Citrix adds new tiers to accreditation scheme

Resellers can go for gold, or silver if they prefer

Citrix Systems is targeting more than 1,000 companies in Europe with the expansion of its reseller accreditation programme. The server software vendor has added two levels – Silver and Gold Solutions Provider – to its existing Authorised level in its reseller programme for Northern Europe. It aims to reach over 1,100 Citrix Solutions Network members as well as resellers selling Citrix MetaFrame and WinFrame server-based packages. Florida-based Citrix charges $995 to resellers at the Authorised level. Silver Solution Providers get extra training, technical support and marketing material for $1,495. Gold programme membership costs $4,995, which buys you sales leads, top-level account management and customised marketing programmes. Jane Rimmer, Citrix regional marketing manager Northern Europe, said: "We pledge extra support for our valued channel partners who ultimately support our customers." ®

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