Partnerworks Program

Partnerworks is a world class partner program that allows customers to tap into the best resources in the Hortonworks ecosystem.

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Partnerworks offers partners new and more extensive trainings, deep technical and go-to-market resources to accelerate the ecosystem and provide best in class solutions for customers.
Partners have been and always will be instrumental to our success. With this program we are taking our commitment to our partner ecosystem to the next level.
--Rob Bearden, CEO, Hortonworks

Featured Partners

Partnerworks Programs

For partners that want to integrate, consult, sell or deploy, we have tailored programs to help meet your business objectives through tiered models based on the benefits you need.


Independent software or hardware vendors to develop, test, certify. deploy and support their solutions with Hortonworks' products.

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Consultants and system integrators offer design, consulting and/or deployment services with Hortonworks' Connected Data Platforms.

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For any reseller from boutique, regional and global partners that resell Hortonworks support subscriptions and other services to their customers.

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If you are a prospective partner, here's why you should join:

  • Access and align with the best open-source technology experts to help accelerate your business
  • Partnerworks helps create opportunity for all partner types and at all levels with a tiered set of programs
  • Customers benefit from a strong and growing partner ecosystem that provides choice and value

Partner Resources


Boost your knowledge of open source solutions through real world training designed by the core archtects of Hadoop. Partners have access to free, self-paced online training and can obtain discounts on publicly offered instructor-led training course.

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Partner Portal

The Partner Portal is exclusive to Hortonworks Partners to obtain marketing assets, sales content, educational links, and program materials. If you do not have a login you can request access or reset your password. If you are not a partner please sign up today!

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Hortonworks Community Connection

A community for partners and community to engage with peers, committers, contributors, and practitioners around the world to exchange ideas and ask questions.

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How to join

Joining at the community level is free and open to all ISV/IHV and Consultant partners. The Partnerworks Reseller program requires application review.
  • Please fill out one applications per program. (If you would like to apply for more than one program please come back to this page to complete another application.
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