BECOME A PARTNER

The NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN) gives potential partners the opportunity to select the membership that's best for their business and chosen competencies. Regardless of the level of commitment or plans for growth your company chooses, you'll find unique benefits and requirements to help drive your sales.

Partner Types

ENTERPRISE

CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDER

Partners who provide and/or resell hosted software and/or hardware services to end-user customers leveraging NVIDIA products.

DISTRIBUTOR

Partners who offer a broad range of services, tools, and support to partners in the NPN and serve as an extension of NVIDIA.

GLOBAL SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR

Partners who provide planning, design, implementation, and project management of solutions that address their client’s business and technology needs. They provide multi-national industry expertise and operations around the world.

INCEPTION PARTNER 

Startups who use NVIDIA technologies to build solutions and services with deep learning and data science.

OEM 

Industry-leading hardware OEMs who optimize their systems by designing, developing, and manufacturing hardware systems using NVIDIA GPU computing products. 

SERVICE DELIVERY PARTNER: EDUCATION SERVICES

Partners who have an existing Education Services organization that would like to either formalize or expand their training and certification offerings. Our partners play a critical role in our go-to-market strategy and this program is designed to help with your success and growth in this exciting marketplace.

SERVICE DELIVERY PARTNER: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Partners who have an existing Professional Services organization that would like to either formalize or expand their usage of NVIDIA-based solutions, platforms and NVIDIA technologies. The program offers our partners access to the Deep Learning and AI areas of NVIDIA products and solutions.

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SOLUTION ADVISOR – CONSULTANT

Partners whose primary business model is to influence the sale of NVIDIA products, NVIDIA-based solutions and NVIDIA technologies.

SOLUTION ADVISOR – DATA CENTER PROVIDER

Partners whose primary business model is to provide colocation services such as high-density data center facilities, interconnect infrastructure, and state-of-art cooling technologies for hosting compute DGX servers globally - to help customers scale where and when they need it.

SOLUTION ADVISOR – STORAGE PARTNER

Partners whose primary business model is to design storage solutions and joint reference architectures with NVIDIA to deliver high performance computing and AI solutions.

SOLUTION INTEGRATION PARTNER

Partners whose primary business model includes the utilization of NVIDIA products, NVIDIA-based solutions, and NVIDIA technologies in platforms that they manufacture and/or purchase from an NVIDIA approved partner and assemble into platforms that they resell under their own brand name. 

SOLUTION PROVIDER (VAR)

VAR Partners who add value by combining their technology expertise and services to design, resell, and implement NVIDIA GPU computing solutions that meet the business and technical needs of customers.

Competencies

The program offers several Competencies to differentiate your expertise to customers and maximize the benefits of the NVIDIA Partner Network. Regardless of your company's size, business model, or market focus, alignment with NPN's Product Competencies helps you distinguish and deliver NVIDIA GPU computing solutions in the marketplace.

High Performance Computing

Compute

High Performance Computing (HPC) is one of the most essential tools powering the advancement of computational science. The Compute Competency focuses on partners who offer GPU-accelerated computing to deliver scientific breakthroughs and game-changing innovations for various industries, including, but not limited to Finance, Higher Education, Industrial, and Automotive.

Compute DGX

Compute DGX

This competency includes High Performance Computing (HPC) products that use the power of GPUs to enable computers to learn from data and write software to solve some of the most complex problems in computer science. Whether your customers are focused on training or inference, this Competency authorizes you to deliver HPC and purpose-built DGX systems for the unique demands of AI.

Embedded Edge

Embedded Edge

This Competency enables you to deliver the power of modern AI at the edge or autonomous machines across all industries. In addition, it fosters your ability to develop products or solutions complementary to the NVIDIA Jetson platform, which is designed for edge applications from AI-powered Network Video Recorders (NVRs), to Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) in high-precision manufacturing, to Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) and more.

Virtualization

Virtualization

Virtual GPU solutions bring the power of NVIDIA GPUs to virtual desktops, apps, workstations, and accelerate graphs and compute workloads to make virtualized workspaces accessible to creative and technical professionals working from anywhere. With the Virtualization Competency, you will focus on customers who will benefit from graphics-accelerated desktop and application virtualization.

Visualization

Visualization

NVIDIA’s visualization platform fuels innovation from the desktop to data center to cloud while delivering unparalleled performance capabilities for professional graphics, rendering, and scalable visual solutions. Whether your customers focus on design and manufacturing, media and entertainment, science and medical imaging, energy exploration, or other markets, the Visualization Competency enables you to deliver the best visual computing solutions to your end customers.

PARTNER LEVELS

Registered

The Registered partner is an entry into some of the NPN Partner types. This partner is investing in NVIDIA Sales and Technical training and has access to product, sales and marketing tools.

Preferred

The Preferred partner invests in a deeper relationship with NVIDIA. These partners reach training, revenue, and other goals and are rewarded with special benefits.

Elite

Elite partners are our highest level of partnership reserved for those partners who demonstrate the highest level of commitment to visual computing.

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