The Partner Professional Services Program rewards partners who sell and deliver their own consulting services engagements.

What is the Partner Professional Services Program (PPSP)?


PPSP provides training opportunities, IP materials, sales and delivery support to partners who sell and deliver their own consulting services. PPSP accelerates your service delivery skills that drive profitability, as well as predictability.

Once you qualify, VMware will evaluate your business and assign your business to the tier that best aligns with your business model, including services capabilities, capacity and VMware expertise.

Program Levels & Requirements

Requirements Professional Enterprise Premier
VMware Partner Network Agreement Yes Yes Yes
Professional Services Agreement Yes Yes Yes
Initial Program Fee None None None
Program Compliance Yearly Review Yearly Review Yearly Review
VMware Delivery Professionals or Integration Consultants   1 4
VMware Certified Delivery Professionals 3 3 12
VMware Certified Delivery Architects   1 4
VMware Certified Senior Architects     Future


Valid until Dec. 31, 2016. Refer to the Partner Professional Services Program Guide for more details

Program Benefits

Benefits Professional Enterprise Premier
LiVefire Training Limited Seats Yes Yes
Technical Support Incidents 2 per year 5 per year 10 per year
Services Delivery and Methodology IP Yes Yes Yes
Software Licenses (Not For Resale 1and Internal Use Licenses 2) Discounts Yes Yes Yes
Services Sales Support   Yes Yes
Services Sales IP   Yes Yes
Services Delivery Support   Yes Yes
Technical Training Discount   Yes Yes
Development Funds     Yes
Business Planning     Yes


1Refer to the NFR Policy guide on Partner Central for more details.
2Refer to the IUL Policy Guide on Partner Central for details on the "No-charge Internal Use License" availability.

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