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Why Join Us
Benefits and Requirements
Training and Certification
Why Join Us

Here are 7 great reasons why you should:

  1. You'll find the SUSE Partner Program easy to use and understand, with just three tiers to choose from—Registered, Accredited, and Solution.
  2. You won't have to commit to any revenue targets
  3. You'll enjoy generous benefits such as free training across the SUSE product range and the use of SUSE products within your organization for free that grow as you progress up the tiers
  4. You'll be partnering with a company that has 20 years of engineering excellence, a reputation for exceptional service, and one that is investing in product innovation
  1. Our partners are empowered to build solutions that solve business problems for customers that work in heterogeneous IT environments, with no vendor lock-in. SUSE is the open open source company, a philosophy and approach that extends to how we work with partners and customers
  2. We're the recommended Linux for VMWare and SAP, and the recommended operating system for Microsoft in the data center
  3. Access tools, support and services that help you build powerful solutions that meet the exacting needs of your customers around Enterprise Linux, Software-defined Storage, OpenStack Cloud, Systems Management and containers.

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Benefits and Requirements

Choose a Partnership Tier that Suits You

With three tiers of partnership—Registered, Accredited, and Solution—you choose a level of participation that suits you, safe in the knowledge that we are there to support you with tools to help you position, support, and sell our world class Open Source Enterprise solutions.

Registered Partners Accredited Partners Solution Partners

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Training and Certification

We want the best experience and outcomes possible for both you and your customers. That's why we’re making it free for you to access training courses in these solution areas:

You’ll find training courses and certifications that will enable you to support and service your enterprise customers with greater confidence on the SUSE Partner Portal:

  • Sales – Our sales training prepares you for the SUSE Sales Specialist (SSS) certification. This is a free, online, multiple-choice exam that you can take via the Partner Portal.
  • Pre-sales – Our pre-sales training prepares you for the SUSE Technical Sales Specialist (STSS) certification. This is a free, online, multiple-choice exam that you can take via the Partner Portal.
  • Technical – Our technical training, some of which include hands-on practice labs, can also be accessed via the Partner Portal. There are three levels of technical certification available—Foundational Assessment, SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) and SUSE Certified Engineer (SCE). These SUSE Technical Certifications are gained by sitting independently proctored examinations.