Channel Value Rewards – Solutions (Value Advantage Plus)
On April 10, 2018, CVR-Solution integrated three distinct IBM solution incentives – Capability Authorization, Industry Authorization and Value Advantage Plus – into a single incentive – Channel Value Rewards - Solution.
Business Partner solutions that were approved for Capability Authorization, Industry Authorization and Value Advantage Plus Solutions were migrated to CVR-Solution with new Solution IDs. Business Partners should have received their new Solution IDs the weekend prior to April 10, 2018.
Delivering value-adding solutions and software to your customers
An initiative that financially rewards you for integrating IBM middleware with your software solutions
Offering is stackable with the family of Channel Value Rewards (CVR)
Greater potential profit when you sell IBM authorized software products together with your value-adding solutions
CVR – Solutions (Capability, Industry, and Value Advantage Plus) to transition to CVR – Solution in April 2018. Available January 22, 2018, watch the IBM Business Partner webcast for an overview of hardware, software, and SaaS program and incentive changes.
Program Value-Add requirement change to 10% effective January 2018. Refer to the updated Operations Guide available on the Resources website for details.
Value Advantage Plus is renamed Channel Value Rewards – Solutions (Value Advantage Plus) effective April 10, 2017
Value Advantage Plus for Government Sales transitioned to CVR – Software Sales effective April 10, 2017
Reminder: IBM Software Products, classified as Software as a Service (SaaS) are not eligible for CVR - Solutions (Value Advantage Plus).