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Full spectrum of cloud capabilities

IBM Cloud offers a virtually unmatched spectrum of capabilities—from consulting to infrastructure to business applications to application development and deployment. Open by design with robust underlying security and an integrated platform, IBM Cloud empowers businesses of all sizes to innovate faster and transform the way they work.

Hybrid cloud computing

Embrace the portability of apps, services and data in the cloud along with greater visibility and control to meet time-to-value demands.

Business apps (SaaS)

Transform your processes using more than 100 business applications that serve lines of business across the enterprise.

Open cloud

Liberate your systems, data, applications and services to connect and interact with each other regardless of where they physically reside.

Developer services (PaaS)

Access the data and services you need on a robust platform for fast app development.


Protect your cloud-based environments, data, devices and transactions with confidence while managing compliance.

Infrastructure services (IaaS)

Choose from public or private, managed or self-managed infrastructure for a flexible platform.

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image What is infrastructure as a service?


You rent cloud infrastructure—servers, storage and networking—on demand, in a pay-as-you-go model.

image The lean enterprise


Some call it "lean" development. Others call it "agile." Buzzwords aside, every skyrocketing tech start-up represents the success of collaborative, purely cloud-based development and delivery of applications.

image Cloud for CFOs


CFOs are driving enterprise growth with cloud computing.

imageWhy is hybrid cloud important?


IBM gathered some of the top cloud minds in the industry to discuss the importance of hybrid cloud.

imagePayment card industry compliance on the cloud

White paper

Explore potential benefits of cloud for the retail industry and how to address the related security concerns.

imageTo prepare for cloud, organizations need to consider IT governance, organization and services

White paper

To realize the benefits of cloud computing, organizations must take a holistic approach that includes managing IT governance, organization and services.

image Green Status Pro provides best-in-class data and security services

Case study

Hosting US Conflict Minerals Rule compliance software on SoftLayer helps customers more easily and quickly manage regulation requirements.

image Bernhardt Furniture receives a fashion-forward transformatio

Case study

IBM Bluemix and the jStart emerging technology program enabled the move to a tablet-oriented sales ordering process that greatly improves sales productivity.

image Music Mastermind hybrid cloud solution delivers a recording studio in your pocket

Case study

A high-performance hybrid platform provides seamless delivery for the mobile music game Zya.

image Three epic technology shifts


Analytics and data, social engagement, and cloud are leading to major changes in how businesses operate.

image Confident and careful in the cloud

IBM Research

Chief information security officers are building their cloud security strategy with confidence, according to the 2014 IBM CISO Assessment.

image Searching for competitive advantage?

IBM Research

This IBM study reveals that pacesetting organizations are redefining their business strategy with cloud to beat the competition.