Autodesk Drives Global Alignment of New Partner
Global Partner Program Promotes Opportunities for Partners With Increased Product Access, Enhanced
Partner Rewards, Best-in-Class Training Programs
March 25, 2010 08:16 AM Eastern Daylight Time
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Autodesk (Nasdaq:ADSK) today introduced several
enhancements to the Autodesk Partner Program to address the growing global need for cross-industry solutions.
Channel partners worldwide will now be able to sell complete industry solutions as the result of broader product
The new global Autodesk Partner Program represents a natural evolution of the company’s effort to provide better
customer and partner experiences. The program delivers greater access to products, a simplified tier system,
enhanced partner rewards and expanded professional development through more online learning.
“For 27 years, our channel has been instrumental in delivering world-class design solutions, products and services to
customers around the world,” said Ken Bado, executive vice president of sales and services, Autodesk. “We are
committed to continue seeking new ways to help our partners provide sustained value to our end customers. We are
therefore providing our channel partners more product access, better tools, resources and the support necessary for
them to grow and maintain a healthy business.”
The Autodesk Partner Program
Partner feedback played an important role in shaping the new Autodesk Partner Program. Enhancements enable
Autodesk partners to differentiate themselves, while becoming more customer focused in their selling strategies.
l More Product Access through Expanded Authorizations – Partners worldwide are now authorized to
sell complete industry solutions to users of Autodesk software, further broadening the scope of offerings
available to customers.
l Better Professional Development Opportunities – Autodesk partners can gain the product and sales
skills needed to provide custo