Ready for IBM Rational software
Gain exposure to both the IBM Rational sales force and customers by taking advantage of the following marketing benefits available to you as a Ready for IBM Rational software provider.
What we do for you
After validation we automatically display the Ready for IBM Rational software mark with your solution listing in our worldwide online directory to help advertise that you completed the technical criteria for Rational software integration.
We list your solution among these plug-ins that have achieved Ready for IBM Rational validation. If your solution meets the validation requirements for the Ready for IBM Rational software Best Practices indicator, that will be automatically applied to your listing.
Additionally, we publicize your solution to the IBM sales force through internal newsletters and to other Rational Business Partners through the monthly newsletter, "Rational Business Partner update".
What you can do to promote your solution
IBM Business Partner marks
After you earn the right to use a technical validation mark, consult these guidelines to help you apply the marks effectively and coherently. Use the mark in the packaging and marketing materials of your qualified offerings.
Best Practices indicator
Showcase to the world the extra effort you put forth by qualifying for the Plug-in Central Best Practices indicator.
Internet marketing benefits
Learn about exciting ways to generate demand for your solutions with benefits that will help you leverage the web to increase leads and drive sales.
Get your information posted in our internal IBM sales portal
Gain even more exposure to IBM Rational sales teams by submitting your validated plug-in abstract to be included in Xtreme Leverage, an internal sales portal for IBM software sales news and information.
Submit a client reference
After you have successfully implemented your joint solution with IBM Rational you are eligible to work together with your business development manager to create a joint client reference. Highlight your client's success in the worldwide IBM client reference database.