Juniper expands Partner Advantage to the cloud

JuniperJuniper Networks is expanding its Partner Advantage scheme to the cloud with Partner Advantage Cloud, which will allow affiliates to offer support infrastructure and cloud programming to customers through the company.

It will be available as a specialisation to Juniper Networks Elite partners, letting cloud infrastructure partners,systems integrators and service partners to seek new revenues by flogging Juniper products and services.

Juniper hopes its partners will take the opportunity to raise cash for themselves and the company by outlining its cloud strategy for the channel. It claims the program provides partners with the best materials to get the ball rolling with Juniper deployments.

Resources made available will include marketing, financing and reward options, as with elsewhere in Partner Advantage.

Three specific kinds of partners will be targeted with the announcement. These are cloud system integrators, cloud service partners, and cloud infrastructure partners.

Emilio Umeoka, senior veep, worldwide partners at Juniper, insisted the announcement reinforced the company’s commitment to network innovation, addressing broader technology trends, as well as supporting and delivering revenue opportunities for cloud partners.