Partner Type Descriptions
Citrix Solution Advisor
Citrix Solution Advisors (CSAs) serve as trusted advisors in virtualization,
networking and cloud strategies, helping customers acquire, build, and
support solutions. A CSA may be a reseller or consultant who influences
and/or resells Citrix products as part of their solution portfolio.
There are four program levels:
- Solution Advisor Platinum - Invitation-only partnership designed
for CSAs who demonstrate the highest level of expertise and commitment to the entire
Citrix portfolio of products as a core part of their business, have a well
established Citrix practice, and work closely with Citrix on sales, implementation
and consulting engagements
- Solution Advisor Gold - Designed for CSAs who have built a core business
offering on virtualization, networking, and/or cloud and have demonstrated expertise
on Citrix products to deliver a set of solutions to customers.
- Solution Advisor Silver - Designed for CSAs who supplement
their business offerings by adding Citrix products to their
portfolio of solutions.
- SMB Specialist - Designed for CSAs who focus exclusively on
selling small and medium business (SMB) solutions from Citrix to their SMB customers.
System Integrators (SIs) provide consulting, integration and outsourcing services to help enterprise
customers realize the full business value of virtual computing. They partner with customers to create
the most innovative, flexible infrastructures in the world leveraging solutions from Citrix.
Independent Software Vendor
Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) offer custom software
solutions to customers by selling and/or hosting applications.
ISVs who partner with Citrix influence and/or resell Citrix
products in order to deliver these solutions.