Grow your business with the Value Package

The Value Package is a suite of robust tools and resources designed to boost your business performance and help you get the most out of being an IBM Business Partner. Engage with a host of benefits like demo/test sandbox environments for building proofs-of-concept, unlimited access to IBM sales expertise, technical support and software, training and education reimbursement and much more.

Renew the Value Package before expiration to avoid losing your data, signing new agreements or uninstalling or reconfiguring existing software downloads. 

What’s new in the Value Package

 

Value Package Sandbox

Test drive your innovations in real-world scenarios. IBM Value Package subscribers are eligible for three-week engagements for up to 10 employees in our sandbox environment hosted by the IBM Client Center Montpellier. 

  • Grow skills in a hands-on live environment
  • Demonstrate solutions to your clients
  • Evaluate client use cases

PartnerWorld Program event voucher

Get access to IBM’s largest partner events. With your purchase of the IBM Value Package, your company is entitled to one voucher good for 50% off the published registration fee on select IBM events and activities as published at the PartnerWorld Program vouchers website. All PartnerWorld levels get one 50% discount event voucher.

2X IBM Cloud credits accelerator

Elevate business performance with the power of IBM Cloud. IBM Cloud credits enable Business Partners to use, learn and build IBM Cloud infrastructure and platform skills and solutions. Access to over 170 industry-leading Cloud services including Watson, AI, Blockchain, advanced data analytics and cyber security. PartnerWorld members with a Value Package subscription are eligible for twice as many IBM Cloud credits than non-subscribing members.

More benefits, even more discounts

Returning subscriber discount 

Were you subscribed to the Value Package in the past? See what the new Value Package can do for your business. We're offering a 10% discount for returning subscribers.

Value Package bulk discount 

Do you operate in multiple countries? The IBM Value Package and Software Access Option are offered at the Country Enterprise level. Leverage benefits in multiple countries and save 40% when you purchase five or more subscriptions. 

Do you develop, resell or provide service? 

develop-value-package

Developers

The Value Package gives developers the power to leverage over 16,000 IBM Software titles with unlimited remote development phase technical support.

implement-value-package

Service providers

Boost team efficiencies. Reach project milestones faster. Deliver solutions in less time. The Value Package gives implementers the edge by streamlining the path to market.

 

resell-value-package

Resellers

Drive revenue more effectively by building sales-closing expertise through exclusive tools like the Sandbox, where you can demonstrate IBM solutions to your clients, evaluate client use cases and accelerate proof of concept completion.

Build. Learn. Grow. 

You Pass, We Pay

Get 100% reimbursement up to $75k for attending optional education courses and earning IBM credentials. Achieve higher levels in the PartnerWorld program, gain competencies and showcase your skills. Benefits vary by Business Partner level.

 

Unlimited technical sales support

Empower your sales teams to close more opportunities with unlimited guidance from IBM's technical sales support team. Real-time skills transfer maximizes team effectiveness and customer satisfaction. Access Techline for advice on IBM software, solution sizing and licensing. 

Software Access Catalog

Grow your business with IBM’s extensive portfolio of technology, the Software Access Catalog. Download over 16,000 eAssemblies for demonstration, evaluation, development and testing of commercial solutions, proof of concept, education, training and limited internal Run Your Business use in accordance with the Value Package terms and conditions.

Unlimited remote technical support

Get project-first guidance and technical support from IBM experts during solution development and resolve problems through live video conferences on Webex. Access unlimited remote tech support for troubleshooting before you deploy a commercial solution.

Sales Mastery test vouchers

Train up and take action. Take IBM Sales Mastery Tests at no cost. Simply request a voucher — and receive a code to take the test at no cost. It's a fast, cost-effective path to showcasing your growing knowledge.

SaaS products

Explore SaaS solutions that help you innovate faster on the cloud. 12-month trial subscriptions include Blueworks Live, Cloud Event Management, Cloud Video, Watson Analytics Professional and Workload Automation. 

Make the most of your PartnerWorld membership with an elite suite of expertise and resources. 

Reach new levels. Get paid back. 

Registered Benefits

Registered Benefits

Up to USD $6,000 in credentials reimbursement

6 Sales Mastery Test vouchers

Up to USD $3,000 in IBM Cloud credits

Silver Benefits

Silver Benefits

Up to USD $15,000 in credentials reimbursement (USD $6,000 per individual)

12 Sales Mastery Test vouchers

Up to USD $6,000 in IBM Cloud credits

Gold Benefits

Gold Benefits

Up to USD $50,000 in credentials reimbursement (USD $6,000 per individual)

20 Sales Mastery Test vouchers

Up to USD $9,000 in IBM Cloud credits

Platinum Benefits

Platinum Benefits

Up to USD $75,000 in credentials reimbursement (USD $6,000 per individual)

40 Sales Mastery Test vouchers

Up to USD $12,000 in IBM Cloud credits

Ready to subscribe?

