Check Point partners with Stars. We are a 100-percent channel-driven company and our partners are considered the best in the security industry. As a partner you gain immediate access to accelerated sales team training, free certification and training for your technical team, and co-op funds to grow your business.
Stars Program Overview
The Stars Program focuses on knowledge, education and collaboration. We believe helping you create a highly-skilled, knowledgeable sales force will grow both our businesses faster and more effectively. Choose the specialty that matches your company’s interest and Stars will provide the tools and resources needed to make you successful.
Check Point offers several specialty areas for Partners to focus. Specialize as a Channel Sales Partner and focus on selling and integrating our wide range of security products; or specialize as a Training Partner focused on teaching and certifying end-customers and partners; or specialize as a post-sales Service Provider focused on maintaining and supporting enterprise security installations.
The Stars program gets your team trained quickly so they become more effective immediately. From co-op funded technical certifications to cost-effective online sales training and customer protection deal registration, we are constantly innovating Stars so our Partners can focus on what you do best: securing customers.
Signing up is simple. We start you off at a 2-Star level and from there your growth is in your control. The faster you grow, the more resources we provide. We train your team, we help fund your marketing, we invite you to joint sales kick-off events. You provide the people and we will outfit them with everything they need to accelerate your business growth. Sign up today.
Choose Your Specialty
Sell solutions. Train. Manage and Support. Become a Distributor. Partners can choose areas of specialty that best matches their business interests. We encourage partners to pursue as many areas as they feel comfortable supporting.
- Channel Partners Start at the 2-star level focused on selling a specific product family or market and grow from there. We offer more resources and tools as you grow to the 3-Star and 4-Star levels and need to span across multiple products, multiple markets and higher volumes of sales.
- Training Partners As an Authorized Training Center (ATC), you help our customers increase knowledge, productivity and ROI with training and certification on Check Point products
- Service Providers As a Certified Support Provider, you become the trusted technical support resource for customers. Support Partners have a formal relationship with Check Point technical teams and customers will rely on that access to get them the fastest, most complete responses to their issues.
- Distributors Large experienced resellers with a proven market track record can become Certified Distributors, helping develop markets by recruiting and cultivating their own resellers.
Check Point offers several specialty programs. Whether at the 2-Star, 3-Star, 4-Star or 4-Star Elite level, partners can become certified in multiple specialties. The list of specialties is listed below along with their significance.
CSP: Certified Service Provider U.S. or Canadian based service provider
CCSP: Certified Collaborative Support Provider: Global (non-U.S. or Canadian) Service Provider
ATC: Authorized Training Center
MSP: Managed Service Provider: Outsourced, centralized security management for end users
Appliance CSP: Hardware service provider
Appliance Enterprise Support (ACE): Enterprise hardware service provider
Endpoint Certified CSP: Offers backline assistance for Check Point endpoint product line
Distributor: Master reseller capable of supporting their own reseller networks
SMB: Resellers who focus on Small and Medium Business