Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) programs act as the first-to-market opportunity for partners with specific skills, practices, and capabilities. Because the technologies are new or require special experience, partners can join these programs based on a match to required technology skills.
ATP programs often represent the newest Cisco technologies, which play a significant role in our architectural strategy. All ATP programs are aligned with the architecture that will bring the greatest opportunity for partners and customers.
Cisco architectures are not mutually exclusive; some ATP technologies may span across multiple architectures. The greatest value to the customer occurs by promoting cross-architectural solutions to solve their business issues. Architectures include: