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IBM Pre-Sales Advisor Tool

The one-stop shop for IBM Business Partners that simplifies ease of doing business

Pre-Sales Advisor Tool is the one-stop shopping experience which makes it easier to build, price and source a selection of IBM's solutions for System x, Storage and BladeCenter, including many of our popular offerings. The tool is currently available in North America, selected countries in Europe and Asia Pacific.

Access or request access to the Pre-Sales Advisor Tool (link resides outside of ibm.com)

What is Pre-Sales Advisor Tool?

Designed to increase efficiency, Pre-Sales Advisor Tool is a simple-to-use, Web-enabled solution that provides quick access to all of IBM’s pre-sales information and tools. This fully integrated environment allows you to:


Key features include:


Pre-Sales Advisor Tool public site also available!

Available to support end-user customers and potential new Business Partners, the public site is accessible without a user id or password. The public site home page is designed to support non-technical users and provides a subset of information available on the entitled site. List price and a summary of availability are displayed and a user can send a completed build to their preferred dealer from a selection of dealers provided on the site. Additionally, the public site can be simply embedded into a Business Partner's portal allowing their customers to find pre-sales information, configure a solution and send it to the Business Partner (Contact your IBM Representative for details)

Access to the public site for Pre-Sales Advisor Tool (link resides outside of ibm.com)


Product scope includes the System x product line (except iDataPlex and complex rack configurations) and offers a selection of IBM models from:


Microsoft add-in productivity tools

Add-in productivity tools enable you to easily access information about IBM products from within Word or Excel and format this information into a Word document or Excel spreadsheet. Compatible with Word or Excel 2007 only.

See for yourself what Pre-Sales Advisor Tool offers you

"...it allows someone with limited technical knowledge to qualify an opportunity and provide the best solution. This will definitely improve the quality of solutions provided to ends users." Avnet, Australia

"...integrating tools in a central process is the best idea I have heard from a vendor for the last 10+ years!" Bell Micro, Netherlands

"A huge step in the right direction..." CDW, US

"IBM is taking a step in the right direction and leading in some respect in putting together a single Portal for learning/sales/configurations/etc" Zones, US

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