There are a robust set of benefits designed to support developers through every phase of their business cycle.
Access to some benefits is available upon program acceptance, while others may require successful completion of Interoperability Verification Testing or satisfaction of other criteria.
Benefits are provided based on your participation level and achievement within particular technology categories, and are incremental.
|Benefit||Registered Developer||Solution Developer||Preferred Solution Developer|
|Online self help tools (wikis, blogs, forums, etc.)||Included||Included||Included|
|Invitation to attend Developer Forum/Cisco Live (fee-based)||Included||Included||Included|
|Low-cost development software/SDKs||Included||Included||Included|
|Coordinated support *||Included||Included||Included|
|Developer support case bundles and/or access to a la carte cases *||Included |
( 5 cases )
( 10 cases )
( 20 cases )
|Cisco Compatible logo *||Included||Included||Included|
|Developer Relationship logo *||Included||Included||Included|
|Developer profile on Cisco.com (more exposure for Solution and Preferred Solution Developers) *||Included||Included||Included|
|Access to not-for-resale (NFR) equipment discounts for development, testing, or demonstration purposes||Included||Included||Included|
|Invitation to showcase at Cisco Live *||Included||Included||Included|
|Press release upon Interoperability Verification Testing completion (template based)*||Included||Included||Included|
|Press release upon advancement (template based)||Not included||Included||Included|
|Inclusion in virtual demos at least annually (based on field priorities)||Not included||Included||Included|
|Relationship management and periodic business planning (Preferred Solution Developers: custom with Cisco Relationship Manager; Solution Developers: form based)||Not included||Included||Included|
|Joint solution collateral (including deployment guides, technical white papers, at-a-glance)||Not included||Included||Included|
|Participation in other industry and Cisco events||Not included||Included||Included|
|Reseller mapping and/or recruitment programs||Not included||Not included||Included|
|Advanced Developer and Cisco roadmap sharing/alignment||Not included||Not included||Included|
* Requires completion of testing and satisfaction of other requirements.