Citrix Solution Advisor Program

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Become a Citrix Solution Advisor and join a winning team of global partners who are rapidly growing their businesses – and their reputation for innovation – in the dynamic and lucrative virtual computing market space. As a Solution Advisor, you’ll work side-by-side with customers to plan, design, implement and maintain Citrix virtualization, networking and cloud solutions. You can take advantage of a wide range of marketing, sales and technology tools to build your technical and sales expertise, win a larger share of the market and surpass the competition.

Establish a partnership with Citrix today! It’s the best way to help your customers gain the simplicity and flexibility of virtual computing while you capitalize on its tremendous profit potential.

Advantages for your organization

Becoming a Solution Advisor is a smart business move that can bring you major benefits, from highly satisfied customers to competitive leadership. By forging a strong and lasting relationship with Citrix, you can:

Win new customers

  • Solve customers’ IT and business challenges with innovative virtual computing solutions
  • Showcase the power of Citrix technology with on-demand demos
  • Generate excitement with the newest products and services
  • Receive qualified leads and leverage networking opportunities at Citrix events

Grow your business

  • Expand your portfolio with Citrix value-added services and products
  • Promote your organization with marketing tools, materials and co-op funds
  • Enhance your profits with program incentives and rewards

Stand out from the competition

  • Be first to market with latest Citrix solutions
  • Polish your professional reputation with Citrix certifications and training

Program Levels

Solution Advisors whose interest is across product solutions begin at the Silver level and must meet certification and sales goals for advancement to Gold. The Platinum level is for partners demonstrating the highest level of expertise and commitment.

Membership Requirements

Americas

Forecasting and business planning

Forecasts 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

Platinum: No fees
Gold: No fees
Silver: No fees

Annual Product Sales Goals

  Platinum1
Gold2
Silver
United States $3.5M+ USD $850k+ USD $0 USD
Brazil, Canada $1.75M+ USD $440k+ USD
Mexico $1.2M+ USD $330k+ USD
All other countries in Americas $700k+ USD $175k+ USD

Certifications

  Platinum1
 
Gold2
 
Silver
 
United States Eight (8) CCSPs and Eight (8) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCP-N or CCEE or CCIA or CCA for NetScaler [2] Four (4) CCSPs and Three (3) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCA-V or CCP-N or CCA-N or CCP-M or CCEE or CCIA or CCA [1] No minimum certification requirements for Silver partners in North America, Canada and Latin America and the Caribbean.
Brazil, Canada Six (6) CCSPs and Six (6) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCP-N or CCEE or CCIA or CCA for NetScaler [2] Four (4) CCSPs and Three (3) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCA-V or CCP-N or CCA-N or CCP-M or CCEE or CCIA or CCA [1]
Mexico Five (5) CCSPs and Five (5) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCP-N or CCEE or CCIA or CCA for NetScaler [2] Four (4) CCSPs and Three (3) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCA-V or CCP-N or CCA-N or CCP-M or CCEE or CCIA or CCA [1]
All other countries in Americas Three (3) CCSPs and Three (3) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCP-N or CCEE or CCIA or CCA for NetScaler [2] Three (3) CCSPs and Two (2) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCA-V or CCP- N or CCA-N or CCP-M or CCEE or CCIA or CCA [1]
1 Certification count is based on unique individuals and the latest available certification version for CCEE, CCIA and CCA.
 
2 Certification count for the CCE-V or CCP-V or CCEE or CCIA is based on unique individuals and are considered advanced certifications. An advanced certification (CCE-V or CCP-V or CCEE or CCIA (latest version)) and a networking certification (CCA for NetScaler (latest version) or CCP-N) , held by the same individual satisfies two (2) of the required certification counts. An organization may have multiple individuals satisfying two (2) of the required certification counts if the individual holds an advanced and a networking certification.
 
Abbreviation Key
CCSP - Citrix Certified Sales Professional
CCE-V - Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization
CCA-V - Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization
CCP-V - Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization
CCA-N - Citrix Certified Associate - Networking
CCP-N - Citrix Certified Professional - Networking
CCEE - Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer
CCP-M - Citrix Certified Professional - Mobility
CCIA - Citrix Certified Integration Architect
CCA - Citrix Certified Administrator

Europe/Middle East/Africa

Forecasting and business planning

Forecasts 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

Platinum: $5,000 USD
Gold: $3,500 USD
Silver (optional): $2,000 USD

Platinum and Gold partners must purchase a Tech Support agreement annually. This is optional for Silver partners.

