IBM MEA is announcing the Q4 Systems promotions and virtual enablement plan summarized below. We encourage you to get familiar with the details and take advantage of it. Promotions are available in almost every product segment and can maximize your profit. Virtual enablement sessions are aligned with IBM Strategy to support you build and deliver the deepest skills in the market.
FlashSystem 5010/5030 Cache Upgrade - PartnerWorld Link
For a limited time, Business Partners who acquire a new eligible FlashSystem 5010 Controller or FlashSystem 5030 Controller, can receive one (1) new eligible FlashSystem cache upgrade at no charge with the purchase of one (1) new eligible FlashSystem cache feature.
Qualification is based on the date the order is placed, not shipment. Applicable for Value Seller Bids only.
TS4300 Tape Library no charge Tape Drive Promotion - PartnerWorld Link
IBM Business Partners who acquire a new eligible IBM TS4300 Tape Library, with the purchase of three (3) eligible IBM LTO7 or LTO8 half height (HH) tape drives, may receive an additional (1) eligible IBM LTO7 or LTO8 half height (HH) tape drive at no charge.
All drives must be of the same generation. When ordering LTO7 drives the no charge drive will be an LTO7. When ordering LTO8 drives the no charge drive will be an LTO8 drive. This IBM offer also applies to TS4300 MES upgrades when an additional three (3) eligible LTO7 or LTO8 drives are purchased. Configuration rules apply. Applicable for Value Seller Bids only.
Spectrum Protect Fire Drill Business Partner Seller Incentive - PartnerWorld Link
An IBM Business Partner individual can earn Amazon e-vouchers for a value of $250 each as a reward when having conducted at an End User a Spectrum Protect Health Check using the CSA (Customer Storage Assessment) tool that creates an additional revenue of at least US $10.000 for Spectrum Protect booked new license revenue on or before 20th of December 2020.
There is a maximum amount of Amazon e-vouchers as part of this incentive - those will be handled on a
“first come-first served” basis.
Competitive Incentive for Power and Storage Systems - PartnerWorld Link
IBM Power and IBM Storage Systems Business Partners may earn additional back end rebate when qualified IBM Power or IBM Storage System deals, which are deemed to be Competitive, are firmed and shipped in October (8%), November (8%) and December (6%). Business Partners should request approval @ MEAPROMO@AE.IBM.COM and copy their local channel representative.
Move to Power9 - PartnerWorld Link
IBM Power Systems Business Partners may earn additional back end rebate for eligible deals firmed and shipped in October (6%), November (6%) or December (4%). Deals must be with customers who have at least one installed POWER8 or older generation machine. Business Partners should request approval @ MEAPROMO@AE.IBM.COM and copy their local channel representative.
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Virtual Storage Bootcamps – FS7200 Virtualization Play and FS5k Volume Programs
I. Southern Africa, East Africa – Oct 13th
II. Middle East and Pakistan - Oct 20th
III. Turkey - Oct 20th, 22nd and 24th
IV. North Africa and West Africa - Oct 22th
II. Storage Zone Launch Oct 1st http://www.bpstoragezone.com
Storage Channel Information Platform for IBMers and Business Partners
III. Race for Knowledge Launch Oct 1st
Enablement, Fun and Awards for Business Partners
IV. Tech U Virtual Edition - 26-29 Oct https://www.ibm.com/training/events/vtechu2020
V. Storage ALL-Stars Webinar Series – Launch Oct 1st Join the Meetup to attend: https://www.meetup.com/StorageAllStar
VI. Spectrum Protect Plus Technical Hands-On Training for BPs
I. Week 43 (Tue and Wed, 20th & 21st of Oct.)
II. Week 45 (Tue and Wed, 3rd & 4th of Nov.)
III. Week 47 (Tue and Wed, 17th & 18th of Nov.)
IV. Week 49 (Tue and Wed, 30th Nov & 1st Dec.)
V. Week 51 (Tue and Wed, 15th & 16th of Dec.)
I. POWER SYSTEMS
I. Hybrid Multi-Cloud
I. Automation & Public Cloud (Oct)
II. Openshift & Cloud Paks (Nov)
II. IBM Z & LinuxONE
I. Hyper Protect Services (Oct 6)
II. zVM hands on Workshops
I. Saudi Arabia (Oct 6-8)
II. South Africa (Oct 13-15)
III. Turkey (Nov 24-26)
IV. Gulf & Levante (Nov 2-4)