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									Dear IBM Business Partner:

Thank you for being being an IBM Business Partner approved to market eServer xSeries product.
eServer xSeries Business Partner As you may recall, on May 1, 2005, IBM sold . We are pleased
that you have chosen to go to market with us, a market which has become increasing complex and
sophisticated. The IBM eServer xSeries product line can help meet your customer demands and
their ever changing Information Technology needs, such as:

Increased Reliability                                                                             Formatted: Bullets and Numbering
Improved Productivity
Increased Scalability
Enhanced Flexibility
Managing Complexity

Per announcement PCD05-179 effective May 1, 2005, IBM combined the Personal Computing
Division. with Lenovo Group Ltd. When that happened, you remained approved to market IBM
eServer xSeries under the IBM Business Partner Agreement for Resellers.

You may not be aware that you are still approved to market IBM xSeries products or even how to
get program, product or resource information. According to our records you sold less than
$1,000 in xSeries in 2005. Perhaps your business has changed, or maybe you have decided to
focus on Personal Computer products.
To help you get access to the information you need, IBM has created a web page to get you
started. The web page is called, IBM Business Partner Quick Access, and it can be found at the
following url: www.ibm.com/partnerworld/eserver/quickaccess .

Are you still interested in acting as an IBM Business Partner approved to market xSeries
products? According to our records you sold less than $1,000 in xSeries in 2005. Perhaps your
business has changed, or maybe you have decided to focus on Personal Computer products.

 Please help us In an effort to update our records, by simply sending an e-mail to
xSeriesContracts@us.ibm.com indicating your wish to remain an IBM Business Partner approved
to market xSeries or your decision to terminate the relationship now..

If you decide to terminate your IBM Business Partner Reseller Agreement at this time but later
decide you want to sell the product, your application will be immediately reviewed for approval.
There is no waiting period before you can reapply. In the e-mail response please help us update
your profile by informing us of any address, telephone, Web or contact changes.

We hope you chose to continue to be an IBM eServer xSeries Business Partner, and that we hear
from you very soon. If you decide to terminate your IBM Business Partner Reseller Agreement
at this time by advising us via e-mail, but later decide you want to sell the product, your
application will be immediately reviewed for approval. There is no waiting period before you can
reapply.
The IBM eServer xSeries product line can help meet your customer demands and their ever
changing Information Technology needs. Please take a few minutes and check out our product
line at
www-03.ibm.com/servers/eserver/xseries/about/why_xseries/ .

To help you with the information you need, IBM has created a web page to get you started. The
web page is called, IBM Business Partner Quick Access, and it can be found at the following url:
www.ibm.com/partnerworld/eserver/quickaccess .

Need another reason to sell IBM eServer xSeries? Just check out the newly announced IBM
eServer xSeries, BladeCenter, and IntelliStation 2006 Business Partner incentive which pays up
to 2% additional on every eServer xSeries, BladeCenter and IntelliStation product. This incentive
runs through March 31, 2006 for EDI or web-based reported sales to IBM. See Business Partner
announcement 506-055 or Reseller announcement letter IBM06-081 for details.

We hope you chose to continue to be an IBM Business Partner approved to market eServer
xSeries product, and that we hear from you very soon. We appreciate your support and hope you
find the information we’ve provided here worth your time




Sincerely,
Karstin Bodell
Director, Channels Marketing, IBM Americas

								
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