Why Systems Integrators Partner With Wonderware
The Wonderware SI Partner Programs recognize participants by their level of experience and certifications with Wonderware products, delivery capabilities and industry-related expertise. In addition, SI partner organizations have access to a robust methodology to nurture the skills and expertise of employees that provides a competitive edge in delivering successful projects and retaining high-quality employees. Our goal is to provide our mutual customers with expertise close at hand, no matter where they are in the world.
Platform to Engage
The purpose of the Wonderware Partner Programs is to attract, support and retain skilled System Integrator (SI) partners to deliver highly efficient solutions to end-users, utilizing the market-leading Wonderware software solutions.
The Wonderware Certification Competency Program provides validation of our SI partners’ expertise with our products. We encourage end-users to require that their preferred partners attain the highest levels of delivery expertise and certification with our portfolio of products. SIs that are certified have demonstrated expertise with a wide range of technologies.
Wonderware recognizes that our community of fully-vetted system integrators is key to delivering our technologies. Maintaining collaborative business relationships with and within our global partner community facilitates customer access to an SI community with exceptional vertical industry focus to deliver the business results that our customers’ needs.
Platform to Grow and Differentiate Your Business
Our Partner Programs recognize the range of business performance and technical capabilities of our system integrator community. The premier delivery partners in the Wonderware SI Partner Program are Endorsed System Integrators. This is an invitation-only level for companies who have validated technical excellence, multiple years of certification and project management experience with Wonderware solutions, combined with high levels of customer service.
Platform for Reward
With the Wonderware SI Partner program the more you invest in your Wonderware practice the more opportunities your company has to move up to the higher levels and gain higher rewards. The type of rewards you are eligible for are based on your Wonderware SI Partner Program authorization level. Reference the table to the right for benefits specific to each authorized SI Partner level.
Wonderware System Integrator Partner Program Levels
There are various levels of Wonderware Systems Integrator Certifications. Only System Integrators with proven technical excellence, customer service and integrity participate in our Endorsed and Certified SI programs. We maintain strong relationships with this community to ensure that they are knowledgeable about upcoming product releases, support updates and other information critical to the successful delivery of customer projects.
Registered SI Partner
The entry level to the program, the Registered SI tier, fits organizations that simply need to have access to a development system and the basic resources to deliver a successful project. To participate, SIs should contact their local Wonderware Distributor, who in turn sponsors the SI and application to join the Wonderware SI Partner Program. As part of the local on-boarding process the SI may attend product training through their sponsoring Authorized Wonderware Distributor.
A registered partner has:
- Received distributor sponsorship
- Completed enrollment into the Wonderware
- SI program
- Purchased annual consignment subscription and support
- Completed product-specific training (local requirements vary)
Certified SI Partner Site Certification
For those companies who want to fully-leverage the benefits of the Wonderware System Integrator Partner Program, the program certifies SIs who have proven project delivery using certain products, integrating solutions on our System Platform or with particular vertical industry applications or technology toolkits.
A certified partner has:
- Validated technical proficiency in one or more product categories (multiple certifications are available)
- Multiple fully-trained and Certified Developers for at least two products
- Demonstrated multiple successful implementations of current Wonderware products in the first year, with continuing implementations annually
Certifications are based on a stepped-system. An SI Partner starts with the Wonderware InTouch Software Certified Partner Level. With more experience a Partner can move on to Wonderware System Platform Certification, and fully engage with Schneider Electric on MES opportunities through system certification as a Wonderware Operations Software and/or Wonderware Performance Software Certified Partner. Our website partner directory listing promotes the certifications that apply to a partner’s site.
Endorsed SI Partner
The Endorsed SI Partner level of the Wonderware System Integrator Program is designed for those partners who have demonstrated the greatest commitment to building a strong Wonderware software practice within their business. Endorsed SI Partners are among the best-in-class in providing our mutual customers with comprehensive software solutions that increase customer efficiency, reduce costs and maximize customer profits. The Endorsed SI level is by invitation and requires sponsorship by the Regional Schneider Electric software channel team.
Only companies with the following capabilities are open for consideration:
- Multiple years of certification and project management experience on our platform products
- An exclusive relationship with the Wonderware software business practice teams
- Met target criteria in a range of business, operational and delivery performance areas