IBM Cloud: designed for data, security and AI

When you resell the IBM Cloud to US government agencies you can be confident that the IBM Cloud is built for business, designed for your data, secure to the core and AI ready.

All IBM Cloud federal data centers meet the privacy and security controls, including FedRAMP, FISMA, ITAR, and CJIS regulations. Additionally, the IBM Cloud provides SOC 2 Type II reports for any  customer who would like more detail about controls and other certifications, such as PCI-DSS and HIPAA compliance.

To become an IBM Cloud Government Reseller, simply join the IBM Cloud Reseller Program and execute a federal data center addendum with your contract (selectable when you sign up to be a Cloud Reseller at the link below.)

Key features

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Dedicated federal data centers

All IBM Cloud federal data centers are highly secure, via a private network that’s separate from the larger IBM Cloud platform.

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Security for the federal level

The IBM Cloud federal data centers meet security controls for FedRAMP and FISMA as well as PCI-DSS Level 1, CSA, Safe Harbor, FIPS-140-2, and HIPAA compliance.

Discounts for government resellers

Table showing discounts starting at 5% for monthly recurring revenue of $1500-$2999 up to 15% for revenue of more than $15,000

IBM offers a tiered discount program ranging from 5 to 15 percent, based on monthly recurring revenue generated. Program details, features and tier volume levels and their associated discounts are disclosed in the channel operational guide. This guide is available to applicable participants as they enter into contract with IBM.

Enhanced discount

You may also be eligible to receive an enhanced discount, if you meet the following requirements. Resellers must:

  • Sell through a remarketer, and not directly to a United States government customer
  • Handle and provide pre-sales technical support to its remarketers in connection with their design of compliant cloud computing solutions
  • Handle remarketer enablement and training for government customers on a programmatic basis
  • Provide detailed billing to its remarketers

 Additional restrictions may apply.