Lenovo Managed Service Provider Program


Service Providers who are approved for the Lenovo Manged Service Provider Program will have the opportunity to establish a relationship with Lenovo, and receive the benefits listed below, designed to accelerate the growth of the cloud and managed services and solutions for Service Providers.

Please note: This program may not be available in all countries.


Lenovo Managed Service Provider Program Benefits

Service Providers approved for this program will be eligible for the following additional benefits:

Financial Benefits

  • Purchase competitively priced Lenovo System x products for your Cloud/Managed Service infrastructure directly from Lenovo distributors
  • May qualify for up to 120 days deferred payment
  • Trade-in program for eligible products
  • Access to consumption based pricing for qualified service providers in 1Q 2015

Investment Benefits

  • Business Development funds to support growth of your Cloud/Managed Service
  • Complementary test vouchers for Lenovo System x
  • Lenovo System x Enterprise Solution Services at special rates
  • Access to configured Express/FlexPac solutions

Lenovo Managed Service Provider Program Criteria for Approval

Please note: Service Providers must not resell System x products purchased under this program until after 12 months from the date of purchase.

Click the link below to complete the Lenovo Service Provider Program application form, which requires the following:

    • Certify that you have established a cloud service or managed service business.
    • Indicate the name of at least one of your cloud or managed service offerings, and provide a description.
    • Provide the web site which you use to market your service offerings.

Lenovo Service Provider Program application form >

A Lenovo representative will contact you. Once approved, you will be notified of the approval, and you can begin to access your entitled program content. (In the US and Canada, only, the Service Provider must additionally apply to be a contracted System x Reseller.)

Lenovo Managed Service Provider Program Benefits

Please note: These benefits may be available only in select countries.

Please note: Service Providers must not resell System x products purchased under this program until after 12 months from the date of purchase.


 

Ability to purchase competitively priced Lenovo System x products for Cloud/Managed Service infrastructure directly from Lenovo distributors.

Service Providers approved for this program may purchase Lenovo System x products directly from Lenovo distributors. This provides Service Providers the opportunity to establish and leverage a relationship with a Lenovo distributor of their choice, and to obtain highly competitive pricing.

 

Kickstart Deferred Payment offering – Based on credit qualification

Credit-qualified Service Providers may be eligible for up to 120 days deferred payment offering as an approved Lenovo Service Provider. The KickStart Deferred Payment provides you with the ability to act now and acquire increased capacity and breakthrough performance for your Cloud/Managed Services DataCenter, allowing you to onboard new customers while reducing financial risk and conserving cash.

 

Trade-In Program for eligible products

The Trade-In Program offers buyback or disposal of existing equipment. This helps free up additional capital and facilitates ease of transition and removal of old hardware when acquiring Lenovo solutions for your datacenter. Please contact your distributor for additional details.

 

Complementary Test Vouchers for Lenovo System x

Service Providers who are approved for the Lenovo Service Provider Program are eligible to receive two test vouchers, which can be used as payment for System x and Flex System tests taken by employees of the Service Provider firm.

 

Rebate of eligible Lenovo System x hosting purchases – Help grow your cloud and/or managed service business

Service Providers who are approved for the Lenovo Service Provider Program are eligible to receive a quarterly rebate of the revenue associated with the Lenovo System x products purchased for managed services hosting during the prior quarter. This rebate is being provided to Lenovo Service Providers so that they can invest in the growth of their cloud or managed service business. Lenovo is sincere in our desire to be partners with Lenovo Service Providers as they build their future success.

 

Lenovo System x Enterprise Solution Services support

Lenovo System x Enterprise Solution Services provides Cloud Implementation Services offerings, of which Lenovo Service Providers may take advantage at channel discount. Please contact your distributor for more details on pricing and access in your country.

 

Access to configured Express and FlexPac solutions (This is available to Service Providers in North America, only)

The Flex System FlexPac Discount Program is available from Lenovo distributors to Solution Providers, Resellers, and Service Providers approved for the Lenovo Service Provider Program who acquire products directly from Distribution.