Netgate Partner Program

Partner with Netgate to offer your customers world-class security solutions, license-free and affordable.

For success in the security market, partner with Netgate

We feel that the best partnerships are based on a strong foundation where both sides see benefits and receive value from the partnership. The Netgate Reseller Program is designed for Value-Added Solution providers: network consultants, network security specialists and others who sell network security appliances. We want to help your business grow by offering you the products and tools you need to succeed in the IT and MSSP markets. Netgate Reseller Partners provide their customer base with consulting, procurement, and installation support.

We believe helping you create a highly-skilled, knowledgeable sales team will grow both our businesses faster and more effectively.

For your benefit, our program is setup to enhance your product offering allowing you to win more business, give you advantage over your competitors' solutions and give you best-in-class products that are easily deployable and supportable. For our benefit, greater partnership sales allows us to further develop our product suite to meet your customerʼs growing needs, drive efficiencies in our manufacturing process allowing us to maintain competitive pricing and ultimately strengthen our position in the marketplace.

Program Goals

  • Give partners tools they need to effectively sell Netgate products and services.
  • Enable our partnerʼs success by delivering comprehensive support:
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Training
    • Product
  • Reward partner results
  • Provide best of breed products through product innovation and support.

Why Partner with Netgate?

pfSense® is an Open Source stateful firewall, router and VPN platform, based on FreeBSD®. We have been providing network security appliances utilizing the pfSense platform since 2006. Now we’ve enhanced pfSense with purpose built appliances to simplify installation, configuration and maintenance of firewalls, improve performance and throughput, and to serve as a platform to provide our own applications and custom configurations for customers. This hardened platform has all of the tools and technologies you need to keep your customersʼ networks private and secure.

Core Benefits

Competitive Profit Margins: We encourage our partners to deliver their high margin professional services (design, deployment and support) and we will give you the training, support, cost-competitive appliances and access to other technologies that help you win business goals.

Partner Support: The pfSense team supports our partners by giving you the supporting materials that you need. We will even meet with you periodically to insure you are getting the products, support and attention that you need. We want to understand more about your business so that we can direct our efforts to help meet your business goals.

Tiered Approach: Simply put, the more that you sell the more benefits that you accrue under the Netgate partner program.

Training and Support: As a Select or Premier Netgate partner, you will have available to you more in-depth training at discounted rates. Additionally, your company will have priority in our support queue if help is needed.

BenefitsRegisteredAuthorizedSelectPremier
Partner Support        
Named Account Manager  
Dedicated Support  
Access to Partner Program Hotline    
Access to Partner Portal        
Partner Advisory Board Eligibility  
Technical Support        
24/7 Priority Technical Support  
Prioritized 8-5 Technical Support    
Online Technical Resources    
Sales Enablement        
Product Discounts      
Pre-sales Phone Support      
Early look at new products  
Product Sales Tools        
Training and Education        
Onsite Training    
Partner Kits    
RequirementsRegisteredAuthorizedSelectPremier
Execute Partner Agreement        
Annual Training      
Minimum Sales Requirements