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IBM Global Financing spurs the economic value of Cloud Computing

Financing for your client's cloud

Cloud computing is enabling a more cost effective, agile and flexible consumption of IT and is transforming the way companies do business. However, realizing these benefits require upfront investments. In a world where budgets are constantly scrutinized and increasingly tight, accelerating the time to value is critical. IBM Global Financing can help your clients achieve the benefits of cloud computing.

Lower cost

Adopting cloud can help your clients reduce their IT costs – financing the IT infrastructure needed to operate in a cloud environment, can help take these savings further.

IBM Global Financing offerings provide qualified companies with:

Act with speed

Cloud enables your clients to accelerate time to market - financing can help expedite the time to value.

IBM Global Financing:

Financing for cloud builders and infrastructure providers

IBM has a Cloud Computing specialty for IBM Business Partners which covers 5 solution areas. Two of these solution areas focus on IBM Business Partners who are implementing cloud-delivered solutions for their clients: Cloud builders and cloud infrastructure providers. These partners can quickly build and expand their cloud business with our low-rate financing programs.

IBM Global Financing offers a range of financing alternatives to fit each cloud builder and infrastructure provider’s specific needs, enabling faster build-out of their cloud infrastructure to service their clients. Payment deferral options allow business partners to avoid large upfront cash outlays and predictable monthly payments help optimize cash flow. In addition there are also lease options for select hardware that allow for mid-lease upgrades to the latest processor technology and peripherals, protecting the business partner's investment and competitive position while minimizing costs.

Find an IBM Global Financing rep and useful links

Contact us to discuss which of our cloud financing options best fits your client’s unique business needs.

Work with your distributor's lease coordinator or access the Rapid Financing® tool to request credit approval and contracts today.

New to IBM Global Financing? Find out how you can get started today.

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(1) IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government clients. Rates and availability are based on a client’s credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment and product type and options, and may vary by country. Non-hardware items must be one-time, non-recurring charges and are financed by means of loans. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and 0% financing server, storage and software offerings are subject to change, extension or withdrawal without notice and may not be available in all countries.

(2) Represents Net Present Value savings over a 36 months period for an IBM hardware Fair Market Value lease from IBM Global Financing with a "best credit" customer and including an assumed value for the customer’s cost of capital. Current IBM Global Financing monthly rates for IBM hardware used to calculate PV savings.
Savings can vary according to hardware platform, customer requirements and should be validated as part of a full Total Cost of Ownership analysis.

(3) IBM Center for Applied Insights, 2011

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