Join the Cloud Networking Revolution with Cisco Meraki
Cloud networking brings the scalability, manageability, and efficiency gains of the cloud to enterprise networks, and thousands of organizations are moving to this exciting new architecture.
Cisco Meraki is the recognized leader in cloud networking.
Current Cisco partners are encouraged to apply to join the Meraki Elevate program and benefit from the ability to sell cloud networking.
Benefits of Selling Cisco Meraki
Fast and Easy to Sell
Cisco Meraki cloud networking products are dramatically easier to pitch and sell. The value proposition is clear to customers, and the product is easy for anyone on your team to demo. Imagine completing a trial, quoting only 2 SKUs, and closing the deal all in a day. That’s the sales cycle for a typical Cisco Meraki deployment.
High Velocity Lead Generation
We invest heavily in lead generation campaigns. Working through both novel and traditional marketing channels, Cisco Meraki generates thousands of leads each month and provides industry-leading marketing tools to our partners.
Responsive and Friendly Support
Cisco Meraki’s responsive and proficient sales team is dedicated to helping you close deals in any way you require, including joint calls, demos, and technical deep-dives.
Ready for Managed Services
Partners have the opportunity to deliver Cisco Meraki cloud-managed networking as a service without the infrastructure buildout required by traditional solutions. Learn more about the benefits of becoming an MSP with Cisco Meraki by reading the MSP Solution Guide.
Partner Training Opportunities
Technical Training Webinar Series
Cisco Meraki offers technical webinars to the Partners along with a library of past recordings to provide up-to-date and in-depth information for SEs to get familiar with the entire range of Meraki products.
More information and registration: Meraki authorized partners can register or view past trainings at merakipartners.com under Training.
Meraki360 is a half-day, remote training created to introduce Meraki cloud management to partners. This program is delivered exclusively by authorized Meraki distributors that have been enabled to provide this training.
More information and registration: Participating distributors lead sessions regularly. Reach out to your preferred distributor for more information.
Certified Meraki Networking Associate (CMNA)
CMNA is an architecture-focused one-day, hands-on lab certification class for pre-sales engineers from Meraki’s authorized partners. The training and certification aims to provide foundational knowledge for partners to allow them to develop competence with Meraki products and positioning. Attendees who successfully complete the training will receive the CMNA certification.
More information and registration: Eligibility requirements apply. Find out more at cs.co/cmnainfo.
Eligible Meraki authorized partners can view the upcoming schedule and register at merakipartners.com under Training > CMNA
CMNA Refresh is a webinar that updates CMNA-certified individuals on new products, features, and positioning. Partners who have achieved the certification will become eligible two and a half years after their certification date.
More information and registration: Eligible CMNA-certified partners can register at merakipartners.com under Training > CMNA
Meraki Masters is an exclusive in-depth lab training and demo certification program held at Meraki HQ. Masters receive the CMNP certification and access to ongoing engagement opportunities and special access to other special events and programs.
More information and registration: Meraki Masters is an invite-only program. Reach out to your Meraki rep for more information.