SEP sesam Ready Certification

Certification of software and hardware solutions - Reach more customers!

The SEP Ready certification is proof of the trusting cooperation and reliable data backup and recovery between the hybrid backup solution SEP sesam and the manufacturers of hardware and software solutions. We work closely with our OEM partners, from midsize to enterprise, which enables the optimal choice of an ideal backup strategy, professional know-how and personal support from both sides. As SEP we provide our partners with the SEP ready certification as a free quality seal. This proof makes it much easier for users to choose the optimal backup environment. We go through the certification process together with you and test the backup appliance and compatible software solutions based on SEP sesam.

Inclusion in the list of supported storage hardware

Higher level of awareness through SEP marketing measures

Brand awareness with product-specific logo

Personal Manufacturer Support

Competitive advantages over the competition

Certification as a quality feature for the company

Strengthening customer loyalty

Certified partnerships create trust

Become SEP Ready now and benefit!

  • Simple online registration
    Fill out an application form and provide a primary contact person for your company
  • Testing and verifying the compatibility of your product
    After registration, our SEP specialists will contact you and test the compatibility of both solutions together with you
  • Testing and approval
    After your product verification has been approved, you will receive the certification status and the SEP Ready logo

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30 days free trial

SEP Ready Certifcation
Sebastian Moosreiner

Sebastian Moosreiner

Marketing Director

Julia Karmann

Julia Karmann

Marketing Manager


The following Partners are SEP Ready:





  • Flexible SEP sesam backup, restore and disaster recovery solution
  • High quality Thomas-Krenn hardware
  • 1 TB volume license for SEP sesam included
  • Higher Front Side Backup volume in 1 TB steps
  • Flexible backup and recovery of all data
  • Scalable backup methods

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  • Flexible SEP sesam backup, restore and disaster recovery solution
  • High-quality Thomas-Krenn 3U server
  • SEP sesam SAP HANA Edition 1 TB included
  • Higher Front Side Backup volume in 1 TB steps
  • Direct connection to the SAP interface
  • Consistent backups of SAP HANA possible

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Become a SEP Partner now

Increase your turnover and competence with the SEP partner program

SEP Training & Certification Program
It's time to teach the competitors

Learn all about SEP sesam backup and recovery solutions and get your knowledge certified

The SEP training and certification program are comprehensive sales and technical training courses specifically designed for you as a SEP partner or reseller. Here you will learn how to use SEP sesam's backup, disaster recovery, deduplication and virtualization solutions to successfully implement your projects in small or large environments. Become a SEP Partner and reach the next partner level with the SEP trainings.

With the SEP training program you make it to the top. Our backup experts continuously train your sales and technical staff in a variety of training programs, technical workshops and webinars. Keep up to date with the latest product developments and deepen your knowledge of the SEP solutions Products With the certification trainings SBA and SCA you can work your way up to SEP Gold Partner - we will help you. It's time to train yourself and teach the competition.

The three-day intensive training as SEP sesam Certified Administrator (SCA) is aimed at technical personnel and provides in-depth knowledge to be able to install, manage and support SEP sesam.

  • New functions and modules of SEP sesam
  • Administration of SEP sesam with command line and graphical interface
  • Detection and configuration of connected storage hardware
  • Connection check and throughput detection in the backup network
  • Configuration of interfaces such as PRE and Notify
  • Introduction to the logfile and directory structures of SEP sesam
  • Evaluation and analysis of log files
  • Differences between externally and internally controlled database backup communication
  • Update procedure and licensing
  • Support structures and escalation options
  • Final testing and certification

Prerequisite for Gold Partner Status

The two-day intensive training course for SEP sesam Basic Administrator (SBA) is aimed at technical personnel of our customers and partners and provides basic knowledge for efficient configuration and administration of SEP sesam.

  • Requirements for the installation Operation of the SEP sesam in a network environment
  • Basics: SEP sesam processes and directory structure
  • SEP sesam Components
  • Handling the graphical user interface (GUI)
  • Basic setup (jobs, schedules, media pool, drive groups)
  • Backup, restore and migration with SEP sesam
  • Backup Strategies - Conceptual Approaches to Media Management
  • Basics: gateways
  • Status information, performance monitor, media filter

Prerequisite for the Certified Partner Status SEP sesam Certified Administrator (SCA)

The "SEP First Step - Sales" training provides all basic information about SEP AG, SEP sesam products and the SEP partner model.

After attending the training, sales work can be started or expanded quickly and purposefully.

  • SEP at a glance - where we come from - where we are going
  • SEP Partner Program - Overview of Services
  • SEP sesam - Placement on the market and in competition
  • SEP modular system - how a comprehensive solution is created from individual parts
  • SEP license model - from SEP sesam BOX to SEP sesam Enterprise (overview, calculation examples and combinations) Support structures for customers and partners
  • SEP Marketing - Materials and Usage Instructions

            Prerequisite for Qualified Partner Status

            Current information on SEP products and an expansion of existing knowledge form the basis for further (sales) success of the sales partner.

            The Expert Training is aimed exclusively at partners who have been in the SEP partner model for at least one year. The SEP Sales Expert Training is conducted once a year on an individual partner basis and is required to obtain SEP Certified status.

            • Repeat and refresh SEP Sales Basics
            • SEP sesam - Highlights, new modules and new functionality
            • SEP sesam - Placement on the market and in comparison to the competition
            • SEP sesam reference projects - a look behind the scenes with current projects of the
            • SEP Partner Typical customer projects - the right story for every customer group
            • Outlook - Roadmap, planned developments
            • Pricing and promotions - possible uses of various discounts, planned sales promotions
            • Feedback round - to continuously improve our cooperation, let us know what you expect from SEP

                        Partner-specific prerequisite for Certified Partner status

                        SEP sesam is a proven and powerful backup, restore & disaster recovery solution for enterprise-wide use in any IT environment.

                        Almost all operating systems, hypervisors, databases and groupware solutions can be addressed with SEP sesam and included in a comprehensive backup concept.

                        In this webinar you will learn the basics about the architecture of SEP sesam and the numerous possibilities for securing different environments.

                        See in the live demo how the arc is stretched from the basic configuration and the classical backup in physical and virtual environments over the disaster recovery up to the revision-safe storage of data.

                        Webinar Contents:

                        • Basic configuration of the backup environment - from Datastore to Tape Library
                        • Handling backup media - media handling, retention policy and readability test
                        • Creating Backup Jobs - SEP Client Browser
                        • Securing Virtual Environments - Possibilities and Limits of Hypervisors
                        • Backup of database and groupware systems - examples from the Microsoft and Linux world
                        • Restore - efficient management (e.g. plannable restore) of stored data brings fast availability
                        • Communication channels in SEP sesam - Interfaces and reports
                        • subject to change

                                    We are looking forward to your registration

                                    Your SEP training team

                                    Training / Certification
                                    Petra Lankes

                                    Petra Lankes

                                    Education & Training Manager