The VMware Partner Network, our award-winning partner program, provides extensive resources, training and support to differentiate your business and increase profitability with our industry-leading virtualization and cloud solutions.

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What is the VMware Partner Network?

The VMware Partner Network is the framework for collaboration between VMware and our partners, offering a wide range of benefits, certifications, accreditations, and rewards to ensure our mutual success.

The VMware Partner Network encompasses a broad range of partner types to meet the needs of every customer. Designed to empower, distinguish and reward our partners, the program offers three primary relationships to best align with your products, services and business needs.

Explore the different programs available to determine which one is best for your organization. Certain partner programs allow for cross-enrollment.

Welcome to the VMware Partner Network

Welcome to the VMware Partner Network

Welcome to the VMware Partner Network


VMware Solution Provider Program

Partners that add value by combining their technology expertise along with services to design, plan and deploy sophisticated virtualization solutions to meet the technical and business needs of your customers.

Corporate Resellers

Corporate Resellers are very large partners with national and worldwide coverage that provide online sales access and carry immediately-available product inventory. Corporate Resellers are certified in multiple VMware Solution Competencies and offer customers the full VMware solution portfolio.


VMware Authorized Distributors offer a broad range of value-added services for VMware partners and serve as an extension of VMware, helping to ensure partners have the tools and support needed to be successful.


Consulting and Integration Partner Program (CIPP)

The Consulting and Integration Partner Program is tailored for partners who provide consulting, integration and outsourcing services to drive successful cloud and virtualization initiatives with their customers.

VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP)

The VMware Service Provide Program is the ideal solution for companies who offer hosted services to 3rd parties, such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Providers, Cloud Service Providers, Application Service Providers (ASPs), Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) Providers.

VMware Authorized Training Centers (VATCs)

VMware Authorized Training Centers are carefully selected by VMware to deliver authorized VMware technical training to our customers and channel partners.


Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) Program

Created exclusively for software, hardware and storage vendors, the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program gives partners the resources to develop and deliver joint solutions to shared customers.

OEM Partner Program

VMware teams with industry-leading hardware and software companies to optimize selected technology and solutions with VMware software. OEMs integrate their hardware and software together with VMware technology to sell and support joint solutions.


Partner Learning

Expertise is the key to unlocking bigger deal sizes, better close rates and higher profits. The VMware commitment to partner success includes offering a wide range of training programs that cover every aspect of virtualization and cloud computing to build your skills and enable you to become a trusted advisor to customers.

Explore the learning opportunities for you professionally and for your business to help you successfully market, sell and support VMware solutions and differentiate you from the competition.


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