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With container services from IBM, built on open source technologies like Kubernetes, you can facilitate and accelerate your journey to the cloud in a fast and safe way. Use the IBM Cloud Continuous Delivery service to build and deploy your containerized applications in the cloud. Orchestrate your containers with Red Hat® OpenShift® on IBM Cloud or IBM Cloud® Kubernetes service. Use IBM Cloud Satellite to build apps and run them on premises, at the edge, or across multiple Cloud vendors. Or use IBM Cloud® Code Engine, a fully managed, serverless platform, to focus on writing code, not managing infrastructure. IBM Cloud has the container solution to meet your needs.

Five years ago, safety and scalability were an excuse banks used to avoid talking to companies like us. Today, they are the reason they want to work with us. Matthieu M. Job CEO, Circeo Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud customer
Why IBM for containers Get started for free Start building at no cost

Get a Kubernetes cluster at no charge along with 40+ always-free products and a USD 200 credit.

Committed to Kubernetes

IBM Cloud® runs on Kubernetes for scalability and workload diversity and supports over 25,000 clusters.

Open — no vendor lock-in

IBM Cloud is built on open standards for flexibility, portability and open API-enabled cloud services.

Enterprise-grade capabilities

IBM Cloud offers KYOK and container-level security, broad industry compliance and 99.99% SLA uptime.*

Solutions IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

Simplify the deployment, management, and operations of Kubernetes.

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

Deploy highly available, fully managed OpenShift clusters with a click of a button.

Red Hat OpenShift IPI Installer

Create your own self-managed Red Hat OpenShift cluster on IBM Cloud infrastructure.

IBM Cloud Code Engine

Run serverless applications from source code or container images.

IBM Cloud Satellite™

Deploy the Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud managed service anywhere (on-prem or other Cloud infrastructure).

IBM Container Registry

Store and distribute container images in a private registry.

IBM Cloud Continuous Delivery

Automate builds and tests with Tekton-based delivery pipelines.

IBM Cloud Schematics

Use infrastructure-as-code to configure and automate resources so you can concentrate on your key applications.

IBM Cloud Log Analysis

Aggregate and search your application and server logs.

IBM Cloud Monitoring

Monitor and troubleshoot your container solutions.

IBM Cloud Security and Compliance Workload Protection

Find and prioritize software vulnerabilities, detect and respond to threats, and manage configurations.

IBM Cloud Activity Tracker

View, manage, and audit activity to comply with corporate policies and industry regulations.

IBM Cloud Object Storage

Manage your internal registry storage.

IBM Cloud Secrets Manager

Manage ingress subdomain certificates and secrets.

IBM Cloud Key Protect

Encrypt your etcd database and worker node boot volumes.

IBM Cloud HyperProtect Crypto

Manage security policies and orchestrate across multicloud environments.

IBM Cloud Managed ODF

Deploy OpenShift Data Foundation software-defined storage in your OpenShift cluster.

Try one of our third party solutions to enhance your container platform.

Case studies Masters

To adapt a pandemic, IBM applied open hybrid cloud technology to help solve difficult challenges and harnessing massive unstructured data to create a seamless digital experience.

Exxon Mobil Corporation

ExxonMobil used IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service to manage the architecture it built to migrate workloads to the cloud.

Etihad Airways

Etihad used IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service in creating an open service-orchestration platform based on microservices.

The Weather Company®

TWC® uses IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service to manage workloads, boosting efficiency 80% and allowing for innovation.

United States Tennis Association

The USTA engaged IBM and Red Hat to put AI and analytics in the hands of its coaches to aid in player performance.

Training and certification IBM Cloud® Professional Architect

Build container skills through courses within the IBM Cloud Professional Architect curriculum.

IBM Cloud® Professional Developer

Build container skills through courses within the IBM Cloud Professional Developer curriculum.

Next steps

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