Why modernize now?

Embrace a modern, containerized data and AI platform to scale AI throughout your business with IBM Cloud Pak® for Data atop the Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform. Modernize at your own pace by using IBM Cloud Pak for Data in tandem with your current product, a containerized version of your current product or switching over completely.

Modernization can save you money today and give you the agility you need to stay competitive in uncertain times by helping you:

  • Achieve up to 25% operational cost savings through efficient infrastructure* 
  • Enhance governance and security within each offering
  • Simplify your data and AI lifecycle with bonus IBM Cloud Pak for Data platform entitlement
  • Gain potential AI revenue growth of up to 45%**
  • Protect your investment with license exchange flexibility

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Learn how modernization can help you drive innovation and reduce costs

IBM Db2 Modernization Upgrade

Modernize your data management and infrastructure to better extract insights from your data with IBM Db2® on IBM Cloud Pak for Data. Enable AI optimization and digital transformation. Translate queries across vendors, languages, locations and structures. Deploy on premises or any cloud. Obtain actionable insights from data for AI development and applications. Db2 is enterprise ready with leading-edge capabilities that support mission critical workloads.

IBM DataStage Modernization Upgrade

The IBM DataStage® data integration solution on IBM Cloud Pak cleanses and delivers trusted data anywhere, at any scale and complexity, on and across multi and hybrid cloud environments. Save on data movement costs by bringing ETL to your data. Reduce storage costs by storing only the data you trust and use. Increase the productivity of your business and IT users through automated job design and integration with Netezza®, IBM Db2 or cloud data warehouses, data virtualization or DataOps services.

IBM Watson Studio Premium Modernization Upgrade

Rev up your innovation engine while keeping the lights on. Extend your existing IBM Decision Optimization for Watson Studio or IBM SPSS® Modeler investments and build data and AI services with prediction and optimization on a modern data and AI platform. The IBM Watson® Studio Premium modernization upgrade helps you build on your success while modernizing data science at your own pace.

IBM Cognos Analytics Modernization Upgrade

Upgrade your business intelligence infrastructure and go from data to decisions in less than 30 minutes. With IBM Cognos® Analytics on IBM Cloud Pak for Data, installation and configuration is simplified and accelerated (deploy in minutes vs hours). Plus, you can deploy on-premises, on private cloud or any public cloud platform. Modernize at your own pace while leveraging existing investments in reports, data sources and distribution mechanisms.

IBM Planning Analytics Modernization Upgrade

Upgrade your planning and analytics to a cloud-native data and AI platform. IBM Planning Analytics powered by IBM TM1® helps you maintain your existing IT strategy with the flexibility to deploy across any cloud or multi-cloud environment. Run on TM1 servers or on any OS. Modernize at your own pace while leveraging your existing on-premises investments.

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