D&H Strengthens VAR Support With "Cisco Pro" Partner Enablement Program

HARRISBURG, PA--(Marketwired - Jun 22, 2015) -  D&H Distributing, the leading North American computer products and consumer electronics distributor, announces it has implemented a new partner enablement program to support resellers and offer benefits that can help them increase their sales of Cisco® solutions. The three-tiered "Cisco PRO" (Partner Revenue Opportunities) program is aimed at D&H's Cisco Registered, Cisco Select, and Cisco Premier Partners in the US. D&H Canada also maintains a Cisco PRO program, for Cisco Registered and Cisco Select partners. Each tier offers a complimentary set of benefits and tools, which vary according to the reseller's level of membership, per country. 

The US program utilizes a three-tier approach: PRO Registered, Select, and Premier Levels, offering the following:

  • For all tiers, D&H provides vendor-specific Partner Services marketing templates and materials; dedicated sales specialist support; and exclusive training opportunities, including webinars and no-cost Select Testing. 
  • PRO Registered and Select members are privy to D&H's exclusive Cisco Loyalty club
  • PRO Select members receive the above plus: on-demand Cisco OIP (Opportunity Incentive Program) training; priority access to the Cisco system engineer (SE) Hotline for pre- and post-sales tech support; inventory forecasting; virtual training from Cisco system engineers (SEs); and Select Recertification Testing at no cost.
  • PRO Premier members receive the above, plus: on-site training from Cisco SEs; no-cost, express collaboration specialist services to help resellers sell, design, install and support the Cisco Business Edition 6000 portfolio of products and Cisco TelePresence® solutions.
  • The program offers a range of three-tiered benefits direct from Cisco including marketing and training services, OIP registration, Cisco Value Incentive Program (VIP) rebates, certified partner logo material, Cisco Smart Care eligibility and more, depending upon the tier.

D&H Canada offers a two-tier program, PRO Registered and PRO Select, with similar benefits such as:

  • Cisco-related Partner Services marketing templates and materials
  • Incentives Rewards for all Cisco sales
  • Priority registration for D&H City Workshops and select Boot Camp training venues
  • Express registration at D&H's Montreal and Toronto Technology Trade Shows
  • Customized, hands-on business planning consultation including inventory analysis and access to purchasing trend info

D&H's interested customers can visit www.dandh.com/Cisco in the US or call 1-800-340-1001; and www.dandh.ca in Canada, or call 1-800-340-1008.

"D&H has a legacy of developing vendor programs that deliver crucial benefits to our mutual customers," said Jeff Davis, senior vice president of sales at D&H Distributing. "The Cisco PRO partner enablement program supports our Cisco resellers, no matter what level, to help them realize as much advantage as possible from our partnerships."

"D&H's Cisco PRO program is a great enablement program for our joint reseller partners, whether they have worked with us for years, or are new to Cisco and D&H," said Andrew Sage, vice president of Americas distribution at Cisco. "Accelerating growth with our partners is a top priority for Cisco, and distributors like D&H play a key role in preparing our partners to capitalize on the opportunities created as all companies become digital businesses.

About D&H Distributing
As the nation's leading technology distributor, D&H provides a wealth of resources to empower solution providers and consultants, delivering a broad selection of SMB categories, products and applications. Its offerings span server and infrastructure, SOHO and mobile applications, consumer electronics and gaming.  D&H's multimarket expertise, account-dedicated sales teams, sterling service and flexible financing options are unmatched in the industry. D&H ships out of five separate locations in North America, including its US headquarters in Harrisburg and its Canadian headquarters in Brampton, Ontario. Additional US warehouses are located in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; and Fresno, CA. Call D&H toll-free at (800) 340-1001 or visit www.dandh.com.

Contact Information:


Suzanne Mattaboni
For D&H Distributing
(610) 261-4560