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IBM Renewal Value Incentive

Incentive for reselling Subscription and Support

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The IBM Renewal Value Incentive (RVI) is an incentive on the sale of IBM Software Subscription and Support for IBM Business Partners who continue to provide value add to customers to whom they sold the new software license and received a value incentive through IBM Software Value Incentive, IBM Value Advantage Plus, IBM Value Advantage Plus for Government or IBM Solution Software Value Incentive.

RVI benefits Business Partners in several ways:

To participate, you must be a Business Partner in good standing in either Software Value Incentive or Value Advantage Plus and be authorized in IBM Software Value Plus.

List of countries where RVI is available:

What's new

Simplifying the IBM Renewal Value Incentive (RVI)

Effective September 1, 2016, for all geographies, the documentation requirements have been simplified. When selected for compliance, Business Partners who have met all the criteria may demonstrate their coverage of the End User by showing to IBM, the invoice for the renewals that the Business Partner issued to the End User.

For more information and to review other changes effective September 1, please refer to the IBM Renewal Value Incentive Operations Guides at

Listen to RVI webcasts replays:

Renewal Value Incentive Update for Business Partners in North America
Listen to this RVI update to learn about additional ways to earn RVI and find out about simplifications that now help you earn RVI.

Tips for submitting Renewal Value Incentive requests
Hear helpful tips for helpful information about requesting RVI on your orders.

Renewal Value Incentive compliance tips
Helpful tips for meeting RVI compliance are presented, including a review of documentation samples, how the compliance sampling process works and what you will be expected to do for compliance.

Renewal Value Incentive and RVI Opportunity List Q&A
Hear additional questions and answers about RVI and the RVI Opportunity List report.

Introduction to the IBM Renewal Value Incentive Opportunity List - Updated March 2015
Learn how you can review upcoming renewal quotes to determine RVI eligibility.

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