Benefits of becoming an IBM IoT technology ecosystem Partner

Opportunities

  • Open up new opportunities and markets
  • Assure clients that devices and solutions work with IBM Watson IoT Platform and applications

Visibility

  • Gain visibility to global IBM sales teams, clients and other IBM Business Partners
  • Access to IBM marketing activities, insights into events, and more.

Technology

  • Access to IBM Watson IoT Platform trials
  • Advance to tier 2 and consult with IoT subject matter experts

Two tiers of engagement: Quickly onboard your solutions

Tier 1: Validate your device or solution with IoT Platform

Benefits:

  • Rapidly validate and list your capability and gain global visibility to IBM clients and sellers

Tier 2: Validate device or solution with IBM Maximo or TRIRIGA

Benefits: 

  • Validate your solutions work with IBM Maximo or TRIRIGA applications
  • Explore building joint solutions with IBM IoT
  • Access trial environments where applicable to build further integrations

Tier 1

Validate your device or solution with IoT Platform

1. Sign up for IBM Cloud and configure Watson IoT Platform

2. Validate device connection

3. Sign Partnerships contract with IBM

4. List your solution and collaborate with IBM and ecosystem

Tier 2 

Validate device or solution with IBM Maximo or TRIRIGA

1. Propose IBM applications to integrate

  • Contact your IBM rep to schedule a discussion with an IBM SME

2. Validate solution strategy with IBM

  • Demonstrate that your solution works with IBM IoT applications
  • Explore joint solution offerings with IBM
  • Submit use cases that align with asset management and facilities

3. Sign Partnerships contract with IBM

4. List or update your solution and collaborate with IBM and ecosystem

Find the right IoT ecosystem partner for your IoT requirements

Connect with IBM’s fast-growing portfolio of Business Partners to develop, build or buy the right elements you need to rapidly deploy your IoT solution.

Educational resources

IBM Skills Gateway enables you to explore the fundamentals of IoT and in-depth courses on Watson IoT offerings, learning journeys and more. Get started by browsing the available courses and start earning your first Watson IoT badge.