Program Benefits

Recent Announcements

DataCore Expands Channel Partner Ecosystem to Capitalize on Fast Growing Storage Hypervisor and Virtualization Market Opportunity

DataCore Targets Volume Resellers, System Integrators, SSD Vendors and System Builders with Fast-Start Business Development Programs 
 

Special Benefits for DataCore-authorized Partners

DataCore extends special privileges to sales and service organizations who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to solutions based on DataCore products. Those privileges are itemized in the DataCore Partner Program Description below. As with any partner program, your organization must complete a few prerequisites to qualify for specific benefits. You may encounter minor variations in the benefits/prerequisites between different geographic locations consistent with market differences.

Partner Program Description

Benefits under the DataCore Partner Program are structured into three (3) levels corresponding to how much DataCore business you influence and your demonstrated competency with DataCore solutions. Partner program participation is not required to resell DataCore products, but is highly recommended if DataCore is to become an integral component of your practice.

Level 1- Business Partner

  • May resell DataCore software licenses
  • May resell DataCore maintenance / support renewals
  • Access to the DataCore Partner Portal (a partner-oriented online repository for additional sales and marketing resources)
  • Lead registration privileges with attractive discounts

Your organization must meet the following requirements to be considered a Business Partner:

  • A milestone quarterly Sales plan approved by DataCore
  • Annual sales of more than USD $40,000/year in DataCore software based on the products’ list price (MSRP)
  • A minimum of 2 individuals on staff with current DCSP or DCSA certifications
    •May resell DataCore software licenses
    •May resell DataCore maintenance / support renewals   
    •Access to the DataCore Partner Portal
    (a partner-oriented online repository for 
    additional sales and marketing resources)
    •Lead registration privileges with attractive discounts
    Your organization must meet the following 
    requirements to be considered a Business Partner: 
    •A milestone quarterly Sales plan 
    approved by DataCore
    •Annual sales of more than USD$40,000/ 
    year in DataCore software based on 
    the products’ list price (MSRP) 
    •A minimum of 2 individuals on staff with 
    current DCSP or DCSA certifications

Level 2- Silver Solution Provider

Partners wishing to offer their own professional services associated with DataCore software licenses must meet additional criteria:

  • At least one individual on staff with a current DCIE (DataCore Certified Implementation Engineer) certification
  • A milestone sales plan for DataCore products and services approved by DataCore
  • USD $100K sales per year (MSRP) of DataCore software

 

Additional Benefits:
•Eligible to receive leads from DataCore 
marketing campaigns
•Access to NFR software
•Partner logo linked to partner’s web site included 
on DataCore Worldwide Partners Page
•Eligible for joint press releases and case studies
•Access to a DataCore partner-relationship 
manager and technical liaison
Additional Benefits:

  • Eligible to receive leads from DataCore marketing campaigns
  • Access to NFR software
  • Partner logo linked to partner’s web site included on DataCore Worldwide Partners Page
  • Eligible for joint press releases and case studies
  • Access to a DataCore partner-relationship manager and technical liaison

Level 3- Gold Solution Provider

Silver Solution Providers demonstrating proven skills and success promoting and delivering DataCore products may be nominated to become a Gold Partner.

Additional Benefits:

  • Eligible for additional Gold Partner rewards up to 5% based on quarterly agreed objectives
  • Eligible for special Gold level promos and programs
  • Eligible for Co-op funds for joint marketing activities
  • Premium positioning within various DataCore marketing initiatives (such as featured spotlight at DataCore’s booths during major industry events)
  • Assigned DataCore Partner manager and technical liaison
  • Periodic roadmap updates (futures)
  • Participation in technology previews & beta programs

The following requirements must be met before a partner is considered for the Gold level:

  • Annual sales of more than USD$400,000/year in DataCore software based on the products’ list price (MSRP)
  • A minimum of 3 individuals on staff with current DCSP/DCSA certifications
  • A minimum of 2 current DCIEs on staff
  • A business plan for DataCore products and services discussed with and approved by DataCore