Next Level is Conquered – IBM Gold Specialist Partner in Azerbaijan


In February 2016, IBM announced it was restructuring its global Partner Program, refining the existing program and introducing new partner levels: Registered, Silver, Gold and Platinum. The new Gold 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.

Fominov Consulting has retained its IBM Gold Business Partner status for 2018, has been awarded a new IBM Specialist competency in Storage Systems. The Gold Partner status recognizes Fominov Consulting’s specialist competencies as a value-plus IBM solution provider.

As our customers’ needs continue to evolve, developing deep skills is critical for both their success and our own. To support our customers, Fominov Consulting provides technical excellence and is delighted to have been recognized by IBM as achieving its new Specialist Competency Award for Storage Systems.


‘Specialist’ level achievement is a designation for a competency differentiating IBM Business Partners that have developed the capabilities and demonstrated repeatable success in addressing customer needs tied to IBM solutions.

This provides customers with the confidence to acquire and benefit from key offerings across the IBM Storage Systems portfolio, they now have the confidence of knowing they are teaming up with an IBM Business Partner that consistently delivers the highest possible levels of excellence. Alongside recognizing our dedicated and professional approach to delivering high-level services and solutions, the IBM Gold Partner status affirms the breadth of our abilities when working with a unique variety of customer business models.


Fominov Consulting’s new IBM Gold 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
  • The first sight of new IBM product releases – ensures customers to be 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 meet us, as an IBM Gold Business Partner, applying our specialist expertise in the areas of storage systems and support, to the benefit of our customers.