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Midsize businesses need to do more with less, and that’s what cloud is all about. It’s on-demand, always available, and requires almost no setup or capital expense. Cloud services expand as you need them and don’t cost an arm and a leg. With cloud technology, midsize businesses can compete with the big guys.

Cloud technology isn’t a commodity; it’s a strategic resource. IBM will work with you to figure out what you need, how to deploy services and where your company will benefit most. See our constantly expanding line of infrastructure, applications and services below.

 

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Cloud computing in 2013: Assessing the options

Cloud computing in 2013: Assessing the options
IDC analysts look at the near-term picture for small and midsized businesses interested in computing.

Cloud-based managed services for data protection

Cloud-based managed services for data protection
Enjoy access to a managed, scalable and cost-effective data center environment that helps ensure business resiliency.

Try IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced for 60 Days

Try IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced for 60 Days
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Meritage Homes builds better customer information into its business

Meritage Homes builds better customer information into its business
The business challenge was a server solution that could provide the highly available environment needed to support vital ERP and sales systems.

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New Release: IBM SmartCloud Entry v3.1 A significant long-term revenue opportunity for your medium-sized business

IBM is always updating their Cloud offerings to meet ever-changing business needs. Focusing on the Midmarket is no different. The new IBM SmartCloud™ Entry v3.1 release is designed to simplify creation and management of system images, reduce time to value for new workloads with simple VM management, and improve efficiency with a private cloud.

Feel free to take a closer look below at the unique and powerful mix of technology and business benefits IBM of SmartCloud Entry v3.1 offers to profitably grow your mid-sized business. Download the Aberdeen Research eBook and you’ll learn that private cloud is the new way to get IT done and to bring the power of the computing infrastructure close to the lines of business.


Aberdeen Group. How Private Clouds can Transform IT in Midsize Companies. by Dick Csaplar Exclusive eBook from the Aberdeen Group: Private Cloud for Midsize Business

It is becoming general knowledge that midsize businesses are widely adopting cloud computing, gaining both operational and financial benefits. The analysts at Aberdeen Group surveyed 123 organizations from around the globe and found that between small, midsize and large organizations, server virtualization rates among midsize companies have achieved the highest deployment rate at 63%. So, now the question is how can private clouds transform IT in Midsize companies? This eBook from the Aberdeen Research Group addresses that very question from defining the current state of cloud computing to the deployment and management of private clouds. Simply put, private cloud is the new way to get IT done, bringing the power of the computing infrastructure closer to the lines of business.

Quick-to-value bundled solutions and products to build a complete private cloud platform for your midsize business

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  • IBM PureFlex System

    IBM PureFlex System

    Combines compute, storage, networking, virtualization and management into a single system



Move infrastructure services to the cloud for rapid application development

Cloud-based managed services for data protection

Cloud-based managed services for data protection

  • IBM and SoftLayer

    IBM and SoftLayer

    The security, privacy and reliability of private clouds with the economy and speed of a public cloud





Go social to streamline operations with cloud solution services

Try IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced for 60 Days

Try IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced for 60 Days

Answers on Demand: Unlocking the value of your data once might have seemed out of reach. IBM has changed that.

Answers on Demand: Unlocking the value of your data once might have seemed out of reach. IBM has changed that.



  • Cloud financing

    Cloud financing

    Through simple loans and custom leases, we can establish affordable monthly rates and customized payment structures to help make your cloud dreams attainable

Explore how small and medium sized business customers are getting the most out of IBM Cloud products and services.

Meritage Homes builds better customer information into its business

Meritage Homes builds better customer information into its business

Russells Convenience goes social to streamline operations with cloud solution services

Russells Convenience goes social to streamline operations with cloud solution services



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    IBM Redbooks

    Skills and technical know-how for IT professionals, clients, partners and more