Hortonworks Partner Programs

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 four programs to fit your business goals: Technology Partner, System Integrator/Consultant Partner, Training Delivery Partner and Reseller Partner Programs 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.

Technology 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 and Hortonworks Data Platform. Specifically designed for OEMs, software and hardware solution providers, Hortonworks Technology Partner Program provides Hortonworks technical enablement, HDP certification for your solution, marketing opportunities, online partner resources and discounted training – all designed to optimize a successful solution with HDP.

Learn more about the Technology Partner Program or sign up using the form below and select ISV/IHV – Technology Partner from the dropdown list.

Systems Integrator/Consultant Program

The Hortonworks Systems Integrator Partner Program supports the development of your services business to help increase the value you deliver to clients with the Hortonworks Data Platform:

  • Ensuring customer satisfaction through Hortonworks training and certification program
  • Building deeper skills in HDP to drive additional business
  • Extending your base skills with increasing specializations such as Architecture Planning, Governance, Security, Operations, Application Development and Data Science
  • Exposure to HDP technical information and expertise

Learn more about the SI Partner Program or sign up using the form below and select Service Provider / SI / Consultant from the dropdown list.

Training Delivery Partner Program

The Training Partner Program includes delivery partners, training resellers and academic partnerships.

The Training Delivery Partner Program 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.

To sign up for a discussion to become a Training Partner, please fill out the form below and select Training from the drop down.

To view our courses, visit
Hadoop Training and Certification.

Reseller Partner Program

Hortonworks has partnered with resellers worldwide to resell or OEM Hortonworks Data Platform. This means that you can get the only 100% open source Hadoop platform from your trusted reseller or technology provider backed by Hortonworks expert support team. These partnerships make it easy for you to acquire and adopt Hadoop in the deployment model you want, on-premise, as an appliance or in the cloud.

The Hortonworks Reseller Partner Program is by invitation only.

Become a Partner

Enroll in our partner program today:

  • 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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