Find answers to your questions:

What should I do if my equipment is out of order?

What do I do if I require a machine to be serviced and my machine is not covered by a IBM maintenance contract?

Service performed on equipment without maintenance coverage is billable for parts and labour. Please contact our Technical support to log a fault call. If you have been advised that your equipment does not have maintenance coverage and you would like to query this, please verify the machine type and serial number of your machine and submit an online request.

What does my Software Maintenance cover and what are the implications if I don't renew?

Customers must purchase Software Maintenance (also known as Subscription and Support) in order to be entitled to upgrades and/or new versions or releases, as well as telephone support. Customers who allow their current subscription to expire must either re-licence the software (i.e. purchase as new) or pay a resumption or re-instatement fee so that they can receive an upgrade to a new version or release.

For more information, you can contact us through one of the options under We‘re here to help .

How do I get software license keys for my machine?

Please contact our Key Management Service Center for information on software license keys.

How do I download my purchased software?

How do I find technical support for a product?

Go to the Support Portal and select your product in Product Lookup field.

Where can I get help on recycling?

Where do I get help regarding software appliances?

For software appliances help, please view our Appliance Support Handbook.

How do I initiate a software appliance cross border move (from one country to another)?

For software appliance cross border moves, please submit an online request.

Please be informed that moving a software appliance cross border remains an exception process and every request will be evaluated and approved prior to any actions taken by IBM to initiate the migration.

Once your request has been submitted, you will be advised automatically via email when it is assigned and completed. Please note this process can take several days. Should you have any questions, please contact us through one of the options under We‘re here to help.

Where can I check to see if my machine is under warranty?

You check your warranty status by performing an online warranty lookup with your product type and serial number.

What if I have a machine inventory or maintenance question that isn't answered here?

Please submit an online request. To allow us to better assist you, please include as much detail as possible.


We're here to help

Frequently asked questions

Connect with IBM Customer Support