Press Release: AMD Market Builder unveiled
Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2003 10:58 am
AMD Market Builder unveiled as progressive new channel program portal
AMD'S NEW SOLUTION PROVIDER PROGRAM PROVIDES ENHANCED SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY FOR CHANNEL
-AMD Market Builder unveiled as progressive new channel program portal-
SCOTTSDALE, AZ-OCTOBER 27, 2003-AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD
Solution Provider Program at the CMP XChange Tech Innovator 2003 show,
where U.S. and Canadian system builders, system integrators and value
added resellers (VARs) are meeting with AMD to discuss creative ways to
address customer needs.
"We recognize the value that the system builder and VAR community offers
their customers," said Robert Fuller, director of AMD's North American
Field Marketing. "The service, quality, and customization that these
solution providers deliver mirrors AMD's focus: providing innovations
that best meet consumers' needs. One of AMD's missions is to help
maximize our customers' competitive advantage and their ability to
deliver a superior product."
The AMD Solution Provider Program has been developed to support those
companies whose primary business is providing the full range of AMD
processor-based computing solutions, including AMD Opteron(tm)
processor-based servers and workstations and AMD Athlon(tm) 64
processor-based desktop and notebook systems.
With the recent launch of the AMD Athlon 64 processor, AMD's system
builder partners can offer their customer base an innovative, end-to-end
solution based on AMD64 technology: servers for enterprise and research
environments, workstations for tasks such as high-end audio and video
manipulation, desktop machines for small and medium business, and
high-performance notebooks for home, business or school. AMD64
technology provides new opportunities for solution provider partners to
differentiate their offerings and deliver added value to their
The AMD Solution Provider program provides benefits in three key areas.
"Foundation" benefits provide basic support with product information,
training and customized communication. "Connection" benefits offer
recognition from AMD, launch partner programs and access to special
events. "Business Acceleration" benefits include sales promotions,
evaluation and seed programs and marketing funds. In addition to the
base member level, partners who demonstrate a strong commitment to AMD
products and who are closely aligned with key AMD strategies may be
invited to participate at the higher Gold and Platinum member levels and
enjoy enhanced rewards.
The AMD Solution Provider program is accessible through the
just-launched AMD Market Builder portal, which replaces the AMD
ResellerPro site. Companies interested in joining can register at
Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is a
global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked
computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in the
United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Standard & Poor's 500
company, produces microprocessors, Flash memory devices, and
silicon-based solutions for communications and networking applications.
AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, AMD Athlon, AMD Opteron, and combinations
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