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IBM Systems Education Open Badges

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Welcome to the Systems Education badging page. At IBM, we believe it is important to recognize the commitment our badge earners have made to increase their knowledge, enhance their skills and accelerate their success .

IBM Systems Badges got a new home, please go to the new Systems Badges page to find the latest IBM Systems Badges. We will maintain both pages in parallel till October 31 when we will retire the old page and only maintain the new systems badges page.

Find the details below for the badges we are currently issuing. Each badge has its own section where you can find out what the badge represents, how the badge is earned and what the next steps are.

Once you have completed a badge’s requirements, it may take 5 business days for you to receive an email asking you to claim your badge. Should you not receive your badge within 5 business days please contact

NOTICE: IBM leverages the services of Credly's Acclaim platform, a 3rd party data processor authorized by IBM and located in the United States, to assist in the administration of the IBM Digital Badge program. In order to issue you an IBM Digital Badge, your personal information (name, email address, and badge earned) will be shared with the Credly’s Acclaim platform. You will receive an email notification from Acclaim with instructions for claiming the badge. Your personal information is used to issue your badge and for program reporting and operational purposes. It will be handled in a manner consistent with IBM privacy practices. The IBM Privacy Statement can be viewed here: IBM employees can view the IBM Internal Privacy Statement here:

Support Contacts:

Any questions about Systems Education badges should be directed to
For general inquiries related to the IBM Digital Badge Program, contact
Questions about your Acclaim account or website should be directed to Acclaim support.


Badges published in 2017 are offered via the IBM PartnerWorld University.


IBM Power Systems

IBM Storage

IBM Systems

IBM Systems Lab Services

IBM Systems Project Badge

IBM Top Gun


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