Yes, a partner can choose the amount of investment within each strategic IT priority based on their business requirements. Partners can be Principal with Mastery in areas that meet their business and transactional needs in other areas. Partners only receive badges at the main level. The VMware Partner Connect and Incentive programs reward partners for achieving growth goals for their business, achieving Solutions Competency certifications, and for progress at higher levels within the program. Eligibility for the incentive is determined and applied based on program level, market maturity and business model. For more information about our Incentive programs, visit the Partner Connect portal or the Partner Support Center. For more information about our Incentive programs, visit the Partner Connect portal. VMware Partner Competency certifications recognize technical and business skills, deployment experience, and customer success for VMware`s next-generation IT priorities. With VMware Partner Competency certifications, you can strengthen the capabilities of your services and unlock valuable benefits for partners.
There are two types of competencies: Services: VMware knows that some partners want to focus on service delivery capabilities and business models. The Partner Connect program enables these partners to invest in professional service and implementation offerings through the service path solely focused on the functionality of the Master Services solution and competency. Partner Locator is an intuitive search tool that allows customers to find VMware resellers, system integrators, service providers, and technology partners who can filter results by partner level and VMware partner competency certifications. Resale – VMware dealers are partners whose primary model is the resale and/or provision of value-added services. By providing an unbiased opinion to its customers, VMware dealers combine their technological know-how with services to provide VMware solutions that solve customer-specific business problems. VMware dealers typically advise customers to understand their customers` business needs. It offers new opportunities to develop its partner activities by responding to the challenges of the future and taking leadership in the sector through the offer of innovative services. Services – VMware recognizes that some partners want to focus on service functions and business models.