PASS Global Alliance Partners

PASS Global Alliance Program Partners are a vital part of the community, supporting the organization’s many training and networking opportunities, including free learning events. Thanks to the following Partners, whose comprehensive, strategic relationship with PASS helps provide a strong foundation for the worldwide data community year-round.

Dell Software

Our simple yet powerful software - combined with Dell hardware and services - provide scalable, integrated solutions to drive value and accelerate results. Whether it's Windows infrastructure, the cloud and mobile computing, or networks, databases and business intelligence, we dramatically reduce complexity and risk to unlock the power of IT.


Hortonworks develops, distributes and supports the only 100% open source distribution of Apache Hadoop explicitly architected, built and tested for enterprise grade deployments. It is the only Hadoop-based platform available on both Linux and Windows.


SQL Sentry

SQL Sentry delivers software that optimizes the performance of Microsoft SQL Server, Analysis Services, SharePoint, and Windows environments.

Kroll Ontrack


Become a Partner

The PASS Global Alliance Program was created with the mission of building new business opportunities and long-term partnerships with companies who have supported the PASS Community over the years. This exclusive program gives companies the unique opportunity to collaborate with PASS partner, marketing, and leadership teams, helping to maximize their return on investment. Our program offers three membership tiers: Platinum, Gold, and Silver - each providing unique and exclusive benefits available only to Partners. Interested in becoming a PASS Partner? Please contact:

Craig Ellis
PASS Global Alliance Manager
1-604-899-6009 Ext. 1603

What Our Partners Are Saying

“We are very excited to be partnering with PASS as a Global Platinum Partner. With data growth and complexity driving the need for better management of leading databases, SQL Server continues to play a critical role in the IT management ecosystem. That’s why Dell Software remains focused on providing solutions for SQL Server that help organizations worldwide solve business-critical challenges, and why we are committed to remaining a leader now and well into the future. Our support for the PASS organization and the SQL Server community as a whole provides clear proof of that commitment.”

- Matt Wolken, Dell Software

“Understanding data and making the best use of it for your business has never been more important. We’re committed to delivering innovative big data solutions and helping data pros as they transition to a modern data architecture and build the next generation of applications. We’re thrilled to be working more closely with PASS to support this passionate data community.”

- Audrey Ng, Hortonworks

“Teaming up with PASS for the Global Alliance Partner Program was the logical next step for SQL Sentry. Since our roots come from many years of running a very large, complex SQL Server enterprise, we have appreciated the benefit of the unique community shepherded by PASS. The education we’ve received and the connections we’ve created through PASS have been critical to the growing success of our business. We are proud of our 10-year support of PASS and look forward to stepping up and helping the PASS community reach new heights of success.”

- Nick Harshbarger, SQL Sentry