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Getting started with Cisco


 
Getting started with Cisco

Become a Cisco Partner

Resellers who become Cisco Registered Partners experience an increase in Cisco
product revenue of 77% per year. This revenue growth is supported by industry-leading
tools, leads and profitable programs. Cisco offers incentives, promotions and programs

to offset expenses, increase profits, and support business growth. Enhance your solutions portfolio while reducing costs. Increase customer satisfaction. Let Comstor guide you step-by-step in this process.

 

The first step to join us as a partner is to get your Comstor account opened. It’s an easy process and takes just a few minutes. Please send an email to sales@comstor.be

Once you have become a Comstor partner, we will help you to become a Cisco partner. 

 

We are here to help you with every step. So let's get started!

           Step 1  Get a Cisco Connection Online ID [more
  Step 2 Become a Cisco Registered Partner [more]
  Step 3 Receive additional Rebates [more]

 

Cisco Channel Partner Program

Discover the Enhanced Cisco Channel Partner Program 

To meet customer needs and help you capture this dynamic growth opportunity, Cisco Channel Partner Program has evolved to help you accelerate growth, differentiate your business and increase your profitability with certifications, specializations and incentives.

  • Expanding skill breath: developing broader, integrated technology skills -> Certification, the program consists of 5 levels of Certications
  • Increasing Skill depth: developing deeper technology skills -> Specialization
  • Enabling the Cisco Lifecycle Services approach: will help you to define the activities you need to successfully deploy and operate Cisco solutions, to optimize the technology performance and to deduce deployment risk.

Benefits

Registered

Select Premier  Silver Gold

Cisco Registered Partners enjoy access to a wide variety of Cisco channel partner tools.

Select partners have a primary focus on small and medium-sized business customers that have fewer than 250 employees.

Premier partners have gained technical competency in the integration of routing and switching, wireless LANs and security

 Silver partners have gained expertise in any 2 specializations and have achieved a measurable level of customer satisfaction.

Gold partners deliver the right level of support, gave gained expertise in 4 specializations, including Lifecycle Services and have achieved a measurable level of customer satisfaction.

Cisco Registered Partner

Cisco Select Partner

Cisco Premier Partner

Cisco Silver Partner

Cisco Gold Partner

Certified Partner-Level cisco.com access Certified Partner-Level cisco.com access Certified Partner-Level cisco.com access  Certified Partner-Level cisco.com access Certified Partner-Level cisco.com access
Partner Development 1% on Core, 2% on AT, 2% on Services Partner Development 2% on sales of selected SMB products, 8% on UC Joint Marketing Fund Builder  Joint Marketing Fund Builder Joint Marketing Fund Builder
Partner Locator listing  Partner Locator listing Partner Locator listing  Partner Locator listing Partner Locator listing
Registered Branding + use of Logo Select Branding + use of Logo Premier Branding + use of Logo Silver Branding + use of Logo Gold Branding + use of Logo
Dedicated Portal:RRPP Access to qualified leads & marketing campaigns Access to Cisco Partner eLearning Connection  Access to Cisco Partner eLearning Connection Access to Cisco Partner eLearning Connection
Access to programs and promotions like NFR (50%) and OIP (3%) Access to programs and promotions like NFR (70%) and OIP (6%) Participation inPartner Success Story Program  Participation inPartner Success Story Program Participation in Partner Success Story Program
  Dedicated Internal Account Manager@ Cisco (ICAM) Access to certain restricted Cisco products   Access to Cisco customer satisfaction best practises and tools Invitations to Cisco-sponsored Partner Events
   SMB University    Incremental Product Discounts Incremental Product Discounts

Requirements

 Registered

Select Premier Silver Gold
Registration via cisco.com Registration via cisco.com Registration via cisco.com Registration via cisco.com Registration via cisco.com
Sign the Indirect Channel Partner Agreement (ICPA) Service contract Support 8x5, 24hrs call back, pre-sales and post sales support Support 8x5, 1hr call back, pre-sales and post sales support, escalation process, demonstration capability and Lab purchase Support 24x7 1hr call back, pre-sales and post sales support, escalation process, demonstration capability and Lab purchase
  SMB Specialization Express Foundation Specialization

Any 2 Advanced Specializations or 1 Express Unified Communications + 1 Advanced Specialization (no UC)

Advanced Unified Communications, Advanced Routing and Switching, Advanced Security, Advanced Wireless LAN

  Personnel

Career Certified Individuals:

1x AM (CSE), 1x SE (CCDA), 1x FE (CCNA)

1 person can fulfill both roles

Career Certified Individuals:

1x AM (CSE), 1x SE (CCDA/CCNA), 1x FE (CCNP/CCVP/CCSP/CCNA)

Career Certified Individuals: 

Advanced Unified Communications: 1x AM (CSE), 1x SE (CCDA), 1x FE (CCVP)

Advanced Routing and Switching: 1x AM (CSE), 1x SE (CCDA), 1x FE(CCNP)

Advanced Security: 1x AM(CSE), 1x SE (CCDA), 1x FE (CCSP)

Advanced Wireless LAN: 1x AM (CSE), 1x SE  (CCDA), 1x FE (CCNA)

    Participation in the Customer Satisfaction Survey Participation in the Customer Satisfaction Survey: 15 responses, 95% satisfaction Participation in the Customer Satisfaction Survey: 15 responses, 95% satisfaction

Specializations

The program consists of 3 levels of specializations : Express, Advanced and Master. These levels have been established to directly reflect your sales, technical and services expertise in a particular technology. There are 7 Base specializations that will count toward your achievement of certification, besides those there are 5 optional Specializations.

Base Specialization

  1. Advanced Unified Communications
  2. Advanced Routing and Switching
  3. Advanced Security
  4. Advanced Wireless LAN
  5. Express Foundation
  6. Express Unified Communications
  7. SMB

Optional Specialization

  1. SMB
  2. CRM Express Solution
  3. Global Commerce
  4. Security VPN/Firewall Express
  5. Storage Networking

Technology Marketing, Sales and Training Resources: Sales Resources, Whitepapers, At-a-Glance, Demos, Flash Demos, Video on Demand, Customer Success Stories, Return-on-Investment (ROI) tools, Cisco Product Comparisons, Tools, Design Guides, Video on Demand sessions, Partner eLearning, QuickStart online trainings, Handson Labs: Unified Communications |  Unified Communications SMB|Wireless | Wireless SMB | Security | Security SMB | Routing & Switching | Routing & Switching SMB |DataCenter

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