Success through Global Partnerships
Global Relay's greatest strength is the solid, mutually beneficial relationships we have developed with our expanding global partner network. If you're a cloud-based provider of hosted email or messaging solutions or a Platform as a Service (PaaS) provider, Global Relay's compliance archiving and messaging solutions can be a valuable complement to your current offerings. When you partner with Global Relay you get a partner dedicated to a relationship that creates value for our customers and each other. As a partner Global Relay offers:
the opportunity to access the exploding demand for compliance archiving and messaging with a market leader:
- Worldwide strategic partner alliance
- 15,000+ customers
- 12 years of expertise
- a private cloud ecosystem with over 15 different hosted messaging services to choose from
- access to the world's largest online brands and an expansive SMB customer base
- zero capital outlay and rapid time-to-value
- a proven, high performance suite of hosted messaging services
- a recognized leader in SaaS compliance messaging and archiving
- attractive margins & recurring revenue streams
- the opportunity to offer high quality, high-demand services to your customers
- 24x7 partner and customer support worldwide
- standalone or bundled suite of services to meet customer needs
- sales and pre-sales support from our IT, compliance, marketing and business development teams
We are looking for partners who share our commitment to providing world-class services, backed up with knowledge, experience and a high degree of customer care.See what our partners say...
Global Relay's Partner program is designed with the flexibility to meet the specific go-to-market needs of each of our partners. We tailor a program that is tuned to the strengths of your business model so that you can successfully sell, implement and support Global Relay solutions with unprecedented customer satisfaction, profitability and ease. The benefits and support available are designed to help you across the sales cycle, whether you are selling to small and medium sized businesses, government institutions or global enterprises. Global Relay's Partner Program features two program tiers based on the level of your commitment and contribution to our partnership.
Reseller Partnership: Global Relay's Reseller Partnership Program is for those providers that will integrate Global Relay's services as a complement to their existing services offering. The Global Relay Reseller Partnership Program is designed for experienced software implementation and service providers who are interested in growing their businesses with complementary solutions. As more and more SMBs turn to hosted software solutions to meet their business needs, the opportunities for solution providers are bigger and better than ever before.
Referral Partnership: Global Relay's Referral Partnership Program opens a new stream of revenue, and provides a complimentary offering to your existing business. As a Referral Partner when you identify potential Global Relay customers and refer them to Global Relay you receive a referral fee when the prospect becomes a Global Relay customer. Best of all, there are no contracts, no sales process and no support requirements. Global Relay looks after everything. Are you a potential match? Global Relay partners increase their revenue without ever having to close, implement or service a company with its on-demand integration strategy. As a Referral Partner you simply identify potential matches for Global Relay's services and participate in the initial sales process to qualify.
Interested in becoming a partner? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Creating success takes teamwork - here is what some of our current Compliance & Technology Partners have to say about partnering with Global Relay:
360 Visibility is a Toronto-based business solutions company that offers enterprise software (ERP), communications systems, and technology infrastructure solutions, with collectively over 100 years' experience in all aspects of systems analysis, design, implementation, training, and support.
"Working with Global Relay has been a critical factor in delivering email archiving for our financial services clients. Global Relay understands the industry exceptionally well and delivers on excellent customer service. We are very meticulous with whom we partner and Global Relay exceeds our level of expectations."
Executive Vice President, 360 Visibility Inc.
Accelerator are the UK's leading hosted IT Solutions provider to the Small/Medium size enterprise sector. Working closely with our customers, Accelerator offers e-mail archiving as part of a comprehensive hosted services solution 'one-stop-shop', backed up by an unrivaled passion to deliver great support.
"Global Relay's email archive solution has never let us down, and we have had 100% satisfaction from our customers with this great product. However, as always it is never just about the product, and we are pleased to have had superb support from the Global Relay team throughout our relationship in providing excellent product training and demos when required."
Advisor Products, serving more than 1,800 independent financial advisors, creates client newsletters, brochures, websites and stationery, and offers ad agency services.
"Global Relay has proven to be an excellent partnership for Advisor Products, providing the highest quality compliance archiving solution for our RIA and Broker-Dealer clients at an affordable cost. Global Relay and API leverage each other's strengths in compliance, technology and marketing to jointly offer our mutual customers quality and superior customer care."
Vice President of Technology
Ascendant Compliance Management provides a full range of compliance management services. Ascendant helps companies prepare for regulatory registration, provides outsourced compliance management, performs regulatory risk management and infrastructure analysis, and offers due diligence services and compliance training.
"After conducting in-depth due diligence on many archiving vendors, we were pleased to discover Global Relay Archive & Compliance Reviewer — a turnkey compliance solution to address the needs of RIAs for SEC regulatory compliance, mail management and eDiscovery. Global Relay Archive is built on robust technology and managed by Global Relay's experienced and knowledgeable team."
