HPC data center specialty benefits give you exclusive, partner-only resources to help you plan, implement, and deliver your data center solutions with optimal performance and rapid efficiency. Get access to valuable solution guides, technical support, and other tools to stay ahead of the competition and build customer value.
Access to Pre-Sales Technical Support
Get access to data center experts so you can offer end to end solutions with confidence and cement your role as a trusted advisor.
HPC Data Center Specialty Designation
Earn and display your affiliation with Intel and your expertise in providing Intel® technologies and solutions to end customers.
Special Access to Exclusive Case Studies
Stay up-to-date with HPC technologies through partner-only access to case studies and white papers.
Intel Solutions Directory
Promote your solutions on the Solutions Directory, an unparalleled marketplace where Intel® Technology Providers worldwide can share products and solutions for various markets.
HPC Co-Marketing Opportunities
Showcase your successes. Selected stories are professionally produced, co-branded, and published, increasing your visibility with existing and potential customers.
Points for Sales of Data Center Portfolio
Participate in offers and earn additional points available only to specialty partners. Utilize your points for partner events, marketing resources and more.
HPC Data Center Specialty Training Courses
Get trained on the latest Intel®-based solutions that are powering the data center transformation. Get access to online training, special invitation-only training events, and guest blogging opportunities.
Access to Early Samples
Get early access to engineering samples to allow you to test and start the validation process sooner. Showcase your solutions earlier to your customers for a competitive advantage.
Solution consultation from architects to ensure hardware allows appropriate workload balance such as CPU, memory, storage, and network bottleneck analysis.
Bid Response Assistance
Bid (RFQ) response assistance from architects in order to define a configuration optimized to requirements.
Special Event Invitations
Invitation to PCSD’s Leader Conference, which includes unique opportunity to influence Intel’s product planning including discussions with Intel’s HPC experts and PCSD management.
Remote benchmarking capability via remote log-in to Intel Labs to run benchmarks on our pre-defined configurations. Available configuration scheduling of the facility can vary by geo and is subject to specific criteria.
Benchmark data for select configurations including opportunity for customers to submit configurations for benchmark consideration.
Gain platinum membership status.
Achieve minimum $500,000 sales volume for data center products through Intel® Authorized Distributors.
Complete at least three verified deployments with 32 or more nodes annually.
Complete required HPC specialty curriculum courses and earn 10+ HPC Specialty Curriculum training credits through elective courses.