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|IBM's Express Advantage Provides Simple Solutions to Complex Problems for Mid-sized Businesses; New Offerings Target Business Flexibility, Employee Productivity and Asset Security|
ARMONK, NY - Today IBM unveiled the newest Express Advantage offerings, which include hardware, software, services and financing offerings specifically developed for mid-sized businesses. The Express Advantage initiative combines these offerings with IBM Business Partner resources available via PartnerWorld Express Advantage and customer experience capabilities to ensure that mid-sized businesses have end-to-end coverage to resolve their business challenges, and help them to innovate and grow.
The newest Express Advantage offerings include IBM Express Asset Recovery Solutions, IBM System p5 Solution Edition Express for Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, IBM System p5 Solution Edition for Oracle E-Business Suite, IBM System p5 Solution Edition Express for mySAP ERP, IBM System i IP Telephony Express, IBM System x3655, x3200, x3250 Express Models, and IBM Infoprint 1612, 1622 and 1634 Express printers.
"The latest evolution of Express Advantage offerings targets customer pain points that mid-sized clients have told us are concerns for them as they work to remain competitive and innovative. Chief among these are improved business flexibility, employee productivity and asset security," said Surjit Chana, Vice President of Marketing for IBM Global SMB. "IBM is committed to providing these fundamental IT capabilities, as well as proactively positioning our partners as local experts our customers can turn to for advice and enablement. Working together, our goal is to provide mid-sized clients with an unmatched customer experience that will help them meet their own strategic and growth goals."
"IBM's Express Advantage program allows Vormittag Associates, Inc. and other IBM Business Partners the ability to offer problem solving results specifically designed to suit our mid-market customers' needs. With Express Advantage products and services we know it's been designed for and will solve our customers' problems," said Vince Taravella, Director of Channel Sales, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
The Express Advantage initiative was originally introduced at PartnerWorld 2006 as a way for IBM to harness the full breadth of resources available across the company -- from offerings to channel resources to customer experience capabilities -- and demonstrate how all these pieces work together to fully meet the needs of the dynamic mid-market.
Additionally, IBM Financing Advantage is available for IBM Express offerings and solutions. It offers small and mid-sized clients easy access to the capital they need to grow and innovate, great rates and easy to understand contracts. Under the Why Wait promotion, clients can acquire IBM hardware such as the IBM System p5 Solution Edition Express now and not make any payments until January of 2007.
Express Advantage offerings: Simple solutions for business challenges
The latest round of Express Advantage offerings address pain points that SMBs have named as primary challenges to growth and profitability. For example, IBM's System p offerings address business flexibility by enabling successful enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations. These ERP implementations can drive a reduction in operational costs by lowering the skill and quantity demands for personnel.
The IBM System i IP Telephony Express solution is the first-ever IP telephony solution designed to run on a single, easy-to-manage system along with a customer's business applications. System i IP Telephony Express solutions are sized and priced for companies from 100-1,000 users and can be added to new or existing System i platforms. The importance of solution availability motivated IBM to offer System i IP Telephony Express solution in both single and double system versions -- one to act as the primary system and another correctly sized, configured and attractively priced to serve as the back up system.
IBM Express Asset Recovery Solutions is a suite of services and offerings designed specifically for SMB clients' end-of-life products. It includes buyback services, disposal services, data security services and some logistics services, including packaging and return transportation IBM Express Asset Recovery Solutions suite is scalable from one to 250 assets, available for single or multiple shipments and includes both IBM and non-IBM equipment.
And IBM System x Express models and Infoprint printers are competitively priced, easy to use, easy to manage and support. System x3655, x3200 and x3250 Express offer the latest dual core processor offerings and provide affordable, reliable performance to maximize SMB clients' IT investment. In addition, System x3200 and x3250 Express have built-in scalability to support quad core processors when the technology becomes available, further extending the performance and value of these systems. The System x servers are available now in the United States, with planned availability worldwide.
The new IBM office printers can help clients consolidate and drive cost out of their distributed output environment. They offer a leading-edge combination of speed, security, image quality and cost effectiveness -- providing clients with the opportunity to reinvent their approach to office printing.
Miércoles, 25 Octubre, 2006 - 10:59