Citrix Solution Advisor SMB Specialist

Increase pipeline and quickly build repeat business with VDI-in-a-Box

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Access a wealth of resources, programs and incentives to help you succeed and profit.

Grow revenue and margins by offering the only all-in-one, enterprise-class VDI solution purpose-built for SMBs that simplifies IT, optimizes delivery and increases business agility.

With Citrix VDI-in-a-Box, more than 60 percent of VDI infrastructure costs are eliminated compared to traditional VDI solutions, desktop support and management is reduced up to 80 percent and access to desktops anytime from any device, including tablets and mobile phones, becomes a powerful reality. Plus, the open architecture allows for agnostic virtualization technology and the featured HDX technology ensures excellent quality of experience.

Expand your sales opportunities as a Citrix Solution Advisor SMB Specialist

Lead your portfolio of solutions with VDI-in-a-Box and grow your revenue and margins by:

  • Gaining an easy entry point that fits into existing customer desktop budgets delivering virtual desktops for less than the cost of new PCs.
  • Shortening sales cycles from zero to production in 45 to 60 days shows quick ROI for customers.
  • Lowering pre-sales support costs that can drain margins
  • Building repeat business and up-sell opportunities along with growing share-of-wallet by layering value-added solutions such as servers, thin-clients, printers, related software applications
  • Delivering a turn-key ready solution that’s so easy, the IT desktop staff can handle the entire setup and system management.
  • Expanding the serviceable market by making virtual desktops easier and less expensive to deploy than PCs

Why should I join this program?

As a Citrix Solution Advisor SMB Specialist, your product suite consists of VDI-in-a-Box, XenApp Fundamentals and Access Gateway VPX. (If you are interested in selling the full portfolio of Citrix products, please apply as a Silver Solution Advisor). This concentration allows you to focus on opportunities within the SMB segment, where 65 percent of businesses are using or planning to use desktop virtualization. Leading with VDI-in-a-Box as a Citrix partner strengthens your position to tap into an area of growing demand (projected $500M by 2014).

What are the benefits of being a Citrix Solution Advisor SMB Specialists?

When you join the Citrix Partner Network as a Citrix Solution Advisor SMB Specialist, you receive extensive benefits to help you better serve your customers, strengthen your skills and build your business.

  • Low cost program fee
  • Free demo licenses (software) and access to demo hardware at a significant discount
  • Free online sales and technical training convenient for your schedule
  • Monetary rewards through the Citrix Advisor Rewards program
  • Showcased profile on Partner Locator that includes your certifications and contact details
  • Invitation to experience Summit and Synergy premier training and networking conference
  • Access to tools and resources via Partner Central designed to manage and grow your business
  • Free access to Citrix MarketingIQ
  •  for customizing demand gen campaigns and events
  • Free web service via Citrix Syndication that steams product content and resources to your site
  • Ready-made Citrix Solution Advisor SMB Specialist logo for print and web

How do I join?

Apply now to be considered for the Citrix Solution Advisor SMB Specialist program. Simply fill out a short profile and select reselling Citrix products as the type of partner relationship you are interested in establishing with Citrix and also select the VDI-in-a-Box product.

For additional support, contact Citrix Partner Operations.