Symantec Partner Program Checklist

Service providers looking for a security vendor partner can get a quick look at Symantec's reseller partner program. Symantec sells antivirus, antispyware, endpoint security, backup, storage and compliance products to SMBs and enterprises through its channel partners.

Symantec provides antivirus, antispyware, endpoint security, backup, storage and compliance products through its channel partners to manage IT risk and maximize IT performance for SMBs and enterprises. This checklist provides an overview of Symantec's partner program for service providers that are interested in becoming a Symantec partner. Visit SearchITChannel.com's Technology Vendors/OEMs topic center to compare Symantec's partner program with other vendors'. Or peruse our Partner Program Directories to learn about vendor partner programs by technology.

Benefit Reseller Managed Service Provider
Tier 1:
Platinum
Tier 2:
Gold
Tier 3:
Silver
Tier 4:
Registered
General Communications
Partner advisory council participation/briefing sessions
       
Monthly partner newsletter
Partner portal
 
Other          
Marketing and Communications
Listed in partner Web locator/database
Only if in SMB specialization program
 
Partner webcasts
Market development funds
Discretionary funds, access to marketing tools
Access to marketing tools
Access to marketing tools
 
Press release support          
Joint marketing campaigns
 
Online price information system
Other          
Technical Resources
24x7 phone technical support
Up to 30 incidents
Up to 15 incidents
Up to 2 incidents
Online – up to 2 incidents only if in SMB specialization program
 
Web-based support
 
Free dedicated technical support facility
 
Fee-based dedicated technical support facility
 
Packaged services available to resell
 
Other          
Demand Generation
Business planning resources
Online
Online
 
Competitive price assistance
     
Qualified lead distribution
   
Sales cycle assistance
       
Not for resale demo software
 
For sale demo software
Partner leads system          
Corporate account manager
Phone
Phone
 
Other          
Training/Certification
Opportunity to participate in beta testing
     
Free Web-based sales training
Free participation in sales workshops
 
Onsite sales training
     
Product certification          
Discounted conference attendance          
Other          

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This was first published in February 2008

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