About Membership

All That the Intel® Partner Alliance Offers You

Membership in the all-new Intel® Partner Alliance gives you more opportunities to build your business than ever before. Explore the program's benefits, requirements, and member roles below.

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
Support      

Customer support SLA

48hrs

24hrs

4hr

Personalized Intel® Partner Alliance program website
Advanced warranty replacement   10 units 25 units
Account coverage    
Points      
Point accrual and redemption (for eligible Client and Data Center products)
Higher point accrual and specific offers (for eligible Client and Data Center products)    
Connections and Leads      
Basic access to Intel® Solution Marketplace
Listed in partner directory
AI matchmaking
Create a storefront & post offerings  
Lead routing  
Lead sharing    
Promotion of storefront and enhanced match making    
Training & Events      
Access to Intel® Partner University
Earn & display competency badges  
Invitation to Intel® Partner Connect  
Pre-launch & face-to-face training    
Sales & Marketing      
Access to Intel® Partner Marketing Studio
Membership kit to display (badge)  
Access to NDA content (business and technology disclosure)    
Eligible for MDF (subject to approval)    
  OEM
Support      
Customer support SLA 48 hours 24 hours 4 hours
Personalized Intel® Partner Alliance program website
Advanced warranty replacement   10 units 25 units
Account coverage    
Points      
Point accrual and redemption (for eligible Client and Data Center products)
Higher point accrual and specific offers (for eligible Client and Data Center products)    
Connections and Leads      
Basic access to Intel® Solution Marketplace
Listed in partner directory

AI matchmaking

Create a storefront & post offerings  
Lead routing

 

Lead sharing    
Promotion of storefront and enhanced match making     
Training & Events      
Access to Intel® Partner University
Earn & display competency badges  
Invitation to Intel® Partner Connect  
Pre-launch & face-to-face training    
Sales & Marketing      
Access to Intel® Partner Marketing Studio
Membership kit to display (badge)  
Access to NDA content (business and technology disclosure)    
  Manufacturer
Support      
Customer support SLA 48 hours 24 hours 4 hours
Personalized Intel® Partner Alliance program website
Advanced warranty replacement   10 units 25 units
Account coverage    
Connections and Leads      
Basic access to Intel® Solution Marketplace
Listed in partner directory
AI matchmaking
Create a storefront & post offerings  
Lead routing  
Lead sharing    
Promotion of storefront and enhanced match making    
Training & Events      
Access to Intel® Partner University
Earn & display competency badges  
Invitation to Intel® Partner Connect  
Pre-launch & face-to-face training    
Sales & Marketing      
Access to Intel® Partner Marketing Studio
Membership kit to display (badge)  
Access to NDA content (business and technology disclosure)    
Partner Tools      
Access to SW and Development Tools plus prioritized technical support for FPGA partners  
  Service Integrator
Support       
Customer support SLA 48 hours 24 hours 4 hours
Personalized Intel® Partner Alliance program website
Account coverage    
Connections and Leads      
Basic access to Intel® Solution Marketplace
Listed in partner directory
AI matchmaking
Create a storefront & post offerings  
Lead routing  
Lead sharing    
Promotion of storefront and enhanced match making    
Training & Events      
Access to Intel® Partner University
Earn & display competency badges  
Invitation to Intel® Partner Connect  
Pre-launch & face-to-face training    
Sales & Marketing      
Access to Intel® Partner Marketing Studio
Membership kit to display (badge)  
Access to NDA content (business and technology disclosure)    
Eligible for MDF (subject to approval)    
Partner Tools      
Access to SW and Development Tools plus prioritized technical support for FPGA partners  
  Independent Software Vendor (ISV)
Support       
Customer support SLA 48 hours 24 hours 4 hours
Personalized Intel® Partner Alliance program website
Account coverage    
Connections and Leads      
Basic access to Intel® Solution Marketplace
Listed in partner directory
AI matchmaking
Create a storefront & post offerings  
Lead routing  
Lead sharing    
Promotion of storefront and enhanced match making    
Training & Events      
Access to Intel® Partner University
Earn & display competency badges  
Invitation to Intel® Partner Connect  
Pre-launch & face-to-face training    
Sales & Marketing      
Access to Intel® Partner Marketing Studio
Membership kit to display (badge)  
Access to NDA content (business and technology disclosure)    
Eligible for MDF (subject to approval)    
Partner Tools      
Access to SW and Development Tools plus prioritized technical support for FPGA partners  
  FPGA Design Services
Support       
Customer support SLA 48 hours 24 hours 4 hours
Personalized Intel® Partner Alliance program website
Account coverage    
Connections and Leads      
Basic access to Intel® Solution Marketplace
Listed in partner directory
AI matchmaking
Create a storefront & post offerings  
Lead routing  
Lead sharing    
Promotion of storefront and enhanced match making    
Training & Events      
Access to Intel® Partner University
Earn & display competency badges  
Invitation to Intel® Partner Connect  
Pre-launch & face-to-face training    
Sales & Marketing      
Access to Intel® Partner Marketing Studio
Membership kit to display (badge)  
Access to NDA content (business and technology disclosure)    
Partner Tools      
Access to SW and Development Tools plus prioritized technical support for FPGA partners  
  Cloud Service Provider (Gold and Titanium Tier Only) 
Support       
Customer support SLA   48 hours 4 hours
Personalized Intel® Partner Alliance program website  
Account coverage    
Points      
Point accrual and redemption
(for eligible Client and Data Center products)
 
