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