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System Storage specialty

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To participate in the IBM System Storage specialty, you must apply for the specialty and meet requirements through eligible certifications and verified System Storage client references. You must also achieve and maintain the minimum annual System Storage revenue requirements. Completion of these activities may also earn points towards your PartnerWorld levels.

Notes for all IOTs

  1. One employee may fulfill multiple certification requirements.
  2. The maximum number of points that can be earned by one employee is four PartnerWorld points.
  3. After the minimum number of required certifications and client references are met, your firm must acquire additional PartnerWorld points through your choice of additional sales skills certifications, technical skills certifications, or approved client references.
  4. Refer to the new Specialty Operations Guide:

Certification details

Note: Certifications marked as Withdrawn still qualify for the specialty but are no longer available to be taken at a test center. Those marked Expiring also still qualify for the specialty, but only until the date listed.

  • - Sales certifications

  • - Technical certifications

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