Why Partner With DataCore Software

Join our exclusive partner network to grow your business. Stand out with differentiated software-defined solutions and add value to your customers’ storage investments.

If you are a reseller or a system integrator with an appetite for growth and a passion for technology, you have come to the right place. Partner with DataCore Software to convert technological innovations in enterprise storage into purpose-built solutions for your customers.

Enable your customers to maximize their gains from your IT solutions by leveraging DataCore Software-Defined Storage (SDS) products that deliver added value and help to simplify the way your customers store, manage, access, and protect data. You can rely on our proven and mature SDS solutions that help more than 10,000 organizations worldwide eliminate downtime and increase storage utilization with higher performance while keeping costs under control.

Customize your turnkey solutions and services with cutting-edge SDS solutions to expand your customers’ possibilities with their existing storage investments as they transition to newer technologies and software-defined infrastructures.

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Benefits of Partnering with DataCore

  • Grow your business with new project opportunities
  • Stand out in a competitive market with differentiated offerings
  • Demonstrate ongoing value and become a trusted advisor to your customers
  • Increase ROI of your customers’ IT expenditures
  • Become agile in adapting to the evolving technology needs of your customers’ business

DataCore is a 100% channel-led organization. Every lead and every opportunity involves a channel partner.

Core Value Trust

Why Software-Defined Storage

With its proven potential and increasing market adoption, SDS is becoming an imperative for data storage projects across all industry segments. Organizations invest in SDS to protect and maximize the value of their storage hardware investments. As a DataCore channel partner, you have the best software-defined block, file, and object storage technologies to expand your business while demonstrating value for your customers.

By 2024, 50% of the global storage capacity will be deployed as SDS on-premises or on the public cloud (up from less than 18% in 2019).

– Gartner

According to a worldwide storage market survey conducted by DataCore in 2020, IT teams are spending 21% of storage budgets on software-defined storage technologies.

– DataCore

How Your Customers Can Benefit from SDS:

  • Increased data availability and durability
  • Automation of manual storage management processes
  • Enhanced application performance
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  • Simplified collaboration and data access
  • Improved storage efficiency
  • Ultimate hardware flexibility and scalability
  • Lower TCO and higher ROI

DataCore At-a-Glance: The Authority on Software-Defined Storage

Learn why other resellers, system integrators, service providers, technology alliance partners, and our growing list of customers choose DataCore to be their trusted partner in their data storage management strategy.

  • 20+ years of domain expertise in enterprise storage
  • Pioneer in software-defined storage and storage virtualization technology
  • Best-in-class SDS solutions for block (SANsymphony), file (vFilO), and object (Swarm)
  • Listed as a Leader in the GigaOm Radar for Software-Defined Storage
  • Highest rated SDS solution and second-highest rated HCI software by WhatMatrix
  • A growing install base of 10,000+ customers worldwide
  • World-class customer satisfaction of 99.6% and Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 73
  • A robust and growing network of channel partners worldwide

Gold, Storage-Insider 2020 Readers Choice Award

Sti Award Gold Datamanagement Sds

Gold Award, TechGenix Reviews vFilO

TechGenix vFilO Gold Award

Silver, 2021 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

Sascs Silver Winner

Finalist, 2020 CRN Tech Innovator Awards

Crn Tech Innovator Finalist

Winner, Network Computing 2020 Awards

Network Computing Awards

Editor’s Choice, IT PRO

it pro editors choice

DataCore Partner Program Details

Exclusive Entitlements and Discounts

The DataCore Partner Program offers a wide range of benefits for its members including lead registration, rewards, and recognition for those partners committed to selling DataCore solutions. Benefits under the DataCore Partner Program are structured into different levels corresponding to how much DataCore business you influence and your demonstrated competency with DataCore solutions. The more you engage with DataCore, the more it pays off for you.

DataCore Business Partner

DataCore Certified Business Partner

DataCore Silver Partner

DataCore Silver Solution Provider

DataCore Gold Partner

DataCore Gold Solution Provider
Lead  Registration Program

Lead Registration Program

To reward and protect our partner’s business, the first partner registering an opportunity with DataCore receives a generous discount to successfully win the deal.

Attractive Discounts

Attractive Discounts

As a Certified DataCore Partner, you can enjoy lucrative margins, rebates, bonuses, and spiffs. Additionally, you can build a sustainable revenue stream with term licensing.

Dedicated Partner Portal

Dedicated Partner Portal

Get easy access to all your leads, business relevant information, and the most up-to-date sales and marketing collateral via the exclusive DataCore Partner Portal.

Free Demo Licenses

Free Demo Licenses

Partners are eligible for access to NFR licenses (e.g., for testing, self-education, or in-house demos) and provide customers with evaluation licenses (e.g., for customer PoC).

Attractive Co-Marketing Programs

Fuel your business forward with joint co-marketing programs with DataCore. All leads and opportunities are passed on to channel partners. Even DataCore-generated leads will be assigned to partners. There are also additional marketing funds allocated by DataCore to partners to support their marketing and lead generation activities.

Marketing Support

Marketing Support

  • Channel Development Funds (CDF)
  • Joint press releases
  • Co-branded customer case studies & collateral
  • Assistance in building marketing plans
  • iFRAMES for website promotion
Lead Generation Support

Lead Support Generation

  • Lead assignment: any DataCore-generated lead will be assigned to partners
  • Joint customer and prospect events
  • Co-branded email and advertising campaigns
  • DataCore-hosted webinars

Sales Training and Certifications

DataCore Certified Sales Professional (DCSP)

DataCore Certified Sales Professional

Completing the DCSP course will equip you with the knowledge to pitch and sell DataCore SDS products to your customers.

DataCore Certified Solution Architect (DCSA)

DataCore Certified Solution Architect

Completing the DCSA course will arm you with the know-how to design and architect DataCore SDS products for customer PoCs and implementations.

DataCore Certified Implementation Engineer (DCIE)

DataCore Certified Implementation Engineer

Completing the DCIE course will provide you with hands-on experience to be able to install DataCore SDS products in customer environments and provide post-sales support.

Opportunities to Provide Professional Services

As a Certified DataCore Partner, you can offer a range of integrated professional services. Beginning with a PoC through ongoing assurance services, you can offer specialized services designed to enhance your customers’ DataCore adoption journey every step of the way.

Consult

Consult services include planning and recommendations for infrastructure design, business continuity, and disaster recovery, providing help with scripts for common tasks and data center relocation.

Install

Install services include configuring basic servers and volumes, to verifying remote support functionality, and delivering everything needed to get your DataCore SDS infrastructure ready for production.

Protect

Protect services include planning, implementation, and recommendations for improving business continuity, disaster recovery and backup strategies, and supporting tasks.

Migrate

Migration services include an assessment of the existing storage infrastructure pre-migration and the actual migration execution.

Assure

Assure services extend basic support by delivering health checks and assessment services.

Train

Training services include instructor-led courses to learn how to perform key administrative and management tasks for your customers’ DataCore SDS implementation.

Interested?

We have a great technology and we’re looking for a few select partners who want to capitalize on this market opportunity together.

Apply to be a Partner

Or contact us at:
channelUS@DataCore.com
channelEMEA@DataCore.com
channelAPAC@DataCore.com