Infographic: Top 10 Reasons for Cloud Hosters to Become a Citrix Service Partner
In this infographic, discover how cloud hosters can proliferate Small-to-Medium Businesses (SMBs) with extended cloud offerings that boosts profit margins and recurring revenue by becoming a Citrix Service Provider Partner.
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Top 10 Reasons for Cloud Hosters to Become a Citrix Service Partner
How much of the $243 billion that SMBs will spend on cloud services in 20181 will you capture? If you say, "not enough", then it's time to increase revenue, margins, and grow your business by expanding beyond cloud hosting? As a Citrix Service Provider Partner, you can offer new alternatives for your dedicated hosting customers with a multi-tenant option that provides a new business model and lower price point.
Still not convinced? Here are 10 reasons why you should become a Citrix Service Provider Partner.
Your Customers Need This!
- Customers are looking for cloud services from a managed services partner they can trust.
67% of customers expect to purchase a variety of cloud services from a single vendor3
84% of customers want an established relationship with a vendor to trust as their cloud provider3
86% of customers buy through channel partners for their IT services and products2
- Differentiated cloud service offerings and alternatives to dedicated hosting provide high margin growth potential.
There’s Massive Market for This!
- Existing Citrix partners anticipate revenue growth in multi-tenant hosted applications and desktops in the next twelve months6
- Workspace as a Service market is expected to grow from $4.76B in 2014 to $9.41B in 20194
- IDC projects a 42%+ CAGR for hosted workspaces through 20185
There’s Huge Business Opportunity Here for You!
- 50% Citrix Service Provider Partners target customers with less than 100 users
- 25% Citrix Service Provider Partners target customers with less than 50 users6
- Cloud focused Microsoft partners see 50% of revenue coming from recurring revenue
- 2x Growth
- 1.5x Gross profit
- 1.8x Recurring revenue
Here’s How the Citrix Service Provider Program Helps You
1AMI, Worldwide SMB Trends and Transformation
2IDC, IDC InfoBrief: Customers Need Channel Partners
3 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2016
4 MDC Research, Microsoft Cloud Profitability Scenarios Research Summary Report, May 2015
5 IDC Worldwide Hosted Workspace-as-a-Service, September 2015
6MDC Research, Microsoft Cloud Profitability Scenarios Research Summary Report, May 2015
7 2017 Workspace Services and Desktops-as-a-Service Global Market Trends
8451 Research Webinar for Citrix, July 2015
9 IDC eBook, sponsored by Microsoft, The Modern Microsoft Partner Series, Part 1: The Booming Cloud Opportunity, 2016