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Portal Achieves IBM Platinum Partner Status

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Portal is able to leverage its strong relationship with IBM to deliver truly transformative technology solutions for customers.

BRACKNELL, UK – 12, January 2017 – Portal, a leading business and technology consultancy, today announced it has achieved Platinum status in IBM’s PartnerWorld program. The Platinum Partner status recognises Portal’s specialist competencies as a value-plus IBM solution provider.

Customers now have the confidence of knowing they are teaming up with an IBM Business Partner that consistently delivers the highest possible levels of excellence,” said Jonathon Bradshaw, Managing Director of Portal.

Alongside recognising our dedicated and professional approach to delivering high level services and solutions, the IBM Platinum Partner status affirms the breadth of our abilities when working with a unique variety of customer business models.

In February 2016, IBM announced it was restructuring its global Partner Program, refining the existing programme and introducing new partner levels: Registered, Silver, Gold and Platinum. The new elite Platinum Partner level is reserved for those providers with the ability to deliver high value transformative solutions and who have achieved the highest levels of customer satisfaction, technical and sales certifications, sales success and verified client references.

Portal’s new IBM Platinum Partner status will generate significant payback for its customers. These benefits include:

  • Escalated access to IBM specialists, experts and knowledge resources – ensures customers gain top level, cutting edge, insights and expertise
  • First sight of new IBM product releases – ensures customers are first in line to hear about, and get their hands on, the latest technology innovations
  • Freedom to select IBM products by suitability, not availability – so it always delivers the most appropriate solution for individual customers
  • Preferential pricing from IBM - ensures customers achieve outstanding ROI from their technology investments

We’re looking forward to another exciting year which will see us, as an IBM Platinum Business Partner, applying our specialist expertise in the areas of analytics, social, cloud, and services and support, to the benefit of our customers,” concludes Jonathon Bradshaw.

About Portal

Founded in 2006, Portal is an award-winning technical service and analytics business that supports some of the world’s best known brands; we put ourselves at the centre of our customers organisation working with them as a trusted partner - providing the right solution and support to make their business work better. Whilst we are an IBM Platinum Business Partner, we represent a diverse vendor list using technology to help our customers transform their business for growth, productivity and profitability.

We take pride in ensuring our solutions and managed services are tailored to every customer’s individual needs. We believe in offering honest, independent advice and always being available to provide support and guidance; we believe that every project is a partnership and commit to it with the highest levels of dedication and enthusiasm, ready and available when our customers need us.

To learn more about Portal visit or follow @ChoosePortal.

For more information contact Owen Holland, Marketing Manager at Portal, 01344 386000