Partner Program Overview

The Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Program empowers you to grow your business, market reach and profitability through the delivery of advanced business data solutions that embrace next-generation technology and services. The program offers:

- New simplified services specialization program and offerings.
- Streamlined incentives, promotions, and rewards.
- Cutting-edge technical tools.
- New Learning Paths and courses from Hitachi Data Systems Academy.
- Latest marketing toolkits and sales guides.

Register and become a partner for the best business and Infrastructure environment.


Benefits of becoming a partner

Partner Financial Benefits

Partner Financial Benefits

  • Industry-leading rebates for partners who are strategically aligned with Hitachi Data Systems in key solution areas.
  • Incentives for selling solutions to new customers, plus competency-focused back-end rebates for Unified Compute Platform and File and Content solutions.
  • MDF co-op funds available based on business plan alignment with Hitachi Data Systems.
Partner Services Specialization

Partner Services Specialization

  • The Hitachi TrueNorth Services Specialization Program (SSP) includes all partner-delivered services authorized by HDS.
  • Installation and configuration.
  • Professional services.
  • Converged solutions.
  • Maintenance and support (formerly Authorized Service Provider support).
Partner Expertise Building

Partner Expertise Building

  • Hitachi Data Systems Academy has implemented a new credential framework for the Hitachi TrueNorth Partner community.
    • New accreditations and certifications.
    • New credential levels: associate, professional, specialist and expert.
    • New web-based training compliance courses.
  • We are continuing the highly successful scholarship program.
Partner Sales and Marketing Programs

Partner Sales and Marketing Programs

  • The Hitachi Rewards Program will be refreshed in 2014, bringing partners important new benefits aligned with key credentials and strategic solution competencies.
  • Rewards via debit cards for:
    • Partner credentials.
    • Success stories, authored by partners, showcasing their customer solutions.
    • And much more.
Partner Technical Sales Tools

Partner Technical Sales Tools

  • Provides industry-leading online tools for sizing, and configurations.
  • Hitachi Cash Optimization Tool (COT) enables quick configurations at the lowest cost for a desired performance level.
  • Interactive Academy how-to videos for tools.
  • New demo program that covers a broad range of partner needs, from recorded to hosted via WebEx to live in person events.
Partner Communications Programs

Partner Communications Programs

  • Marketing portal with enhanced campaign capability.
  • Innovation Monthly newsletters.
  • Enhanced video and multimedia offerings.
  • PartnerXchange TV portal.