partner Summit, being held April 3 to April 6 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami Beach, FL. The Summit delivers important partner enablement content and aims to convey QlikTech company values to all attending partners. These same values, experienced by any individual that works for QlikTech, play a pivotal role in their approach to working with partners and customers.