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It’s Time to Choose Your Rewards

Please note that we have extended the deadline for your Riverbed Rise allocation choice to March 31, 2018.

Riverbed Rise is here-and with it comes your first opportunity to choose how you want to allocate your rewards. Approximately six weeks after the end of each quarter, we will convert all your earned dividends to rewards. Each dividend earns you $100.

As a Premier or Elite Partner, you have a choice of receiving your rewards as a cash rebate (up to 50%) and/or as a deposit to your Business Investment Fund (BIF), which you can use for approved Business Development activities, including training.

Please let us know your allocation choice by March 31st, 2018. If you choose not to respond, we will apply the default choice of 100% allocation to BIF. If you need help with your decision, please refer to the Dividends and Rewards Supplement for allocation guidelines and the BIF Guide to understand the usage of BIF.

How to Choose Your Allocation
To enter your rebate allocation, please log into the Riverbed Partner Center, find your name in the upper right-hand section of the homepage and click the dropdown menu. Select ‘My Account’ and click the ‘Edit’ button. In the ‘Requested cash rebate %’ field enter the percentage (up to 50%) of rewards you may want to receive as cash and click ‘Save.’ Please note that only an Admin profile in Partner Center can enter and edit the ‘Requests Cash Rebate %’ field. Please email partners@riverbed.com to request an Admin profile.

Additional Steps to Ensure You Receive Your Rewards
To ensure that you receive your rewards, please complete the following steps:

Make sure you are registered as a vendor:

  • If you are not yet registered as a vendor to receive Riverbed Rise rewards, please complete the ‘New Vendor Form’ available here (for countries in the Americas) and here (for other global locations) and send it to partners@riverbed.com by March 31, 2018.

Designate up to two contacts to manage BIF:

  • If you have not yet designated BIF contacts, please do so at your earliest convenience before the end of Q1 2018. Your BIF contact will need to provide corporate banking information for deposit of any reimbursements for authorized Business Development activities. Please note that only Admin profiles can designate BIF contacts.
     
    To designate an existing contact, log in to the Riverbed Partner Center, go to ‘My Account’ and search the ‘Contacts Section’ on the right-hand side. Click to edit the account, then check the ‘Program Rewards Contact’ box and save. To designate a new contact in the ‘Contacts Section,’ click ‘New’ and complete the contact form, then check the ‘Rewards Program Contact’ box and save.

If you have any questions regarding your Rise Rewards allocation, please contact partners@riverbed.com.