Apple Consultants Network Helps Develop Specialty Practices
Apple is currently looking for small VARs, IT consultants, and MSPs to join the Apple Consultants Network. The network helps firms develop specialty IT consulting practices in the business sector.
If you own a service provider or solution integrator, you might want to see what opportunities Apple can offer.
Although historically a dominant player in the education and multimedia vertical markets, Apple's intention is to expand the products and services it sells to all businesses. The aim of the Apple Consultants Network is to provide approved experts who integrate Apple technology with business systems.
Becoming part of the Apple Consultants Network brings a number of benefits:
What Apple Expects
The application review process for the Apple Consultants Network is strict. Your company must:
Prove Apple trademark compliance
Allow background screening of technical staff
Show current or planned certification of staff
Another requirement for your company is expertise in mobility and Mac-based solutions.
Take Mac OS X-based systems as an example. You and your staff must have certification to install, integrate, manage, and support these.
Details and Fees
To join the Apple Consultants Network, visit the company's website. Apple charges an annual membership fee to successful applicants.
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And to learn about other IT reseller channel partner programs for small business VARs and MSPs with Apple Mac skills, be sure to dowload the free quick reference guide to the 13 IT Channel Partner Programs for Growing Small Business Computer Consulting Firms.
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