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Technology Partners


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Apps, services, content and add-ons for the Brightspace platform.
You can also add App Finder right into Brightspace to easily access, manage, and promote your integrations.

Why partner with D2L?

Facilitating learner success and enhancing organisational effectiveness can be difficult objectives for anyone to achieve alone—that’s why our approach emphasises the importance of collaboration. To help make our collective goals a reality, we partner with leading educational technology and content providers who share our passion for improving learning.

What’s in it for you?

As a valued member of the Brightspace Partner Network, you may have the opportunity to:

  • Integrate your solutions within Brightspace, the world’s first truly integrated learning platform
  • Work with D2L to develop superior solutions together—solutions that will ultimately drive success for individual learners
  • Strengthen your relationships with more than 1,100 D2L clients (representing 15+ million learners) while uncovering new opportunities to promote your solutions in the higher education, K-12, healthcare, government, and enterprise sectors

How does it work?

Integration with the Brightspace platform

A signed partnership agreement and a simple LTI or API integration within Brightspace is only the beginning. With many of our partners, we take things a step further by providing a partner-branded LTI integration with the use of Remote Plugins. This allows their solution to live side-by-side with commonly used Brightspace tools.

Development of innovative solutions

We work strategically with many of our partners to identify how our jointly-developed learning solutions can be differentiated in the eyes of administrators, instructors, and students—the end users—and how they’re capable of addressing gaps that clients need addressed.

Uncovering of new opportunities

Once a solution has been developed, we help our partners uncover strategic opportunities to mutually drive adoption and ultimately improve learner success. Our contributions include:

  • Performing market research to help devise messaging and placement of a solution in-market
  • Examining D2L and partner account lists to identify sales opportunities for a solution
  • Training D2L and partner sales teams on a solution
  • Launching joint sales and marketing campaigns to promote a solution

Program overview

Each membership level in the Brightspace Partner Network is designed to reflect the specific type and depth of relationship your organisation is looking to achieve.
If you’re not quite ready to formalise a partnership with D2L, there are many self-serve resources—including a Software Development Kit—available to you as a member of the Brightspace Developer Community of Practice.

Benefits of Partnership

Technical Support

  • Access to Brightspace Developer Community
  • Developer/Test Course
  • Limited API keys
  • Partner Network Community access
  • Listing in D2L Partner Directory
  • Quarterly Partner Webinars
  • Quarterly updates on D2L Roadmap
  • Access to Technical Help Desk

Marketing/Sales Support

We are always on the lookout for stories about innovation and customer success. We need your help to identify who these mutual customers are and to share their stories. Co-marketing programs offer the potential for new content pieces, webinars, PR coverage, social media, special events, and more. Our entire partner ecosystem benefits from the following:

  • Brightspace App Finder listing
  • D2L Sales organisation enablement
  • Global D2L event sponsorship opportunities

How to partner with D2L

Step 1

Familiarise Yourself with Development Options

Visit the Brightspace Developer Community of Practice and explore the free resources including developer platform documentation, developer support forums, platform news.

Step 2

Investigate the Value of Developing a Solution on Top of Brightspace

How will this solution help to drive opportunity for both your organization and D2L in the education space? Keep in mind that our most successful partners are those who develop solutions unique to Brightspace—solutions that offer Brightspace users a differentiated learning experience while simultaneously adding
value to the partners’ current client base.

Step 3

Reach out to us

If you’ve developed an LTI solution, apply to our Integration Validation program to access a D2L test environment to test the integration with the Brightspace platform. If you’re interested in becoming a Network or Select Level partner, please complete and submit the form. It will provide us with the information we need to understand your company and solutions and allow us to evaluate how we can best work together.

Step 4

We’ll get back to you

A member of our Partner Team will reach out to schedule an in-depth discussion.

Discover our collaborators

Explore the many D2L partner solutions currently available to find out more about how they’re helping us drive learner success.
Visit the Partner Directory >