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PartnerWorld Cloud education

2014 PartnerWorld program enhancements

IBM offers our Business Partners a robust portfolio of cloud computing benefits and resources to assist you in building, selling and deploying cloud-based solutions to take to your clients now and tomorrow. We know that clients are looking to you for cloud solutions that are ready to take advantage of the convergence of mobile, social and analytics and will help them develop new ways to engage with their customers, employees and business partners. To accelerate the value of cloud for them,  here are just a few examples of IBM cloud benefits and resources.


Cloud virtual summit for architects

Join a team of cloud experts for an exciting agenda where we will focus on the very latest version of the Cloud Computing Reference Architecture (4.0), the Next Generation Cloud as well as a few special topics.

Live lectures and Q&A will enable architects from across IBM and Business Partners to work with clients on cloud solution architectures.


New Cloud education for Business Partners

Cloud education roadmap

Leverage this Cloud education roadmap to understand IBM’s focus on Cloud and gain web based education to help you enhance your skills & knowledge on Cloud. This asset is a comprehensive compilation of selected IBM education assets on cloud from across IBM education and engagement platforms-

2014 Cloud launch- Cloud portfolio update

IBM has the most comprehensive set of cloud capabilities, and the 2014 launch expands the breath of coverage as we shape the market.  These education modules help you learn about key announcements and solutions that deliver major advances with clear business impact.

Learn more about key 2014 Cloud announcements and access additional resources for specific offerings. Courses include:

Software defined environments

Learn how software defined environments are optimized to deliver the agility, efficiency and performance needed for today’s workloads.

Cloud &Smarter Infrastructure (C&SI) and security update

Hear updates on Service Management, Storage for Cloud, Smarter Infrastructure and Analytics and SaaS Mobile Management. Review the new and updated cloud security offerings.

SaaS and BPaaS update

Learn how IBM’s broad portfolio of 100+ best-in-class SaaS offerings and BPaaS for industry and domain expertise help clients move quickly to grow their business.


Related education and assets

Know more about what IBM’s take on cloud through IBM POV on cloud and IBM’s cloud offerings.

Learn how to have an introductory conversation with CIOs about cloud computing to illustrate how IBM's cloud capabilities reduce expense and optimize IT resource while also creating client value and business innovation.

According to Gartner, Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) will control more IT buying decisions in 2017 than the CIO. Listen to this session to understand how CMOs can use cloud to accelerate marketing, what's driving their decision making and how IBM can help.

Get a high-level overview of Growth Solutions markets so you can get started on incorporating them in your own business.


SoftLayer online education

Get an overview of the SoftLayer acquisition and how IBM Business Partners can leverage this solution to drive growth and profitability.

Begin to build your SoftLayer skills with new online education sessions.

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