What is IBM Hybrid Data Management?

IBM Hybrid Data Management is a complete set of AI-enabled solutions that allow organizations to collect data of any type, source and structure to make data simple and accessible across multiple vendors, deployments and workloads including:

  • Database, data warehouse, data lake and fast data workloads
  • Data management automation via embedded AI capabilities
  • Support for hybrid multicloud environment with IBM Cloud Pak™ for Data
  • Open source partnerships with Cloudera, MongoDb and PostgreSQL

With AI integrated into data management solutions, IBM can help modernize your information architecture to fuel successful AI initiatives and development of AI applications across your entire business.

Read the 451 Research report to learn how hybrid data management accelerates the adoption of AI.


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Use cases

Hybrid data management interactive guide

Discover how a hybrid data management strategy can drive the adoption of AI initiatives and app development, lead to better integration between on-premises, cloud and open source technologies, and break down data silos.

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IBM Db2® is a family of database solutions for transactional, analytical and real-time workloads that can be deployed across on-premises and multicloud environments, including IBM Cloud Pak for Data.

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Client stories

Discover what customers are doing with IBM Hybrid Data Management


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Global manufacturer sees seven-figure savings and improves performance by 30 percent.


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Hedge fund turns real-time data into real-time insights using machine learning and AI.


Hybrid data management resources

Eight ways to modernize your data management

Modernize data management across workloads and deployments to drive optimization, automation and AI.

Make data simple with hybrid data management

Discover how hybrid data management makes data of all structures and sources simple and accessible.

IBM Db2: The AI database

A database powered by AI and built for AI, to help create and run competitive, cognitive applications.

Building a foundation for AI and ML

Discover strategies to create a data management foundation that supports machine learning and AI.

Cloud data management buyer's guide

Learn how to choose the right cloud database for your business, and what questions you need to ask.

IBM Hybrid Data Management Game

Play the IBM Hybrid Data Management Platform Game to see how fast you can deploy a cloud warehouse.

See how the AI ladder can help your company get ready for an AI and multicloud world.

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