OpenText Elite™ is designed to reward partners who go above and beyond their Global Partner Program (GPP) requirements. Only the points accumulated above your GPP loyalty points threshold in the applicable 12 month period will be redeemable under this OpenText Elite program. Earn points by completing such activities outlined below. For a more extensive overview of activity type and points, please view the chart.
User Experience Design Package:
Participate in any one* of the following user activities: a monthly design call for user feedback, a one hour session of remote usability testing via phone and desktop sharing, or participate at the Innovation Lab at Enterprise World in a usability test
Elite program advocate:
Drive your customer into the Elite program to be an OpenText reference for various activities
Be in the driver’s seat by installing and testing an OpenText solution in your own environment. Your feedback will be used both to influence the direction and design of our released solution and within reference materials such as a customer quote*
Earn credit for your sources deals. Points awarded when registration has been approved.
Current OpenText Brand on Partner Website:
Promote your partnership with OpenText on your website by posting OpenText and GPP logos, marketing collateral, and solution information. Site reviewed annually for updates and new go-to-market initiatives.
Solutions Catalog Listing:
Be included in our Partner Solution Catalog, a searchable directory of solutions that allows users to find partner solutions that meet their needs and requirements. Points awarded for each solution listed
Partner Directory Listing:
Complete your Partner Profile with the necessary information for customers and prospects searching for a partner to engage with you via the Partner Directory. Update your directory listing annually to earn points.
Approved OpenText Marketing Campaigns:
Execute an approved marketing campaign in support of OpenText solutions
Joint Collaboration Towards an OpenText Story:
Nominate your customer for a success story, press release or video testimonial
OpenText Promotion Activities
In addition to campaign execution, earn points for promoting OpenText via social media, at industry events and other OpenText-approved partner-led marketing activities.
Market Development Funds
Complete OpenText Business Plan outlining campaigns, lead generation initiatives and goals for fiscal year to apply for MDF. Points will be awarded for approved plans when proof of performance and lead metrics have been submitted to Partner Marketing.
Attend Partner Webinar Series*:
Attend a Partner Webinar Series to get timely updates and information about the Global Partner Program and new resources and materials as they become available.
Attend Partner Workshops*:
Join OpenText at one of its Partner Workshops within different markets and regions around the world.
eLearning – Complete Featured LearnTrack*:
Extend your OpenText knowledge and expertise by completing the yearly Partner: Featured LearnTrack through the online learning management system. This is in addition to required training for your program tier.
Host OpenText-led Partner Workshop:
Host an OpenText-led Partner Workshop
Here are some of the events that count towards a Partner activity
- Attend Innovation Tour*
- Attend Partner Summit*
- Attend Enterprise World*
- Sponsor an OpenText Event
Awards and Recognition
Partner Awards presented at Enterprise World count towards a partner activity.
Partner Summit Award Winner
Part of the FY17 Partner Awards and Recognition Program, these awards are the Global Partner of the Year awards given annually to our top partners in each of the following categories: Enterprise, Business Networks, System Integrator, Technology, Analytics, and Digital SI.
* Points will be awarded per company participation, not per partner attendee, and will automatically be added to your Elite account
** Customer must be net new to the OpenText reference database