What are IBM Cloud® Paks?

Reinvent how you work

IBM Cloud® Paks are pre-integrated AI-powered software managed by an intelligent control plane. They include containerized software, foundational services and Red Hat® OpenShift®.

Built on Red Hat® OpenShift®, the market leading hybrid cloud platform¹, they can help you build, modernize and manage applications securely across any cloud with confidence. Foundational services enable modularity, customization, plug-n-play, ease of deployment and management.



Modernize with ease and make your data, applications and workflows work for you, wherever you are.

Adopt AI and automate

AI-powered enterprises will respond to customers, regulators and partners 50% faster than their peers.²

Accelerate value with services

6x more innovations released with IBM Garage™.³

How IBM Cloud Paks can help

Modernize with ease

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Modernize with ease

Our pre-certified containerized software and solutions simplify modernization from the data center all the way to the edge. Take advantage of enterprise-grade, cloud-native technologies from IBM and our rich ecosystem of software and SaaS Partners offering access to over 70 ISV tools in Red Hat Marketplace (link resides outside of IBM) for easy deployment.

Predict outcomes

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Predict outcomes

Become a more predictive enterprise by collecting, organizing, and analyzing data regardless of its type or location. Our data and AI capabilities with cross-industry and vertical AI applications use the power of IBM® Watson® to simplify and accelerate your AI journey.

Automate at scale

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Automate at scale

Whether it’s automating repetitive tasks or more complex operations, we can help you implement a variety of intelligent workflows into your business through machine learning and AI. This helps improve productivity and quality of outcomes for employees and customers alike.

Secure everything

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Secure everything

We make security an integral part of our software. IBM Cloud® Paks integrate with your existing security tools to help you better understand and mitigate threats, manage risk and compliance throughout your enterprise, and automate responses. All without moving your data.

Analyst views

Gartner Magic Quadrant

IBM named Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer Services.

The Forrester Wave™

Red Hat-IBM are leaders in The Forrester Wave: Multicloud Container Development Platforms, Q3 2020.

Forrester Total Economic Impact™ Study

Read about the potential savings and business benefits possible with IBM and Red Hat solutions.

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IBM Cloud® Paks: An open, faster, more reliable way to modernize and move to the cloud


¹Red-Hat and IBM named as leaders in Forrester Wave™: Multicloud Container Development Platforms, Q3 2020 report. (PDF, 425 KB)

²IDC Prediction for 2024, April 2020

³“The Total Economic Impact Of IBM Garage”, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, October 2020 (PDF, 1.1 MB)

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