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CloudBlue Connect is a catalog and channel management platform that supports omni-product (any type of product) distribution—from technology goods and perpetual license software to software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and anything as a service (XaaS).

The platform supports any channel, including direct and indirect (tier-model distribution) as well as internal procurement.

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Modern

Centralize, manage and grow your ecosystem of partners, products and fulfillment and provisioning operations from one state-of-the-art platform.

Modular

Connect to your partners’ systems and integrate with your own back-office systems for flexible, streamlined operations.

Agile

Expand your channel, portfolio of products and global market reach faster, while cutting down on the cost and time spent on operations and management.

Secure

Keep your systems and information safe with the highest security standards protecting your platform.

Smart

Make better decisions with a unified, insightful view of your contracts, listings and reports.

Onboard and manage your vendors’ and your technology goods as well as SaaS, IaaS and XaaS. You can define your products by SKU, consumption (reservation or pay as you go) and billing (one time, recurring, pay as you go).

Distribute your catalog through your direct and indirect channels and manage your internal procurement from one platform with standardized reseller authorization management. You can also access an existing ecosystem of 200+ service providers.

Integrate with your own or any third-party commerce system, subscription management system or ERP tools through RESTful APIs.

Activate your sales team and partners through a customizable portal that centralizes and standardizes sales enablement content and marketing campaigns.

Add products and services from the CloudBlue catalog to your portfolio, or add your products to the catalog for syndication and potential exposure to 2 billion end customers.

CloudBlue Connect allows you to manage relationships with the vendors in your ecosystem through digital agreements (contract templates) and contracts.

  • Create and manage distribution and program agreements with vendors ​
  • Create, track and manage contracts with vendors
  • Review and electronically sign contracts
  • Notify vendors to digitally approve updates to signed contracts
  • View when vendors accept a new version of the agreement and which user signed it

Manage your subscriptions and fulfilment requests—from purchase, change and suspend to resume, cancel and renew requests. Fulfillment can be automated with APIs.

  • Create and manage subscriptions in test and production scenarios
  • Manage tier configurations 
  • View, reject and approve fulfillment requests
  • Preview fulfillment requests before launch
  • Manage fulfillment requests for all sales channels
  • Automate vendor-related areas of the order processing

View a list of products in the CloudBlue catalog and request products for syndication in your portfolio.

  • Review, test and manage your products from the CloudBlue catalog
  • Browse to discover products
  • Filter your search by product category or marketplace
  • Request products for syndication in your portfolio
  • Add your products to the CloudBlue catalog for syndication

Create, test and manage the products and services in your portfolio. You can also create, update and monitor product listing requests from vendors for your channel partners.

  • Define products by SKU to create multiple plans for each product
  • Determine the consumption model (reservation or pay as you go)
  • Set the billing period (monthly or yearly)
  • Define the unit (Gb, devices, mailboxes, etc.)
  • Insert additional information required to complete purchase requests
  • Determine the scope (product, reseller or provider) and phase (ordering or fulfillment) of each parameter

Upload reports on usage of your consumption and pay-per-use products to bill your reseller or end customer accordingly.​ You can also view reports on fulfillment history and product details.

  • Manage usage reports for your products
  • Upload manually from the UI or  automate uploads via APIs
  • View and export fulfillment history and product details
  • Set specific usage rules so reports can be processed automatically

Before deploying a product from vendors, you’ll need to register a hub instance, which represents an installation of the commerce platform.

  • Register and manage your instances
  • Define and control the assignment of hubs and accounts to marketplaces
  • Register more than one hub to represent your infrastructure
  • Create production and test hubs
  • Use hubs to cover different regions

With CloudBlue Connect, you can integrate with your own or any third-party commerce system, subscription management system or ERP tools through flexible RESTful APIs.

  • Integrate with any commerce management solution or back-office system
  • Create and manage API tokens
  • Access information on who created the API tokens and deletion of the tokens
  • Access security tokens and authorization headers
 

Platform features

  • Contracts & agreements management

    CloudBlue Connect allows you to manage relationships with the vendors in your ecosystem through digital agreements (contract templates) and contracts.

    Create and manage distribution and program agreements with vendors ​ Create, track and manage contracts with vendors Review and electronically sign contracts Notify vendors to digitally approve updates to signed contracts View when vendors accept a new version of the agreement and which user signed it
  • Directory & fulfillment management

    CloudBlue Connect allows you to manage relationships with the vendors in your ecosystem through digital agreements (contract templates) and contracts.

    Create and manage distribution and program agreements with vendors ​ Create, track and manage contracts with vendors Review and electronically sign contracts Notify vendors to digitally approve updates to signed contracts View when vendors accept a new version of the agreement and which user signed it
  • Catalog management

    CloudBlue Connect allows you to manage relationships with the vendors in your ecosystem through digital agreements (contract templates) and contracts.

    Create and manage distribution and program agreements with vendors ​ Create, track and manage contracts with vendors Review and electronically sign contracts Notify vendors to digitally approve updates to signed contracts View when vendors accept a new version of the agreement and which user signed it
  • Inventory & listings management

    CloudBlue Connect allows you to manage relationships with the vendors in your ecosystem through digital agreements (contract templates) and contracts.

    Create and manage distribution and program agreements with vendors ​ Create, track and manage contracts with vendors Review and electronically sign contracts Notify vendors to digitally approve updates to signed contracts View when vendors accept a new version of the agreement and which user signed it
  • Usage management & reporting

    CloudBlue Connect allows you to manage relationships with the vendors in your ecosystem through digital agreements (contract templates) and contracts.

    Create and manage distribution and program agreements with vendors ​ Create, track and manage contracts with vendors Review and electronically sign contracts Notify vendors to digitally approve updates to signed contracts View when vendors accept a new version of the agreement and which user signed it
  • Hubs & marketplace management

    CloudBlue Connect allows you to manage relationships with the vendors in your ecosystem through digital agreements (contract templates) and contracts.

    Create and manage distribution and program agreements with vendors ​ Create, track and manage contracts with vendors Review and electronically sign contracts Notify vendors to digitally approve updates to signed contracts View when vendors accept a new version of the agreement and which user signed it
  • API management

    CloudBlue Connect allows you to manage relationships with the vendors in your ecosystem through digital agreements (contract templates) and contracts.

    Create and manage distribution and program agreements with vendors ​ Create, track and manage contracts with vendors Review and electronically sign contracts Notify vendors to digitally approve updates to signed contracts View when vendors accept a new version of the agreement and which user signed it

What makes CloudBlue
Connect different?

This catalog and channel management solution simplifies and unifies your indirect and direct channel operations as well as your procurement—all with a single platform. Use Connect to boost efficiency, speed time to revenue and establish a scalable business quickly.

Forrester predicts that by 2023 17% of the $13 trillion in B2B spending will be flowing to e-commerce marketplaces. See how you can get to market faster, manage more products and services, and provide a consistent customer experience.

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