IBM: Ready for your next cloud challenge

Hybrid by design

Enables flexibility to blend on-premises and off-premises systems

Engineered for enterprise

Helps solve complex technology problems with open services on a unified cloud platform

Secure and trusted

Delivers public cloud capabilities with private cloud security

The move to cloud gains momentum

There’s no one-size-fits-all cloud, especially for large organizations with decades of accumulated applications, data and existing IT. For those enterprises, cloud is more than a destination for old applications — it’s a journey toward digital transformation.

Organizations are moving to hybrid cloud, and large enterprises — those with 10,000 or more employees — are leading the way, with 70% planning to move to a hybrid cloud environment (see graphic). Learn the reasons for this growing momentum in the 451 Research business impact brief, Hybrid, Multi-Cloud IT Strategies Demand Specialized Platforms, Services.

Our clients...need a hybrid and multicloud solution that can seamlessly incorporate their workloads across on-premise, private and public cloud environments. The success of our IBM public cloud is foundational to our hybrid cloud strategy.

Arvind Krishna, Senior Vice President, Cloud and Cognitive Software, IBM Research

Chosen by the world’s leading enterprises


of the top 10 retailers


of the largest global banks


of the top 10 airlines

American Airlines transforms with IBM Cloud

American Airlines worked with IBM Cloud to migrate key existing customer-facing applications to VMware HCX on the IBM Cloud, while simultaneously transforming them to a cloud-native-based microservices architecture — enabling the world’s largest airline to innovate faster in response to changing customer needs.

New chapter, new solutions

Multicloud brings more complexity
Enterprises plan to increase engagement with cloud vendors to tap into additional capabilities and resources to handle more demanding workloads. The added complexity of these multicloud environments requires a public cloud platform that allows diverse environments, once provisioned, to work together seamlessly. Learn why Technology Business Research, Inc. calls IBM Cloud the public cloud for a hybrid and multicloud future.

Business-critical workoads require features beyond IaaS

Cloud adoption initially served as a cost savings tool for the replacement of aging, expensive infrastructure. Now cloud drives transformation and innovation with differentiated applications-such as AI, security, blockchain and industry-specific offerings-and through integration across multiple cloud platforms. Learn more about these and other key findings and forecasts in the latest IaaS market report from Frost & Sullivan.

IBM Cloud unifies the open, multicloud world

IBM Cloud meets you wherever you are in your cloud journey with the ability to integrate complex environments, including existing multiple private and public clouds. IBM has invested in a unified platform that delivers industry-leading capabilities for the enterprise, alongside the specialized public cloud services that supplement your traditional systems. Learn more about IBM’s strategy in the Hurwitz & Associates white paper.

IBM Cloud provides a secure, scalable, payment platform for Exxon

When mobile technology transformed digital payment systems, ExxonMobil recognized an opportunity to integrate payment and loyalty programs into a single mobile application.
Building on this success, Exxon worked with IBM to develop the first mobile fueling application deployed by a major retail brand. Built on the IBM Cloud, the Speedpass+ app gives customers the freedom to earn, pay and save, all from the comfort of their cars.

How IBM Cloud can help

VMware services

Industry-leading VMware services built on a deep engineering foundation, with support for highly available, single-tenant and multi-tenant solutions.

Cloud native

Advanced set of cloud-native capabilities with IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, managed Istio for Kube at scale, serverless support with Knative, and revolutionary data stores with dynamically tunable IBM Cloud databases.

IBM Cloud Garage

Garage teams help you start your transformation in workshops, where you design and build real apps that solve your business needs.

Multi-zone regions

A global network of nearly 60 cloud data centers across 19 countries and 18 availability zones across six regions. A consistent set of services deployed at-scale worldwide.

IBM Cloud bare metal servers

Dedicated, sole access to the entire server provides you with control to add power as needed to match your workloads.

IBM Cloud Services

Consistent services, visibility, and control over multiple clouds with expert guidance, implementation support and managed services to help you simplify and accelerate your journey to cloud.

How will you be successful in your journey to cloud?

Only a company purposely dedicated to enterprises has the history, portfolio and capabilities to help clients succeed on this journey. The IBM team is focused on your migration, modernization, and cloud-native build out.

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