IBM Software Services
for Cloud

Proven expertise for delivering applications on the cloud with maximum efficiency

Our IBM Software Services for Cloud practice provides unrivaled IBM software expertise and assets to deploy your workloads in private, public, or hybrid cloud environments. Regardless of your size, platform, or environment, our comprehensive cloud experience is ready to help you take on your business challenges.

Services for IBM PureApplication System

Realize the full benefits and value of PureApplication System in your enterprise. Using patterns of expertise, our experts help you quickly optimize this powerful system and provide mentoring and assistance through our IBM Software Services for PureApplication System offering:

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    Foundation Services

    A four-week workshop for developing a strategy and plan for onboarding applications onto PureApplication System. This workshop includes configuring and deploying patterns, education and enablement, project planning, and key outcomes.

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    High Availability and Continuity Workshop

    A workshop for designing and implementing PureApplication System patterns that are highly available – even in the face of machine or complete data center failure – and for developing practices for system continuity.

We can help you quickly deploy business processes, services, and applications, and provide you with a unique framework shaped by IT-recommended practices - regardless of where you are in your project.

Leverage our cloud expertise now

Our comprehensive cloud expertise can help you with every aspect of your cloud transformation:

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    Solution design and planning

    We frame an action plan for deploying your application on an IBM cloud-enabling platform, recommend deployment options, and deliver a plan of proven activities to get your workloads running on those platforms.

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    Develop, deploy, and integrate

    We can assist with designing a tailored environment and cloud delivery approach, developing and deploying a custom pattern that supports your workload, building multiple environments within IBM PureApplication System, SoftLayer, or IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator, and integrating with other cloud or on-premise systems.

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    Application migration

    We can prepare, migrate and test your applications for an IBM cloud-enabling platform and assure they are production-ready - including those not previously built using IBM technology.

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    Maintenance and Expert Access Services

    We will help manage cloud-deployed IBM software with a subscribtion to one of several levels of service with the right combination of advisory and ready-when-you-are consulting, access to assets and best practices, and pattern updates to fit your business needs.

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    Operations transformation

    We can accelerate cloud adoption with proven operational and organizational change management practices. With an understanding of your current process change methods, we can then capture future process performance requirements, analyze capability gaps, and recommend process capability enablers. We also will help design, validate, test, and implement new processes and also normalize operations.

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    Services assets

    To enhance user experience, we offer extensions to the IBM product portfolio and third party products. These assets include patterns, utilities, best practices, automation, and integration artifacts to improve the quality and delivery of your projects.

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    Foundation services

    This four-week workshop assists you in developing a strategy and plan for onboarding applications onto PureApplication System. This includes setting up PureApplication System for use, providing basic training on using PureApplication System, and developing an initial plan for deployment.

Tools and resources

Video: Polyglot programming on the Cloud


Kyle Brown discusses the emergence of polyglot programming -- using different languages for different aspects of your application rather than a single language for everything -- and why it makes sense for cloud application development.

Video: An End-to-End Solution for Creating Cloud Environments


The combination of IBM PureApplication System + IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator + UrbanCode Deploy = a remarkable end-to-end solution for creating and maintaining new cloud environments. Kyle Brown, CTO of Emerging Technologies and Cloud for IBM Software Services, explains.

Video: IBM Bluemix - Architecting for the Cloud


The exciting new world of IBM Bluemix and composable applications requires new skills and brings new challenges.

New and updated services

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New! IBM Expert Access Services for Cloud

New! IBM Software Services for PureApplication System

New! IBM Quick Win for PureApplication System

New! IBM Pattern for SAP Business Suite

Some of our cloud experts

We have a whole team of experts ready to help you quickly realize the benefits of IBM cloud innovation. Here are just some of the people who are eager to help you succeed.