Core Accelerator

Core Accelerator Promotion


Core Accelerator Promotion

The Cisco Core Accelerator Promotion rewards Asia Pacific partners for Cisco LAN switching and routing products (core) that they book and ship through the Opportunity Incentive Program (OIP), Opportunity Incentive Program Development (OIPD), Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program (OIP+TMP)  and the Solution Incentive Program (SIP). To encourage the sale of these products, Cisco will apply a back-end incentive payment to partners for all eligible* core products booked and shipped through the Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Program Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and Solution Incentive Program

*Products that are eligible for other back-end incentive payments (for example, the Value Incentive Program and Data Center Advantage Incentive Program) are not eligible for this promotion.

Core Accelerator Promotion
Theater Availability Asia Pacific
Dates Available April 26 - July 25, 2009
Enrollment Period

April 28, 2009 – May 29, 2009

Partners will qualify for the full April 26, 2009 through July 25, 2009 incentive period for Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Program Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and Solution Incentive Program deals.

Eligibility
  • Review the terms and conditions and complete promotion enrollment from April 28 through May 29, 2009.
  • Maintain a Premier or higher Cisco Certification level
  • Book at least USD$40,000 net in Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Program Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and Solution Incentive Program net bookings between April 26, 2009 and July 25, 2009 to be eligible for incentive payment.
  • Only Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Program Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and Solution Incentive Program deals booked between April 26, 2009 and July 25, 2009, can qualify for this promotion.
  • All bookings under this promotion must ship by September 25, 2009 to qualify.
  • Value Incentive Program routing and switching SKUs do not apply.
  • Opportunities that are approved for the Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Program Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and Solution Incentive Program but booked using non-programmatic or non-standard pricing are not eligible for this promotion and do not count toward the minimum booking threshold.  Any deal that does not book at a standard Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Program Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and Solution Incentive Program discount is considered to be non-standard or non-programmatic, and therefore does not qualify for this promotion.  For example, deals that book using the Deal Support Automation (DSA) process do not qualify for this promotion..

* Products that are eligible for other back-end incentive payments (for example, the Value Incentive Program and Data Center Advantage Program) are not eligible for this promotion.

Incentive
  • Five percent of the net Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Program Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and Solution Incentive Program booked value of qualified router SKUs
  • Fifteen percent of the net Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Program Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and Solution Incentive Program booked value of qualified switching SKUs
Benefits
  • Higher partner profitability on Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Program Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and Solution Incentive deals
  • Greater incentive to sell Cisco switching and routing solutions
  • Increased Cisco field engagement and regional planning
  • Opportunity for increased profitability on both core networking and solution based installations
  • Excellent opportunity to layer advanced technology solutions on top of customers’ upgraded infrastructure
Enrollment

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Note: Only partner employees with CSApp administration capabilities can enroll the partner company.

Enrollment Tool Training

Payment Process

Partners must reach a minimum of USD$40,000 net bookings (includes hardware and SMARTnet services) in the Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Promotion Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and the Solution Incentive Program from April 26, 2009 through July 25, 2009 become eligible for the incentive payment.

There will be two payment periods:

  • All partners that reach the minimum USD$40,000 net Opportunity Incentive Program, Opportunity Incentive Promotion Development, Opportunity Incentive Program + Technology Migration stacked Program and Solution Incentive Program booking (includes hardware and SMARTnet services) threshold by July 25, 2009, will receive a payment for all eligible product SKUs booked and shipped for OIP and SIP between April 26, 2009 and July 25, 2009, to be paid on approximately September 25, 2009.
  • To accommodate orders that are booked on or before July 25, 2009, and ship by September 25, 2009, a second payment will be provided to capture these residual shipments to be paid on approximately November 25, 2009.
Resources

Core Accelerator

Programs

Routing and Switching Guides and Sales Tools

Core Sales Information Additional Documents

Cisco Commerce Workspace

SMB - Quotebuilder

PEC - CCNA Curricula

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Additional Document

 

APAC Core Accelerator Promotion Partner Webcast

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