Intel Partner Connection: Explore New Routes To The Cloud Market With Intel Partner University
Intel Partner Alliance can help channel partners stay current on cloud technology and its impact on the market in order to stay ahead of the competition.
Cloud is dramatically changing the way customers are consuming compute infrastructure, therefore, solutions and services providers need to adapt to these shifting needs and demands. You can stay ahead of the competition and keep up on current cloud technology and its impact on the market through the Intel Partner Alliance program.
As an Intel Partner Alliance member, you get the most up to date training, content and information providers need to not only stay current, but actually grow your business. “For partners, we’re doing three things. We’re here to help you grow your business. We’re here to help make doing business with Intel simpler. And then we’re also going to make sure you get connected to the ecosystem,” says Eric Townsend, manager of Intel Partner Alliance and MSP program benefits at Intel.
Intel Partner Alliance members have exclusive access to an industry-wide training and education platform called Intel Partner University. Here, partners can easily explore cloud opportunities through competencies. Start with and Cloud Fundamentals, then build to Cloud Business Professional and Cloud Technical Professional competencies. “Really, they’re kind of short classes you can walk through, and you can learn what the technology is, how to apply it, and the value to the end customer,” says Townsend. “Those have been really easy for people to consume, and the important thing, too, is that when you complete a competency, you actually get a badge.”
These digital badges will show your customers you’ve been certified as an Intel Solution Pro or Intel Technical Pro to help you move forward as the trusted cloud advisor. Plus, explore related courses with personalized curriculums focused on areas like AI and IoT. You’ll also learn what Intel hardware you can go to market with now that you’ve acquired the necessary skills and knowledge. “You start working with Intel, you’re going to start seeing the whole ecosystem and how we can actually help you come to market faster,” Townsend says.
See what breakthroughs you can make with access to the full ecosystem of Intel Partner Alliance.