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IBM Services Solution Integrators (SSI)

A simplified Business Partner Agreement for Services Solution Integrators

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An important component to achieving success in the marketplace is the ability to reach clients who are looking for high value solutions. To help market players who "Sell-as-a-Service" establish a Services channel relationship with IBM, the Services Solutions Integrators Business Partner Agreement (SSI-BPA) allows IBM Business Partners to incorporate IBM Global Technology Services into their end-user services solutions by signing a simplified BPA.

Those who sign the SSI-BPA will be able to:

The SSI-BPA provides an avenue for "Sell-as-a Service" players to be introduced into the IBM Business Partner channel environment and benefit from the support of IBM and its Global Technology Services team.

Existing IBM Business Partners (eg. SOBP, SP, Reseller, SI) do not need to apply for SSI as those Business Partner relationship already includes SSI activity.

How to become an authorized IBM Services Solution Integrator

Join the PartnerWorld program: If you are not already a member of IBM PartnerWorld.


Apply: You are required to apply through your PartnerWorld profile and accept the IBM Business Partner Agreements for Services Solution Integrator.

Reference the SSI Application User Guide for detailed screen by screen instruction to assist with your on-line application.

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