Join the Docker community as an ecosystem partner and grow your business.


The Docker Business Partner program offers maximum flexibility for partner differentiation and multiple ways for Partners to decide where to focus and how to best optimize their investments. Partners can select the type of Partner program and path they wish to pursue that best fit their needs. If you meet the requirements, you can choose to pursue any combination of Partner types supported by the Docker Business Partner program.

Program Enrollment

To join the Docker Partner program, a Partner must complete an application. After submitting an application, Docker will review and notify you if you are approved. If approved, we will then send you the Docker Partner Terms and Conditions, which is a click thru agreement for you to accept our program terms. Our base program membership is free.

Authorized Partner Types

Partners with competencies across consulting, service, resell and training disciplines and who wish to achieve Authorized status in such disciplines, must complete the corresponding program pre-requisites. The Authorized status requires approval by Docker’s channel management team, and may require additional agreements to be signed which align to our commercial partnership.

Types of Authorized Partners include the following:

Value Added Reseller: Partners who have expertise, can position and sell the Docker enterprise subscriptions to their customers.
Consulting Partner: Partners that provide professional services that help customers design, build, and deploy solutions with the Docker enterprise subscriptions for their clients.
Global & Federal System Integrator
: Partners who provide application maintenance, application development, application management, reference architecture guidance, and or architectural advisory services to commercia and government customers globally.
Training Partner: Partners who are trained and accredited by Docker to deliver public and private training as an Authorized Training Partner of Docker.