Connect+ Partner Program
Emulex believes in investing in partners who focus on selling networking solutions with value-added services. To support our partners’ investments in the 10Gb Ethernet platform and help them grow their business, Emulex has launched the Connect+ Partner Program. Emulex Connect Partners of any tier can become a Connect+ Partner when they qualify as a “value-added networking partner” and demonstrate commitment to selling 10GbE converged network solutions.
What Are the Connect+ Benefits?
As Connect+ Partners, resellers will get:
- All the benefits from the Emulex Connect Partner Program based on their assigned tier.
- Focused networking technology sales and technical support.
- Additional discounts based on volume for all Emulex 10GbE products via our 10GbE distribution channel.
- Possibly entitled to receive leads from Emulex sales and marketing activities. (Each request will be considered carefully by an Emulex account manager and the Emulex marketing team.)
- A partner company logo and link on the Emulex Connect+ Partner landing page.
- Access to all Emulex 10GbE product sales tools, product collateral, whitepapers and industry reports.
Who is Eligible for Connect+?
In order to qualify for Connect+ Partners must:
- Specialize in offering value-added services to sell I/O solutions.
- Provide technical support for their customers.
- Demonstrate the ability to sell end-to-end networking solutions via product and solution offerings.
What Is Required of Connect+ Partners?
Connect+ Partners must:
- Complete all basic requirements for their tier as stated in the Emulex Connect Partner Program.
- Have the required number of employees achieve a Level 2 Emulex Expert™ status by completing the OneConnect™ sales and technical tracks:
- Authorized: 1 Employee
- Gold: 2 Employees
- Platinum: 4 Employees
- Achieve a consistent run-rate sales volume of Emulex 10GbE networking products.
- Display the Emulex company logo on their website.
How Can One Become a Connect+ Partner?
If partners meet the qualifying criteria and are interested in becoming a Connect+ Partner they can contact their sales representative. If partners are new to the Emulex Connect Partner Program, they can email reseller@ or emulex.comclick here for more info. Emulex will make sure the reseller is put into contact with the correct person.