View relationships

Overview

View relationships shows your authorized relationship(s) such as Software Tier 2 reseller, Regional system integrator or System p Solution Provider Tier 1 or Tier 2. These relationships can be established via Business Partner agreements or other agreements between your company and IBM. They can also be set through the business model selection you choose in your country enterprise. The relationships create Web entitlements to access information pertinent to your relationship types for your company's employees.

You can only view this section. You cannot edit your IBM relationships here.

Navigation

To view relationships:

  • Select the View relationship link.
  • A detailed summary appears.

Relationship agreements

Overview

The Relationship agreements page shows your company's relationships with IBM or recognized by IBM. These relationships should define how your company does business in the marketplace. The relationships may entitle your company to web information or benefits in addition to those provided with the basic IBM PartnerWorld Agreement. The benefits vary with the specific relationship.

Navigation

To view your company's relationships with IBM, select the Relationship agreements link.

Manage PartnerWorld agreements

Overview

The Manage PartnerWorld agreements page shows the agreements that have already been established for your company. Use this page to verify your company's authorizations.

Navigation

  1. To view the list of agreements, select the Manage PartnerWorld agreements link.
  2. The list of country enterprise or location agreements is visible on this screen. You can select a link for the required agreement from the relevant agreement list summary table.
  3. You are forwarded to the selected agreement. For each agreement, you can view the type of agreement, the agreement ID, comments, start date, end date, the name of the individual that signed the agreement, original version, current version and pending date, if available.

Relationship management category overview

Overview

The PartnerWorld Profiling System simplifies application and management of your IBM relationships.

You can view and manage your company's relationships from this page.

Navigation

From the Relationship management main page, you can select from the following links, depending upon the particular action you wish to take:

  • Pending PartnerWorld agreements: Provides the ability for the Primary Relationship Contact (PRC)or the Authorized Profile Administrator (APA) to look for PartnerWorld agreements and attachments awaiting signature.
  • Manage PartnerWorld agreements: Shows the PartnerWorld agreements and attachments that have already been established for your company.
  • Relationship agreements: This is where you apply for and manage your BP relationship agreements, for example your Distributor BPA, your solution provider Tier 1 BPA, and your training provider BPA.
  • Manage relationship contract compliance: Provides the ability to profile and report employees and their associated certifications for the firm.
  • Value Advantage Plus
  • Software Value Incentive
  • Software Value Plus
  • Authorized Independent Training Provider
  • TCI for System z
  • OTC for Influencer Program: Enables Business Partners who influence the sale of IBM software to get a fee for their services.
  • View relationship.