About Membership

All that the Intel® Partner Alliance Offers You

Membership in the all-new Intel® Partner Alliance gives you more opportunities to build your business than ever before. Explore the programme’s benefits, requirements and member roles below.

Membership Benefits
Intel offers tiered levels of benefits, based on your participation – the more you engage with the Intel® Partner Alliance portal, the faster you move up.
  Member Gold Titanium
  Solution Provider
  OEM
  Manufacturer
  Service Integrator
  Independent Software Vendor (ISV)
  FPGA Design Services
  Cloud and Comms Service Provider (Gold and Titanium Tier Only) 
  Distributors (Member Tier Only)

** Financial benefits such as points or MDF are subject to additional qualification and may not be available to all partners.

Requirements

Qualify for the increasing benefits of Intel® Partner Alliance Member, Gold and Titanium tier status by meeting progressive eligibility requirements.
  Member Gold Titanium
  Solutions Provider/Developed Market
  Solutions Provider/Emerging Market
  OEM/Developed Market
  OEM/Emerging Market
  Manufacturer
  Service Integrator
  Independent Software Vendor (ISV)
  FPGA Design Services
  Cloud and Comms Service Provider (Gold and Titanium Tier Only)
  Distributor (Member Tier Only)

Note: revenue is a measurement of Intel® product sales activity. Intel uses multiple methods to measure revenue that can differ based on the role the partner plays in the Intel® Partner Alliance.

*** For Solution Provider: At least 70% of the Intel-based systems or Intel component products that you purchase from Intel or Authorised suppliers must be sold by you to end-user customers.

**** For OEM: At least 70% or $750k/$2M (based on the Titanium tier revenue requirement for your country) of the Intel component products that you purchase from Intel or Authorised suppliers must be integrated by you (or by a 3rd party on your behalf) into a system product that is sold by you.

Role Definitions

To better serve the needs of different types of businesses, Intel® Partner Alliance members are assigned a role. Members who qualify for more than one role can receive benefits from each. All roles are defined below.

Top tier Distributors that sell the latest Intel® processors, solid state drives (SSDs), server products and other components sourced directly from Intel.

Sell components with verified authenticity and quality, sourced from Intel authorised sources or devices containing Intel® technology, manufactured by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

Builds systems and sub-systems for both compute and IoT. Systems include Motherboard, Sub-systems (L4-10 systems), PCBA and IoT function devices. Manufacturers provide their products to other partners, like OEMs, in the value chain.

Primarily designs and brands their own products. They may have their own manufacturing, assembly and configuration capabilities. OEMs may also purchase product/systems from ODMs and sell under their own brand. They provide technology solutions to consumer, commercial and government end users or through their own channel networks, which could include online or storefront retail.

Primarily resells OEM systems and software solutions and are growing their services business. Solution Providers provide technology solutions to consumer, commercial and government end users or through their own channel networks, which could include online or storefront retail.

Primarily architects and implements business process transformation and solution integration for their customers. Service Integrators typically play a consulting role by connecting and integrating software, hardware and cloud solutions into IT or OT environments.

Develops, sells and supports their own branded and non-branded software products, applications, OT and vertical segments.

Offers some component of cloud computing – typically infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS) or platform as a service (PaaS) – to other businesses or consumers.

Offers engineering services related to Intel® FPGAs, including RTL design, design optimisation, IP integration, feasibility studies, testing and verification, and FPGA board design.

Primarily designs and brands their own products. They may have their own manufacturing, assembly and configuration capabilities. OEMs may also purchase product/systems from ODMs and sell under their own brand. They provide technology solutions to consumer, commercial and government end users or through their own channel networks, which could include online or storefront retail.

Primarily resells OEM systems and software solutions and are growing their services business. Solution Providers provide technology solutions to consumer, commercial and government end users or through their own channel networks, which could include online or storefront retail.

Primarily architects and implements business process transformation and solution integration for their customers. Service Integrators typically play a consulting role by connecting and integrating software, hardware and cloud solutions into IT or OT environments.

Develops, sells and supports their own branded and non-branded software products, applications, OT and vertical segments.

Offers some component of cloud computing – typically infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS) or platform as a service (PaaS) – to other businesses or consumers.

Offers engineering services related to Intel® FPGAs, including RTL design, design optimisation, IP integration, feasibility studies, testing and verification, and FPGA board design.

Speciality Benefits for Key Lines of Business


Intel® Partner Alliance offer exclusive resources for AI, cloud, high-performance computing and other solutions areas to help plan, build and deliver more customer value.