The 1C:Official Partner introductory status was established for partners who have not developed their own products on the 1C:Enterprise platform and need to acquire 1C:Enterprise licenses to implement projects for their clients. 1C:Official Partners may distribute 1C:Enterprise software products.
1С Company recognizes as a partner any company or businessman selling more than 80% of the purchased licenses to third-party organizations based on the results of the calendar year. 1С Company performs an audit based on registered licenses and activation by users.
The partner company with which the partner agreement is concluded should be registered outside of the following countries: Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
Companies from any of the countries listed can obtain partner status if they undertake not to distribute acquired platform licenses in the aforementioned countries.
To obtain 1C:Official partner status, a partner should complete the application form and conclude the partner agreement.
A partner has a non-exclusive right to distribute the products on the list globally outside of the countries listed above.
A partner may procure the products on the list at prices set for its partner status.
A partner may not lease acquired licenses or provide services to its clients without transferring the licenses to them.
After concluding the partner agreement, the partner should procure one copy of 1С:Enterprise 8. NFR (1 server, 10 clients) before starting to buy the remaining licenses.
A partner may develop, support and promote on international markets its own products developed on the 1С:Enterprise platform.
A partner may submit products that it has developed to 1C Company for certification according to the 1C:Compatible program.
If a partner uses code from the products developed by 1C Company or its partners when creating its own products, the partner must ensure that it has the right to use this code, and may only use the code with the written consent of its owner.
Partners receive support through the website 1c-dn.com, where they can obtain:
- the latest, most up-to-date version of the 1С:Enterprise platform and upgrades from their personal accounts;
- access to the private forum where business and technical issues are discussed in English;
- register errors in the 1С:Enterprise platform in their personal accounts;
- obtain consultations by email.
A partner may not distribute the 1С:Enterprise platform installation package through its website or other resources, or upload the 1С:Enterprise platform installation package for public access.
A partner should register the licenses of its clients at 1c-dn.com.
A partner may translate and replicate 1C Company’s documentation and training courses into languages other than Russian, provided it receives preliminary approval from 1С Company and the includes a reference to 1С Company as the rights holder.
A partner may distribute demo versions of its own products as a package with the training version of the 1С:Enterprise platform.
A partner may post the 1C:Official partner logo on its website and may also be included in a corresponding list of partners on the website 1c-dn.com.
A partner may not use the 1С brand in the name of its company or website without written permission from 1С Company.