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CERTIFIED GOLD PARTNER

Click HERE for a detailed program summary.



Prerequisite
Must meet the Gold Certified levels for:
  1. Video Series Certification (including V2IU)
  2. Network Systems Plus Level
  3. Optional Vortex and VoIP Certification

Polycom Product Testing
Product Line
Sales Test
Tech Test
Adv Tech Test
Video Series
Four (4)
Three (3)
N/A
V2IU Series
N/A
Three (3)
N/A
Network Systems
Four (4)
Three (3)
Three (3)
Network Systems Software
N/A
N/A
Three (3)
IP Data Networking
N/A
N/A
Seven (7)
Optional Vortex Series
Four (4)
Three (3)
N/A
Optional Voice over IP (VoIP) Series
Four (4)
Three (3)
N/A

Industry Standard Testing
Certified Video Engineer (CVE)
Two (2)
IP Network Vendor Certified Engineer
(Cisco CCNP, Avaya ACS - Implementation, Nortel Networks NNCSE)
One (1)
IP Network Vendor Certified Designer
(Cisco CCDP, Avaya ACS - Design, Nortel Networks NNCDE)
One (1)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
One (1)

Demo Equipment Requirements
VSX7000 or VSX8000
One (1) per sales office.
SoundStation IP or SoundPoint IP phone*
One (1) per sales office
*A demo IP phone is required only if your company has completed VoIP certification.

Additional Requirements
Partner to lead with Polycom technologies when customer requirements dictate a conferencing solution.
Revenue growth as a percentage of Partner's overall audio/video conferencing business revenue.
Semi-annual Marketing requirements
(North America Specific) Effective January 1, 2006, Platinum partners must be Certified Service Providers (CSP) or resell Polycom Branded service maintenance support at the min. level of (i) 90% for NSD products, (ii) 50% for Video products.
(North America Specific) Partners who have completed the Certified Service Partner (CSP) certification on or before January 1, 2006 will be authorized to provide the level of service maintenance support outlines within the CSP Agreement.
Partner will provide warranty support to customers.
Maintain sales and service records.
Promptly report to Polycom all suspected product defects or safety problems and keep Polycom informed of all customer issues.

- Polycom reserves the right to change these requirements at any time for any reason at its sole discretion.
- Reseller acknowledges and agrees that Polycom may de-certify Reseller at any time for any reason.
- Polycom also reserves the right to make final approval of Platinum and Gold Partner status.
- Certification must be renewed annually.


Hotline: 408.474.2742                email: certification@polycom.com


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