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IBM Cloud Partner News - October 2023

By Georgina Bhoyar posted Thu October 05, 2023 07:05 AM


Technology News and Product Updates

IBM Expands Cloud Security and Compliance Center to Help Clients Protect Data and Assess Risk Across Hybrid, Multicloud Environments. Enterprises can now tackle data security and privacy challenges by enabling advanced data protection for workloads and AI data repositories with IBM Cloud Security and Compliance Center Data Security Broker. Read and share the press release.

Cloud threat landscape report explores trends to stay ahead of threats. This report can aid clients and the broader community with their cloud security strategy. It identifies the top threats cloud environments face and provides best practices that can help keep organizations safe. Read and share the report with your clients. 

IBM Business Partner Temenos Brings Innovative Payments Capabilities to IBM Cloud to Help Banks Transform with Focus on Security and Compliance. Temenos Payments Hub became the first payment solution on IBM Cloud for Financial Services. Read and share the announcement.

Apply cyber resilience to DORA solutions on IBM Cloud. DORA, or the Digital Operational Resilience Act, establishes technical standards that financial entities and their critical third-party technology service providers must implement in their ICT systems by January 17, 2025. Read the blog article to learn how the IBM Cloud Cyber Recovery solution provides the base infrastructure with trusted solutions that address compliance requirements.

Build and offer deployable architectures in the IBM Cloud Catalog.

You can now build and offer deployable architectures in the IBM Cloud catalog. Give clients the ability to quickly create purpose-built environments using your expertise to drive scalability, automation, and consistency. Learn more here.

HCLTech Launches Shared Data Center As A Service (Shared DCaaS) to Help Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Migration. Built on IBM Cloud, the Shared DCaaS solution takes advantage of 100+ or similar bare metal configurations on IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions, allowing for a 50% reduction in the number of required servers and up to 30% reduction in total cost of ownership, making it a highly cost-effective option. Read and share the press release.  

Client Stories

Learn how clients across the world are deriving the benefits of IBM Cloud:

NatWest Group simplifies the home buying process with digital mortgage by co-creating an AI-powered, cloud-based platform that empowers mortgage call centre employees with real-time digital mortgage support for home buyers. Read the case study and learn how you can multiply the power of AI with our next-generation AI and data platform with WatsonX

Jenzabar cuts complexity and cost in higher education and creates new business opportunities with IBM Cloud. Read the case study.

Tupperware benefited by migrating their AS/400 systems to IBM Power Virtual Server, allowing more flexibility to dial capacity up and down. Read the article.

Marketing Resources 

80% of virtual desktops will be delivered from the cloud by 2024.

Achieve workplace flexibility with DaaS. Read the new whitepaper to guide your clients embrace remote and hybrid working without compromising on performance or security. 

Rapid Scalability & Cutting-Edge Security with Dizzion and IBMCloud for Financial Services. Read and share the new solution brief with your clients.


IBM Power Virtual Server promotion and incentives  include Business Partner Rewards, Free Trial, Public Promotion and Build Funds. Click here for more information or contact Eapen Valakuzhy at

Get USD 1,000 off 4th Gen Intel Xeon technology on IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers. Use code "SAPPHIRE1000" at checkout. The promotion is only valid on new orders until Dec 31, 2023

VPC1000 promo code for USD 1000 in credits. Consume USD 1000 credits against Bare Metal for VPC or any of these VPC resources, including Block Storage for VPC, Virtual Server for VPC, Load Balancer for VPC, and Virtual Private Cloud. Expires Dec 31 2023, or until supplies last.

IBM Cloud Sales Promos and POC

Take advantage of sales promos and POC with skilled service teams to close deals faster for Red Hat OpenShift, IBM Cloud Satellite, VMWare, Power and SAP.

Click here for more information or contact Eapen Valakuzhy at

IBM Cloud free tier includes a free IBM Cloud® Account, 40+ always-free products and USD 200 credit. Click here for more information.  

Marketing Events

Oct 10: Think London | Event Page

Oct 16 – 20: GITEX, Saudi Arabia | Event Page

Oct 21 - 24: Gartner IT Symposium | Orlando | Event Page

Nov 1: Microsoft 365 Back-up as a Service Webinar | Registration Link

Nov 6 – 9: VMware Explore Europe, Barcelona | Event Page

Nov 6 – 9: Gartner IT Symposium, Barcelona | Event Page

Nov 6 – 9: KubeCon North America, Chicago | Event Page

Nov 12 - 17 – Supercomputing, Denver | Event Page

Nov 20 - 21: Gartner IT Infrastructure & Cloud Summit, London| Event Page

Nov 27: Financial Times Global Banking Summit, London, | Event Page

Dec 5-7 - Gartner IT Infra, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conf, Las Vegas | Event Page

Partner Enablement

Up your game with Cloud Masterclass for partners
When buyers understand the business value of your offer, deals close faster at higher average order values.

Attend the Cloud Masterclass for Partners and empower your sales and presales teams with the knowledge and skills needed to seize cloud opportunities and drive revenues for your business.

October 19:
Secure and dynamic workload infrastructure with IBM Cloud VPC

Watch ondemand:
Accelerate SAP ERP modernization with IBM Cloud for SAP
Leverage the Growth of Unstructured Data with IBM Cloud Object Storage
Accelerate mainframe application modernization with IBM Cloud
Speed time to insight with IBM Cloud HPC

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Training and Certification

IBM Center for Cloud Training wins third straight Brandon Hall Gold Award. Like and share the LinkedIn post

Find your future in the Cloud. It’s easy with Cloud Compass.

Opportunities in the Cloud are huge -- but professionals and their employers can be confused about where to begin to build new skills or upskill their existing experience. Now find your path with Cloud Compass. 

For clients and its staff - Certification is a win.

NTT Data in Barcelona, Spain, wanted to upskill its staff in IBM Cloud to offer additional value to its clients. See how NTT and its staff got much more. Learning paths and certification through the IBM Center for Cloud Training led to better support for clients and staff, and NTT can now tap a much larger pool of customers--because its staff can show they have the skills and knowledge to help their clients succeed. This observation aligns with industry-wide Cloud trends in which 66% of IT managers say employees with IT certifications produce higher quality work*.

Learn more about earning IBM Cloud certifications.

*Pearson Vue The Value of Certification Report_2021


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