Remember when we announced our redesigned partner program Cloudera Partner Network (CPN) last year? Our goal was to create a more competency-based approach and more comprehensive tools and support to help partners guide their customers adopting modern data strategies based on the Cloudera hybrid data platform. In addition, CPN helps our partners go to market faster, and provides industry-leading incentives and promotions aligned with partner business and sales models.
That goal hasn’t changed. That’s why we have just released new sales, technical and industry accreditations.
The new accreditations validate a partner’s proficiency in the value of Cloudera products and solutions, and are designed to help partners build their knowledge of Cloudera products, programs, tools and resources, enabling them to effectively position and solution customer use cases. The new accreditations,
- Develop foundational enterprise data skills and knowledge
- Build credibility with customers and peers
- Earn points toward Cloudera Partner Network (CPN) membership and benefits
Our new sales accreditation is a foundational, easy to consume, learning journey for partner sales professionals that enables partners to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the value of the Cloudera Data Platform and their ability to position it as a solution for enterprise Data Management business challenges.
Technical Accreditation Track
Our technical accreditations validate a technical professional’s knowledge and understanding of the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP). These accreditations follow a tiered approach to content rigor and assessment that progresses from foundational to advanced.
The accreditations are geared to pre-sales engineers, solution & data architects, platform admins, and data practitioners.
Cloudera Industry Accreditations
Intended to complement the foundational accreditations for both sales and technical professionals, our industry accreditations deepen a partner’s new Cloudera knowledge in industry verticals. The following courses are available for telecommunications, financial services and manufacturing. Insurance, retail and healthcare accreditations will be added later this year.
The accreditations are free of charge for Cloudera partners and are valid for two years. Accreditations are badged by Credly.*
It’s always been crucial for us to enable customers to do more with their data. Enabling a robust partner ecosystem is critical to this goal and encompasses cloud, platform, software, resellers, and systems integrators. Together, we bring customers the skills, resources, and technologies to use the Cloudera hybrid cloud to turn their data strategies into action and to transform enterprise data anywhere into ML and AI companies can trust.
Partners can find out more about our new accreditations on our Partner Portal.
We also offer customers and partners additional coursework here. Cloudera Partner Academy is stocked with e-learning for both business and technical audiences.
*Credly is an industry-recognized credentialing platform.