Requirements

Requirements Authorized Partner Silver Partner Gold Partner Platinum Partner
Operate as a system builder, reseller or integrator of data storage solutions

As a System Builder, Internet Service Provider / Data Center, Reseller, Online Shop, MSP / System House, Distributor or Technology Partner, you must have a minimum level of technical knowledge.

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Register at Open-E’s website

You have to register on Open-E’s Partner website and complete the application.

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Create an Open-E profile on your website

Each Open-E partner is required to create a minimum presence for Open-E on their website, including the Open-E logo, company description and a link to the Open-E website.

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Create your profile on our website

Partners are able to create a presence for their company on the Open-E website under “Where to buy”. This includes the partner logo, company description and links to Open-E related subpages.

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OECE present in company

Partners at the highest levels are required to have regular Open-E Certified Engineers in their company: a minimum of 2 for Gold and 1 for Silver Partners. Open-E Platinum and Gold Partners selling Open-E JovianDSS require engineers certified especially for JovianDSS.

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Open-E Certified Hardware

Partners at the highest levels are required to have Open-E Certified Storage Servers in their portfolio: a minimum of 2 for Gold and 1 for Silver Partners.

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Develop a business plan of action

Submit a quarterly business plan of action with assistance from your Open-E Sales Representative to allocate the co-operation, MDFs and arranged joint promotions.

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Quarterly sales targets

Partners at the highest levels are required to reach predetermined sales targets to obtain higher margins and additional benefits.

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