Apply for: SAP PartnerEdge, Sell

Choose the Option that Fits Your Business

This engagement model is intended for partners that want to offer private or public cloud deployed services to their customers based on SAP solutions. Review the three options below, review program details and pre-requisites carefully prior to joining, choose the best-fit for your business, and then we’ll give you a little more detail about your selection before you proceed to the application.

SAP PartnerEdge: Run for Business One Cloud

  • Yearly Program Fees

  • Entry & Ongoing Requirements

  • Program Levels Deeper Benefits

  • SAP Partner Service Advisor

  • Market Development Funds (MDF)

  • Listing On SAP Digital Properties

Joining the SAP PartnerEdge Run for Business One engagement model is for partners that offer their expertise in SAP Business One Cloud hosted solutions. The PE RUN for SAP Business One Cloud solution focus provides membership recognition for partners who host and specialize in SAP Business One Cloud solution portfolio.

SAP PartnerEdge: Run for On-Premise and Cloud Solutions

  • Program Levels Deeper Benefits

  • SAP Partner Service Advisor

  • Market Development Funds (MDF)

  • Listing On SAP Digital Properties

Joining the SAP PartnerEdge: Run for On-Premise and Cloud Solutions engagement model is for partners who want to build their own public or private cloud business to deliver SAP solutions while also benefiting from access to our fully-fledged and award-winning program. This model is designed to enable and reward partners who want to provide an integrated customer offering that contains a specific service, is based on SAP solutions, enhanced with your own IP, and deployed in a public or private cloud. Companies who join will require a current Partner Managed Cloud Licensing agreement.

Outsourcing Operations Certification

  • Get Your Capabilities SAP Certified

  • Entry & Ongoing Requirements

  • Exposure To SAP Customer Base

  • Free Online Tools And Resources

  • Listing On SAP Digital Properties

This partnering opportunity is ideal for companies who want to acquire local or global certification for their delivery and support capabilities. Becoming a trusted SAP-certified partner offers the endorsement and confidence customers demand before entrusting a company to provide high quality, sustainable, and cost-effective outsourcing of operational services and support for their IT.

SAP PartnerEdge: Run for Business One Cloud

If you want to capitalize on the huge cloud opportunity by managing and running SAP's industry-leading solutions on behalf of your customer in either a public or private cloud AND gain access to the full array of program benefits SAP has to offer – then the SAP PartnerEdge: Run engagement model is for you. Your dedicated Partner Service Advisor will help you extract maximum value from your SAP partnership, free training and tools are designed to elevate your expertise and drive results, utilize accrued Market Development Funds (MDF) to build pipeline and revenue, earn value points for your performance and commitment, and access deeper benefits as you climb the program levels.

Program Highlights

  • Program levels with deepening benefits. You’ll enter the program at our Silver level and climb to higher levels and deeper benefits as you grow.
  • Value Points. Unlike many other programs, SAP rewards you for more than just business performance but also for competency and strategic alignment. (Valid Partner Managed Cloud License agreement required to take full advantage of your business performance)
  • Market Development Funds (MDF). Once you reach the Gold level within the program you’ll begin to accrue MDF as a percentage of your sales revenue. You can use available funds to pay for and/or heavily subsidize approved marketing, awareness, and lead generation campaigns and activities.
  • Dedicated SAP Partner Service Advisor. Your assigned SAP Partner Service Advisor acts as one of your personal contacts and complement your other SAP resources. They primarily focus on helping you develop competency and capability levels to help you extract the maximum value from your SAP partnership.
  • Use of SAP Partner Silver or Gold Logo. Utilize valuable logos to elevate your business, distinguish yourself in the marketplace, and show your customers and prospects that you have the power and endorsement of SAP behind you!
  • Listing on SAP digital properties. Gain exposure to the thousands of customers and prospects who visit SAP.com each day. Maintaining your listing on the SAP Partner Finder will help generate interest in your company, solutions and services. 
  • SAP Recognized Expertise. Achieving this designation helps you promote to your customer based a level of specialization and depth of experience in an industry, SAP solution, or both.
  • Access to www.sappartneredge.com. The central website for all SAP partners that build, market, sell, and service SAP products and solutions to meet the needs of customers of all sizes.
  • Online role-based training. Sales, presales, and consultant training is available through our cloud-based ‘SAP Learning Hub’ that provides instant online access to the vast knowledge base from SAP Education with no need to schedule or travel to training. You have fast, easy access to all of SAP’s latest learning materials for training as needed.

Entry Requirements

If your application is successful, we will guide you through each step of the on-boarding process, during which time you’ll have to meet the minimum entry requirements:

  • Signed SAP PartnerEdge agreement
  • Pay program fee
  • A number of support trained employees

SAP PartnerEdge: Run for On-Premise and Cloud Solutions

If you want to capitalize on the huge cloud opportunity by managing and running SAP's industry-leading solutions on behalf of your customer in either a public or private cloud AND gain access to the full array of program benefits SAP has to offer – then the SAP PartnerEdge: Run engagement model is for you. Your dedicated Partner Service Advisor will help you extract maximum value from your SAP partnership, free training and tools are designed to elevate your expertise and drive results, utilize accrued Market Development Funds (MDF) to build pipeline and revenue, earn value points for your performance and commitment, and access deeper benefits as you climb the program levels.

