New benefits fueled by our USD 1 billion investment in the ecosystem

15 new benefits across technical, go-to-market, financial and skills development, including:

  • No cost to the Software Access Catalog for new partners
  • Co-creation with Client Engagement Centers
  • Go-to-market Messaging Acceleration
  • Incentives for Proof-of-Concept (POC)

Education and training

Cloud Skills Curriculum

IBM Cloud offers a variety of professional certifications to address different skill levels and job roles needed in today's market. Let these Learning Paths guide you to advance your skills and gain recognition within the IBM Cloud Community.

Competencies

Designed by IBM PartnerWorld to demonstrate your technical proficiency and customer success that is essential for developing the expertise to deliver high-value solutions or services.

Education Vouchers

Take advantage of 50% discount vouchers to reduce costs for IBM Certification test and select IBM event registration as you expand your IBM skills and capabilities. (More test vouchers available thru Partner Packages.)

Software Access Catalog

Access over 16,000 distributed software solutions.

IBM Training

Access IBM Training for PartnerWorld members for personalized courses and Competency roadmaps to help build your sales, marketing and technical skills and capabilities.

IBM Virtual Client Center

IBM Virtual Client Center is a unique and powerful digital extension of our state-of-the art, global conference centers, digital and social media channels and innovative cross-center collaborations. 

Go to market

BP Directory

Easily located by IBM clients, prospects, Business Partners, and sellers worldwide through IBM Business Partner Directory.

Co-Marketing

Drive demand and revenue for IBM solutions and receive expense assistance.

My Digital Marketing

IBM's My Digital Marketing benefit is an integrated suite of marketing tools – web content syndication, email marketing and social automation – designed to help you generate leads, while saving you time and money.

IBM Partner Packages

Multiple, tailored packages for the Cloud and Cognitive era.  Choose and purchase the package that is best for your needs. 

Seismic

Seismic is a sales enablement platform that provides IBM Business Partners with the right content and materials, at the right time to close deals.

Red Hat Marketplace

A simpler way to buy and deploy container-based software across clouds

Additional benefits

Promote your solutions and show your expertise to your clients.

Hybrid cloud migration support

IBM’s Hybrid Cloud Build Team offers hands-on assistance to leverage IBM technologies for hybrid cloud solutions, upskill teams and co-create an MVP.

Global Solution Directory

Promote your client solution built on IBM technologies or services to IBM clients, other Business Partners and the IBM sales team. 

Business Partner Marks

Earn your Business Partner Marks when you achieve competencies.