Veeam Software has enhanced its ProPartner Network strategy with the launch of the company’s new Competency Program, which provides dedicated expertise and resources to support customers and partners using the recently launched Veeam Data Platform.
The Veeam Data Platform provides advanced data security, recovery, and hybrid cloud capabilities with Veeam Backup & Replication (VBR) v12 as its foundation. Under the program, partners that have developed solutions can apply to have their use case specific offering audited by Veeam. Every go-to-market and technical competency achieved will be rewarded with a verified Veeam badge. This new data protection proficiency level will be highlighted by a premium placement on the Veeam ProPartner Directory on Veeam.com, a partner list facilitating the process for customers looking for a suitable IT business partner.
Current competencies for VARs include Ransomware and Disaster Recovery, Public Cloud Protection, Microsoft 365 Protection, and Container Protection.
Cloud & Service Provider competencies include Off-site Backup, Disaster Recovery as a Service, Backup as a Service (BaaS) for Microsoft 365, and Managed Service Provider Backup.
The newest competencies include Backup as a Service for AWS, and Backup as a Service for Microsoft Azure.
The program offers enhanced solution-oriented training and go-to-market capability development intended to increase credibility and visibility in the local marketplace.