Here is a general description of each participation level and some of the characteristics of participating developers:
- Registered Developer (entry-level participation)
Developers at this level offer a complementary product offering, want to begin collaborating with Cisco and otherwise meet the requirements for participating at this level. They can take advantage of baseline technical and marketing entitlements and benefits to help support their development, testing, and marketing efforts.
- Solution Developer (mid-level participation)
Developers at this level demonstrate a strong historical commitment and investment in working and collaborating with Cisco. They have a proven track record of gaining market traction and addressing customers’ business needs. Solution Developers are eligible to receive a robust set of technical and marketing resources to help grow their business and reach new routes to market and revenue.
- Preferred Solution Developer (the highest level of participation)
Companies at this level exhibit a high degree of commitment, investment, and achievement with Cisco. They are eligible for substantial technical and marketing entitlements and benefits and work closely with Cisco on joint initiatives.