Ecosystem Essentials

PartnerWorld program news & updates

Q&A with BlueSky Technology Partners: Why every partner can benefit from the IBM Value Package

Written by Jamie Mendez | May 2, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Partner Perspectives

What could your business achieve with the IBM Value Package? Several months ago, we asked IBM Value Package subscribers to describe the competitive value of the IBM Value Package. Check out the video here if you missed it. With the announcement of Value Package 2.0, we caught up with one of the IBM Business Partners featured in ...read more


Close more deals and contribute to environmental sustainability with refurbished IT

Written by Justine Tan | April 19, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Services

On Earth Day 2019, consider this: IT equipment and parts can’t always be recycled. Reusing them is one of the best solutions available to contribute to environmental sustainability. IBM recognized the growing need of IT asset recovery over 35 years ago, when we established processes to extend the life of IT equipment with second and ...read more


Accelerate your 2019 success with Management and Platform!

Written by Micah Mingo | April 11, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials

Thank you to everyone who took the opportunity to attend IBM Think, IBM PartnerWorld at Think or any of the IBM Fast Start sessions. These events were a great place to network, and they all offered amazing opportunities to sharpen our technical and sales skills. The IBM Business Partner community is an integral part of ...read more


There is no better time than now to begin your education series on IBM Journey to Cloud!

Written by Micah Mingo | March 29, 2019 | Cloud, Data + AI, Ecosystem Essentials

There is a common theme around the questions I’ve been hearing lately. What are the plans for cloud? What is IBM’s strategy for cloud? How does IBM plan to meet the changing demands for cloud? IBM has been thinking about these questions too. If you attended Think 2019, you got a sneak peek at the ...read more


Get ready for IBM Systems Technical University in Atlanta

Written by Doug Adamson | March 26, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Systems

Are you planning to attend TechU in Atlanta April 29 to May 3? You should. IBM Business Partners from around the globe will be gathering for this premier client-focused event. As an IBM Systems and Storage Business Partner, you can gain skills, information and connections from IBM TechU sessions that help you excel. Whether you ...read more


DASC and IBM Champions for Growth: Putting partnership at the heart of our business

Written by Micah Mingo | March 19, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Partner Perspectives

It has been said that you cannot understand someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. The IBM Champions for Growth program is enriching the capabilities of Business Partners and IBM alike by enabling skilled practitioners to do just that. DASC is a leading provider of Data Science software, consulting and training services in ...read more


Give your SEO a boost with IBM Website Content Syndication

Written by Micah Mingo | March 14, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Marketing

Just about every business owner and marketer knows how important it is to get relevant information on their website in order to rank high in search results. By now, most of us have heard the stats—buyers are looking for information online and are well into the buying cycle before they ever speak to someone at ...read more


Creating a symphony: Advancing gender equality in channel leadership

Written by Jamie Mendez | March 13, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Good Tech + Great Thinkers

Music and live performance are woven into the history of San Francisco—my hometown. Who could forget the “San Francisco Sound” of the sixties and seventies? So it’s only natural that when I think of analogies for diversity in the workplace, one that often comes to mind is a well-orchestrated symphony. An elegant mix of bass, ...read more


Providing CSPs with insights on the business strategy

Written by Bruce Maule | March 7, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials, Systems

By now, hopefully you’ve heard of IBM’s CSP Growth Initiative. We’ve been talking about how IBM can help you in your journey toward operational growth for a few months. We’ve presented a best practice webinar, prepared a helpful playbook and now we want to talk to you more about how IBM technologies and services can ...read more