Mumbai: With the growing significance of data governance and data literacy among enterprises, Big Data and BI is set to witness an exponential growth in India. Qlik, the global provider of visual analytics is encouraged with the growth potentials in the country. The company leverages its partners’ ecosystem to serve the diverse market and service the growing customer base in the country.
In an exclusive interaction with Channel Times, Julian Quinn, Regional Vice President of Qlik, APAC, highlighted company’s channel engagement in India. Talking about the role of partners in Big Data and visual analytics business, Quinn said that as the industry is moving towards advanced analytics, it is a highly potential and untapped space for partners.
“India is an incredibly diverse market and if we want to fully service this massive population, we need to expand our reach in every length and breadth of the country. We have a very strong partner ecosystem in India, which addresses the customers across the industry verticals. We work with diverse range of partners such as OEM and technology partners, system integrators, business consultants and Master Resellers. We have introduced a partner program, which we believe is the best partner program in the industry. We also have a dedicated partner portal, where partners have access to all the marketing material”, Quinn said.
Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Qlik is one of the leading visual analytics, business intelligence and analytics platforms. The company does business in more than 100 countries with over 40,000 customers globally. Qlik’s prominent offerings include QlikView, Qlik Sense, Qlik Cloud and Qlik GeoAnalytics. The company recently announced availability of Qlik Sense Cloud Business, a SaaS-based visual analytics solution for SMBs, groups, and teams to create, manage, and share analytics in the cloud.
“The BI and Big Data market is estimated to touch the $16 billion mark in India by 2020. Hence, there are opportunities for partners in every single sector. The SMBs, mid-market and corporate are the three key growth drivers of this market in India. Our partners are reaching out to the customers in these areas, where there is a huge need for our kind of solutions. However, to uncover the full potential of this space, we would like partners to clearly understand BI and Big Data,” Quinn said.
As per the official website of Qlik, the company works with around 1700 partners globally. Quinn, however, avoided giving India specific numbers. “We do not share the country specific partners’ base as we respect confidentiality of our partners”, Quinn said.
Analytics Hub is an authorized partner for Qlik in India to conduct training courses on QlikView and Qlik Sense. The company works with partners such as Atos, C SQUARE, Capgemini India, Doyen Infosolutions, Dynavision Digitech, Exponentia DataLabs, Finesse IT Labs to name a few.