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Cloud solutions in academics

IBM Cloud® for Education offers a portfolio of solutions delivered through IBM Cloud, targeted at supporting academic computing, classroom instruction, and student and faculty learning needs.

Explore our cloud-delivered solutions that can help transform education:

  • IBM Cloud for Education Applications Lab
  • IBM® SPSS® software on cloud
  • IBM Cloud for Education course credits


Scale IT resources up or down based on fluctuations in student enrollment.

Provide anytime, anywhere access to high-end software and custom education environments.

Leverage existing investments. Manage on-premises and cloud resources from a single pane of glass.

Bringing cloud and cognitive to campus The IBM Cloud Academy is a network of educational institutions and partners who are actively integrating cloud and cognitive technologies into classrooms, research centers and infrastructures.  Learn more

Driving collaborative university partnerships The IBM Cloud Global University Relations Program helps educators, researchers and students take advantage of IBM Cloud technologies. The team can assist with workshops, hackathons, and more. Learn more

Getting started with IBM Cloud for Education Application Lab

Get started with the platform that gives students and faculty access to virtual applications.

IBM Cloud for Education Applications Lab: Evolution and Development

Discover how IBM is providing academia with cloud-based assets and services for research and teaching.

IBM Centers for Advanced Studies

Learn how faculty, researchers and students can connect with the IBM CAS community.

Applications Lab

Learn about cloud-based infrastructure and services for academic and research lab compute needs.

Next steps

To get started with IBM Cloud for Education, sign up for an IBM Cloud account.

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