Eco4Cloud has been processed by the CDN Program Office and they accepted the company into the Cisco Developer Network (CDN). The evaluation process concerned both the company and the product, analyzing deeply Eco4Cloud’s value proposition, and the energy savings results obtainable through Eco4Cloud’s virtual machines consolidation solution.
The Cisco Developer Network is a technology partner and developer program. Members can leverage Cisco technologies to develop compelling business solutions to meet customer needs .
CDN Members must meet and maintain a set of requirements in order to determine participation level in the program as well as access to additional marketing benefits. , e.g. valid company, product, and supporting website, complementary value proposition for at least one Cisco product family, Cisco Relationship Manager approval and sponsorship, support infrastructure – 24×7 technical assistance center with regional and escalation contacts for Cisco.
There are a robust set of benefits designed to support developers through every phase of their business cycle. Access to some benefits is available upon program acceptance, while others may require successful completion of Interoperability Verification Testing or satisfaction of other criteria. Benefits are provided based on your participation level and achievement within particular technology categories, and are incremental. Some benefits are online self help tools (wikis, blogs, forums, etc.), program newsletter, invitation to attend Developer Forum/Cisco Live, developer support case bundles and/or access to a la carte cases, access to not-for-resale (NFR) equipment discounts for development, testing, or demonstration purposes and invitation to showcase at Cisco Live.
The CDN partnership offers:
- A broad ecosystem of third party products for customers to choose from, with business relevance and Cisco compatibility
- Accelerated development and time to market for Technology Partners through technical, marketing and sales resources
- Extension of Cisco products to address new, dynamic market needs and adjacencies.
- A resource for Channel Partners and sales to accelerate revenue, and drive product pull-through