Higher point accrual and specific offers
(for eligible Client and Data Center products)
 
   
Connections and Leads      
Basic access to Intel® Solution Marketplace  
Listed in partner directory  
AI matchmaking  
Create a storefront & post offerings    
Lead routing & sharing    
Promotion of storefront and enhanced match making    
Training & Events      
Access to Intel® Partner University  
Earn & display competency badges    
Invitation to Intel® Partner Connect    
Pre-launch & face-to-face training    
Exclusive events and submits    
Sales & Marketing      
Access to Intel® Partner Marketing Studio  
Membership kit to display (badge)    
Access to NDA content (business and technology disclosure)    
Partner Tools      
Advanced Technology Sandbox    
  Distributors (Member Tier Only)
Support       
Customer support SLA 4 hours    
Personalized Intel® Partner Alliance program website    
Advanced warranty replacement 25 units    
Account coverage    
Connections and Leads      
Basic access to Intel® Solution Marketplace    
Listed in partner directory    
AI matchmaking    
Create a storefront & post offerings    
Lead routing    
Promotion of storefront and enhanced match making      
Training & Events      
Access to Intel® Partner University    
Earn & display competency badges    
Invitation to Intel® Partner Connect    
Pre-launch & face-to-face training    
How to sell videos    
Sales & Marketing      
Access to Intel® Partner Marketing Studio    
Membership kit to display (badge)      
Access to NDA content (business and technology disclosure)    
Eligible for MDF    
Partner Tools      
Web Quote    
Server Configurator    
Web Order Management    
Demo Depot    

Requirements

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
Registration
Complete online profile

