Hybrid cloud strategy and architecture consulting services
The right cloud strategy supports core business and innovation in any hybrid multicloud
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Cloud strategy charts and coordinates your cloud journey

From cost savings and scalability to total transformation and faster innovation, get your hybrid multicloud strategy right and then follow through and achieve it.

With a clearly defined implementation plan, the right enterprise cloud strategy can transform your infrastructure, enable enterprise agility and speed digital transformation. Our cloud consulting services offer a cloud solutions strategy based on resilient, hyperscaler-specific and data-aware platform architectures built on a secure framework. These steps enable us to create an integrated and sequenced transformation program that achieves business outcomes while measuring and delivering value incrementally.

IBM positioned as cloud native transformation services leader

The HFS Horizons: Cloud Native Transformation, 2022 report recognized IBM as Horizon 3 with "driving transformation with hybrid cloud assets and differentiating M&A investments."

Capabilities  Hybrid multicloud transformation

Accelerate your cloud journey through the adoption of hybrid multicloud, using your platform of choice. By partnering with AWS, Azure, Google and IBM Cloud, we enable cloud transformation to optimize our client’s technology environments.

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 Enterprise operating model

Enterprises must fast-track projects to digitally connect their organizations with both a business and technological commitment to a new operating model. IBM Consulting helps them achieve a better model that accounts for cloud maturity and their transformation vision.

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 Cloud migration and modernization

Organizations embark on migration and modernization journeys to leverage the agility, flexibility and cost advantages that cloud technology offers. IBM cloud strategy consulting experts help develop customized modernization roadmaps for value-driven transformation.

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DevOps transformation

Successful cloud transformation relies on strong DevOps capabilities and a target operating model. IBM consulting works with client teams to define the organization model and required skills, tools and processes to enable comprehensive DevOps adoption.

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Use cases Reduce costs and enable application scalability

Accelerated enterprise cloud services provide rapid discovery and prioritized disposition of application and data assets.

Identify areas of change in foundational processes

Operating model recalibration helps identify core processes for continuance, idle and change stemming from remote work.

Connect business goals to IT architecture

Our capabilities address your specific needs, such as support with cloud environments and cloud security to facilitate your cloud journey.

IBM provided a level of migration expertise that you just can’t find anywhere else. …When you hit an issue you can’t solve, you need people who can really get under the skin of a system quickly, and that’s what IBM brought to the table. Mark Record Former IT & Change Director The Co-operative Bank Read the story
Case studies CVS Health

IBM helps CVS take a modern approach to hybrid cloud integration to help turn its vision into action.

Carhartt

IBM helps Carhartt improve its cloud efficiency by 45% while assuring workload performance.

Strategic partnerships  IBM and Apptio partnership

IBM advisory services with Apptio’s SaaS solutions will be a decision engine to help clients migrate workloads and applications.

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 IBM and CAST partnership

Modernize your workloads and applications to harness the full power of innovative technologies such as cloud, AI and automation.

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Insights

Cut through the noise with insights on the latest in business and technology. Hear from the leaders who are driving business innovation.

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Cloud transformation index: State of the cloud

A comparative look at enterprise cloud strategy, the index offers a snapshot of progress in various areas of cloud transformation

Digital transformation optimization

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Analyst rankings: Forrester Wave™️

Find out why IBM has been placed in the Leaders quadrant of the Q3 2021 Forrester Wave report for application modernization and migration services

Meet the experts James Stevenson

Partner and Global Leader in IBM's Cloud Advisory practice, James has many years of hands-on experience helping clients achieve business outcome-driven digital, cloud, and application portfolio transformations.

Jonathan Gregory

Senior Partner and Americas Leader in IBM's Cloud Advisory practice, Jonathan has over 15 years of experience as a C-Level advisor for technology strategy development and execution.

Barry Ramirez

As Global Garage Leader and APAC Cloud Advisory Leader for Hybrid Cloud Services, Barry partners with leading organizations worldwide in amplifying the positive impact of technology, product, business processes and industry transformation.

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