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.
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.
Stars offers a range of resources for partners to support your business growth.
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. Learn more about Partner Program Specialization.
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
SecureAcademy: Institutions of higher learning focused on educating students about Check Point products and solutions