Macfadden Joins FAST X10 Partner Program
Monday, 02 February 2009
Macfadden recently announced a new partnership with FAST, a leading developer of enterprise search technologies and solutions. As a member of the FAST X10 Partner Program, Macfadden will be able to utilize their best-in-class search technologies for our customers integrated solutions and service offerings to expand and extend the quality and timeliness of their work products. By leveraging our customer relationships and industry expertise, we can access additional resources and tools to augment enterprise search implementations, demo product capabilities, showcase business solutions and enhance Macfadden's ability to build new, innovative and integrated enterprise search solutions.
"Macfadden believes in working with the best companies. Committed to delivering high quality results, we believe this partnership will enable us to better serve our clients. FAST is a company with a long history of delivering best in class search solutions and technologies that influence how people use and find information," said Helen L. Mitchell Curtis, Senior Program Director of Enterprise Solutions at Macfadden. "Because our staff completed FAST ESP technology certifications, we can leverage an in-depth knowledge of their technology, provide best practices and improve our customers search experience. Together we will continue to bring innovative, scaleable, results-oriented enterprise search solutions to our clients."
As a FAST X10 Partner, Macfadden acts as an extension of FAST, working to develop technologies and solutions that reflect and enhance the implementation of the company's search technology. This partner framework includes dedicated channel sales, alliance management, channel marketing, product management, and technology alliances, in addition to special services geared toward the channel. Macfadden will work collaboratively with FAST to identify potential accounts for joint opportunities and work collaboratively on projects.
Program benefits include greater access to industry best practices, participation in exclusive FAST industry events, joint promotional and co-marketing activities, collaborative business development, product training and dedicated sales and marketing teams.