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Qualified IBM Business Partners can use Techline to gain technical information and assistance required to close sales. This includes technical sales assistance for:

Techline provides direct access to highly skilled, technically credentialed IT specialists. If you engage us early in your sales cycle, we can help you increase your sales productivity and boost your competitive advantage, while improving your technical skills and knowledge of IBM products and solutions.

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Entitlement criteria

Online request submission is available for the full range of Techline services for:

  • Distributors,
  • z Systems Silver, Gold and Platinum IBM Business Partners
  • IBM Business Partners with Server Systems, Systems Storage and Spectrum Competencies who are at Specialist / Expert level
  • PartnerWorld Value Package subscribers.

Silver, Gold and Platinum Business Partners may request Software Sizing assistance.

All IBM Business Partners may access the Techline pre-sales repositories, which provide technical information on the most frequently used Power Systems and System Storage products.

Resellers  without one or more Server Systems, Systems Storage and Spectrum Competencies will continue to receive technical sales support from their Distributor. The IBM Business Partner Locator can be used to locate Distributors.

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