Prepare to hit the ground running in 2011 with the NEW Citrix Certified Sales Professional (CCSP) 2011 – now available exclusively to Citrix partners at no cost! It’s New, It’s Different and it’s Here! The CCSP 2011 will prepare you to present, demo and sell Citrix solutions in 2011. Now is the time to get ahead of the curve with the CCSP 2011, and here are the reasons why:

1. Sell desktop virtualization – Learn new approaches for selling desktop virtualization.
2. NEW! Demos - Learn to perform demos with the Citrix Virtual Computing Demo Center.
3. NEW! Cross-sell networking – Learn to sell Access Gateway and Branch Repeater with XenDesktop and XenApp.
4. NEW! Sales scenarios, whiteboard - Practice overcoming sales objections with interactive scenarios and an updated whiteboard process.
5. Even shorter program – Complete entire program (just 4 online courses) in an afternoon.
6. Keep up the pace with Citrix employees – Get certified with us. Together, we will arm ourselves to orchestrate and deliver the powerful Citrix story.
7. Partner certification and complianceTo achieve the full benefits of the Citrix Solution Advisor program, your organization must meet Citrix certification and compliance requirements. It is important to note that the CCSP 2008 will no longer count towards partner program requirements after December 31st, 2010. Partners with CCSP 2008 must update to CCSP 2011 by 12/31/2010 to maintain compliance. Further information including Policy Announcements can be found at www.citrix.com/partnertraining (My Citrix login required). 

Get Certified, Get Credit!
Be sure to credit your CCSP to your partner organization to help maintain your organization’s partner program level and qualify for the best benefits the industry has to offer. Link to your organization via My Certification Manager located at www.citrix.com/mycertificationmanager (My Citrix login required).

Recognition, rewards for those who get certified sooner rather than later
Starting next month, partners will be recognized and rewarded for completing the CCSP 2011 for Virtual Computing. Select partners will be profiled in the Citrix Partner News and will be eligible for rewards such as access to Summit 2011, free training and exams, gift certificates to www.citrix.com/certshop and more. Get certified today to qualify!

GET STARTED TODAY! Go to www.citrix.com/CCSP

Questions?
If you have any questions regarding the CCSP 2011, please contact training@citrix.com.  If you have questions regarding the partner program policy around certifications, please contact your local Channel Programs Manager.