Business model/role verification

Application acceptance by Intel
Profile update

Revenue   $100K Or approved Intel® IoT Market Ready Solution or Intel® IoT RFP-Ready Kit; no revenue requirement for FPGA partners (see note below) $15M
Training   50 credits 200 credits with a minimum of three individuals completing at least one course (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
Intel® Solution Marketplace     Posting one or more solutions in Intel® Solutions Marketplace
If you are an FPGA partner   Qualify by posting one new solution on the Intel® Solutions Marketplace and 50 training credits Qualify by posting two solutions on Intel® Solutions Marketplace, $1M FPGA revenue, 100 credits with a minimum of two individuals completing at least one FPGA competency (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
If you are approved as an Intel specialist     Approved Intel Specialist also qualifies for the Titanium tier
  Solution Provider/Emerging Market
Registration
Complete online profile
Business model/role verification
Application acceptance by Intel
Profile update
Revenue   $50K or approved Intel® IoT Market Ready Solution or Intel® IoT RFP-Ready Kit Revenue: $5M
Training   50 credits 200 credits with a minimum of three individuals completing at least one course (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
Intel® Solution Marketplace     Posting one or more solutions in Intel® Solutions Marketplace
If you are an FPGA partner   Qualify by posting one new solution on the Intel® Solutions Marketplace and Training 50 credits Qualify by posting two solutions on Intel® Solutions Marketplace, $1M FPGA revenue, 100 credits with a minimum of two individuals completing at least one FPGA competency (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
If you are approved as an Intel specialist     Approved Intel Specialist also qualifies for the Titanium tier
  OEM/Developed Market
Registration
Complete online profile
Business model/role verification
Application acceptance by Intel
Profile update
Revenue   $50K or approved Intel® IoT Market Ready Solution or Intel® IoT RFP-Ready Kit $2M
Training   50 credits 100 credits with a minimum of three individuals completing at least one course (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
Integration     Meet integration requirements
If you are approved as an Intel specialist     Approved Intel Specialist also qualifies for the Titanium tier
  OEM/Emerging Market
Registration
Complete online profile
Business model/role verification
Application acceptance by Intel
Profile update
Revenue   $25K or approved Intel® IoT Market Ready Solution or Intel® IoT RFP-Ready Kit $750K
Training   50 credits 100 credits with a minimum of three individuals completing at least one course (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
Integration     Meet integration requirements
If you are approved as an Intel specialist     Approved Intel Specialist also qualifies for the Titanium tier
  Manufacturer
Registration
Complete online profile
Business model/role verification
Application acceptance by Intel
Profile update
Revenue   $3M $15M
Intel® Solutions Marketplace   One time-to-market platform posted to Intel® Solutions Marketplace Three time-to-market platforms posted to Intel® Solutions Marketplace
If you are an IoT® Solutions Alliance partner   Qualify by posting an Intel® IoT Market Ready Solution or Intel® IoT RFP-Ready Kit to the Intel® Solutions Marketplace  
If you are an FPGA partner   Qualify by posting one new solution on the Intel® Solutions Marketplace and Training 50 credits Qualify by posting two solutions on Intel® Solutions Marketplace, $1M FPGA revenue, 100 credits with a minimum of two individuals completing at least one competency (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
Other     Integration report
  Service Integrator
Registration
Complete online profile
Business model/role verification
Application acceptance by Intel
Profile update
Revenue   $250K or approved Intel® IoT Market Ready Solution or Intel® IoT RFP-Ready Kit $25M
Training   100 credits 300 credits with a minimum of three individuals completing at least one course (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
Intel® Solutions Marketplace   Posting one or more solutions in Intel® Solutions Marketplace Posting two or more solutions in Intel® Solutions Marketplace
If you are an FPGA partner   Qualify by posting one new solution on the Intel® Solutions Marketplace and Training 50 credits Qualify by posting two solutions on Intel® Solutions Marketplace, $1M FPGA revenue, 100 credits with a minimum of two individuals completing at least one FPGA competency (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
Other     Jointly developed account plan
If you are approved as an Intel specialist     Approved Intel Specialist also qualifies for the Titanium tier
  Independent Software Vendor (ISV)
Registration
Complete online profile
Business model/role verification
Application acceptance by Intel
Profile update
Revenue   $250K $20M
Training     Utilize Intel® Partner University curriculum or demonstrate equivalency
If you are a member of an Intel® Builders Program   You qualify for Gold  
If you are an FPGA partner   Qualify by posting one new solution on the Intel® Solutions Marketplace and Training 50 credits Qualify by posting two solutions on Intel® Solutions Marketplace, $1M FPGA revenue, 100 credits with a minimum of two individuals completing at least one FPGA competency (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
If you are an Intel® Solution Alliance partner   Qualify by posting an Intel® IoT Market Ready Solution or RFP-Ready Kit to the Intel® Solutions Marketplace  
If you are approved as an Intel specialist     Approved Intel Specialist also qualifies for the Titanium tier
  FPGA Design Services
Registration
Complete online profile
Business model/role verification
Application acceptance by Intel
Profile update
Registration
Complete online profile
Business model/role verification
Application acceptance by Intel
Profile update
Pipeline   One new FPGA project submitted to design registration $3M in new FPGA project value across six projects submitted to design registration
Training   50 credits 100 credits with a minimum of two individuals completing at least one FPGA competency (or competency equivalency demonstrated)
  Cloud Service Provider (Gold and Titanium Tier Only)
Registration  
Complete online profile  
Business model/role verification  
Application acceptance by Intel  
Profile update  
Revenue     $2M or covered account with CNDA
  Distributor (Member Tier Only)
  - Invitation only
- Signed contract
   

Note: Revenue is a measurement of Intel® product sales activity. Intel utilizes multiple methods to measure revenue that can differ based on the role the partner plays in the Intel® Partner Alliance.

Role Definitions

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.

Specialty Benefits for Key Lines of Business


Intel® Partner Alliance offer exclusive resources for AI, cloud, high performance computing, and other solutions areas to help plan, build, and deliver more customer value.