1.Become a member of IBM PartnerWorld
2.Become fully approved in either or both of the value add initiatives (SVI or Value Advantage Plus). As a part of this process, reseller will choose a preferred distributor.
3.Complete partner plan around BRMS in the IBM PartnerPlan tool.
4.Reseller’s IBM PartnerWorld® Authorized Profile Administrator (APA) from headquarters location must apply for the BPA for SW Remarketers, and accept the terms & conditions as a part of the application process (the agreement becomes effective upon IBM acceptance).
5.IBM will then validate that steps two through three have been fully completed (which includes certification verification for BPM Authorization requirement.. 1 WS Sales cert, 2 technical certs from BPM listing).
6.IBM will accept the BPA for SW Remarketers and will notify you which Reseller Authorization group(s) you are authorized to resell within Software Value Plus program.
7. Then begin to place orders through the distributor in your approved Reseller Authorization group(s).
For assistance with this process, we are happy to help. Please contact Jim Claussen at firstname.lastname@example.org.