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IBM Business Partners of all types can leverage IBM technology, training, development resources and people to innovate and grow in today’s hybrid cloud world. Take your business to the next level.

Why IBM Cloud® for your client

Platform for the enterprise

IBM Cloud provides for your enterprise growth — confidential computing, quantum computing, ISV (for example, SAP) certifications, industry compliance, AI, IoT, cloud native and more.

Control and security

IBM Cloud has the security needed for your enterprise — from keep-your-own-key (KYOK) encryption with FIPS 140-2 Level 4 to IBM Security and Compliance Center for proactively scanning your systems and everything in between.

Benefits of working with IBM

Your business. Your clients. Our priority.

Becoming an IBM Business Partner for cloud solutions opens a world of opportunities that can jump-start and enhance your business — helping you and your clients succeed.

IBM Cloud® credits

Earn IBM Cloud credits for trials with your employees or your clients.

Special discount rates for clients

Get special discount rates to create end-to-end solutions for resell to your clients.

Market development funds

Get market development funds (MDF) to use for go-to-market activities.

Joint account planning

Get access to joint account planning sessions for new IBM Cloud opportunities.

Training support and certification discounts

Build from your team’s current experience and access training certification discounts for your employees.

Roadmap and strategic discussions

Get access to roadmap previews and strategic discussions of new products and features.

Tailored support options

Enjoy advantageous support options for your clients, which dovetail with customer engagement agreements (SLA/OLA).

Professional services credits

Collaborate with the IBM Garage™ and IBM Cloud services lab for your clients' proofs of concept (POC) and evaluations.

Documentation and guidance

Get access to detailed documentation and guidance for all IBM Cloud services.

IBM Center for Cloud Training

Financial services partners

Client stories

BASE Media Cloud

Two people at work within a video production suite

BASE Media Cloud helps move workloads to pay-as-you-go cloud services. (03:03)

IBM Cloud®: BASE Media Cloud case study

BASE Media Cloud uses IBM Cloud technology to help steer clients on new and enabling journeys in the media industry.

Fulcrum Global Technologies

Bird’s-eye view looking down on urban area

Fulcrum empowers SAP solutions that run back-office services. (03:04)

SAP on IBM Cloud

Fulcrum’s transformational digital business platform for global law firms enables operational excellence.

Dizzion, Inc. + IBM

Robert Green, President and CTO of Dizzion

Dizzion means “digital fission.” Here’s what it can mean for your enterprise. (02:29)

Dizzion + IBM: Adapt. Grow. Transcend.

Dizzion’s Robert Green outlines how an IBM Embedded Solutions Agreement (ESA) helps his organization appeal to clients.

Key offerings

IBM Cloud for Financial Services™

More than 100 Business Partners, including Bank of America and BNP Paribas¹

IBM Cloud Satellite™

90% reduction in latency for time-critical models using IBM Cloud Pak® for Data as a Service with IBM Cloud Satellite²

SAP on IBM Cloud®

20% savings in manufacturer’s infrastructure costs, plus a reduction in migration time from 24 to less than 12 months²

IBM Cloud® for VMware Solutions

USD 1.3 million savings when migrated to IBM Cloud; 40% productivity lift for developers with Red Hat OpenShift²

IBM® Power® Systems Virtual Server on IBM Cloud

20% reduction in operating costs; 30% improvement in app response times²

Red Hat® OpenShift®

1,000 clients; 21,000 Kubernetes clusters in production; 10x release frequency; and 44% less hardware cost²

Expand your reach

Get started selling your products on the world-renowned IBM Cloud Catalog.

Special offer

For new IBM® PartnerWorld® members

Join PartnerWorld and receive access to the IBM Software Catalog at no charge. With over 16,000 distributed software solutions and unlimited access on most titles, you can download software for demonstration, evaluation, education, development and testing.

Grow your business with IBM Cloud

Jump-start your business plan to start building and deploying on IBM Cloud.


¹ Based on IBM-internal analysis of client data. Individual client results will vary.

² Ibid.