Mandriva Partnership Level
|Annual Program Fee||Free||$599,00||$1 499,00|
|Annual Revenue Commitment||---||---||Yes|
|Contract||---||1 year||1 year|
|Mandriva Partner Certification||----||20% Discount||30% Discount|
|Partner Online Platform||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Mandriva Partner Welcome Kit (NFR)||----||2 products||4 products|
|Partner Knowledge Base Wiki||----||Membership Standard||Membership Silver|
|Mandriva Product Maintenance Account||----||Yes. Only for personal product range||Yes. Personal and professional product range|
|Credit Term||----||15 days||30 days|
|Beta Community Software||----||ISO||ISO and CDs|
|Product Customization||----||----||Specific case basis|
|Status as Authorized Mandriva Partner.||----||PDF and Hard Copy|
|Partner Workshops||----||Yes, on a regular basis.||Yes, on a regular basis.|
|Volume Discount Pricing Option||----||available||available|
|Authorization to Display Partner Logo||Yes, only for the standard logo||Yes, only for the silver logo||Yes, only for the gold logo|
|OEM / System Builders||Buy from partner online platform||Buy from partner online platform||Partner online Platform & License to product in-house|
|LPI approved Sample Training Material||----||Yes, PDF||Yes, PDF|
|Hardware Certification Kit *||----||----||Yes|
DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT BENEFITS
|Mandriva Manual/Guide||----||PDF and Hard Copy|
|Priority Mandriva Support||----||Email & Phone|
|Direct Communication with Marketing & Sales Team||----||Email & Phone|
|Pre-sale Consultancy on Mandriva Linux Projects||----||Online only||Online & Phone (subjective to project)|
|Product Announcement Roadmap||----||Yes||Yes|
|News Flashes/News Letters||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Web Listing of Partner||----||Yes||Yes|
|Product & Company Presentations||----||Yes||Yes|
|Competitor Products Comparison Presentations||----||Yes||Yes|
|Product Sheets||PDF and Hard Copy|
|Mandriva Products Comparison Sheet||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Posters/ Stickers/ Mouse Pads||PDF and Hard Copy|
|Box Design Layout **||----||----||Yes|
|Support at Conferences and Other Events||----||----||Yes, (subjective to availability)|
|Partner Marketing Opportunity||----||----||Yes, (subjective to business plan)|
* only for OEM partners.
** only applicable at the time of volume purchase
|Mandriva Personalized URL||----||----||Yes, depends upon availability & results|
|Personalized Mandriva Email||----||----||Yes, depends upon availability & results|
To extend your level from Gold to Platinum, please contact us
PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM DEFINITIONS
Partner Membership Requirements
- Annual Program Fee : Standard-free; Silver-$599 annually; Gold-$1,499 annually.
- Website : Partner must have a functioning website.
- Business Plan : Gold partners will be required to have a business plan.
- Revenue Commitment : Gold Members must have annual Mandriva purchases, subject to channel chosen.
- Contract : One year contract, revisable annually specifying the basis of the partnership.
- Mandriva Partner Certification : All Mandriva partners have an option to become Mandriva Certified Partner by holding a current MPC. The normal price for MPC*, including the Certification Kit is $1999. *MPC: Mandriva Partners Cetificate.
- Partner Online Platform : Free access to partner online platform where the partner can find discounts on Mandriva products, services and goodies. http://www.mandrivapartner.com
Mandriva Software Box : discounts on Mandriva Software Boxes.
LPI Mandriva Training Kit : discounts on Mandriva Training Kits.
Mandriva Goodies : Discounts on goodies sold on Mandriva Store, (t-shirts, keys, bags....) from http://www.mandrivastore.com
Mandriva Club Resell : Discounts on the user Club Resell.
- Mandriva Partner Welcome Kit (Not For Resale) : The Welcome Partner Kit includes the full range of Mandriva products :
- PERSONAL Product Range :
- PROFESSIONAL Product Range :
- MNF 2
- Corporate Server 3.0
- Corporate Desktop
- Partner Knowledge Base Wiki : Access to Mandriva Partner Club Forum, access to the knowledge base, where partners obtain advice, or leave suggestions in Partner's Chat Rooms...
