What is the data and analytics platform?

Turn faster insight into faster action with unmatched analytics capabilities on a foundation of data you can trust. Adapt easily to today's hybrid data — structured and unstructured, at rest and in motion, on premises, on cloud and in mixed environments. Energize your business with rapid innovation enabled by an open platform built on Hadoop and Spark.

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Advanced analytics

Turn data into deeper insight, confident decisions and faster, in-time actions, with extensive analytics capabilities from IBM. With extensive analytics capabilities, you can understand what happened, what will happen and what should happen. Easily engage both business and technical users to uncover opportunities and address big issues. Operationalize analytics into business processes. 

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Cloud data services

IBM Cloud Data Services is the most complete portfolio of managed services for data and analytics. Our open approach gives every member of the data team self-service access to the right tools for their jobs.

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IBM Cloudant (US)

IBM Cloudant

Give your application uninterrupted data access, offline and online, anywhere in the world, with a fully managed NoSQL database service. Let IBM manage the database layer so you can build more, grow more and sleep more.

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IBM Compose Enterprise (US)

IBM Compose Enterprise

Run web and mobile apps on fully managed, hand-picked open source databases with an integrated database-as-a-platform service. Gain flexibility and scale without losing cycles to database management.

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IBM Graph (US)

IBM Graph

Store, query and visualize your data with this cutting-edge graph database, scalable for enterprise application developers who require a database-as-a-service.

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IBM dashDB (US)

IBM dashDB

Analyse your data where it resides—in the cloud—with a fully managed columnar data warehouse service. Leverage in-database predictive analytics and massively parallel processing (MPP) to do more with your data.

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IBM Cloud Data Connect (US)

IBM Cloud Data Connect
(formerly IBM DataWorks)

Ensure you always have access to rich, high-quality data with a fully managed data preparation and movement service. ACT (access, combine and transform) upon your data so you can start analysing it today.

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IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop (US)

IBM BigInsights on Cloud

Accelerate to enterprise-grade advanced analytics built on proven open source Hadoop technology.

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IBM Analytics for Apache Spark (US)

IBM Analytics for Apache Spark

Increase your analytics agility with the power of open source Apache Spark. Process large data volumes at great speed in a hosted, managed, secure environment.

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IBM Predictive Analytics (US)

IBM Predictive Analytics

Optimise the future with better decisions today, deployed directly into business processes.

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IBM DB2 on Cloud

IBM DB2 on Cloud

Get enterprise security and performance with the scale and agility of the cloud. Use the same trusted DB2 multi-workload relational database for heavy data lifting in a new self-service deployment with subscription licensing.

Data architecture

Enterprise content management

IBM Enterprise Content Management (ECM) helps you transform the way you work by putting business content in motion, so you can capture, protect, activate, analyse and engage with content for greater insight and action.

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Integration and governance

Data integration and governance solutions from IBM can help you discover, enrich, integrate and manage data over its lifetime. Design-once, run-anywhere simplicity promotes efficient operations even as your environment evolves and scales. And with self-service and IT-managed capabilities, anyone from data scientists to business users can access fit-for-purpose data.

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Open source

The IBM Analytics platform easily incorporates and analyses data from open source, external sources and internal IBM and non-IBM systems. It includes premium offerings and services built on open-source Apache™ Hadoop®, delivering extra value without proprietary lock-in.

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Cognos Analytics

Get the self-service you expect, data governance you require, and reporting you trust with a secure business intelligence software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution.

SPSS Modeler

A predictive analytics platform that brings predictive intelligence to decisions made by individuals, groups, systems and the enterprise.

IBM DB2 Enterprise Server Edition

IBM DB2 Enterprise Server Edition provides scalable, high-performance database software to help you manage mission-critical data workloads.


IBM Cloudant delivers a globally scalable JSON database service built for the speed of web and mobile applications.


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Client success stories


Honda R&D

There are surging data mining demands in a lot of areas within Honda, however, these were not enough for LOB executives to decide to use analytics in their real-world operations, for cost reduction, operation effectiveness and new value creation.

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Turkcell worked with IBM Business Partner Aksis to delve deep into millions of customer contract documents to better understand their communications preferences and drive smarter marketing strategies while ensuring regulatory compliance.

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Dimagi selected IBM® Cloudant™ Dedicated Cluster as its new data layer, gaining a robust, high-performance, database-as-a-service solution, operating on an elastic and scalable global cloud.

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Working with Mjølner Informatics, an innovative software and design consultancy, SEGES uses IBM® Watson™ Analytics to explore relevant data and gain deeper, actionable insight into farming trends.

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