What are IBM Cloud Paks?

Beyond containers and Kubernetes, enterprises need to orchestrate their production topology, and to provide management, security and governance of their applications.

IBM Cloud™ Paks are enterprise-ready, containerized software solutions that give clients an open, faster and more secure way to move core business applications to any cloud. Each IBM Cloud Pak™ runs on Red Hat® OpenShift® on IBM Cloud and Red Hat Enterprise Linux and includes containerized IBM middleware and common software services for development and management, on top of a common integration layer – designed to reduce development time by up to 84 percent and operational expenses by up to 75 percent.*

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Complete, yet simple

Complete, yet simple

Application, data and AI services, fully modular and easy to consume

IBM certified

IBM certified

Full software stack support, and ongoing security, compliance and version compatibility

Run anywhere

Run anywhere

On-premises, on private and public clouds, and in pre-integrated systems

Cloud Paks

Five IBM Cloud Paks cover key workloads on your journey to the cloud. For rapid deployment, use the IBM Cloud Pak System



Helps to accelerate the build of cloud-native apps by leveraging built-in developer tools and processes, including support for microservices functions and serverless computing. Customers can quickly build apps on any cloud, while existing IBM middleware clients gain the most straightforward path to modernization.

Build, deploy and run applications

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Helps to unify and simplify the collection, organization and analysis of data. Enterprises can turn data into insights through an integrated cloud-native architecture. IBM Cloud Pak for Data is extensible, easily customized to unique client data and AI landscapes through an integrated catalog of IBM, open source and third-party microservices add-ons.

Collect, organize and analyze data

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Helps support the speed, flexibility, security and scale required for all of your integration and digital transformation initiatives, and comes with pre-integrated with a set of capabilities including API lifecycle, application and data integration, messaging and events, high speed transfer and integration security.

Integrate app, data, cloud services and APIs

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Helps you deploy on your choice of clouds, with low-code tools for business users and real-time performance visibility for business managers. Customers can migrate their automation runtimes without application changes or data migration, and automate at scale without vendor lock-in.

Transform business process, decisions and content


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Multicloud Management

Helps to provide consistent visibility, automation, and governance across a range of hybrid, multicloud management capabilities such as event management, infrastructure management, application management, multicluster management, edge management and integration with existing tools and processes.

Improve Cloud visibility, governance and automation

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IBM Cloud Paks: An open, faster, more reliable way to build, move and manage on the cloud.