Ascendant Compliance Management
Assette, based in Boston, specializes in improving sales and client service at asset management firms by enabling portfolio managers, client service personnel and marketing staff to easily integrate data and deliver customized sales presentations and reports in dramatically less time and with fewer errors using Assette's main products: Assette Presentations, Assette Statements, and Assette Portfolio Access.
"In early 2008, Assette wanted to transition out its message retention business in order to focus on its core business. After exploring various alternatives, we selected Global Relay due to its market leading position and financial stability; technical infrastructure; strategic focus on compliant archiving and eDiscovery; and most importantly, superior customer service. The transition of our RIA archiving customer base to Global Relay proved to be a win for Assette, Global Relay and our joint customers."
Chelsea Technologies is a highly specialized IT solution provider for hedge funds, investment firms, and banking institutions primarily in the Tri-State area and Florida. By customizing unique and personalized end-to-end technology solutions in the financial industry, Chelsea Technologies develops into the single point of contact and accountability for all its clients technology needs. Chelsea Technologies exceptional and innovative approach is such that it becomes the 'Virtual CTO' as well as the 'Virtual IT Department' and to all its customers.
The Global Relay solution by far has been the most effective and least intrusive of all implementations we have had to work with until now. Unlike others, they are very accommodating and have their system in place and in solid ground. There are no delays in the delivery mechanism like their competitors have. User experience is exceptional and non-disturbing. We are pleased to announce that we have chosen to add Global Relay to our solution and general offering because we trust their system.
President and Founder, Chelsea Technologies
The Data Quality Institute, Inc. provides data services to the Financial Services Industry, specializing in Registered Investment Advisor and Broker-Dealer Compliance and audit preparation support.
"What really distinguishes Global Relay is their people - they go the extra mile and do what it takes! My clients appreciate the speed of the search tool as well as the flexibility of the Compliance Reviewer."
President, The Data Quality Institute, Inc.
Data Solutions is the world leader in providing secure offsite data storage and recovery utilizing industry leading disk to disk backup technology.
"We selected Global Relay to be our exclusive email archiving and compliance partner after successfully working together on a complex, compliance storage project for a Fortune 5 customer. Through our partnership with Global Relay, we can provide a complete data and email backup, storage and compliance solution for any business."
President & CEO, Data Solutions
Friedman & Associates provide comprehensive financial planning services using a fee-based model and state of the art technology to build sophisticated financial planning models. Friedman & Associates has been profiled as one of the Best Management Practices by Charles Schwab Institutional. Greg Friedman is also the creator of Junxure®, CRM Software’s flagship product, which delivers an office management system for financial planning firms.
"We are extremely pleased to have discovered the Global Relay Archive and Compliance Reviewer which meets our needs being subject to the compliance rules of RIAs and the SEC/NASD. Global Relay Archive makes email compliance easy by providing a hosted service built on robust and secure technology."
"Global Relay's team is excellent, providing a high level of customer service. During a recent SEC audit, Global Relay quickly assisted our firm working through a weekend to successfully and efficiently meet our needs. I can confidently highly recommend Global Relay."
Gregory H. Friedman, MS, CFP®
President & Founder, Friedman & Associates and creator of Juncture CRM
HedgeOp Compliance, LLC focuses exclusively on helping hedge fund and fund of hedge fund managers meet their compliance and operational challenges. This is achieved through HedgeOp's proprietary ComplianceTrak Software and specialized compliance consulting services.
"The compliance associated with email retention can be burdensome and time consuming yet Global Relay has done an excellent job streamlining that process. After unsuccessfully trying out several other email retention products, many of our clients now utilize the Global Relay compliance archiving solution customized for hedge funds. Archiving, searching and retrieving emails for audit purposes has never been easier!"
William Mulligan, Sr.
HedgeOp Compliance, LLC
Kathryn Beller provides compliance and regulatory legal advice to money managers in New York and Connecticut. She brings 25 years of broad-based securities law expertise to her work as chief compliance officer of several SEC-registered investment advisors and as outside counsel or compliance consultant to many others. Focused on providing high-quality, customized compliance solutions to advisors with smaller staffs, Kathryn also assists with the preparation of fund documentation for managers of hedge funds and private equity funds.
"Because many of my clients are smaller shops, I recognize the need for a cutting-edge tool for monitoring and retaining electronic communications that is delivered in an affordable, easy-to-use manner. Global Relay does just this. What a value!"
Kathryn Beller Professional Corporation
LightPort, a leader in the design and hosting of financial sector custom Web sites, provides secure investor reporting portals specifically designed to enhance asset management firm's communication with their clients. LightPort's VirtualSafe® and WealthVue® dynamic reporting platforms integrate with leading portfolio accounting platforms such as Advent Axys® /APX® and Schwab PortfolioCenter® to securely publish electronic documents and dynamically generated client reports via a firm's existing or LightPort designed Web site.
