Google Cloud
Technology Partners

Develop new solutions for your customers and new channels for your business with Google Cloud.

Benefits

Google Cloud Technology Partners enjoy benefits like access to Google innovation, additional sales platforms, financial incentives, and more.

Access innovation

Leverage the collective intelligence of Google engineers by aligning your product’s features to our innovation roadmap, like cutting-edge machine learning and our fast, secure infrastructure, which scales to fit your needs.

Sell your products

Find a wider audience with the help of Cloud Launcher, G Suite Marketplace, our reseller network, and the Partner directory. Elsewhere, use the Partner badge to show that you are a trusted Google Cloud partner.

Get rewarded

Our Partner Program supports and rewards businesses built on Google Cloud. As you grow with us, so do the incentives — like marketing benefits, Test Drive credits, dedicated support, and more.

Google Cloud’s Big Data solutions and Tableau’s visual analytics platform made two strong offerings in their own right, even more valuable to our customers.

Josh Parenteau, Director, Market Intelligence, Compete & Technology Partners, Tableau

Path to Partnership

Your success will unlock even more rewards and benefits. Start building today.
Get started as a

Member

  • Product integration planned or in progress with Google Cloud
  • Member application
Build your Google Cloud solution while taking advantage of your Member benefits. Once your solution is production-ready, you may apply for Partner status.
Steps to become a

Partner

  • 1 or more product integrations
  • Partner agreement
  • Partner analytics implemented (recommended)
  • Updated application form
Earn a listing in Google Cloud Launcher and use the official Google Cloud Partner badge in your marketing to help grow your business.
Steps to become a

Premier Partner

  • 2 or more product integrations
  • Annual business plan
  • Customer success stories
  • Technical resources
  • Partner-influenced revenue
Gain access to all of the Google Cloud Partner support, resources, and opportunities we offer to help you continue your success.

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits Member Partner Premier
Access to technical training done done done
Office hours done done Dedicated support
Access to development credits done done done
Promotional offers done done
Invitations to Google events done done
Access to Coursera credits done done done
Access to Qwiklabs credits done done
Use of Google Cloud Partner badge done Premier badge
Google Cloud Partner directory listing done Premier listing
Complimentary Orbitera Test Drive for Partner solution done done
Access to regional sales and technical workshops done done
Technical support priority Standard Enhanced
Technical integration support Workshops & Office Hours Dedicated Support
Marketing incentive programs Limited availability done
Access to Partner Marketing Studio Eligible done
Partner Sales Credits Eligible Eligible, with Enhanced Credits
Product roadmap briefings done
Prioritized technical support done
Dedicated Partner manager done
Requirements Member Partner Premier
Product integrations Planned or in-process 1 or more 2 or more
Program agreement done done
Partner analytics integrated Recommended done
Annual business plan done done
Published Partner support availability done done
Public customer references done
Customer success stories done
Partner-influenced revenue done
The complete list of requirements is available in the Google Cloud Partner Program Guide.
Please note that access to the Program Guide is limited to registered applicants and Partners.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn more about the Technology Partner Program?

If you’re already a member or a Partner, check out the Resources at a Glance guide in Cloud Connect (our Partner portal), attend an upcoming office hours event, or contact your Partner representative.

What benefits do I receive as a Google Cloud member?

As a member, you’ll receive free trial credits for Google Cloud Platform, invitations to our monthly office hours, and will be eligible for in-classroom and online training. See the chart above for more details.

How can I start using member benefits?

Fill out the application form. Once you’ve been accepted, you can access your benefits automatically.

How can I stay up to date with program changes?

We’ll always notify members about major program changes, but for regular program information you can also subscribe to our Partner Newsletter.

How can I connect with someone at Google?

If you’re already a Partner, the easiest way is to use the Partner Support Portal through Cloud Connect. Both members and Partners are invited to regular office hours, where you can ask a question in person.

Can I try Google Maps Platform before deciding to purchase?

Yes. We want you to experience the speed, accuracy, and comprehensive coverage of our Maps, Routes and Places products. The first $200 of usage is free every month.

I just applied for the program. When will I hear back?

It should take between 5 and 10 business days to process your application.

How long can I stay in the program without a product in the market?

Members are expected to release their product to market within 12 months of joining the program.

Can I use Google Cloud logos in my marketing efforts?

As a Partner, yes. Members may not use Google trademarks or logos in their sales and marketing efforts until they reach Partner status.

How can I connect with other Google Cloud Partners?

Browse our list of Partners in the Google Cloud Partner directory, or submit an inquiry through the Partner Program support form.

How do I list my product on Google Cloud Launcher?

Start by reviewing the requirements for hosting VM or BYOL solutions. Once you’re confident that you’ve met the requirements, just complete this form to express your interest.

How can I publish an automated demo or test drive of my product?

Google Cloud Technology Partners can create, train, and help you publish an Orbitera test drive on GCP at no cost. Complete this form to get started.

Become a Partner

Ready to become a Technology Partner?

Looking for someone to partner with? Find a Partner here.