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Serve your customers as a trusted expert in Citrix cloud solutions

As a reseller or consultant providing sales expertise, services delivery, customer education, technical implementation and/or support of the Citrix portfolio of products, the Solution Advisor program is right for you. Your influence over customer purchases is rewarded regardless of who actually fulfills the order, helping you grow your business while focusing on your role as a trusted advisor to your customers.

Benefits of being a Citrix Solution Advisor

  • No program or renewals fees regardless of level
  • Qualified leads from Citrix
  • Resale margins to build your revenue and profitability
  • Monetary rewards through the Citrix Advisor Rewards, Citrix Opportunity Registration and Citrix SaaS Advisor programs
  • Stand out from competitors with Citrix co-branding
  • Expert market opportunity insights and guidance to expand your business
  • Free software, SaaS products and discounted hardware for demos and internal use
  • Comprehensive sales and marketing tools
  • Convenient, low cost training
  • Access to technical training forums
  • Networking opportunities at Citrix events such as Summit and Synergy
  • Inclusion in Citrix Partner Locator and access to Citrix Partner Central
  • Ready-made Citrix Solution Advisor logo for print and web

Program membership levels

  • Solution Advisor Partner − The entry level partnership program is open to companies with any level of expertise in Citrix networking optimization and virtualization solutions, as well as resellers of any size who want to add Citrix products to their solution offerings.
  • Gold Solution Advisor − Companies who demonstrate a high level of expertise and commitment to one or more of Citrix technologies. Gold Solution Advisors receive additional sales leads and funds to build their business, and work closely with Citrix to successfully deliver Citrix solutions to customers.
  • Platinum Solution Advisor − Companies 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.
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Specialists: New paths to profitability

Enjoy greater discounts and rewards, differentiate yourself from competitors and be recognized and endorsed by both Citrix and customers alike when you achieve Specialist designation. Specialists cover three core technology categories: Virtualization, Mobility and Networking. Specializations represent an opportunity for you to deliver stronger customer value by concentrating on a specific technology category within our expanding portfolio of solutions.

Membership requirements

Sales goals and specializations are at the cornerstone of our Solution Advisor program requirements, with partners who demonstrate the highest level of commitment and expertise earning the highest level of rewards.  

Americas

Forecasting and business planning

Forecast of sales and services are required of Platinum and Gold partners, and an annual business plan must be created in collaboration with their Citrix Account Manager.

Fees

No fees apply to any membership level.

Annual Product Sales Goal & Specialization Requirements

  Platinum1 Gold2 Partner
United States 2 Specializations + $2.5M 1 core Specialization + $500K
or
$850K
No minimum sales or Specialization requirement applies
Brazil and Canada 2 Specializations + $1.2M 1 core Specialization + $300K
or
$450K
Mexico 2 Specializations + $800K 1 core Specialization + $200K
or
$300K
All other countries in Americas 2 Specializations + $500K 1 core Specialization + $100K
or
$200K

1 Platinum partners are required to complete a minimum of one (1) core Specialization.  Although two are required, the requirement can be achieved by completing 1 core and 1 elective Specializations, or 2 core.

2 Partners may attain Gold status by either achieving a core Specialization and a reduced sales goal; or achieving the higher sales goal.

Europe/Middle East/Africa

Forecasting and business planning

Forecast of sales and services are required of Platinum and Gold partners, and an annual business plan must be created in collaboration with their Citrix Account Manager.

Fees

No fees apply to any membership level.

Annual Product Sales Goal & Specialization Requirements

  Platinum1 Gold2 Partner
Germany and United Kingdom 2 Specializations + $2.5M 1 core Specialization + $400K
or
$850K
No minimum sales or Specialization requirement applies
France, Netherlands and Russia 2 Specializations + $1.2M 1 core Specialization + $300K
or
$450K
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates 2 Specializations + $800K 1 core Specialization + $200K
or
$300K
All others countries in EMEA 2 Specializations + $500K 1 core Specialization + $100K
or
$200K

1 Platinum partners are required to complete a minimum of one (1) core Specialization.  Although two are required, the requirement can be achieved by completing 1 core and 1 elective Specializations, or 2 core.
 

2 Partners may attain Gold status by either achieving a core Specialization and a reduced sales goal; or achieving the higher sales goal.

Asia/Australia/New Zealand

Forecasting and business planning

Forecast of sales and services are required of Platinum and Gold partners, and an annual business plan must be created in collaboration with their Citrix Account Managers.

Fees

No fees apply to any membership level.

Annual Product Sales Goal & Specialization Requirements

  Platinum1 Gold2 Partner
Australia 2 Specializations + $800K 1 core Specialization + $200K
or
$300K
1 product certification + $10K
All other countries in APAC 2 Specializations + $500K 1 core Specialization + $100K
or
$200K

1 Platinum partners are required to complete a minimum of one (1) core Specialization.  Although two are required, the requirement can be achieved by completing 1 core and 1 elective Specializations, or 2 core.  
 

2 Partners may attain Gold status by either achieving a core Specialization and a reduced sales goal; or achieving the higher sales goal.

 

 

If you are interested in becoming a partner in Japan, please click here.

For additional support, contact Citrix Partner Operations.

 
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