Once on the PAO site, choose the "Price Files" link and download the file for the desired country. These files include Software Value Plus information. There are both software and SaaS versions of these files.
Products identified as "open" do not require authorization. Please see open products:
Products you intend to sell require authorization, follow the steps in the order below. Click the link below then click "Create a new company registration":
Join the PartnerWorld program: If you are not already a member of IBM PartnerWorld, join today to begin a mutually profitable relationship. Click the link below then click "Create a new company registration":
IBM CVR–Software Sales/Sales Assist: CVR-Sales/Sales Assist requires one sales and two technical certifications, in the Product Group(s) you want to sell. Find the software certifications required for each Product Group at the training and certification (eligible skills) page:
Check your authorization readiness status: The Authorization Readiness Dashboard provides IBM Business Partners their current status on Channel Value Rewards authorization requirements. IBM Business Partners are able to view their IBM certifications, CVR–Solutions (VAP) solutions(s), revenue attainment, value revenue ratio and agreement status all in one place. The Authorization Readiness dashboard is now available as part of the IBM Business Partner dashboard that provides access to overall revenue, claims / payments, and skills data.
Work with your distributor or IBM Business Partner sales representative to explore enablement opportunities and support.
Purchase the IBM Value Package, an optional package of high-value software benefits that can help reduce your business operational expenses as you meet the qualifications for Authorized Distribution. Purchase required.