subshell Partner Program

subshell's partner program offers our partners the opportunity to take advantage of Sophora's new take on Content Management.

Focusing on product development, subshell is committed to developing meaningful partnerships that will ensure the continued growth and adoption of Sophora and which will create thriving business opportunities for our partners.

Become a Partner

Are you a company that is familiar with the technologies we use? And do you know how to enhance Sophora? Are you a multimedia agency looking for a very powerful content management system for your clients? If so, we warmly welcome you as a partner. Benefit from Sophora’s innovative approach for content management. Actively convey the benefits of Sophora to your clients. Contact potential customers and respond specifically to Sophora. Create new benefits for Sophora by developing add-ons or special solutions. Use and enjoy the synergies of a strong partnership.

Your Benefits

  1. Access to a growing number of Sophora clients and prospects.
  2. Better chances for successful projects due to Sophora's cost effectiveness, compared to other Java-based high-end content management systems.
  3. Easy planning based on a simple license model (non CPU-based).
  4. Support during the entire sales and implementation process.
  5. Behind the scenes knowledge of the Sophora development process. 

Professional Sophora Partner

Your Benefits:

  • Access to all training sessions.
  • 15 % discount on all certificated courses and training sessions and workshops.
  • Test license: Free download of Sophora software, including all add-ons; available at
  • Free access to all relevant Sophora APIs.
  • Your company listed on as a partner.
  • Opportunity to place articles in the upcoming subshell blog.
  • Direct and early access to information, not available elsewhere, in a separate download area.
  • Access to marketing materials including screenshots, presentations and feature lists.
  • Product demos and evaluations.
  • Active support from a subshell team during promising sales campaigns for major or promising prospects.
  • Exchange of leads.
  • Joint participation and invitation to tenders and bids.
  • Influence on positioning and development of our product portfolio.
  • Partner newsletter.

Background information about Sophora development (update notes) via e-mail.

Enterprise Sophora Partner

Are you interested in more? For highly committed partners, we offer the “Enterprise Sophora Partner Program” with additional benefits such as a commission payment structure, access to Sophora’s cloud edition and the possibility to use Sophora CMS for your own website.

Additional Benefits as an Enterprise Sophora Partner

  • 12 % of the license fee as commission payment for successful completion of the sale or negotiation of a Sophora license with a new subshell client.
  • 2 free licenses for subshell’s repository management tool, Toromiro.
  • Separate landing page on (coming soon).
  • Use of Sophora CMS including all add-ons for your own website (upon request).
  • Access to our beta program for Sophora’s cloud edition: 10 users, 1 Sophora master server, 1 staging slave as well as 2 GB data.
  • Quarterly meetings in the form of an online conference.
  • Annual training in the form of a 2-day technical workshop on selected topics.
  • Opportunity to get subshell certification for offering own Sophora add-ons or best practice solutions.

Important Note: the nomination to Enterprise Sophora Partner is dependent upon the partner’s training status, experience in implementing Sophora projects, the development of solutions in regard to Sophora, the servicing and consulting of clients as well as a strong working relationship with subshell.

How to Become a subshell Partner

  1. Introduction: We meet to get to know each other and to discuss the opportunities for cooperative projects.
  2. Contract: We send you our partner agreement for your consent & signature.
  3. Training: A minimum of three employes complete a professional Sophora training.
  4. Official Partnership.

And Then You'll Become an Sophora Expert

The next step is to download the Sophora demo. Install the Sophora CMS and try it without any pressure or restrictions.

If you are interested, please feel free to contact us at: partner AT or +49 40 43 13 62 0.

We look forward to speaking with any potential partners!

Partners - in Cooperation with subshell

subshell's partners implement content management solutions based on Sophora CMS. more