PRESS RELEASE — REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2016) - Zyme, the market leader in the rapidly growing discipline of channel data management (CDM), is bringing channel data to life through a strategic partnership with Qlik®, a leader in visual analytics. Zyme's cloud-based CDM platform leverages the Qlik visual analytics platform to deliver prebuilt dashboards for incisive analytics from a global vantage point and with store-level granularity to users on any device. While Zyme and Qlik have been partners for the past seven years, this strategic partnership now leverages Qlik's latest platform innovations such as Qlik Sense® and empowers customers to quickly turn Zyme's decision-grade channel data into actionable intelligence through visualizations that capture channel sales performance, inventory levels, e-commerce trends and much more.
The zyme cloud platform 3.0 provides decision-grade data that enables companies to fully understand their indirect sales channels. Qlik's best-in-class visual analytics solution -- which is integrated directly into the Zyme platform -- helps customers leverage channel data to drive critical business decisions in real time. The modern and user-friendly interface allows users to uncover important trends and communicate them clearly across the organization. The flexibility to create and share visualizations across desktop and mobile devices builds on Zyme's mission to give users important channel intelligence even when they're on the go.
Zyme's partnership with Qlik powers an array of cloud-based business intelligence solutions, including zapGlobal, zapRetail, zapMobile and zymeEcommerce:
- zapGlobal provides insight into global and regional channel sales and inventory stock with a unified view that can be broken down by product, partner or geography.
- zapRetail delivers store-level visibility so that users can compare performance trends across major retailers as well as track inventory and returns at a retailer level.
- zapMobile brings the same business intelligence to mobile phones and tablets, giving channel executives insight into partner performance on the go.
- zymeEcommerce addresses companies' increased focus on omni-channel sales. The integrated analytics functions help customers gain a competitive advantage by displaying online product visibility metrics, such as search rank and reviews, tracked against competitors' products in the same categories.
The close integration between Zyme and Qlik platforms ensures that customers automatically get the same level of security and richness of data, without worrying about how to transfer sensitive information across different systems. The platform also provides enterprise-ready data governance that ensures sensitive data is only accessible to authorized users.
"With its powerful data visualization and discovery capabilities, Qlik Sense provides users with powerful insights into their business," said Scott Safe, vice president of alliance and channel sales at Qlik. "The integration of Qlik Sense with zyme cloud platform 3.0 now allows users to take action based on these insights, updating plans and forecasts, and reallocating resources to capitalize on new business opportunities."
"Qlik's platform helps unlock the power of channel data by making it accessible and understandable to a wide audience," said Mukund Ramaratnam, vice president of strategic sales at Zyme. "The ability to develop data visualizations once and achieve perfect rendering on laptops, tablets or smartphones helps us deliver greater value faster. We also look forward to leveraging Qlik's self-service capabilities to bring more value to customers."
Zyme provides the leading channel data management (CDM) cloud platform, delivering critical downstream visibility for global companies that leverage distributors, resellers, retailers and e-tailers to sell their products. Zyme's flexible, real-time data platform powers the New Smart Channel™, a proven approach to acquiring actionable knowledge that enterprises need to accelerate partner sales and optimize marketing ROI. With a channel directory of more than 1.5 million partners, Zyme processes more than one billion transactions annually across more than 150 countries, providing decision-grade intelligence to optimize business processes like sales execution, inventory management, partner rebates and incentives, marketing and financial compliance.
Pre-built integrations with Salesforce and other innovative cloud solution providers help Zyme's industry-leading customers, including Amazon, Dell, Fujitsu, GoPro, Lenovo, Microsoft, Plantronics, Seagate, Symantec, VMware and Xerox use channel intelligence to solve core business problems. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, CA, Zyme has offices in India, Texas, China and the UK. For more information, visit www.Zyme.com.