Alvarion® Boosts Partner Collaboration with New Loyalty Programs and Portal

Alvarion® Boosts Partner Collaboration with New Loyalty Programs and Portal

Expert zone, online wireless ROI tools, qualified leads and on-demand sales training empower partners to drive new business and sales opportunities globally

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alvarion®Ltd. (NAS: ALVR) , a global provider of optimized wireless broadband solutions addressing the connectivity, coverage and capacity challenges of public and private networks, today announced major enhancements to its Alvarion Partner Program & Portal including new partnership options, online certifications, incentives, deployment modulation tools and more, all designed to provide a wide range of business development opportunities and resources to deliver a distinct sales advantage, further ensuring Partner success.


"Alvarion recognizes the vital role that partners play in delivering products and services," says Jason Fiorello, Product Manager at Winncom Technologies Corp. "Their new partner portal offers easy access to a wide range of materials, sales tools, and resources all in one location. This is an indispensable resource for keeping our team and our VAR's up-to-date on the latest Alvarion products, technical trainings, events and promotions."

Reconstructed Program

Alvarion's Partner Program provides focused benefits to three types of go-to-market partners: Channel Partners, Alliance Partners and Distributors.

Additionally, Alvarion is launching an unique Expert Partner program, which is designed for highly specialized system integrators that demonstrate expertise in deploying complex wireless broadband networks in specific vertical markets. The program will facilitate a market place allowing unique information sharing between non-competing segment specific partners worldwide to break into new markets more effectively.

Alvarion also launched a Consultant program, enabling consultants to enjoy in-depth knowledge of products, solution and use the tools, without any commercial commitment or requirement, thus preserving professional objectivity.

Personalized Partner Portal

Alvarion's intuitive and enhanced Partner Portal delivers a personalized experience where users can customize their dashboard based on specific needs and preferences. The Portal allows partners to access marketing resources, anywhere anytime including from their Smartphone and tablets, by product or market segment. Additionally, it facilitates promotions, warranty activation, a technical resource center and more.

Alvarion's new Partner Portal facilitates many unique commercial advantages for Partners:

  • Qualified leads and lead management
  • Online sales tool - video capacity, business case and cost-savings calculators
  • Deal registration with commercial benefits
  • Online sales training & certifications - on-demand training modules, in English, Spanish and Portuguese, giving partners increased control over their training and development
  • Starter Kits and Promotions

"The new portal was designed to provide tangible business value to our partners and tools that enable them to gain a competitive edge," said Gal Biran, VP Channel Business at Alvarion. "Our goal has always been to empower our partners and allow them to tap into our and each others' areas of deep domain expertise, and we are pleased to deliver new enhancements that continue to build on this overall strategy."

For more information about the Alvarion Partner Program, please visit partners.alvarion.com

About Alvarion

Alvarion Ltd. (NAS: ALVR) provides optimized wireless broadband solutions addressing the connectivity, coverage and capacity challenges of telecom operators, smart cities, security, and enterprise customers. Our innovative solutions are based on multiple technologies across licensed and unlicensed spectrums. (www.alvarion.com)

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on the current expectations or beliefs of Alvarion's management and are subject to various factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: our failure to fully implement our 2012 turnaround plan, our inability to reallocate our resources and rationalize our business in a more efficient manner, potential impact on our business of the current global macro-economic uncertainties, the inability of our customers to obtain credit to purchase our products as a result of global credit market conditions, the failure to fund projects under the U.S. broadband stimulus program, continued delays in 4G license allocation in certain countries; the failure of the products for the 4G market to develop as anticipated; our inability to capture market share in the expected growth of the 4G market as anticipated, due to, among other things, competitive reasons or failure to execute in our sales, marketing or manufacturing objectives; the failure of our strategic initiatives to enable us to more effectively capitalize on market opportunities as anticipated; delays in the receipt of orders from customers and in the delivery by us of such orders; our failure to fully and effectively integrate the business and technology of Wavion Inc., acquired by us in November 2011, into our products and realize the expected synergies from the acquisition; the failure of the markets for our (including Wavion's) products to grow as anticipated; our inability to further identify, develop and achieve success for new products, services and technologies; increased competition and its effect on pricing, spending, third-party relationships and revenues; our inability to establish and maintain relationships with commerce, advertising, marketing, and technology providers; our inability to comply with covenants included in our financing agreements; our inability to raise sufficient funds to continue our operations, either through equity issuances or asset sales; and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's annual reports on Form 20-F as well as in other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Information set forth in this press release pertaining to third parties has not been independently verified by Alvarion and is based solely on publicly available information or on information provided to Alvarion by such third parties for inclusion in this press release. The web sites appearing in this press release are not and will not be included or incorporated by reference in any filing made by Alvarion with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which this press release will be a part of.

To receive Alvarion's press releases please contact Sivan Farfuri, sivan.farfuri@alvarion.com or +972.3.767.4333. Please see the Investor section of the Alvarion website for more information: http://www.alvarion.com/investors .

Alvarion®, its logo and certain names, product and service names referenced herein are either registered trademarks, trademarks, trade names or service marks of Alvarion Ltd. in certain jurisdictions. All other names are or may be the trademarks of their respective owners.



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