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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 certified 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 Premier/Advanced Business Partners, Power/Storage Specialty Elite/Specialty Business Partners and PartnerWorld Value Package subscribers. Advanced and Premier 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 who are not Specialty or Specialty Elite Business Partners 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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