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Solution Partner Program

One program, two tracks

Tap into the Solution Partner Program resources to build, test, market, and sell your solutions. Choose from two paths: Solution Partners sell enterprise Cisco-integrated solutions direct or via resellers. Developers build apps with Cisco platforms and APIs. Whichever one you are, we have the resources you need to help expand your market presence and attract new customers.

Ways to join

There are two ways to join the program: Solution Partners build and sell enterprise solutions that require configuration and are implemented in a customer environment. They want to partner with our ecosystem to increase their market share. Developer Solution Partners build apps and marketing them on the App Store and Google Play—and can upgrade to Solution Partner at any time.

As a Solution Partner, you can...

Go to market

Take advantage of resources like Partner Acceleration practices, joint account planning, and joint marketing opportunities.

Market your solution

Showcase your solutions and connect directly with partners, customers, and Cisco sales through your custom storefront.

Build brand awareness

Use logos, banners, and the partner announcement kit to promote your relationship with—and benefit from—our brand.

Amplify your brand

Share success stories, exhibit at Cisco Live, or show off capabilities at an Ecosystem Partner Connections event.

As a Developer, you can...

Explore DevNet

Gain access to DevNet SDKs, APIs, technical specs, Learning Labs, and more. Use the shared Sandbox to test your code.

Certify your apps

Accelerate the path to Cisco Compatible with interoperability verification testing services and Fast Lane validation.

Go to market

Take advantage of resources like the DevNet Ecosystem Exchange to attract new customers and market your apps.

Case studies

Improving clinical collaboration and workflows

Patient and clinician satisfaction is a priority for Parkview Medical Center. In collaboration with Apple, Cisco, and PatientSafe. 

A Historic City Modernizes with IoT

The entirety of Caldas da Rainha is covered by a system of Cisco IoT gateways. See how Actility, is working with partners to integrate these applications onto the network.

Smart Marketing with Your Coffee? It’s a Winning Blend

Through a partnership with Arara, Starbucks can collect and analyze customer data in a simple portal, in store or online.

Join the Solution Partner Program

Learn more about the requirements in the Solution Partner Program Guidelines and the Solution Partner Framework Agreement. And be sure to review the Getting Started guides tailored to each track.

Ready to get started?

Whether you’re a Solution Partner or a Developer, we have resources at every step to help you create your best solutions yet.

Already a Solution Partner? Manage your program here.  |  Already a Developer Solution Partner? Manage your program here.

Have questions? Contact Partner Support.

Support from concept to sale

The Solution Partner Program helps you create your best solutions yet. See how.