Cloud native applications deliver faster time to market, higher scalability, simpler management and reduce cost through containerization, microservices, automation and DevOps practices. IBM Consulting’s cloud application development services provide a journey to cloud native development assisted with reference architectures, tools and accelerators, virtual delivery models, and industry solutions supporting multicloud environments.


Transform customer experience

Provide a superior customer experience and enhance technical agility with open and portable applications, deployable on any cloud — improving your time to market and your response to customers.

Elevate your workforce

Introduce new ways of working through co-creation, work practices and methodologies to upskill and reskill.

Lower your application cost

Optimize the cloud application development process by utilizing IBM’s unique automated tools for testing and deployment while reducing your total cost to develop new applications.

Cloud application development services

Speed execution with IBM Consulting Cloud Accelerator

A cloud acceleration platform that automates a collection of expert rules, tools, technical assets, and industry solution starter kits packaged as hybrid cloud journeys to drive accelerated planning and low-touch execution, with consistent and predictable outcomes.

Operating model transformation

Co-create using the IBM Garage Methodology, which outlines how to implement practices that will elevate your workforce, introduce new workflows and create new operating models using a single, seamless, end-to-end approach.

Improve application quality with reference architectures

IBM has developed reference architectures and design patterns that provide prescriptive guidance and accelerate cloud native development with lower risk and better quality.

Cloud application development on hyperscalers

Build applications on AWS

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Build cloud-native applications on AWS cloud

Accelerate faster adoption of AWS and infuse open innovation and intelligent workflows. Learn how to build cloud-native apps using Red Hat OpenShift on AWS.

Related solutions

Hybrid cloud strategy and architecture consulting services

We work with you to determine the right cloud strategy, operating model, roadmap and ecosystem partnerships by combining our deep industry expertise with technology insights.

Application modernization consulting and services

Our application modernization services, powered by Red Hat, help execute a seamless migration and modernization to cloud that is secure, cost-effective and agile.

Digital operations for hybrid cloud

Our hybrid cloud management capabilities remove the complexity of managing applications across clouds, improving ROI and freeing up resources to innovate.

IBM Red Hat solutions

See how IBM and Red Hat solutions can increase productivity, reduce costs and improve business outcomes.

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