Become a Partner

Hortonworks partner programs are designed to expand, support and accelerate the growth of a vibrant Apache Hadoop ecosystem by providing enablement services, technical support, business resources, joint marketing opportunities and training to meet your needs.

Hortonworks offers three programs to fit your business goals: Technology Partner, System Integrator/Consultant and Training Delivery Partner, all described in more detail below.  Join us and be a part of this rapidly growing market to help enterprises realize profit from their Big Data.

Technical Partner Program

Our goal of making Apache Hadoop more robust and easier to deploy and use is only achieved through a broad set of compelling partner solutions that utilize Hadoop. Specifically designed for OEMs, software and hardware vendors, Hortonworks Technology Partner Program provides Hortonworks technical enablement, joint marketing opportunities, online partner resources and training – all designed to optimize your successful Hadoop solutions.

The program benefits include:

  • Discounted Hortonworks training seats
  • Early access to Hortonworks technology via the Technology Preview Program
  • Quarterly product roadmap updates
  • Marketing opportunities including press release support, website visibility, use of Hortonworks logo, participation in joint marketing events

If you are a software or hardware vendor (ISVs or IHVs) that sells software or hardware, please submit an application below and select Technology Partner under Partner Type.

Systems Integrator/Consultant Program

The Hortonworks Systems Integrator Partner Program was created to train, certify and enable a broad ecosystem of systems integrators to deliver expert Apache Hadoop consulting and integration services. When combined with the domain and implementation expertise of our partners, the result is a vibrant set of partners that expedite the implementation of high-value big data solutions for enterprises around the globe.

The program benefits include:

  • Discounted Hortonworks training seats
  • Access to technical forums
  • Early access to Hortonworks technology via the Technology Preview Program
  • Quarterly product roadmap updates
  • Marketing opportunities including press release support, website visibility, use of Hortonworks logo, participation in joint marketing events

If you are a Systems Integrator or Consultant that offers consulting services, integration services, management services, etc, please apply below and select System Integrator / Consultant under Partner Type.

Training Delivery Partner Program

The Training Delivery Partner Program is extends the availability of expert Apache Hadoop training across a global network of certified training delivery partners. The program includes Hortonworks-generated course content and hands-on laboratories, advanced  “train the trainer” partner courses, instructor certification, and go-to-market assistance such as class promotion and transaction support.

Hortonworks is currently seeking training partnerships with Global or Regional training organizations that meet the following criteria:  Currently provide training for multiple high-tech software companies, have a dedicated training sales organization that will focus on selling in your Hortonworks training schedule, have qualified Hadoop instructors who can quickly learn the Hortonworks curriculum and are dedicated to high quality customer facing technical training. If you meet all of the above criteria please submit a request to discuss a possible training partnership at channelmarketing@hortonworks.com.

To view our courses, visit
Hadoop Training and Certification.

Become a Partner

Enroll in our partner program today:

Modern Data Architecture
Tackle the challenges of big data. Hadoop integrates with existing EDW, RDBMS and MPP systems to deliver lower cost, higher capacity infrastructure.
Integrate with existing systems
Hortonworks maintains and works with an extensive partner ecosystem from broad enterprise platform vendors to specialized solutions and systems integrators.
Hortonworks Data Platform
The Hortonworks Data Platform is a 100% open source distribution of Apache Hadoop that is truly enterprise grade having been built, tested and hardened with enterprise rigor.

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