Category Archives for "LICENSING & SUPPORT"

Difference Between the IBM Passport Advantage (PA) and IBM Passport Advantage Express (PAE)

Difference Between the IBM Passport Advantage (PA) and IBM Passport Advantage Express (PAE) Programs for Cognos Clients.The Passport Advantage (PA) and Passport Advantage Express (PAE) are comprehensive programs for the acquisition of IBM software licenses, IBM Appliances, IBM Appliance Services and IBM Software as a Service (SaaS) subscriptions. They share the same “Eligible product list” […]

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Consolidating Your IBM Cognos Support Bills

Consolidating Your IBM Cognos Support BillsAre you receiving multiple IBM Cognos support bills throughout the year?  You might want to consider consolidating your IBM Cognos support bills by merging your agreements to a single Passport Advantage site.  Besides getting a single bill on your anniversary date, if you buy other product from IBM you may […]

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Have You Secured Funding Yet? It’s Budgeting Season, Secure Funding Now For IBM Cognos

Have You Secured Funding Yet?  It’s Budget Season.  Secure Funding Now for IBM Cognos!​Do you need process improvement and require funds for Cognos consulting or need additional IBM Cognos licenses? Now is the time to reach out and get your funding in the budget! Far too often we see companies that have a need for […]

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Minimize IBM Cognos Support Costs with a NTE

Minimize IBM Cognos Support Costs with a NTEAre you curious on how to minimize IBM Cognos Support Costs? You may have heard rumors that you can negotiate with IBM to lock in your support costs so they don’t increase significantly. Under certain situations, IBM allow clients to enter into an addendum, which is often called […]

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Cognos Licensing & Cognos Support Blogs

Cognos  Licensing, Cognos  Support, and Renewals  BlogsBelow is the good, bad and the ugly  of what we have learned so far and what we are still learning about Cognos support, Cognos licensing and renewals  blogs. To search for a specific topic, use the search bar to the right. Do You Have The Correct IBM Cognos Licenses for […]

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