At a Glance with SUSE- Partner News and Updates

Program Accolades

CRN Awards SUSE One a 5-Star Rating

Earlier last week, CRN announced that SUSE had been awarded a 5-Star rating in their annual Partner Program Guide. This designation is awarded to select vendors that go above and beyond in delivering comprehensive program incentives, training, services, and benefits.

Training Update

New! Sales & Pre-sales Training & Certification for Rancher

The new SUSE Sales Specialist (SSS) and SUSE Technical Sales Specialist (STSS) courses and certifications for SUSE Rancher are live. These courses are now eligible for SUSE One tier certification requirements.

Certify. Learn. Advance.

Program News

Yet Another Reason to Register Your Deals

Platinum SELL partners are now eligible to receive up to 20% in upfront discount on SUSE Rancher products (up from 12%), bringing it in line with the rest of the SUSE product discounts available.

You should also check out all the current active partner incentives and how you can claim them.

Check Your Certifications

Keeping customers happy is a key objective for all of us. As a SUSE One partner, all your sales, pre-sales and technical certifications must now be in the current product versions, or the version prior in order to count toward your partner tier.

Changes to Platinum Tier Requirements

In mid-April, the requirements allowing a partner to achieve Platinum tier are changing. Platinum partners will receive an email in the coming weeks with more information on the changes.

Corporate Updates

Evolution of the SUSE Brand

The SUSE Chief Marketing and Product Officer, Ivo Totev, got together with Rachel Cassidy, SVP, Global Channel & Cloud, to talk about how they’re bringing the SUSE and Rancher brands together, and what you can do to get your own SUSE branded content up to date.


Marketing Campaigns

Access customizable marketing materials like emails and access to virtual events to generate demand and leads for Rancher as well as the Nutanix & SUSE solution for SAP applications.

Upcoming Events

SUSECON Digital 2021 (May 18 – 20)

Registration now open. Invite your customers along to experience three worlds of dedicated content – Linux World, Kube World and Edge World.

Rancher Rodeos

Free, in-depth half-day workshops designed to give DevOps and IT teams the hands-on skills they need to deploy and manage Kubernetes everywhere. The content is delivered by technical experts at Rancher and aim to educate anyone interested in learning how to use containers or Kubernetes.

Full Look Webinar: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications (April 22)

Get a 360 degree technical overview and demo of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Application, including architecture, typical use cases, and most important capabilities.

Partner Success Story

Phillips 66 | Reduced Costs & Increased Agility

Learn how one of the largest oil producers in the world has been working with SUSE throughout the pandemic to mitigate risk, become more agile, and create big gains in efficiency.

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