Unlock business value in the cloud with professional advisory services

Draw on the expertise of IBM Cloud specialists at any stage in your cloud journey with IBM Cloud Advisory Services

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Define a value-driven cloud computing strategy

Where are you on your cloud journey? IBM Cloud Advisory Services uses an agile, collaborative approach powered by rigorous analysis tools to help you identify potential cloud opportunities, develop an implementation roadmap and design a cloud environment that is tailored to your business needs. Working with IBM Cloud specialists, you can achieve the outcomes you desire at each stage along your path to the cloud.

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Key features

Define your cloud direction

Identify new transformation opportunities within your industry.

Build your implementation roadmap

Strategically align cloud to your business goals and determine the right cloud model.

Determine the optimum delivery approach

Enable business transformation through a targeted cloud delivery model.

Make a business case for maximum value

Identify linkage to business value and develop cloud cost models and transition plans.

A professional IT services provider works with IBM Cloud Advisory Services to accelerate time to market and drive down costs.

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Accelerated time to market


Cost reduction

Advisory services

Transformation services

Analyse and choose the cloud model most suited for your business

Infrastructure strategy and design

Develop a roadmap for a smoother transition

Workload analysis

Prioritise your workloads for migration based on impact and cost


Strategise for a more efficient migration

Optimise your transformation potential

Cloud transformation services from IBM help you optimise the potential of the cloud for your organisation. Skilled IBM specialists lead you through a structured approach designed to result in a realistic framework for cloud adoption. By developing an infrastructure strategy that aligns with your business needs, you can effectively use cloud to drive not just cost savings, but also revenue and growth.

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Develop an optimum implementation roadmap for cloud computing

Cloud infrastructure strategy and planning services from IBM can help you analyse your existing environment and determine the right cloud computing model for your business. IBM consultants work with you to identify the business areas and workloads that can enable you to reduce costs and improve service delivery. A detailed roadmap recommends the changes needed to facilitate a smooth transition.

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Prioritise workloads for migration to the IBM Cloud

IBM Workload Transformation Analysis for Cloud employs advanced tools and processes to produce a detailed, quantitative analysis of both business applications and infrastructure components. From this analysis, IBM specialists can deliver a prioritised list of suitable workloads for migration to cloud, as well as an analysis showing the potential costs and migration impacts.

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Migrate to the cloud with confidence

IBM Cloud Advisory Services also factor in migration considerations. Pre-migration services help you analyse workloads as well as migrate to the cloud platform that best meets your current and future needs. With IBM cloud specialists guiding your cloud transformation, you can define your cloud vision and then implement it effectively.

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Cloud managed services

Reduce your operational costs by up to 20 percent and reinvest the savings in innovation.

Cloud professional services

From inception to implementation to management of a cloud solution, IBM can help direct your path.

Cloud migration services

Reduce the risk and cost of migrating to IBM Cloud using a structured approach and time-tested processes.

Additional resources

The role of architecture

Making the correct IT architecture decisions is critical to establishing an automated, integrated cloud environment.

Creating an industrialised hybrid cloud

To realise transformation with hybrid cloud implementations, proper planning and a structured approach is necessary."

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