Vendor Services

TEC offers a range of research and marketing services for vendors, value-added resellers (VARs), and other information technology (IT) service providers. Here are just a few of the ways we can help your company connect with the right customers. Click on any item below to learn more.

Product Certification

TEC’s analysts certify software solutions by verifying that those solutions support real-world business processes. Having your solutions TEC Certified shows software buyers that you’re willing to go the extra mile to show that your solutions deliver what you promise. And that makes a big difference to the thousands of IT and business managers that come to TEC for help with their software selection projects.

Company Accreditation

TEC accredits vendors, VARs, channel partners, implementers, consultants, and other IT service providers by performing a series of reference checks. Having your company TEC Accredited shows prospects your track record for delivering high-quality software and services, and reassures existing customers.

IT Showcase Listings

Listing your solutions in TEC's IT Showcase is a great way to reach software buyers and IT decision makers early in the selection process. Showcase pages promote your company and solutions with detailed features and functions data, analyst reports, white papers and case studies, high-level market data, social media feeds, and links that drive traffic to your Web site.

White Paper Distribution Programs

TEC’s extensive library of white papers and case studies is a popular online resource for business and technology decision makers that are researching software solutions. Publishing your white papers and case studies on the TEC Web site and promoting them in our White Paper Newsletter is a great way to educate prospects, demonstrate your expertise, and reinforce your marketing messages.

Analyst Services

TEC’s analysts and software selection experts deliver custom research and reports for vendors, VARs, and consultants. Our vendor spotlight reports and co-branded white papers, can help you spread your marketing message and boost sales. Our competitive intelligence reports can help you gain new insights into the enterprise software landscape, see where your competitors are winning out, and uncover the trends that are shaping the software industry.

Market Surveys

TEC can help you conduct surveys to gather information on nearly any enterprise-software–related topic. The responses can help you understand what’s frustrating your clients and what’s delighting them, gauge market expectations, spot new trends, and support product development initiatives at your company. We can build surveys using questions you supply, or work with you to develop effective surveys that get responses—and results.

Competitive Intelligence

Find out where your software solutions are winning out and where your competitors have the edge, by using TEC Advisor.
TEC Advisor is TEC’s Web-based software evaluation system that contains detailed information about enterprise software solutions. Software buyers use TEC Advisor to compare software solutions and make informed purchasing decisions. You can use it to gather competitive intelligence that will help drive both your sales and marketing programs and your development roadmap.

RFI Express

RFI Express is a customized online portal that software buyers can use to get information about your solutions in an easy-to-use request for information (RFI) format. Prospects can visit your RFI Express site, see how your solutions support standard enterprise software features, and download a report they can review and share offline.

Buyer’s Guide Sponsorships

Published quarterly, TEC Buyer’s Guides provide valuable analyst insight into the enterprise software marketplace. Each guide covers a different software market and features thought leadership, customer success stories, and a technology directory listing hundreds of solutions. Sponsoring a buyer’s guide is an opportunity to demonstrate thought leadership and promote your solutions to IT professionals that are evaluating enterprise software.

Advertising Programs

Being part of the TEC network puts you in front of one of the largest communities of software buyers in the industry. Our advertising programs, content marketing programs, and targeted e-mail campaigns can help you get your message out to a global audience of technology and business decision makers.