Micro Focus Announces Unified Global Partner Program, Launches New Partner Portal

Press Release from NetIQ Corp.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO; NYSE: MFGP) today announced the launch of its new, unified partner program, which includes access to all products across the Micro Focus portfolio on a global scale. In conjunction with the new program, a new partner portal was introduced that streamlines and simplifies the ways partners engage with Micro Focus and customers.

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Micro Focus provides world-class software solutions that enable organizations to run and transform their businesses. In order to enable this transformation, the company offers partners a global footprint, portfolio depth and the financial strength to help drive software innovation, particularly in the four core pillars of digital transformation: Enterprise DevOps, Hybrid IT Management, Security, Risk, and Governance and Predictive Analytics.

"The announcement of the new Micro Focus partner program and portal demonstrates our continued commitment to providing an easier path for our partners to confidently generate predictable revenue, build pipeline and do business with us," said Mike O'Neill, President of Worldwide Indirect Sales at Micro Focus. "We expect more than 10,000 partners to log in monthly and this number will grow as we continue to deliver new content and functionality, providing our partners with improved capability to sell more. Ultimately, this is a significant step forward in the Micro Focus Partner Acceleration strategy."

Micro Focus' new partner program is built on a single platform with simple, globally consistent membership requirements across three partner tiers: Authorized, Gold and Platinum. The portal provides access to marketing resources, enablement and training. Key benefits include:

  • Enhanced Deal Registration:helps protect partner-sourced deals, ensuring maximum margin
  • Improved SaaS Offerings:ensures rebates are paid out earlier, up to three years in advance
  • Upgraded MDF Program: streamlines the provisioning of marketing funds for Gold and Platinum partners to drive demand generation activity
  • Increased Speed:accelerates turnaround time for deal registration, quotes, orders and MDF

"We're excited about the rollout of the new program and portal," said Paul Anderson CEO at Novacoast. "It clearly evidences the significant technological and financial investment Micro Focus is making to supply partners with the accessibility, information and tools needed to deliver mutually beneficial business."

More Information
The new partner program and portal will go live on March 1, 2019. To find out more visit www.microfocus.com/partners.

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About Micro Focus
Micro Focus helps businesses run smoothly and modernize through four core areas of digital transformation: Enterprise DevOps, Hybrid IT Management, Predictive Analytics and Security Risk & Governance. Our software provides the critical tools customers need to build, operate, secure and analyze their enterprise. By design, these tools bridge the gap between existing and emerging technologies — enabling faster innovation, with less risk, in the race to digital transformation.

Contact
Bret Fitzgerald, Micro Focus
801-550-1745
Bret.Fitzgerald@microfocus.com

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