Western Digital rolls out new provider certification program

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) has released its myWDâ„¢ Surveillance Storage Certified Surveillance Reseller Program, designed to offer a comprehensive lineup of benefits for the security and surveillance channel providers, the company said.

The myWD Surveillance Storage Provider Certified Program is a tailor made initiative that aims to offer security and surveillance system integrators, installers, solutions and service providers´ training, sales support, value added benefits and incentives geared to help partners enhance their business opportunities and profitability.

The announcement comes as a recent report by Research and Markets1 anticipates the video surveillance storage market to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 22.41 percent to reach USD USD18.28 billion by 2020, as enterprises and governments across the world continue to switch from traditional analogue-based solutions to IP technology.

Eligible partners will be provided in-depth product training to receive a WD Certified Surveillance Storage Certified Reseller Program certificate. In addition, partners will have access to sales support through a dedicated WD account manager, exclusive member promotions, regular product updates in addition to in-store POS marketing material.

Founded in 1970, Western Digital develops and makes storage solutions that enable people to create, manage, experience and preserve digital content. Its products are marketed under the HGST and WD brands to OEMs, distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure providers and consumers.