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Technical Benefits

  • Tech support via email and telephone -– more incidents and faster response times at all Partner levels
  • Access to 4D’s beta testing program – try the latest 4D software before everyone else, and let your feedback shape the newest versions
  • Tech Notes –Partners get exclusive access to the latest Tech Notes, months ahead of others
  • Partner FTP and Web site – exclusive access to special content reserved for 4D Partners
  • Hotfix program – get immediate access to Hotfixes, which provide critical bug fixes well before the next version is released
  • Pre-Sales support – a 4D pre-sales engineer can help you with your projects in progress or to seal a deal with a prospective client
  • Access to open bugs – privileged access to 4D’s bug reporting web site
  • Temporary licenses – Need additional licenses to test your 4D Server installation? As a Partner, you’ll have no worries at no additional cost.


Marketing Benefits

Partner badges
Proudly show off your affiliation as an official
4D Partner.
  • Be promoted as a Partner – your company, services, and/or products will be advertised in the 4D Partner directory
  • Qualified contacts – your inclusion in our directory will also net you qualified referrals of clients who have been screened by 4D
  • Logo use rights – use the official 4D logo and various badges to promote your products and services
  • Sales support – at its discretion, 4D may send sales or technical staff to assist in your sales presentations
  • 4D product literature – get copies of brochures and other literature to pass on to your clients to assist in your marketing
  • Inclusion in success stories – being featured in 4D Success Stories gets the word out about you and your services
  • Polo shirt


Collaboration and Networking

  • 4D Partner Forums – exclusive access to Partner-only online forums
  • 4D Events – priority access and preferred pricing for 4D events including the annual 4D Summit
  • Online events – online webinars for Partners only, like “4D with Cream” give Partners even more inside information and the opportunity to network with others


Financial Benefits

  • Product discounts – significant discounts on all your 4D purchases can offset the price of membership itself
  • Training discounts – Partners have access to preferential pricing on training, whether for yourself or for your end-users
  • Special offers – Partners often receive special offers and pricing, not only from 4D but from third-parties who cater to the 4D developer community



NOTE: Not all benefits are available at all Partner levels. Please see the Partner comparison chart for pricing and access.