Reasons to become a Cisco Registered Partner


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Reasons to become a Cisco Registered Partner

  1. 1. Becomenow as aSelect Certified PartnerSign up a Cisco Cisco RegisteredGet Access to Specialised Resources and Increase Your Profitability.Partner and make sure you takeadvantage of the Programme BenefitsEnrolling as a Cisco Registered Partner delivers a number of important benefits. In addition to significantlyincreasing your company’s credibility amongst customers, your organisation is cultivating a stronger relationshipwith Cisco, and can leverage a wealth of Cisco programmes and support services, all designed to enhance yoursales numbers and profitability.Leveraging the Cisco brand Close more sales with great discounts usingTake advantage of the global Cisco brand. Capitalise on the Cisco Fast Track 2 promotionsbrand, commanding recognition and respect in the marketplace, As a Registered Partner you can take advantage of Cisco’sand use your Registered Reseller status as a valuable asset to open Fast Track 2 Promotion which is designed to help you improve yournew opportunities. deal flow and revenue potential by getting fast quotes, competitive pricing, and quick availability on high-volume core networkingGet the latest news from Cisco products. Visit ensure you are receiving information from Cisco on programmes,tools, technologies and solutions that are relevant to your job role, Contact your Cisco Partner Advisor for non technical questionsplease take a moment to log into the Partner Self-Service tool and This support service for Registered Partners makes working withupdate your profile, to help us improve our communications with you. Cisco, so much easier. Talk or chat online with a Partner AdvisorVisit agent to obtain answers to non-technical questions regarding sales, programmes and tool usage. Visit advantage of discounts on demonstration products withthe Not for Resale Programme Leverage the Cisco Partner Helpline for technical supportThe Cisco Not For Resale Programme (NFR) provides you, We want you to succeed, so we’ve made sure you have every formas a Registered Partner, with an upfront discount of up to 60 of support imaginable. The Partner Helpline provides one-to-onepercent on selected Cisco small business products and solutions assistance on everything from pre-sales support to product designwhen purchased for your company’s IT infrastructure and/or for and technical post sales support. Visit purposes. Visit Access free technical and sales trainingClose deals and maintain profitability with Cisco incentives • Cisco Authorised Distributors are committed to serving the smalland promotions business and mid market and providing focused training on CiscoCisco has developed several promotions and incentives to drive sales. solutions and services. Visit simple discounts to competitive trade-ins. From product to LOCATR/openDistributorSearch.dosolution to Cisco Architecture, Cisco can give you the edge and help • Partner Education Connection (PEC) is an educational tool thatmake a big difference to your profit margins. Visit provides online training on products, tools and solutions. Visitweb/partners/incentives_and_promotions/index.html • The training library gives access to pre-recorded WebExIncrease your profitability on Cisco products with the VIP Express training sessions on sales and technology subjects. So you canAs a Cisco Registered Partner, you are eligible to enrol onto the VIP train at times to suit your schedule and go back for a refreshExpress Programme. This programme offers you financial rewards for on topics whenever needed. Please visit selected Cisco Small Business products. Visit theatretraininglibrary.go/vipexpress to find out more. Participants in VIP will receive a fixedcash back payment on eligible products, so the more you sell themore you earn. To enrol in the VIP Express Programme,
  2. 2. Join Cisco Communities Leverage Cisco co-branded marketing materials and services toMake sure you are taking full advantage of the various Cisco drive incremental revenuecommunities. There is no better way to learn and leverage best To assist you in your marketing and to generate incrementalpractices than by connecting to other people working in the field. opportunities for your business you will have access to customisable• Cisco Small Business Support Community provides marketing materials and services. As a Registered Partner, you will practical information with technical discussions, news, be allocated a Cisco Marketing Agent that can offer you support contacts, and resources and advice to help you create marketing activities and maximise your return on investment. To further support you, Cisco also offers• Learn more about all Cisco technologies customers, plus funding for your co-marketing campaign*. Visit partner services and programmes through the Partner partnermarketing. *Terms and conditions apply. Central Community.• Cisco Support Community (NetPro) is a Cisco discussion forum Use Cisco SMART Designs - the network without the guesswork that can help answer difficult questions. A special Ask the Expert feature offers deeper information about a specific Cisco Check out Cisco SMART Designs, a portfolio of proven and validated technology every two weeks network solutions, optimised to help you save time, increase your profitability and quickly and effectively meet the needs of small businesses. Visit your own workspace with My CiscoMy Cisco is an integrated web page you can use to create your Accelerate your productivity with Partner Practice Buildervery own customised workspace and improve your productivity. Addmodules from a catalogue of options and get immediate access to the Boost your growth and productivity by optimising business practicesbusiness applications and information you use most frequently. Visit in Unified Communications, Contact Centre, Security, Wireless, Business and more. Visit advantage of the Cisco Commerce Workspace Build Skills and Prestige with SpecialisationsCisco Commerce Workspace (CWW) provides one integrated, Specialisations reflect Cisco’s ongoing commitment to you, bystreamlined, and simplified commerce experience that allows you preparing you to offer and deliver specific technologies to yourto: register deals; configure and price products software and related customers. Meet your customers’ requirements, and becomeservices; and submit orders from a single workspace. Visit eligible for new incentives with a Cisco Visit Cisco Capital financing to your customers Chart a course for customer satisfaction with the Smart Business RoadmapBy offering Cisco Capital Financing as part of your sales strategyyou could overcome common customer objections around budget When you introduce Cisco products and services into your portfolio,and enable your customers to acquire the technology solution their Cisco Smart Business Roadmap helps you create a reusable salesbusiness needs, rather than the one their budgets dictates. Visit planning process for more efficient and more profitable engagements. Visit your competitive advantage with Cisco technical services Please note that Cisco Registered Partner Benefits may vary per country. Please contact your Cisco Authorised Distributor to find outAs a Cisco Registered Partner, you are eligible to sell Cisco technical what benefits are available to, which could add significant value to your sales proposition.• Cisco SMARTnet Service – an award winning technical support service How to become a Cisco Registered Partner• Cisco Smart Foundation Service – entry level technical Apply to the Registered Partner Programme here: support service Or alternativelyYou will also have access to the Cisco Services Accelerate Programme contact your Cisco Authorised Distributor. They will be able– a robust training programme, designed to help you sell services to guide you through the enrolment process and explain howeffectively. Visit working with Cisco can offer many© 2011 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco, Cisco Systems, and the Cisco Systems logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries.© 2011 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco, Cisco Systems, and the Cisco Systems logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries.All other trademarks mentioned in this document or Website are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (rotl/12353b/08.11)All other trademarks mentioned in this document or Website are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (rotl/12566/09.11) (rotl/12567c/09.11)