IBM Software SMB Collab Unlimited Bundle Promotion

Announcement Letter Number ZA08-1036

Announcement Letter No. ZA08-1036 dated April 15, 2008

IBM Software SMB Collab Unlimited Bundle Promotion

The offer

End-User Customers can receive a discount off the SVP price for the products listed in the eligible product bundle below when purchased from IBM together in one single order. The bundle consists of Lotus Collaboration Starter Pack, Lotus Quickr and Lotus Connections Profiles.

This promotion is available only to companies with less than 1000 employees, who are migrating from competitive software to IBM Lotus software licenses.

Discounts are applied to PPA SRP BL (Base Line) only.

All orders must quote the Promotion Number ZA08-1036

Eligible products

The following software products purchased as a bundle only are eligible.

Product Number Part Descriptions Quantity Promotion Price % Discount of Channel Price
D615NLL IBM Lotus Complete Collaboration Express Starter Pack 1 29%
D617WLL IBM Lotus Quickr Authorized User License + SW Maintenance 12 Months 10 59%
D6159LL IBM Lotus Connections Profiles 10 59%

Note: Discounts are applied to PPA SRP BL (Base Line) only.

Start and/or end dates

Orders must be received by IBM on or after April 15, 2008 and prior to September 30th, 2008.

Where is it available?

This offer is available in all European, Middle Eastern and African Countries.

Marketing information

All current IBM Global Financing offerings apply to qualifying transactions in this Programme/offer. Please contact your local IGF representative for details or visit http://www.ibm.com/financing

Questions relating to this promotion should be directed to your local IBM Representative or IBM Business Partner.

Marketing channels

IBM Business Partner Reseller/Distributor for Workstation Software (VADs)

Ordering information

Fulfilled by Lotus: Yes

To be eligible for the discounts under this offer, End-User Customers must state the Promotion Number ZA08-1036 and the Software Product Number(s) included in the bundle on the order.

Follow normal ordering procedures for this promotion.

Additional information/condition

The Promotion Number ZA08-1036 and Product Numbers must be provided with the order.

This promotion is subject to the terms and conditions of any applicable Agreements.

IBM Software will verify that the End-User Customer is designated as a company with less than 1000 employees, and is migrating from competitive software.

End-User Customers are required to send to IBM the following information when placing their order:

In SW IOT countries: Franz de Rycke at frantz_de_rycke@fr.ibm.com

In NE IOT countries : Louise Clements at clemenl@ch.ibm.com

  • End-User Customer Name
  • IBM SAP number
  • IBM Order number
  • Proof that an End-User Customer is retiring 1:1 existing competitive licenses for IBM Lotus software licenses. Provide one of the following:
    • Letter or Email to IBM on Customer letterhead, dated and signed stating that they are purchasing the IBM Lotus software licenses to retire 1:1 existing competitive licenses.
    • Copies of Competitive licenses
    • Copies of migration services from a Business Partner
    • Copies of documentation (letter, email) verifying that the End-User Customer is using competitive messaging software

This promotion cannot be combined with any other applicable IBM discounts or credits on the eligible products.

Products purchased under special bid terms are not eligible.

IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this promotion at any time.

Void where prohibited, restricted or taxed.

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