Citrix Service Provider Program

Join the Citrix Service Provider Program


First time applying?

Service providers in the Microsoft SPLA program are eligible to apply.

Already a Citrix partner?

Log in to the Citrix Partner Central Organization Summary tool to apply (select Apply for a Program).

Provide hosted workspaces – Desktops-as-a-Service, application hosting and mobility solutions – using Citrix technical and business resources to grow a hosted service provider business.

Successfully deliver rich hosted workspaces that end users demand. Growing a hosted workspace business requires a portfolio of subscription-based technologies – Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), application hosting and mobility solutions – plus the business, sales, marketing and technology expertise to efficiently bring a solution to market. The Citrix Service Provider Program provides all of these resources and more to help make hosted service providers successful in delivering hosted workspaces and expanding their businesses.

Grow Hosted Workspace Adoption

The Citrix Service Provider Program helps partners build high-value hosted workspace businesses through extensive guidance, support and tools to plan, build, market and sell. The program enables partners to:

  • Quickly develop and scale up a complete hosted workspace infrastructure based on validated Citrix Reference Architectures to offer a full range of cloud-based services, from hosted applications and Desktops-as-a-Service, to secure file sync and sharing, to mobile device management
  • Differentiate hosted workspace solutions with customizable offerings for market verticals and niches
  • Expand quickly and strategically through special product licenses and flexible pay-as-you-go licensing with no up-front license fee commitments
  • Focus on hosted business growth using the Citrix Service Provider Center of Excellence, a comprehensive, prescriptive resource center for business planning, market sizing, sales planning, demand generation and customer on-boarding
  • Leverage the expertise and assistance of Citrix technical support and consulting services
Citrix: complete hosted workspace solutions for service providers

Learn more about pay-as-you-go hosted desktops.

The Citrix Service Provider Center of Excellence:  Premium Resources to Expand Hosted Workspace Business

The Citrix Service Provider Center of Excellence, available only to Citrix partners, delivers strategic resources to address each stage of business with a complete guided approach and comprehensive resources to help:

  • Accelerate time-to-market using proven best practices with expert guidance for planning, building, launching and growing a hosted application and desktop business
  • Ensure successful implementations through practical reference architectures and the industry’s most complete portfolio of solutions for delivering hosted applications, desktops, data and mobility solutions
  • Grow business value by leveraging turn-key sales and marketing tools, advice from DaaS experts, the latest analyst and market research and a knowledgeable community of program members

The Center of Excellence helps answer key questions about the hosted service provider business

  • Which markets should I target with my hosted workspace offering?
  • How do I increase ARPU?
  • How do I shift my business to a hosted workspace model?
  • How do I create more awareness and demand for my services?
  • How do I train a new sales force quickly?
  • What is the fastest way to build a hosted infrastructure?
  • How do I scale my infrastructure easily and securely?

The Center of Excellence assists service providers to accelerate and increase business value by creating a portfolio of high-value, differentiated hosted services.  The Center provides industry-proven best practices, implementation resources, community interaction, a knowledge base and other resources to guide partners throughout the entire continuum of planning, implementation, marketing and sales.


Turn-key resources for hosted service provider business planning and technical implementation


Citrix Service Provider Reference Architecture

Technical, Business Validation Grow Hosted Service Provider Businesses

Earning Citrix Service Provider Program validation helps your business gain the trust of customers, certifying that you have completed a detailed review of your technical infrastructure and business. Citrix Service Provider Standard Validation reassures your customers and partners that you offer the latest Citrix technologies and have received up-to-date training. Citrix Service Provider Diamond Validation reassures end-users and resellers that your hosted service provider business has reached the highest level of technical and business validation.

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Citrix Service Provider Success

Citrix gives us a very stable platform that we can scale out. We have thousands of workplaces and couldn’t have done it without Citrix technology.
- Daan Hoeksema

Manager of Sales and Marketing


We have 900 companies working simultaneously on the same platform, and we don’t need to know what kind of printer or connectivity they have.
- Nicolas D’Hondt

Managing Director and Co-founder

Net Computer Group


Join the Citrix Service Provider Program

First time applying?

Service providers in the Microsoft SPLA program are eligible to apply.

Already a Citrix partner?

Log in to the Citrix Partner Central Organization Summary tool to apply (select Apply for a Program).

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Citrix Service Provider Distributors manage and support the thousands of Citrix Service Providers who enable a full hosted workspace.

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