of new software is now being built for the cloud
of the world’s applications will be available in the cloud by 2016
of developers already report that cloud-based services or APIs are part of the applications they’re designing
invested to date to build cloud capabilities
client transactions processed daily through IBM’s public cloud
of Fortune 500 companies use IBM’s cloud capabilities
acquired companies, including SoftLayer, for cloud infrastructure
SoftLayer APIs to provide a view of the client’s environment
industry-leading Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings
private and hybrid cloud engagements in more than 100 countries included IBM Systems in 2013
IBM is investing $1.2 billion to expand a massive network of local cloud hubs for businesses worldwide, to meet growing demands for capacity, choice, compliance and data residency.
planned 2014 market expansions
total cloud data centers
across five continents
“Cloud middleware services” are emerging to connect securely customer applications and core enterprise systems such as finance, inventory or human resources via the cloud. In 2014, we are opening up our entire enterprise software portfolio via BlueMix, a platform to equip the tens of millions of corporate and web developers with an open environment and tools to build enterprise-class cloud applications at consumer scale.