New Volare Partner Program gives solution providers everything they need to boost their Wi-Fi business
SAN FRANCISCO – August 3, 2016 – Cloud4Wi, the industry’s leader in advanced guest Wi-Fi, today announced the Volare™ Partner Program, a new world-class partner program that enables solution providers, service providers, and system integrators to seize the enormous business opportunity for personalized customer touch using guest Wi-Fi networks.
Wi-Fi is already a must-have for businesses, so using it to deliver services customers want and insights businesses need to compete is a logical and incremental next step. The demand for guest Wi-Fi is growing rapidly. According to Maravedis Research, it’s forecasted that 100M access points will offer guest Wi-Fi services by 2020, producing more than $25B in annual software licensing revenue. This represents a huge opportunity for partners already selling Wi-Fi as part of their portfolio.
At the heart of the new Program is Volare, Cloud4Wi’s flagship services platform for advanced guest Wi-Fi. Volare uses an over-the-top (OTT) architecture to enable partners to secure high value targets like retail brands, restaurant chains, and shopping malls by leveraging existing Wi-Fi networks. With Volare, businesses can provide superior on-site mobile experiences, while gaining valuable insights into who customers are and how they behave.
“Partners are at the core of our business,” said Andrea Calcagno, Cloud4Wi CEO and co-founder. “We’ve introduced this new partner program to make sure our partners are set up for success, enabling them with a new profit opportunity on top of their Wi-Fi services.”
“We’re delighted to participate in the revamped Volare Partner Program,” said Scott Pedersen, VP, Network Architecture, Pomeroy. “OTT guest Wi-Fi services are a rapidly growing market that addresses both existing and new Wi-Fi customers. The Volare Partner Program includes all the tools we need to take advantage of this burgeoning market opportunity.”
The Cloud4Wi Volare Partner Program offers a flexible structure with different levels designed to accommodate partners’ individual business models and needs. Most importantly, this program provides everything a service provider, solution provider, or system integrator would need to tackle this growing market, including discounts, deal registration, marketing development funds, qualified leads, comprehensive training, proof-of-concept (POC) programs, and more.
The Volare Partner Program will be presented with its details during the webinar “How ubiquitous Wi-Fi demand is creating a new gold rush opportunity for Cloud4Wi partners” on August 30th. For more information, please visit our website here.
Cloud4Wi offers Volare, the industry’s leading services platform for advanced guest Wi-Fi. With Volare, large retail chains, restaurant chains, transportation hubs and shopping malls build their brands by leveraging their existing Wi-Fi networks to provide superior on-site mobile experiences, while gaining valuable customer insights. Volare’s open, cloud-based platform is distributed through partners and connects more than 45 million mobile users across 15,000 locations in over 80 countries. Customers include Armani, Burger King, Bulgari, Clarks Shoes, Olive Garden, Prada, and Telecom Italia. The company is based in San Francisco, and has offices in London, Paris, Milan, Pisa and Manila.
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