The cloud built for you. With you. By you.

The IBM Cloud has been built to help you solve problems and advance opportunities in a world flush with data. Whether it’s data you possess, data outside your firewall, or data that’s coming, the IBM Cloud helps you protect it, move it, integrate it and unlock intelligence from it — giving you what it takes to prevail in a competitive market.

The IBM Cloud advantage

Focus on enterprise innovation
It’s your cloud. Choose where and how you want it.

Make your data make sense
Put all of your data to work, no matter where it lives.

Infuse cognitive throughout your company
Move from insights to intelligence with systems that learn.

Tap into industry and technology expertise
Access the latest technologies, methods and expertise to continuously innovate.

Focus on innovation

Select your delivery models, locations, services, tools and data to meet your specific workload needs. You can build on top of what you have, connecting applications across all types of cloud with on-premises systems. The IBM Cloud is open by design, giving you the flexibility and control you need to leverage your skills and technology investments.

Use public cloud to solve real-world problems
Exceed your customer’s expectations and make your employees more impactful by pulling more meaning from data and leveraging AI to expand and transform your business.

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Try private cloud for the power of cloud behind the firewall
Get the advantages of public cloud behind your firewall for reliable, consistent performance with virtually unmatched scalability.

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Innovate with multicloud
Integrate and manage your cloud, regardless of your vendor. 

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The platform for innovation
Bringing together infrastructure and platform services, the IBM Cloud platform offers a rich assortment of infrastructure, cognitive, software and services to accelerate the pace of your business. With IBM Cloud, you can nimbly balance optimization and innovation with a cloud powered for you.

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Open by design
IBM is committed to open technologies as demonstrated through our leadership in major open initiatives and our investment in building our own offerings on open technologies.

Open by design

Trust IBM Cloud
Built from the ground up with security in mind, the IBM Cloud includes around-the-clock monitoring and alignment with key industry security standards to give you confidence as you move to cloud.

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Make your data make sense

With the IBM Cloud, you can more easily tap into and integrate the vast amounts of data available — from your own business, IBM and third parties — to gain unprecedented insight and give you the advantage, no matter your industry.

Bring your data together
Take advantage of the latest integration models and connect to all of the data you need.

Find answers and opportunities in data

Fuel your cognitive future using our portfolio of big data and analytics solutions.

Infuse cognitive throughout your company

The IBM Cloud architecture is built so that you can easily apply AI and machine learning capabilities to your enterprise workloads. Using these integrated cognitive capabilities, you can set yourself apart from the competition with deeper understanding and virtually unmatched intelligence.

Intelligent apps and services
IBM has made a deliberate decision to open IBM Watson® technology to the world by offering Watson APIs through its cloud platform. You can use these APIs as the cognitive building blocks that enable you to integrate Watson capabilities into your digital applications, products and operations. Insights that were never accessible before can now be at your fingertips to drive more informed decision making.

Tap into industry and technology expertise

Continuously develop and deliver your solutions with speed using the newest tools and methods developed based on decades of experience and best practices. IBM Cloud specialists help make sure you get the most out of cloud, no matter where you are on your cloud journey — from initial strategy development to building your first app. They bring deep industry, business, technology and domain expertise, advanced skills and connections to a rich ecosystem of open communities.

A consultancy with the DNA of a startup
The IBM Cloud Garage brings together IBM Design Thinking, lean startup, agile DevOps and extreme programming to help you transform your industry. When you visit an IBM Cloud Garage, you learn how to create personas and user stories to understand pain points, prioritize backlogs to deliver the minimum viable product and build user-experience prototypes. You also learn how to deliver incremental value and validate it with sponsor users.

Improve your team’s collaboration to deploy faster
Applying the DevOps methodology removes development silos to speed your time to market.

The transformative power of blockchain
Reshape your industry with the power of blockchain technology, which digitizes your transaction workflow.

Thoughts on Cloud
Explore the IBM Thoughts on Cloud blog where our specialists share their expertise and ideas on key topics related to cloud.

Take advantage of IBM Cloud around the world

IBM Cloud offers nearly 60 data centers around the world to help you meet the needs of your global business.

Learn how IBM Cloud is delivering value to clients

From startups to enterprises and from all industries, IBM clients attest to how the IBM Cloud is elevating their businesses with competitive advantages.

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Qantas Airways uses DevOps to gain advantage
Australia’s largest airline transforms application development, testing and service virtualization with IBM DevOps.

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Walmart accelerates development with API management
Walmart is building a platform driven by APIs to provide its developers with a self-service platform that supports faster development.

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BlueShield of California improves responsiveness with IT agility
This insurance provider used a hybrid cloud solution to modernize provisioning.

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