Annual fee: USD $2,500

  • Purchase within 6 months of joining IBM PartnerWorld to receive a 10% discount.
  • Former IBM PartnerWorld subscribers automatically receive a 10% discount.
  • Receive a 10% discount when you renew before your subscription expires.
 

Create new solutions with the Software Access Option.

The Software Access Option is an annual subscription giving Business Partners exclusive access to the 16,000 distributed software solutions through the Software Access Catalog included in the Value Package.*

Use IBM distributed software to:

  • Develop commercial solutions to sell to end customers
  • Develop new versions of a solution after the initial product is released
  • Test solutions before they hit the marketplace
  • Train your employees and customers
  • Use for demonstration, evaluation and proof of concept onsite, on cloud or at your customer's location for up to 90 days
  • Use what you sell to Run Your Business

Ready to activate the Software Access option?

Annual fee: USD $995

*The Software Access Option provides the same Software Access Catalog as the Value Package, without any technical support or other benefits.

Ordering information and Special instructions

See information below

Ordering Information

  • You must be the Authorized Profile Administrator (APA) for your company to order the Value Package.
  • Your company profile information must be current in PartnerWorld before you can order the Value Package.
  • Incomplete or incorrect company name, mailing address, Primary Relationship Contact name or VAT number (for countries that require one) in your PartnerWorld Profile may result in significant delay in processing your order. Update your PartnerWorld profile.
  • An Authorized Profile Administrator must accept the PartnerWorld Value Package Attachment before benefits will be available to you. Depending on your country of residence, you may be required to sign the attachment in hard-copy format instead of electronic format.
  • Once purchased, the Value Package covers all locations in the company’s Country Enterprise.
  • The Value Package subscription expires 12 months after the PartnerWorld Value Package Attachment is signed.
  • It may take up to 10 business days to process your online order.
  • The Value Package is available in most countries.¹
  • Value Package benefits may only be used by registered employees who reside in the same country where the Value Package was purchased. A separate Value package must be purchased for each country where registered employees want to use the benefits or download and use Software Access Catalog products.
  • Fees are displayed in the online ordering system at the time of ordering. Purchase provides access to the benefit for a 12-month period and purchase can be made at any time. If any authority imposes a duty, tax, levy or fee (excluding those based on IBM's net income) upon any transaction, then you agree to pay that amount.

¹ Benefit offerings may not currently be available in all countries, on all platforms or may be delivered differently. Additional terms and conditions may apply to any specific benefit or geography. Benefits are subject to change without notice at the discretion of the IBM Corporation.

Special instructions for ASEAN countries

For IBM invoice (purchase order) payment method, please remit payment using the account details in the appropriate table below. These instructions apply to you if IBM requires you to pay “Cash on Order,” also known as payment in advance. 

Use this account and banking information based on the currency of your transaction. Examples:

  • If your company is in Australia and your IBM invoice is in Australian dollars, use the account details for AUD payment.
  • If your company is in Vietnam and your IBM invoice is in US dollars, use the account details for USD payment.

 

Account details for USD payment

Account name: IBM Singapore Pte Ltd

Account USD a/c: 2510246-05-6

Swift code: DEUTSGSG

Bank name: Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch

Bank address: 1 Raffles Quay, #17-00 South Tower, Singapore 048583.

 

Account details for SGD payment

Account name: IBM Singapore Pte Ltd

Bank code: 7463

Branch code: 001

Account USD a/c: 2510246-00-0

Bank name: Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch

   

Account details for AUD payment

Account name:  IBM Australia Limited

BSB + Account Number: 012263 836810054

Swift code: ANZBAU3M

Bank name: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited

Bank address: Shop 224 Castle Towers Shopping Centre, 6-14 Castle Street, Castle Hill, NSW, 2154

              

Account details for NZD payment:

Account name: IBM New Zealand Limited

BSB + Account Number: 011839 034479400

Swift Code: ANZBNZ22

Bank name: ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited

Bank Address: 205 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand


For payment by Direct Deposit, send a copy of the remittance by email to the following regional Accounts Receivable (AR) contact:

AR Contact: Technical sales support

Email: gohbi@my.ibm.com

Region: ASEAN+HK+Taiwan

Fax: 603-2301 8055

              

AR Contact: No charge software sales mastery test vouchers

Email: kjw@kr.ibm.com

Region: Korea

Fax: 82-2-3781-6604

              

AR Contact: Software access

Email: credit@nz1.ibm.com

Region: New Zealand

Fax: 64-4-576-5917

              

AR Contact: Remote email technical support

Email: acctsrec@au1.ibm.com

Region: Australia

Fax: 61-2-9407-5312

Special instructions for Caribbean countries

The PartnerWorld online ordering system is currently not available for Business Partners located in Caribbean countries. To purchase (The Value Package or Software Access Option), your Primary Relationship Contact or Authorized Profile Administrator needs to contact and request a Billing Exception for the benefit you are interested in purchasing. The request email needs to include a screen shot from the ordering page showing the price quoted for the offering you want to purchase.

Have questions about the purchasing process, invoicing, renewing or Software Access Catalog?