Zobrist Software Group Inc. today announced it has achieved certification to become an Authorized seller of IBM Information Management, Lotus, Rational, Tivoli and WebSphere software by meeting the skills requirements of the new IBM Software Value Plus initiative.
Zobrist Software Group Inc. is a leading Systems Integrator and a Software Reseller based in Los Angeles, specializing in developing Internet applications for customers on the IBM platform. Zobrist is widely recognized for launching hugely popular and successful e-commerce sites for brands including The North Face, Lee Jeans, Wrangler, and Vans.
The IBM Software Value Plus initiative is designed to meet the demands of clients who are looking to drive more value from their technology investments by working with trusted partners with proven skills to quickly and effectively implement new infrastructures. IBM Software Value Plus enables IBM Business Partners to set themselves apart by gaining key technical and industry skills necessary for smarter technology implementations that help clients achieve their business goals.
“IBM is committed to supporting an ecosystem of skilled partners that can provide the most value to our shared clients,” said Sandy Carter, vice president, IBM Software Group Channels. “Business Partners who invest in the proper skills and expertise are well-positioned to help clients achieve a faster time-to-value with the right solutions, reduce risk in solution development, and increase their return on investment over time.”
“We are very excited about the opportunity to truly add value to customers who plan to invest in IBM technology. For years, we have followed a proven process where we train our developers, develop our expertise and become certified before we go out and sell to customers. And it works! Installation is smooth and customers benefit immediately from the applications we install. It’s very satisfying to receive IBM recognition.” said Teresa Zobrist, President of Zobrist Software Group Inc.
IBM Software Value Plus rewards Business Partners who invest in skills and expertise and are focused on delivering greater client value. Under the initiative, IBM Software partners choose on which IBM software to build technical, marketing and sales skills, such as WebSphere, Information Management, Tivoli, Lotus, and Rational. Partners can become certified and authorized to sell these products across multiple industries.
For more information about IBM Software Value Plus, please visit www.ibm.com/partnerworld/softwarevalueplus.
Teresa Zobrist, President
Zobrist Software Group Inc.
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