Competencies
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Competency Areas

Your customers turn to you for expertise around Dell products and solutions. That's why the PartnerDirect Program lets you become certified in specific practice areas – areas that can open additional business opportunities with the new and existing clients. These may be areas where your organization already excels or is looking to add specific expertise. Whether you're capitalizing on an existing organizational strength or seeking a new area in which to grow your business, completing PartnerDirect Competencies helps to ensure that your organization gets the highest level of support from Dell.

Completing Competencies are a key ingredient of becoming a Dell Preferred or Premier Partner thus increasing your benefits and opportunities.


Storage

Storage

Partners commit to storage expertise with Dell's award-winning line of PowerVault, EqualLogic and Compellent storage arrays. Partner who achieve Storage expertise through the Preferred or Premier Partner levels can take advantage of investments and benefits tailored to a storage focus.


Servers

Server

Partners commit to server expertise  with Dell's award-winning line of PowerEdge blade, rack and tower servers. Partner focusing on Dell Servers through the Preferred or Premier Partner levels form the basis for server solution deployments.


Enterprise Architecture

Systems Management

Partners commit to expertise with the leading Dell KACE Systems Management Appliances. Partners achieving this level of expertise as a Preferred or Premier Partner can take advantage of value-add service opportunities and the ability to deliver easy-to-use, comprehensive and affordable systems management solutions.


Networking and Security Certified

Networking & Security

Partners commit to Networking & Security expertise in Dell's PowerConnect and Force10 networking products. Preferred and Premier Partners who complete the Networking & Security Competency can take advantage of discounts off selected products and enjoy deal registration, access to incentive programs and more.

 


Cloud

Cloud Services & Solutions

Partners commit to deliver cloud services and solutions expertise based on Dell technology. Preferred and Premier Partners who complete the Cloud Services & Solutions Competency can take advantage of discounts off selected products, access to Dell’s cloud enabling technology and services, deal registration and enjoy access to incentive programs and more.


DVS

Desktop Virtualization Solutions

Partners commit to expertise in Desktop Virtualization and Dell Wyse. Preferred and Premier Partners who complete the Desktop Virtualization Solutions Competency can take advantage of discounts off selected products and enjoy deal registration, access to incentive programs and more.