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Cashing in on the Economic Stimulus Package
IT solution providers can cash in on the federal economic stimulus
package—if they are ready for it. You need to know where the funds are
headed, establish customer relationships and maybe even write proposals
for grants.

Stimulus Package Could Be Shot in the Arm for Solution Providers
Don’t miss out. With nearly $800 billion flowing from the federal government, there’s plenty of opportunity for solution providers to cash in by helping customers craft new technology solutions.

IT Reseller Economic Stimulus Opportunity: Hospitals and Doctors
The Obama administration’s economic stimulus package–also known as the
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act–provides more than $20 billion
for electronic medical records and the technology infrastructure
underlying communications among doctors and hospitals. Here’s how IT
resellers and solution providers can get started with helping health
care providers purchase and implement EMR and technology infrastructure

Distributor Tech Data to Show VARs the (Economic Stimulus) Money
IT vendors and IT distributors have been working on programs to help IT reseller and solution provider channel partners find out what they need to know to get access to money available through the economic stimulus package, also known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Distributor Tech Data is now offering its Economic Stimulus Watch — a resource center to help partners learn what is available and win funds for their customers’ IT projects.

IBM Global Financing Extends $2B in Stimulus Fund Credit
IBM Global Financing is looking to help IT organizations jumpstart IT
projects today by using credit rather than wait for stimulus funds to
be available in 2010 and 2011 as part of the American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Resellers, Solution Providers Target Economic Stimulus Package
Many reseller solution providers are anticipating the impact of
economic stimulus package funds, but Gartner says the fund flow will
likely be delayed until the end of 2009. Still, health care, utilities,
education and government sectors are "pockets of opportunity" this year.