While many System Integrators (SIs) and consultants are vendor-agnostic, customers working with those that are listed as MapR Certified Consulting Partners can be assured that they have personnel that are fully trained and certified on MapR offerings.
Apply today to become an SI and Consultant Partner
For consideration as an SI & Consulting Partner, an organization must have an active big data practice. To become a Certified SI & Consulting Partner, an organization must maintain a minimum of 2+ staff members that are fully trained and certified with MapR.
Please note: If your company also wishes to resell MapR, a separate Reseller Agreement will need to be completed/approved once you have met the baseline training and certification requirements listed above.
MapR Partners provides achievement levels within each of the three Partner categories. The Partner program uses a three-tier system, providing Partners with opportunities to achieve higher levels of partnership by meeting specified program requirements in a specific time frame. The required time varies within each partner category. Benefits vary depending on the partner achievement level. The partnership investments are aligned to programs and market opportunities:
Elite - The Elite level is the highest achievement level within the program. An Elite Partner demonstrates a proven track record with MapR, a very high degree of business synergy, and has significant presence in multiple geographies. Elite Partners are global leaders in providing industry standards and have worldwide coverage. Partners at this level are assigned a named account manager with executive involvement, and enjoy a substantial commitment from MapR. Partnership at this level is by invitation only.
Preferred - Preferred level Partners provide industry-leading solutions to customers, and are committed to doing significant business with MapR. Partners at this level are established Partners with regional practices and have mature industry value-add and solution sets. Partner requirements are higher than the requirements at the Affiliate level.
Affiliate - The Affiliate level enables new Partners to begin their partnership with MapR and enables existing Partners to further develop their MapR business and demonstrate industry expertise. Partners at this level are required to meet minimum program guidelines to establish a relationship with MapR.