What Is SAP VAR?

Value added resellers (VARs) that have been certified as SAP Partner Center of Expertise (PCOE) are authorized to sell SAP VAR-delivered support to their end customers.

What does a VAR do?

A value-added reseller (VAR) is a company that adds features or services to an existing product, then resells it (usually to end-users) as an integrated product or complete “turn-key” solution. VARs incorporate platform software into their own software product packages.

What are SAP partners?

SAP partners help customers of all sizes, across all industries, and in countries worldwide take advantage of SAP’s innovative solutions to transform and simplify their business.

What is a Microsoft VAR?

A value-added reseller (VAR) is a company that resells software, hardware and networking products and provides value beyond order fulfillment. VARs offering such professional services in addition to products are often referred to as solution providers.

What is SAP ecosystem?

SAP ecosystem is a chain of partners, software vendors and others who can contribute to innovation and effectiveness of SAP platform. The principle of ecosystem is to set up partnership relationships between SAP and other vendors in order to create Industry Value Networks (IVNs).

What Var means?

Value at risk (VaR) is a measure of the risk of loss for investments. It estimates how much a set of investments might lose (with a given probability), given normal market conditions, in a set time period such as a day.

What is SI VAR?

VAR/SI stands for Value Added Reseller/System Integrator

Information technology (IT) and computers.

What is SAP VAR Partner?

VAR-delivered support means that you sell the SAP solutions and also provide the support. You need a certified partner center of expertise with certified support consultants and an operational support infrastructure. Your customers also have the choice of SAP Standard Support or SAP Enterprise Support.

What is SAP Platinum partner?

SAP regularly audits and re-certifies us through a rigorous process based on extremely high standards of quality and performance. The next generation of SAP PartnerEdge program is based on a holistic partner management model, streamlined program levels and a new engagement model between partner and SAP.

How much does it cost to become an SAP partner?

E.g. to become an SAP being able/certified/allowed to sell SAP solutions, the base program fee is 2K Euro per year. The company I work for, NetApp, and for which I am responsible for the global SAP alliance, is an SAP Global Technology Partner, and we invest more than 2K Euro per year.

Is Salesforce owned by Microsoft?

Desk.com is owned by Salesforce.com and was previously known as Assistly.

How many VARs are there?

For North America, I estimate: There are between 80,000 and 120,000 VARs/solutions providers. Roughly 10 percent of those companies — 8,000 to 12,000 — have moved into the managed services market.

What is a VAR agreement?

A VAR agreement is a legal contract between a manufacturer and a value-added reseller that specifies the rights and obligations of both parties. A VAR purchases a product from a manufacturer, adds value to that product in some way and then resells the product as its own.