About Membership

Membership Benefits
Intel offers tiered levels of benefits, based on your participation—the more you engage with the Intel® Partner Alliance portal, the faster you move up.
  Member Gold Titanium
  Solution Provider
  OEM
  Manufacturer
  Service Integrator
  Independent Software Vendor (ISV)
  FPGA Design Services
  Cloud and Comms Service Provider (Gold and Titanium Tier Only)
  Distributors (Member Tier Only)
Qualify for the increasing benefits of Intel® Partner Alliance Member, Gold, and Titanium tier status by meeting progressive eligibility requirements.
  Member Gold Titanium
  Solutions Provider/Developed Market
  Solution Provider/Emerging Market
  OEM/Developed Market
  OEM/Emerging Market
  Manufacturer
  Service Integrator
  Independent Software Vendor (ISV)
  FPGA Design Services
  Cloud and Comms Service Provider (Gold and Titanium Tier Only)
  Distributor (Member Tier Only)

To better serve the needs of different types of businesses, Intel® Partner Alliance members are assigned a role. Members who qualify for more than one role can receive benefits from each. All roles are defined below.

Top tier Distributors that sell the latest Intel® processors, solid state drives (SSDs), server products and other components sourced directly from Intel.

Sell components with verified authenticity and quality, sourced from Intel authorized sources, or devices containing Intel® technology, manufactured by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

Builds systems and sub-systems for both compute and IoT. Systems include Motherboard, Sub-systems (L4-10 systems), PCBA, and IoT function devices. Manufacturers provide their products to other partners, like OEMs, in the value chain.

Primarily designs and brands their own products. They may have their own manufacturing, assembly, and configuration capabilities. OEMs may also purchase product/systems from ODMs and sell under their own brand. They provide technology solutions to consumer, commercial, and government end users, or through their own channel networks, which could include online or storefront retail.

Primarily resells OEM systems and software solutions and are growing their services business. Solution Providers provide technology solutions to consumer, commercial, and government end users, or through their own channel networks, which could include online or storefront retail.

Primarily architects and implements business process transformation and solution integration for their customers. Service Integrators typically play a consulting role by connecting and integrating software, hardware, and cloud solutions into IT or OT environments.

Develops, sells and supports their own branded and non-branded software products, applications, OT and vertical segments.

Offers some component of cloud computing — typically infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS), or platform as a service (PaaS) — to other businesses or consumers.

Offers engineering services related to Intel® FPGAs, including RTL design, design optimization, IP integration, feasibility studies, testing and verification, and FPGA board design.

Primarily designs and brands their own products. They may have their own manufacturing, assembly, and configuration capabilities. OEMs may also purchase product/systems from ODMs and sell under their own brand. They provide technology solutions to consumer, commercial, and government end users, or through their own channel networks, which could include online or storefront retail.

Primarily resells OEM systems and software solutions and are growing their services business. Solution Providers provide technology solutions to consumer, commercial, and government end users, or through their own channel networks, which could include online or storefront retail.

Primarily architects and implements business process transformation and solution integration for their customers. Service Integrators typically play a consulting role by connecting and integrating software, hardware, and cloud solutions into IT or OT environments.

Develops, sells and supports their own branded and non-branded software products, applications, OT and vertical segments.

Offers some component of cloud computing — typically infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS), or platform as a service (PaaS) — to other businesses or consumers.

Offers engineering services related to Intel® FPGAs, including RTL design, design optimization, IP integration, feasibility studies, testing and verification, and FPGA board design.