IBM Cloud

Quickly provision new, or scale existing VMware workloads to the IBM Cloud.
Find out how!

Analytics workloads on the IBM Cloud perform better. And at a better price.

See what you can save. Try the Calculator for yourself now – or talk to one of our advisors who’ll guide you through it.

IBM Cloud partners with VMware

VMware is the industry leader in virtualization and hybrid cloud management solutions, and together with SoftLayer is providing the cloud infrastructure enterprises demand for their software-defined data centers
Our experts will help you simplify and streamline your VMware hybrid cloud strategy.

Watch here the VMware on Softlayer demos!


Hybrid Cloud: SoftLayer & VMware. How VMware Customers Can Optimize with SoftLayer, an IBM Company

See how existing VMware customers can gain a strategic advantage by leveraging SoftLayer’s Infrastructure as a Service, while retaining the capabilities of their vSphere infrastructure. The goal of this paper is to educate customers on the benefits of migrating VMware environments into SoftLayer in a hybrid cloud configuration.



Deploy secure, high-performance cloud compute, network and storage resources on demand.


Expand your hybrid cloud footprint with enterprise-class data centers around the world.


Retain consistent control and automation of your operations on-premises and in the cloud.

Best performance – at the best price

Not all clouds are created equal.  Choosing the right cloud is a question of balance between price and performance.  Explore the myths around cloud pricing – or talk to us about price and performance on the IBM cloud.



Our flexible upfront pricing by the hour or the month includes storage, bandwidth, and support for total visibility.


Bare metal servers provide consistent, reliable performance with the ability to scale up or down as needed.


See and control your cloud through one API, web portal, and set of mobile apps.

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IBM Cloud Infrastructure now 

Confident you know what you need? You can get started on the cloud using SoftLayer now - in minutes

Just starting with SoftLayer – and need more help?

Want management and control across your cloud(s) using SoftLayer?

managed services

High availability and alternate site disaster recovery ensure business continuity.

Integrated OS systems administration and turnkey application support simplify management.

Best-of-breed security isolates your data and servers for PCI and HIPAA compliance.

Blue Box

Gain a pathway forward to hybrid cloud with a private cloud infrastructure powered by OpenStack.

See how cost-effective Blue Box dedicated Private Cloud as a Service (PCaaS) can be.

Blue Box

Get all the benefits of OpenStack without the burden of managing infrastructure.

Rapidly stand-up a private cloud infrastructure.

Tap into a fast-growing, global ecosystem of thousands of developers that supports hybrid deployments.

Customer story

We are on track to become one of the best, in-class digital companies that basically drives the features and functions that matter for our consumers together with IBM.

—Esat Sezer
Senior Vice President and CIO
Coca-Cola Enterprises

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