Choose a cloud infrastructure designed for the US Federal Government

With FedRAMP-, FISMA- and ITAR-compliant infrastructure choices, the IBM Cloud offers US Federal Government agencies a robust cloud foundation for a wide range of missions. Choose bare metal, virtualized or hybrid cloud infrastructures in federally-certified data centers designed to deliver high performance and ease of use.

You can implement federal mandates, meet growing demands, improve services, and accelerate transformation and innovation — more quickly and cost effectively — with the IBM Cloud. 

The benefits of IBM Cloud for the US

Price performance

Price performance

Consistent computing power and a high-performance global network with pay-as-you-go pricing.

Dedicated data centers

Dedicated data centers

Federal cloud data centers — designed to meet federal security and high-availability requirements — in Dallas, Texas, and Ashburn, Virginia.



A wide range of hypervisors and bare metal server options so that it’s easier to migrate application and move data

Cloud uses for the US Federal Government

Private cloud – on demand

Design a virtual private cloud with the infrastructure you need. Automated provisioning and configuration mean faster deployment.

Compute-intensive apps

Gain on-demand access to high-speed, high-performance bare metal resources, and pay only for what you use.

Mobile app development

Access a robust, agile cloud infrastructure complemented by a range of integrated supporting services.


Big data and analytics

Spin up massive on-demand clusters of dedicated resources in minutes to access and analyze your big data sets for insights.


US Army chooses IBM to build and manage private cloud data center

With security a top concern, the US Army picked IBM to build out and manage a private cloud data center at its Redstone Arsenal near Huntsville, Alabama.

Cloud products for the US Federal Government

Bare metal servers

Access the raw horsepower needed for high-powered workloads.

Virtual servers

Deploy and scale computer power more quickly.


Store and manage massive amounts of unstructured data.

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