About this benefit
IBM Cloud service credits enable Business Partners to use, learn and build IBM Cloud infrastructure and platform skills and solutions.
IBM’s unified Cloud platform helps you take your ideas to production and solve real problems! IBM Cloud expands beyond PaaS combining infrastructure, applications and services for enterprises to create value faster and is the leading cognitive platform with solutions and toolsets customized by industry.
Build with access to more than 130 industry-leading Cloud services including Watson, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, advanced data analytics, and cyber security.
Instructions to request benefit:
- Review the terms below
No IBM Cloud PAYGO or SoftLayer account
Indicate you do not have an IBM Cloud account in the request document and an account will be created for your firm.
Existing IBM Cloud Lite account
If you have an existing IBM Cloud Lite account, you will need to upgrade to PAYGO for full access to the IBM Cloud catalog. When upgrading or adding credit card, selected Currency MUST be USD ($) in order to receive any eligible IBM Cloud service credits. All other currencies are currently not supported to receive IBM Cloud service credits.
Existing IBM Cloud PAYGO account billed in USD ($)
If you have an existing IBM Cloud PAYGO account, please include the account number on the request form.
Existing SoftLayer PAYGO account (IaaS only via control.softlayer.com)
If you have an existing SoftLayer PAYGO account, to have a unified infrastructure and platform account, follow these instructions.
Upgrade and unify your IBM Cloud and SoftLayer billing accounts
* Do NOT use this step if you already have an existing IBM Cloud PAYGO account being billed under USD ($). Simply submit request form.
Accounts not linked?
If you have an existing IBM Cloud (PaaS) account and a Softlayer (IaaS) account that have not been linked, and share the same IBMid for each account's mater user (SoftLayer) and account owner (IBM Cloud PAYGO), follow these instructions to link:
Unify your IBM Cloud and SoftLayer billing accounts
- Download this request document and submit your request by email for PartnerWorld IBM Cloud service credits.
Program level: Registered*, Silver, Gold, and Platinum
Registered: $1200 USD/ year*
Silver: $2400 USD/ year
Gold: $4200 USD/ year
Platinum: $6000 USD/ year
* PartnerWorld Registered Business Partners with a proven capability including a verified solution/service or a resell authorization.
Note: An Embedded Solution Agreement meets the verified solution capability requirement.