Network Benefits

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.

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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 )
Included
( 10 cases )
Included
( 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
Program newsletter 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.