“Traditional” Protected Discount The “Traditional” Protected Discount is an incentive program designed to provide financial incentives for partners who proactively identify, develop, and close new business opportunities. Who’s Eligible? Partners enrolled in the Channel Partner Program at Select Level or higher. How Does It Work? Partners who are the first to identify and register an opportunity of a certain size and product category will be awarded an exclusive price protection discount. Partners register opportunities through their personal partner page. The size of the discount is contingent upon partner level, size of the opportunity, product category, and special certifications.