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Select, Premier, and Gold Certifications

Show customers you can help them succeed

Certify your skill set to show customers that you can help them become digital leaders. A Select, Premier, or Gold Certification rewards you for becoming an expert in a specific technology or business area. We offer a range of high-growth market opportunities.

What’s new

Changes to the Premier Certification

Make sure you are informed. New requirements for the Premier Certification have been announced.

What’s new in programs

News on industry recognition, new specializations and incentives, and the move to lifecycle management.

Let’s Own the Opportunity Together

The digital era is here. How are we going to address it? Check out SVP Wendy Bahr’s partner summit recap.

Raise your relevance to customers

Speed your customers’ digital transformation and increase your profitability. Get a partner certification.

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Select Certification

Boost customer satisfaction and loyalty and increase your exposure to new customers. This entry-level certification helps you expand your market share as your customers grow their businesses. Earn this certification with any Express or higher technology specialization. Select Certification automatically granted on completion of one of the six Express Specialization tracks.

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This certification enables you to:

Premier Certification

Position your customers to win in today’s digital economy. A Premier Certification identifies and rewards partners who have earned one of several specific specializations  and have the know-how to transform customers’ hybrid IT. Get branded as a Premier Certified Partner and access best-in-class products and services, technical support, productivity tools, online training, and marketing resources.

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This certification enables you to:

Gold Certification

Help your customers engage in new business models. Get certified in enterprise networking, security, collaboration, data center virtualization, and service provider technology. Integrate the deepest level of Cisco Lifecycle Services expertise into your offerings. Receive technical support, productivity tools, online training, marketing resources, and sales promotions. 

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This certification enables you to:

Apply for or renew a certification

Don’t miss out—renew within the 120-day expiration window.