IBM Value Package

Access IBM software, get reimbursed for IBM education that leads to certification, contact technical support during pre-deployment implementation and development projects — and more.
Annual fee USD $2500

IBM Software Access Option

Use the Software Access Catalog, which provides download access to a wide variety of IBM software products for demonstration, evaluation, education, commercial application development and testing, and limited internal day-to-day Business Partner operations.
Annual fee USD $995

Infinite possibilities. More resources

With the IBM Value Package and the IBM Software Access Option, you have access to exclusive resources to help you reach new customers and meet new goals.

Get started

Gain the certifications necessary to sell IBM solutions.

Build solutions

The Software Access Catalog gives you access to a wide variety of IBM software products that enable you to build solutions.
*Also available for purchase as an option

Expert help

Technical support benefits help you deploy your solutions.



“The IBM Value Package gives us an easy, economic access to the latest versions of Rational tools to develop the integration with our own products. All the tech sales colleagues use them too to present customers the benefits of the integrated tools from IBM and INCHRON.”

— Matthias Dörfel, managing director R&D, INCHRON

Planview, Inc.

“The IBM Value Package delivers great value to Planview by providing an easy way to get the IBM Software we need. Along with the excellent technical assistance from IBM, it enables Planview to build integrations to IBM products that greatly benefit our shared customers. The IBM Value Package is one of many great features that make partnering with IBM easy.”

— Gregg Sporar, Planview OpenSuite product manager, Planview, Inc.


“The Value Package has been tremendously helpful for Prolifics over our 12-year partnership with IBM. For Prolifics employees who hold more than 250 IBM certifications, reimbursement for test fees is a huge plus. As a company, we also benefit from the ability to leverage “Run your business” software to support internal processes as well as utilize demonstration and evaluation licenses to close business with customers.”

— Robyn Dixon, strategic alliance manager

Hear what Business Partners are saying about the IBM Value Package.

Notes: Effective July 1, 2016, the IBM Systems and Middleware Technical Support Options for Software Development will no longer be offered. Please consider buying the IBM Value Package instead. PartnerWorld Business Partners who already have an active 12-month Technical Support Option may continue to use Remote technical support until the Technical Support Option expires.

Benefit offerings may not currently be available in all countries, on all platforms, or may be delivered differently. Additional terms and conditions may apply to any specific benefit or geography. Benefits are subject to change without notice at the discretion of the IBM Corporation. Fees are quoted in US dollars or local currency and are subject to change. Fees may vary in some countries due to differences in comparative costs of living and fluctuations in local exchange rates. Fees are displayed in the online ordering system at the time of ordering. Purchase provides access to the benefit for a 12-month period and purchase can be made at any time. If any authority imposes a duty, tax, levy, or fee (excluding those based on IBM’s net income) upon any transaction, then you agree to pay that amount. Value Package remote software technical support is not available on all operating systems or for all Software Access Catalog software.