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How NI Alliance Partners Can Help – Types and Specialties


Alliance Partners are part of a global ecosystem comprising a network of over 1,000 companies that support customer success. These trusted experts are NI- and industry-certified, tiered by specialties and technical capabilities, and equipped to provide the engineering solutions you need.


Alliance Partner Categories

Alliance Partners are uniquely equipped to help NI customers get to solutions faster through consulting, integrating systems, and developing products to accelerate productivity in automated test and automated measurement applications.

The NI Alliance Partner Network include the following types of trusted experts:

  • System Integrators develop customer-defined system solutions based on NI products and platforms.
  • Consultants provide hourly software consulting to mitigate risk and shorten design cycles.
  • Tools Developers create add-on tools and apps to extend NI software and hardware platforms.

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Alliance Partner Requirements

All our Alliance Partners must meet certain requirements demonstrating their expertise in order to be in the NI Alliance Partner Network. There are different requirements per level and with sponsorship from NI, all partners enter the program with clearly defined business goals and strategies.

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Alliance Partner Specialties

Partner Specialties identify select partners with unique capabilities and experience to serve customers in specific application domains or develop solutions with key National Instruments products.

Asset Monitoring

Asset Monitoring Specialty partners have domain expertise in keeping industrial assets up and running. With vibration analysts on staff and experience with NI monitoring technology, these companies can help you form steering committees, evaluate ROI, perform walk downs, spec out solution components and help with commissioning.

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Connect to a NI Condition Monitoring Industry or Technology Provider

CompactRIO and Control

The CompactRIO and Control Specialty recognizes partners with proven success in designing medium- to large-scale control and monitoring applications. They design applications that require deterministic closed-loop control and ensure that these designs are optimized for performance and reliability. Additional capabilities in this specialty include custom electronic design experience to develop custom modules and interfaces for CompactRIO, FlexRIO and SLSC, as well as expertise with cloud technologies to integrate NI-based monitoring systems with large distributed IIoT solutions.

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Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Specialty Alliance Partners enable customers to select the best commercial off-the-shelf and custom HIL systems while assisting with integration based on NI’s solutions and architectures including electronic design and embedded solutions.

Find a Hardware-in-the-Loop Specialty Alliance Partner

Migration Services

When hardware platforms become obsolete or new product features become available, it may be necessary to migrate an existing solution to a new hardware platform or upgrade the system software to extend its lifecycle. Smooth migrations of existing applications require careful planning including the assessment of the current system, risk analysis and change management, and design of the new system addressing any necessary software or hardware modifications. Migration Services Specialty Partners have developed processes to efficiently manage such projects and have experience in executing successful migrations to help customers avoid unforeseen problems and issues.

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RF and Wireless 

RF and Wireless Specialty Alliance Partners are experienced in creating solutions and integrating systems ranging from RF instrument functionality extensions to custom advanced test systems using NI’s software-defined RF products, and LabVIEW software.

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Semiconductor Test System (STS)/Semiconductor Specialty Alliance Partners are selected by NI’s STS Center of Excellence based on their semiconductor ATE and STS domain knowledge and successful completion of customer STS deployment projects.

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SystemLink provides enterprise-class software that enables engineering teams to manage distributed test and measurement systems. Capabilities include remote device management, mass software deployment, system health management, data communication services, user-defined data visualization, and test monitoring. SystemLink Specialty Partners have experience in applying these capabilities to develop powerful distributed solutions to increase the value of your existing test systems.

Find a SystemLink Specialty Alliance Partner

Vehicle Radar Test System (VRTS)

Vehicle Radar Test System (VRTS) Specialty Alliance Partners are experts in automotive radar sensor validation and production test applications, with the presence and capacity to support global radar test system deployment.

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Vision Specialty Alliance Partners are experienced and have proven success with using NI products for vision applications in industries like semiconductor, automotive, consumer goods, food and beverage, pharmaceutics, robotics, electronics, and medical imaging.

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