- Mandriva Product Maintenance Account : Access to Mandriva's online account for updates / bugfixes / patches / new drivers etc. https://mandriva.com/mandrivaonline
- Credit Term : Subject to pre-defined terms & conditions as mentioned in payment terms.
- Beta/Community Software : Partners will have access to all new beta software much in advance, before the official product release.
- Product Customization * : Partners will be allowed to participate in developing the software with the R&D department and the Quality Assurance labs of Mandriva for customized applications development.
- Status as Authorized Mandriva Partner : Obtain official Certificate as Authorized Partner.
- Partner Workshops : Partner knowledge workshop will be conducted regularly.
- Commercial workshop/-Technical workshop.
- Volume Discount Pricing Option : To find full information about features and benefits of PSMP, please visit https://mandriva.com/psmp.
- Authorization to Display Partner Logo : According to level subscription, partners may be allowed to use The Mandriva affiliated logo on their website, point of sales material, stationery...
- OEM Program ** : Special partner program for OEMs to increase their benefits.
- LPI Approved Sample Training Material : Free access to Mandriva sample training material.
- Hardware Certification Kit ** : Special OEM kit designed for self-certification.
Instructor's packs :
- Introduction to Linux.
- Real-time Programming with Linux
- Linux Networks Administration.
- Linux Advanced Systems Administration.
- Linux Systems Administration.
- Programming of Peripheral Pilots.
- Linux Advanced Systems.
- Gold partners can choose 2 products from Personal and 2 products from Professional.
* For detailed product information please visit https://mandriva.com/products
* customization & pricing will be defined by R&D manager.
** only for OEM partners..
Development Support Benefits
- Dedicated Manager : Specific attention to each partner with a Personal Mandriva dedicated manager.
- Mandriva Manual/Guide : Tools to help you better understand Linux and its functionalities.
- Priority Mandriva Support * : One-on-one support by an experienced Mandriva engineer to be provided to partners on a priority basis.
- Direct Communication with Marketing & Sales Team : Direct communication, via email and phone, with the marketing and sales team to help develop business opportunities and provide necessary support.
- Pre-sales Consultancy on Mandriva Linux Projects ** : Partners will be allowed to interact with our Consultancy team (on specific projects).
- Product Announcement Roadmap : Preview to all the new launches and road map of the entire product range.
- News Flashes/News Letters : Receive the latest information on future releases on Mandriva software, new promotions, latest news... All delivered directly to you via email.
* support scope & pricing will be defined by support manager
** consultancy & pricing will be defined by consultancing team.
- Mandriva Linux The definitive Guide - 10.1
- Server Essentials Handbook
- Web Listing of Partner : To enhance global visibility, authorized partners will be listed on Mandriva's web site.
- Joint Public Relations : Take advantage of being more visible and of having more communication through a joint press release with Mandriva.
- Product & Company Presentations : Priority access to Mandriva's products presentations.
- Competitor Products Comparison Presentation : Updated on-line comparison of competitors' products.
- Product Sheets : Receive detailed technical aspects of the products and selling arguments.
- Mandriva Products Comparison Sheet : Feature differences among Mandriva's products.
- Posters / Stickers / Mouse Pads : Enhance your point of sales or presentation with Mandriva's posters, stickers and mouse pads.
- Box Design Layout * : Access to the Mandriva design department for consultancy and authorization to use our Box design (locally).
- Support at Conferences and Other Events : Discuss the possibility of support from Mandriva representatives at your local events and conferences. Final graphic layout will be validated by Design & Marketing team.
- Partner Marketing Opportunity : The possibility to be supported by Mandriva in local marketing efforts through Marketing Development Fund (MDF). Percentage fund to be allocated according to partner's revenue generation on a quarterly basis.
* only applicable at the time of volume purchase
Platinum Level Benefits
- Mandriva Personalized URL : Partners may be allowed to have a personalized URL to be more visible in their country. It will depend upon availability, results and value creation. e.g. http:/www.partner_company_name.mandriva.com
- Personalized Mandriva Email : Partner may have Partner's own personal Mandriva email. It will depend upon availability, results and value creation. e.g.
Mandriva reserves the right to revise program specifications without notice.
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