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Developer Lease

Competitive rates and terms especially for Software Developers, Business Partners and Systems Integrators


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Offering description

Today, leading-edge servers and software are vital to supporting clients, e-business initiatives and growing your sales and profits. The Developer Program makes the latest IBM technology available at flexible terms and very attractive monthly payments. It's the solution for the special business needs of Software Developers, Business Partners and Systems Integrators. This program can be used for the acquisition of IT systems for development, demonstration and testing on the latest IBM systems.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for the IBM Development Lease Program, the end-user must be recognized in Partner World as an ISV (Developer). Business Partners automatically qualify. The term for all leases is 24 months, with early termination after 12 months for eligible products.

Software Developers: Program and credit-qualified Independent Software Vendors or Business Partners who develop or demonstrate software applications.

Systems Integrators: Members of the IBM Business Partner-Systems Integrator Program who integrate applications into client solutions and provide training.

Web Integrators: Members of the IBM Web Integrator Initiative who design and build Internet solutions for clients. Independent Software Vendors must join PartnerWorld which requires them to use the leased product for software application development only, produce a viable commercial software product within the first 12 months of the lease, give IBM the right to demonstrate the code and complete any necessary contract to meet eligibility requirements.

Demonstration/development systems are available to authorized distributors and Solution Providers under the terms of their IBM Business Partner Agreement.

If you are a Solution Provider who purchases products directly from IBM or Distributor, you can participate by submitting your order via PC/S PartnerCommerce Serve directly to the Business Partner Support Organization (BPSO) and check the box that denotes development lease. Once the order is placed into PC/S the order will flow to a queue that will be monitored internally by the development lease team who will work with IBM Credit for approval and foward lease agreement to the customer.

Participants who join PartnerWorld receive online services for web forums, e-mail bulletin boards, magazines, newsletters, tips and trends, research, trade articles and possible discounts on hardware and software.

Eligible products

Eligible Developer Lease products and rates are listed at the following Web sites:

Ordering information

All Business Partners lease requests should place orders business as usual:

Terms and conditions

For more information

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 are based on a client's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment type and options, and may vary by country. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension or withdrawal without notice.

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