Partner Business Specialisations

Develop the perfect skill set to support your customers' lifecycles

Partner Business Specialisations help you build and deliver the right services for individual customers, increasing your revenue opportunities.

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Environmental Sustainability Specialisation

Is an Environmental Sustainability Specialisation right for you?

The Sustainability Specialisation will help you educate your customers on the importance of participating in the circular economy, and the benefits of migrating to cloud-enabled solutions while updating older technologies.

Is a Customer Experience Specialisation right for you?

Customer experience is the new competitive differentiator

A Customer Experience Specialisation will help you build a customer success practice that opens new opportunities to interact with customers, create value, and impact business outcomes.

Support your customers across the full lifecycles of their solutions.

Is a DevNet Specialisation right for you?

The Devnet Specialisation provides a path to build and enhance your software development practice

Help customers unlock the value of software automation while getting recognised for your expertise with our technology and APIs.

Two levels of business specialisation

Business specialisations and advanced business specialisations

The two levels of specialisation are suited to partners with different business models and practice maturities.

Choose the level that's right for you.

How do individual career and specialist certifications relate to partner specialisations and partner role levels?

Looking for training?

To find training for a specific specialisation, go to the page for that specialisation and view the requirements document.

For training in general, see the Cisco Training page.

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How to get and keep a specialisation

Review the requirements to see that you qualify. Apply and agree to the terms and conditions. After achieving approval, ensure that you maintain the requirements. Renew your specialisation annually. (Partner admin must apply and renew).