Avnet Softlayer Reseller Program

OVERVIEW

SoftLayer is built to give you the highest performing cloud infrastructure available through a single platform that takes data centers around the world and integrates and automates everything through a private network and advanced management system – all API driven, deployed on demand, and billed hour-to-hour or month-to-month.

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PARTNER BENEFITS

Avnet SoftLayer Reseller Program uniquely combines all of the benefits of being a SoftLayer partner with discount pricing, access to technical resources and a management toolset to help you effectively compete for your customers’ SoftLayer business. This service is available in the United States.

PLUS Access to the Avnet Cloud Toolset (ACT) with:

  • Automated customer invoicing
  • Ability to manage SoftLayer Premium Support Plan discounts or uplifts by customer account
  • Dashboard and drill down views across all accounts
  • Automated individual and aggregate account usage reporting
  • Multi-tier-multi-customer bill reporting
  • Manage pricing and discounting by customer
  • Automated account provisioning with approval-based customer self-serve portal
  • Support for both new account setup and linking of existing customer accounts
  • Self-service reseller portal with customizable views of usage and costs
  • White-label end-customer portal access via partner website

TOOLSET AND RESOURCES

Avnet Cloud Toolset (ACT) for SoftLayer takes consolidated billing to the next level and sets you a part from the competition with your customers. This powerful tool provides multi-tier billing to simplify how you bill and track customer SoftLayer usage. Dashboard drill-downs and customizable reports with built-in processes allow you to streamline provisioning, account linking and overall management of SoftLayer computing resources across your customer accounts.

Simplify Customer Billing

  • Assign discounts and/or uplifts
  • Automatically map SoftLayer usage to customer bills
  • Generate billing notifications for customers

Track Individual & Aggregate Usage

  • Dashboard with drill-down views across all accounts
  • Organize and track your SoftLayer costs by account, SoftLayer product category, resource ID’s (tags) and defined cost centers.
  • Hourly level detail for all usage

Manage Billing & Customer Provisioning

  • Automated account provisioning with approval-based customer self-serve portal
  • Accounts provisioned through ACT are automatically integrated into a consolidated billing model

Optimize SoftLayer Resources

  • Detailed billing history and analytics reports
  • Recommendations to lower SoftLayer spend with RI optimization reporting

For more information, visit our ACT Guide.