Overview

Qualified IBM Business Partners can use Techline to gain technical information and assistance required to close sales. This includes technical sales assistance for:

  • IBM Systems
  • Systems Software
  • z Systems Software

Techline provides direct access to highly skilled, technically credentialed IT specialists. If you engage us early in your sales cycle, we can help you increase your sales productivity and boost your competitive advantage, while improving your technical skills and knowledge of IBM products and solutions.

 

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Techline pre-sales repository

Entitlement criteria

  • Online request
    • Distributors
    • z Systems Silver, Gold and Platinum IBM Business Partners
    • IBM Business Partners with Server Systems, Systems Storage and Spectrum Competencies who are at Specialist / Expert level
    • PartnerWorld Value Package subscribers
  • Software sizing
    • Silver, Gold and Platinum Business Partners may request Software Sizing assistance
  • Capacity Planning
    • The capacity planning service on Power Systems using the MPG tool is available to all registered IBM Business Partners.
  • Technical presales repositories
    • All IBM Business Partners may access the Techline pre-sales repositories, which provide technical information on the most frequently used products.
  • Distributor support
    • Resellers without one or more Server Systems, Systems Storage and Spectrum Competencies will continue to receive technical sales support from their Distributor. The IBM Business Partner Locator can be used to locate Distributors