Use cases


Data center transformation
Lift and shift VMware workloads without refactoring. Consolidate multiple on-premises data centers or expand capacity to address current resource constraints.


Disaster recovery and business continuity
Protect and recover data threatened or lost due to hardware or software failure, user error or ransomware attacks.


Application modernization
Use AI and machine learning in your existing VMware applications. Automation can help you quickly get to Day 2 operations.

What IBM does differently

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Choice
Choose deployment options to fit your needs with 60+ global data centers, plus flexible configuration and licensing.

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Expertise
Benefit from IBM service and support experts who have years of experience deploying and supporting VMware environments.

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Security
Protect VMware workloads with an IBM Cloud™ security rich environment and turnkey industry-leading solutions.

What's new with IBM Cloud for VMware?

On the journey to transform enterprise IT, IBM and VMware have created a Joint Innovation Lab to streamline engineering across both technology portfolios.

By selecting IBM Cloud compute, storage and network infrastructure, we have opened up a wealth of opportunity, for streamlining our business, creating additional service options for clients, and for generating additional revenue streams through new service offerings. We are excited to see where the future will take us.

Gus Ortiz, Managed Services Program Manager, Jenzabar

The IBM Cloud and VMware partnership

IDC report on IBM Cloud and VMware
VMware clients often have difficulties with migration, implementing automation solutions, and vendor lock-ins. This IDC report examines how the IBM Cloud partnership combats these issues by offering a security-rich, flexible, non-disruptive path to a public cloud.

Calculate how much money IBM Cloud for VMware could save you

The TCO calculator shows you how much you’ll save using IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions versus a comparable on-premise environment.

Get expert advice on the IBM Cloud and how it can help with your VMware workloads.