Program Highlights

  • Program levels with deepening benefits. You’ll enter the program at our Silver level and climb to higher levels and deeper benefits as you grow.
  • Value Points. Unlike many other programs, SAP rewards you for more than just business performance but also for competency and strategic alignment. (Valid Partner Managed Cloud License agreement required to take full advantage of your business performance)
  • Market Development Funds (MDF). Once you reach the Gold level within the program you’ll begin to accrue MDF as a percentage of your sales revenue. You can use available funds to pay for and/or heavily subsidize approved marketing, awareness, and lead generation campaigns and activities.
  • Dedicated SAP Partner Service Advisor. Your assigned SAP Partner Service Advisor acts as one of your personal contacts and complement your other SAP resources. They primarily focus on helping you develop competency and capability levels to help you extract the maximum value from your SAP partnership.
  • Use of SAP Partner Silver or Gold Logo. Utilize valuable logos to elevate your business, distinguish yourself in the marketplace, and show your customers and prospects that you have the power and endorsement of SAP behind you!
  • Listing on SAP digital properties. Gain exposure to the thousands of customers and prospects who visit SAP.com each day. Maintaining your listing on the SAP Partner Finder will help generate interest in your company, solutions and services. 
  • SAP Recognized Expertise. Achieving this designation helps you promote to your customer based a level of specialization and depth of experience in an industry, SAP solution, or both.
  • Access to www.sappartneredge.com. The central website for all SAP partners that build, market, sell, and service SAP products and solutions to meet the needs of customers of all sizes.
  • Online role-based training. Sales, presales, and consultant training is available through our cloud-based ‘SAP Learning Hub’ that provides instant online access to the vast knowledge base from SAP Education with no need to schedule or travel to training. You have fast, easy access to all of SAP’s latest learning materials for training as needed.

Partner Managed Cloud Licensing

License cloud solutions from SAP that are hosted on SAP’s public cloud infrastructure, or license on-premise solutions from SAP that you can host on your own private cloud infrastructure.

You can then extend the scope and capabilities of these solutions, enrich them with your own industry and line-of-business expertise, and bundle in your own qualified services. In addition, you can offer implementation, management, and support services to give customers a fully-tailored solution for a single subscription fee. Whether hosted by SAP or on your own infrastructure, unlock the opportunity afforded by delivering the cloud solutions and service your customers demand.

Entry Requirements

Partner Managed Cloud licensing agreement

Signed SAP PartnerEdge agreement

Pay Base Program Fee

Outsourcing Operations Certification

This certification program is for partners that offer outsourcing operations services for SAP solutions and SAP software environments for customers on-premise or in the cloud. These SAP-endorsed services are intended to help SAP customers identify best-in-class service providers to meet their quality, scope, and geography requirements. Whether you choose to become locally or globally certified, you’ll be recognized as a credible provider of outsourcing operations services for SAP solutions and environments, increase your service quality and customer satisfaction, benefit from SAP support and exposure opportunities, and be able to differentiate your expertise using the awarded certification logo.

Available Outsourcing Services Certifications

  • Hosting. Operate and maintain SAP applications at a central facility and offer complete hosting packages tailored to the customer's SAP product portfolio. Extensive technical SAP administration skills and experience are mandatory.
  • SAP HANA Operations. Deliver certified operations services for solutions powered by our in-memory computing platform with high quality operational standards.
  • Mobile Operations. Deliver best-in-class mobile operations services for SAP software.
  • Business Process Operations (BPO). Present a full stack of BPO services based on SAP applications.
  • Infrastructure Operations. Offer infrastructure services tailored to SAP customers.
  • Application Management. Provide the daily maintenance, operation, and ongoing functional support for SAP business applications.
  • Cloud Services. Deliver certified on-demand infrastructure and services for SAP software.

To ensure ongoing high standards for the management of SAP solutions, certified providers undergo a rigorous assessment of their delivery and support capabilities every two years by SAP's outsourcing partner certification group.

We would encourage partners who want to certify their outsourcing delivery and support capabilities to consider joining our fully-fledged SAP PartnerEdge Run engagement model. Doing so will grant you access to all the unique benefits and tools that come as standard with a full partnership commitment with SAP.

Fees

Certification

Fees apply (valid for 2 years)

Entry Requirements

If your application is successful, we will guide you through each step of the on-boarding process, during which time you’ll have to meet the minimum entry requirements:

  • Signed agreement
  • Meet required skills level based on the service being certified
  • Have necessary infrastructure and processes to support your chosen outsourcing service certification

SAP partners must be committed to do business with integrity and in compliance with laws and regulations. By submitting this application, you are agreeing to supply any requested information to allow SAP to perform due diligence checks; firstly as part of this application and secondly for any subsequent checks. Please ensure you enter an exact match for your company details in these fields; legal company name (including any legal descriptor, e.g. Inc, Corp, LLC), company e-mail address and company web address (URL). Otherwise we may not be able to validate your company’s identity and your application may be rejected.

Please identify yourself. SAP will assign you the role of Partner Manager, the key contact for your company. You will receive all communications from SAP regarding this relationship.

Please provide additional background information about your company, including your business focus. This information will be used as we process your partner application.

Please select the vertical industry your company focuses on (Select all that apply)

What is your latest annual revenue?

Enter percentage of total revenue for your business focus (enter all that apply)

Describe your customer segment in terms of revenue size and number of employees

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