Passport Advantage Online for Resellers provides secure sign in access to Site-specific Passport Advantage information, tools and applications to place orders, create quotes, download price files, generate reports and manage contacts.
If you are an authorized Passport Advantage Online Value Added Distributor Reseller, IBM Business Partner sign in now
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Take 3 minutes to explore Passport Advantage Online for Resellers.
Click for a list of all that you can see and do within your IBM Passport Advantage Site
Access Online ordering (eorder), Partner Guided Selling, and Proposal Quote and Order
Download price files for software and SaaS/Monthly license parts. You may choose to download: (1) current pricing (2) current and future pricing (3) future pricing
View and generate reports based on your transactional relationships ONLY
Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express customer information and generate reports of customer activity based on your sales relationship. You can search by Customer Agreement or Site number, Customer attributes including customer name, country/region, enrollment type and anniversary.
Active renewal line items by date, Agreement number, Quote number and by Site name.
Committed Term License active renewal line items
End-user customer reports
180 day reports
SaaS fulfillment status
SaaS provisions forms / Data elements reporting
Suppressed Overage report
Contract renewal price notifications
Subscription license update
In addition to the tasks and tools listed above, the Site Primary Contact and, in some cases, Secondary Contacts can use Account Management to:
add and delete users
approve or reject access requests (self-nominations),
update user information
assign roles and grant use and tool privileges for Reporting, Online ordering, Proposal Quote and Order and Partner Guided Selling.
If do not yet have access to your PAO for Reseller Site, you will need to request access before you can sign in.
To learn how, watch the 2:40 minute video.
Or, if you prefer, click to learn how to sign in or request access to an IBM Passport Advantage for Resellers site
Click the 'Request Access' button to the left.
Enter your IBM ID and PW Note: If you do not yet have an IBM ID and PW, you will be prompt to create one. Once your ID is registered in IBM’s systems, when you click Sign again you will be prompted to complete an Authorization Form or a Self-Nomination Form.
Supply the requested information
Enter your Site Number Note: Site Numbers are available in most PA Agreement and transaction documents
Check the appropriate box under the ‘I believe I am the Primary Contact for this Site. If you are not the Primary Contact, check NO. Your request for access will be routed to your Site Primary for processing and approval.
When you receive an email letting you know that your Request for Access has been approved, simply Sign again .
Learn how you can use your Passport Advantage Online for Resellers Site to
pull active renewal line-item data
generate renewal quotes for your customers
download high-level and detailed reports that can help you stay on top of your upcoming renewals
Learn how you can use capabilities within your PAO Site to generate summsry and detailed order history reports for all of your Passport Advantage / Passport Advantage Express and Cloud Services Customers by
Customer Agreement and Site #
Customer attributes Notifications’ menu
Data to help you
understand your customers’ inventory, transaction history
prepare and close upcoming renewals
discover additional sales opportunities
assist your clients with software asset management and deployments