Google on Wednesday announced a reseller program for Google Apps Premier Edition. Under this new ‘Google Apps Authorized Reseller Program’, authorized resellers will be able to sell, customize and support premium versions of Google Apps, which includes Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Sites, Google Talk, and Google Video for business.
With this new Google Apps reseller program, Google probably aims the top-selling Office package from Microsoft. Google Apps is a customizable web-based package of business applications including mail, calendar, team site creation, document collaboration, and video sharing. With more than 3000 sign ups daily and over 1 million customers, Google Apps is a global leader in Software as a Service (SaaS) model of software deployment. So, this reseller program is really a promising option for IT resellers to market Web-based applications to business clients.
As a Google Apps Authorized Reseller, you will play the pivotal role of helping your customers get the best out of Google Apps. Google will provide you with the tools, technology, training, and support to help make your Google Apps business successful. All you have to do to is find and sell to customers, activate and deploy customers and manage billing and collection. You will be able to buy the Premier Edition of Google Apps at a 20 percent discount and keep the recurring revenue for the lifetime of your customer relationship.
So, what you will get as an authorized reseller?
- Technical training and reseller support.
- Sales tools and training.
- Marketing programs, collateral, and tools.
- Reseller discount off the annual list price for Google Apps Premier Edition.
- Reseller logo branding.
- Solution provider community forums.
- Integration into the front-line customer support flow.
- Console to create and manage customer accounts.
- Opportunities for other performance-based benefits
For more information about the Apps Authorized Reseller Program, click here.