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Top 6 Reasons to Consider Perficient for IBM Software

Software offerings and configurations are growing in complexity, as companies are looking to purchase licenses as efficiently as possible, while maximizing the return to their organization. To add to this complexity, platforms are available on-premises, hybrid and in the cloud. Software-as-a-Service and Bridge-to-Cloud can help optimize IT environments, but licensing structures can be dramatically different compared to traditional offerings.

As a value-added IBM Solution Provider, authorized IBM software reseller, and accredited IBM training partner, Perficient delivers comprehensive software solutions with a reduced total cost of ownership. For organizations considering a move to the cloud, Perficient provides expertise in evaluating platforms and deciding which workloads to migrate. Our experience across all major cloud providers (like our own Life Sciences Cloud, AWS, Rackspace, Azure, Softlayer, etc) and our knowledge of licensing options can save you time and money, and help your IT team be more agile and responsive.

We have over 20 years of experience helping customers navigate the software landscape to find the best solutions with the highest value. Over the past 2 years, we’ve worked with over 100 unique organizations per year on IBM software purchases. 80% of these engagements were repeat customers, highlighting the value Perficient brings to the software purchase process.

Here are the top six reasons that organizations choose to purchase or renew IBM software through Perficient:IBM Software

  1. Strong IBM Relationship – We have been a Premier IBM Business Partner for over 20 years, covering the entire portfolio from a consulting, implementation, and resell perspective.  We offer our clients access to world-class consultants, decades of IBM experience, and consistent, quality support.
  1. IBM Software License Management Services – Perficient can help lock in a multi-year term for your Support & Maintenance (S&S) renewals.  If you’re on an old contract, we can simplify the migration process to move you to IBM Passport Advantage (PPA) where you’ll earn points for further discounts.
  1. Lowest Total Cost of Ownership – When you combine our value-add and award winning services with your software purchase, customers end up with an affordable, successful and timely implementation.
  1. Comprehensive License Offerings – Perficient can help with new sales when you’re ready to add more capabilities.  We also help with Support & Maintenance (S&S) for IBM solutions like Maximo, Analytics, Enterprise Content Management, Big Data, Watson and many others.
  1. Simplified Purchasing – We aim to make the purchasing process as simple as possible.  Because Perficient is able to adapt to your procurement needs, the ordering process is quick and efficient.  We focus on your business needs along with flexible payment terms.  We also focus on guiding and helping you through the steps to further streamline the ordering process.
  1. Competitive Pricing – We offer pricing to match or beat other resellers or IBM direct. We can also consolidate your licenses for easier management and payment each year.

Learn more about Perficient’s IBM software and related services or reach out to discuss in more detail.

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