Partners Overview

Blue Coat Systems' Partner Programs are a customized set of programs dedicated to the development and promotion of partner solutions and services. We offer programs for both Channel Partners and Technology Alliance Partners. All of our Partners benefit from collaborative activities including education/training, technical tools, co-marketing initiatives and cooperative sales planning. Our flexible Partner Programs and resources allow you to choose the style of commitment with that best suits your business needs.

Blue Coat Channel Advantage Program

The Blue Coat Channel Advantage Program is a global network of world-class solution providers, including value added resellers, system integrators, and distributors. The primary objective of the Channel Advantage Program is to foster joint success by providing compelling top- and bottom-line growth opportunities to Blue Coat partners.

Learn more about the Channel Advantage Program

Blue Coat Business Assurance Technology Partners

Blue Coat fundamentally believes an open partner ecosystem delivers the promise of Business Assurance Technology and serves as a foundational platform for everything we do.

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BlueTouch® Service Delivery Partner Programs

The BlueTouch Support Partner Program enables partners to achieve greater profitability while providing outstanding service quality to the end customer. This select program (available to Blue Coat Channel Advantage Elite and Premier partners, major service providers as well as select global systems integrators) allows Blue Coat-certified organizations to market, sell, and deliver their branded service offerings backed by Blue Coat Support. BlueTouch Certified Partners provide first- and second-line technical support to the end customer and will have the ability to attain incremental price reduction and rebates towards Blue Coat services while enhancing the end customer relationship.

Read our solution brief to find out more about this program.

BlueTouch® Professional Services Partner Program: The BlueTouch Professional Services Partner Program is designed for existing Blue Coat Channel Advantage Partners with interest and competencies in the delivery of Blue Coat professional services to their end customers and is based on formal certification requirements.

Read the program datasheet to learn more about this program

Blue Coat Authorized Training Center Program: The Blue Coat Authorized Training Center Program is designed for Blue Coat Partners with interest and competencies in the delivery of Blue Coat technical product training to end customers and other Blue Coat Partners and is based on formal certification requirements. Contact training@bluecoat.com to learn more about this program.