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Whether you provide products, services, or solutions, a partnership with Cisco is a major step forward in ensuring your continued business success.

The award-winning Cisco Channel Partner Program offers you the solutions, training, tools and support you need to help satisfy your customers and set your company apart from the competition.

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Application Process

Step by Step Guide to becoming a Registered Partner

By becoming a Cisco partner, you can:

  • Gain credibility: Capitalize on the Cisco brand, which commands recognition and respect in the marketplace.
  • Acquire credentials: Market your certified Cisco expertise as a competitive differentiator to customers.
  • Catch the momentum: Join the value-add partner program that is setting the pace in the industry.
  • Reap rewards: Team with the best to add value for customers and drive growth and profitability with Cisco.
  • Strengthen your relationship with Cisco and its sales organization: Position your company to take advantage of more sales opportunities than ever before.

Partner Relationship Categories:

  • Cisco Authorized Technology Provider
    The Cisco Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) Program develops global market opportunities for advanced and emerging technology solutions through qualified Cisco channel partners while ensuring high customer satisfaction. Read More
  • Cisco Certified Partner
    Certified Partners must achieve one or more technology specializations, surpass customer satisfaction standards, and provide presales and post-sales support capabilities. >Read More
  • Cisco Managed Service Providers
    Cisco Managed Service Providers are leaders in a large and growing market that delivers efficient, cost-effective, and reliable managed networks that allow customers to focus on the core aspects of their business. >Read More
  • Cisco Registered Partner
    Cisco Registered Partners enjoy access to a wide variety of Cisco channel partner tools and are eligible to apply for Cisco certifications and specializations. >Read More
  • Cisco Specialized Partner
    Cisco Specialized Partners have mastered a structured training regimen and proven their acumen in an assessment process and can go on to qualify as a Cisco Certified Partner. >Read More

Partner Program Overview

The Cisco Channel Partner Program provides many ways to differentiate your business and drive growth and profitability for your company. The following will provide you a high level overview of the benefits of the programs available to you to succeed in today's market.

  • Channel Partner Program Overview
    Learn about the channel program structure, offer-based programs, and the various program requirements.
  • Managed Services Channel Program Overview
    Learn about the Managed Services Channel Program (MSCP) and how it enables you to compete and differentiate yourself on value created for your customers. You will learn about MSCP and its unique requirements, service designations, and rewards.
  • Resale Channel Program Overview
    Get an overview of the value partners can receive by participating in the Resale Channel Program.