Accessibility statement

IBM is committed to making our Web site broadly accessible, including to users with disabilities or impairments that occur with aging. For guidance, we look to the accessibility best practices and standards defined by Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) of the World Wide Web Consortium Web Accessibility Initiative (W3C WAI).

Since 1999, IBM has been working to improve the accessibility of our site. Our processes require new pages to meet a set of accessibility requirements which include:

Accessibility testing using automated tools and manual procedures is performed on new content management applications. Our publicly available pages on are monitored regularly using automated tools.

We strive to make our Web sites accessible and continuously work on accessibility improvements. If you encounter an accessibility problem while accessing an IBM Web site, please contact us about that problem using the Contact link on the affected page.

Note: IBM is not responsible for the accessibility of third party sites which may be linked from our site.

Last updated, September 26, 2012