A Citrix Solution Advisor membership lasts for 12 months. The program has three levels of membership: Silver, Gold and Platinum. Silver Solution Advisors are entry-level partners who want to sell Citrix products. Gold Solution Advisors are partners who have demonstrated a high level of expertise and commitment to one or more Citrix products. Platinum Solution Advisors are partners who have demonstrated a high level of expertise and commitment to the entire line of Citrix products.
If a business is located within the Americas there is no fee for any partner level, but there are there are sales requirement for the Gold and Platinum membership levels. As of this writing, Gold level partnerships require $850,000 in annual sales of Citrix products, and Platinum level partnerships requires $3.5 million in annual sales.
For those partners located in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the fee is $2,000 (USD) to become a Citrix Silver Solution Advisor partner, $3,500 to become a Gold Solution Advisor and $5,000 for a Platinum Solution Advisor membership. For businesses located in Australia, it costs $648 AUD for a Silver membership and $1,296 AUD for both Gold and Platinum memberships. For countries in Asia and New Zealand, the cost is $498 USD for a Silver membership and $996 USD for both Gold and Platinum memberships.
Citrix Solution Advisor is one of a number of Citrix partnership types, which also includes Citrix System Integrator, Citrix Distributor, Citrix Independent Software Vendor, Citrix Service Provider, Citrix Authorized Learning Center, Citrix Ready and the Citrix Cloud Provider Program.