Spotlight: Telefonica launches US-based channel partner program for M2M, cloud services

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Spain's Telefonica on Thursday launched its first ever United States-based channel partner program providing U.S. resellers and partners the ability offer machine-to-machine communications and cloud-based services to U.S. enterprises. With a major data center in Miami, Telefonica's instant servers provide infrastructure-as-a-service that is optimized for mobile, enterprise and M2M applications. Telefonica explained that there are multiple levels of partnership from which U.S. firms can choose, including full technology partner, agent or referring partner; each program has its own compensation structure. Read more