Annual Product Sales Goals

  Platinum1 Gold2 Silver
United Kingdom, Germany $3.5M+ USD $575k+ USD $0 USD
France, Netherlands, Russia $1.75M+ USD $440k+ USD
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates $1.2M+ USD $300k+ USD
All other countries in Europe, Middle East, and Africa $700k+ USD $175k+ USD

Certifications

  Platinum1
Gold2
Silver
United Kingdom, Germany Eight (8) CCSPs and Eight (8) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCP-N or CCEE or CCIA or CCA for NetScaler [3] Four (4) CCSPs and Three (3) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCA-V or CCP-N or CCA-N or CCP-M or CCEE or CCIA or CCA [2] Certified to sell at least one (1) product1
France, Netherlands, Russia Six (6) CCSPs and Six (6) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCP-N or CCEE or CCIA or CCA for NetScaler [3] Four (4) CCSPs and Three (3) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCA-V or CCP-N or CCA-N or CCP-M or CCEE or CCIA or CCA [2]
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates Five (5) CCSPs and Five (5) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCP-N or CCEE or CCIA or CCA for NetScaler [3] Four (4) CCSPs and Three (3) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCA-V or CCP-N or CCA-N or CCP-M or CCEE or CCIA or CCA [2]
All other countries in Europe, Middle East, and Africa Three (3) CCSPs and Three (3) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCP-N or CCEE or CCIA or CCA for NetScaler [3] Three (3) CCSPs and Two (2) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCA-V or CCP-N or CCA-N or CCP-M or CCEE or CCIA or CCA [2]
1 Refer to Product Authorization requirements located in Partner Central under Training and Certification → Product Authorization and Compliance.
 
2 Certification count is based on unique individuals and the latest available certification version for CCEE, CCIA and CCA.
 
3 Certification count for the CCE-V or CCP-V or CCEE or CCIA is based on unique individuals and are considered advanced certifications. An advanced certification (CCE-V or CCP-V or CCEE or CCIA (latest version)) and a networking certification (CCA for NetScaler (latest version) or CCP-N) , held by the same individual satisfies two (2) of the required certification counts. An organization may have multiple individuals satisfying two (2) of the required certification counts if the individual holds an advanced and a networking certification.
 
Abbreviation Key
CCSP - Citrix Certified Sales Professional
CCE-V - Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization
CCA-V - Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization
CCP-V - Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization  
CCA-N - Citrix Certified Associate - Networking
CCP-N - Citrix Certified Professional - Networking
CCEE - Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer
CCP-M - Citrix Certified Professional - Mobility
CCIA - Citrix Certified Integration Architect
CCA - Citrix Certified Administrator
 
 

Asia/Australia/New Zealand

Forecasting and business planning

Forecasts 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

Australia
Platinum: $1,296 AUD
Gold: $1,296 AUD
Silver: $648 AUD

All other countries in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand
Platinum: $996 USD
Gold: $996 USD
Silver: (optional): $498 USD (optional)

Platinum and Gold partners must purchase a Tech Support agreement annually. This is optional for Silver partners.

Annual Product Sales Goals

  Platinum1
Gold2
Silver
Australia $1.2M+ USD $300k+ USD $50k + USD
All other countries in APAC
(excludes Australia and Japan)
$700k+ USD $175k+ USD $25k + USD

Certifications

  Platinum1
Gold2
Silver
Australia Four (4) CCSPs and Four (4) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCP-N or CCEE or CCIA or CCA for NetScaler [3] Three (3) CCSPs and Two (2) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCA-V or CCP- N or CCA-N or CCP-M or CCEE or CCIA or CCA [2] Certified to sell at least one (1) product1
All other countries in APAC
(excludes Australia and Japan)
Three (3) CCSPs and Three (3) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCP-N or CCEE or CCIA or CCA for NetScaler [3] Three (3) CCSPs and Two (2) CCE-V or CCP-V or CCA-V or CCP- N or CCA-N or CCP-M or CCEE or CCIA or CCA [2]
1 Refer to Product Authorization requirements located in Partner Central under Training and Certification → Product Authorization and Compliance.
 
2 Certification count is based on unique individuals and the latest available certification version for CCEE, CCIA and CCA.
 
3 Certification count for the CCE-V or CCP-V or CCEE or CCIA is based on unique individuals and are considered advanced certifications. An advanced certification (CCE-V or CCP-V or CCEE or CCIA (latest version)) and a networking certification (CCA for NetScaler (latest version) or CCP-N) , held by the same individual satisfies two (2) of the required certification counts. An organization may have multiple individuals satisfying two (2) of the required certification counts if the individual holds an advanced and a networking certification.
 
Abbreviation Key
CCSP - Citrix Certified Sales Professional
CCE-V - Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization
CCP-V - Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization w CCA-V = Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization
CCP-N - Citrix Certified Professional - Networking w CCA-N = Citrix Certified Associate - Networking
CCP-M - Citrix Certified Professional - Mobility w CCEE = Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer
CCIA - Citrix Certified Integration Architect
CCA - Citrix Certified Administrator