VMware Certification Subscription Service - Tier 1
This service enables partners enrolled in VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program and VMware’s certification programs who wish to certify their products. This service is meant specifically for partners wishing to submit certification results and certification related support issues. Partners can subscribe to this service at a Tier which is aligned with their certification goals. Following is a complete list of all the certification programs this service is applicable to. (subject to change without further notice):
- Common Information Model (CIM)
- Daemon Certification Program
- Hardware Support Manager (HSM)
- Horizon Proven Storage
- Horizon VCAI/VVOL
- I/O Vendor partner (IOVP)
- Key Management Server (KMS)
- NSX Partner (Network and Security Services)
- Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA)
- Shared Pass-Through Graphics
- Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
- Storage Hardware
- Storage Virtual Appliance (SVA)
- Virtual Dedicated Graphics Accelerator (vDGA)
- Virtual Shared Graphics Acceleration (vSGA)
- Virtual Volumes (vVOLs)
- vRealize Operations Manager (vROPs)
- vRealize Orchestrator Plug-in (vRO)
- vSphere API for Array Integration for NAS(VAAI-NAS)
- vSphere API for I/O Filtering (VAIO)
- vSphere API for Storage Awareness (VASA)
- vSphere Client Plug-in
Tier 1 entitles partners to submit up to a total of 5 submissions, across all the above list of certifications and each of those submissions can either be a cert submission or a cert support request.
If you have any questions or need clarifications, go to Technology Partner Hub and click on Submit a Technology Partner Hub Issue found at the bottom of the page.
- Single pricing for certification submission and support
- Single pricing for all certification programs
- Volume Discounts when buying into higher tiers
- Reduce your number of transactions by budgeting and planning for a 12 month period
- Entitlement available to all users who have access to at least one certification program
- Equivalency & Compatibility and Standalone VIB signing service requests will no longer have a fee.
Please note the following restrictions:
- Only authorized certifying partners can purchase this service.
- It is valid for one year after purchase and does not include VMware product updates or upgrades.
- This support service is non-refundable