"In 2008, we made the strategic decision to exit the email archiving business in order to focus our financial and human resources on our core business of Web-based investor reporting. After completing our due diligence on various compliance email archiving vendors, we unanimously selected Global Relay as the best in class in terms of technology, user interface, and client service. The process of transitioning our email archiving clients was handled in a timely and professional manner and thus we remain very confident that our valued clients are in good hands with respect to their current and future message retention needs."
Micro Com Systems has been involved with Electronic Document Management for the last twelve years and offers personalized service with regards to the implementation and training of Global Relay's email solutions.
"MCS is proud to be a partner with Global Relay - MCS has been involved with Electronic Document Management for the last twelve years and works with Global Relay to address the next "big problem" with EDM, how to archive email effectively."
Micro Com Systems Ltd.
NavigateStorage, established in 1999, specializes in data protection. Its solutions include email archiving, both hosted and in-house to address government regulations, legal discovery, instant message compliance and good governance, as well as for storage, backup, disaster recovery and security (Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam and data leakage).
"NavigateStorage has been selling, installing and supporting in-house email software since 2001. Although we sold only the market leaders, we received complaints about the limitations of these systems; hardware requirements, management time, software upgrades and constant re-training. Global Relay Archive eliminates those negatives allowing customers to focus on their core business, not IT. Global Relay is a dream come true."
President & CEO
National Compliance Services, Inc. provides registration and compliance services for investment advisors, hedge funds and broker-dealers servicing more than 6,000 clients, both domestically and internationally.
"Global Relay offers an exceptional compliance solution customized for our investment adviser, hedge fund and broker-dealer clients to address issues surrounding email, instant messaging and Bloomberg®."
Director, National Sales
Net One Systems provides network systems that add high-quality technical services to company verified products. Net One Systems provides highly reliable, value-added and comprehensive solution which includes consultation, design, creation, and management services.
"Net One Systems is pleased to lead Global Relay's expansion of Global Relay Archive services into the Asian Pacific markets. Until now, there has not been an email and instant message archiving service in Japan that complies with North American and Japanese regulations to address this corporate demand. After an intensive selection process by Net One Systems, we chose Global Relay Archive due to their robust archiving technology and compliance expertise."
General Manager, Security Business
Octopus Networking is a New York based international IT Consulting firm that allows small and medium sized businesses to successfully implement technology to improve business results.
"Global Relay’s Global Relay Archive has benefits far beyond email compliance - it's also an important productivity tool. First, email can be referenced later in seconds, so there is no need to spend time managing your email into neat little folders like so many pieces of paper. Second, Global Relay Archive is a great collaborative tool to share client facing email with the team. Finally, it gives a business owner such as myself the visibility to know what was communicated to our clients. Beyond all of these benefits, Global Relay is a company you can trust with your most important asset - your data."
President, Octopus Networking
Qualitas-IT, whose directors have a combined working knowledge of 25 yrs in the financial and legal IT industry, specialize in the setup, support and providing additional IT services to compliment their existing infrastructure for small to medium sized financial companies in the UK.
"We are really excited to have found the best answer for our clients in Global Relay's Archiving solution with respect to today's questions on compliance, contingency and capacity on email. Global Relay Archive is a great solution for Compliance and Information Security Officers to meet the different regulations imposed by governing bodies around the globe. It also allows companies to reduce their business continuity costs by removing the need to replicate their email systems or have them backed up. Basically, it ticks all the boxes and allows us to add an excellent solution to our portfolio. We are honoured to be associated with such a company."
Red Oak is a full-service compliance consulting firm helping broker-dealers, registered investment advisers, and hybrids. We offer a wide range of registration, compliance, and supervisory services. Our deep industry experience, compliance expertise, and regulatory knowledge allow us to recommend and implement what you need. We are passionate about helping our clients and earning their trust.
"Red Oak Compliance Solutions is pleased to have found the best email system on the market for our clients. We have worked with several other vendors over the last 20 years and are amazed at how much better Global Relay’s system is. It is intuitive, flexible, technologically advanced and very robust. Global Relay is working to bring Compliance into the 21st century."
Utopia Systems is an Application Service Provider (ASP) which offers mission critical business application hosting, co-location, managed servers, managed services, outsourced messaging, database and Internet hosting solutions to a variety of organizations.
"Global Relay has been a great partner for Utopia. We have a number of clients that use their service. Their technical support is excellent and our customers really like Global Relay's service. We continually receive positive feedback from our customers. "
Managing Partner , Utopia Systems
Welsh Consulting, Inc a Microsoft Gold Partner based in Boston, MA, specializes in providing IT strategy, ongoing computer system support and project consulting services to small and mid-sized businesses.
"We chose to partner with Global Relay in August 2007, after spending the prior two years recommending Global Relay's compliance solutions to our clients. Their hosted approach to messaging compliance, superior product and customer service performance fit our clients' needs perfectly. We're looking forward to building on our relationship now that we're an official partner with Global Relay."
Vice President, Welsh Consulting