IoT CE on cloud overview

IBM®® SaaS (software as a service) offerings provide you with a single tenant, virtual private cloud environment to help your development and engineering teams with necessary applications to grow your business.

SaaS offerings are designed to enable cloud delivery of IBM software products. IBM SaaS teams provide end-to-end services to oversee the configuration and implementation of the IBM software products that deliver ongoing infrastructure, application, and support. You choose the products that you need for your solution, and the SaaS teams deploy them into an IBM data center and monitor for 24x7 availability.

You can choose which solutions you need for your team:
  • Global Configuration powered by IBM Internet of Things Continuous Engineering (IoT CE) on the Cloud, which includes the Rational® solution for CLM, Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager, Rational DOORS® Next Generation, and Rational Rhapsody® Design Manager
  • IBM Collaborative Lifecycle Management on Cloud
  • Requirements Management powered by IBM DOORS Next Generation on Cloud
  • Quality Management powered by IBM Quality Manager on Cloud
  • Change and Configuration Management powered by IBM Team Concert® on Cloud
  • Design Management powered by Rational Design Manager on Cloud
  • Data Collection Component powered by IBM Engineering Lifecycle Manager on Cloud


IBM IoT CE on Cloud is hosted by IBM within a secure SoftLayer®® data center. The IBM team provide 99.9% service-level objective (SLO) availability and scaling up to support thousands of users. IBM monitors the environment for 24x7 availability and provides all infrastructure-related support, including patch installation and optional upgrades on the customer's schedule.

The CLM on Cloud offerings provide you with a single-tenant IBM software environment. The IBM team deploys the IBM products into an IBM SoftLayer Cloud Service Center, and monitors the solution for 24x7 availability. The IBM team installs a default configuration based on a preselected configuration template, deliver ongoing infrastructure, application, and provide support service remotely. This environment provides you with the following benefits:
  • Accelerated time to value: Use the cloud to get up and running faster, provide development teams with the necessary capabilities for success, and maintain compliance with corporate policies.
  • Optimized operation costs: Eliminate your dependency on IT for deployment of development tools, reduce infrastructure costs, and free up valuable IT resources.
  • Rapid scalability: Scale up quickly without having to deal with such issues as availability of IT infrastructure or skills.

Customized Managed Services offerings

Customized Managed Service offerings provide services such as customization, integration with other development tools, migration of data when converting from on premise to on Cloud, and meeting specific security and compliance requirements as add-on services. You can combine core cloud offerings tailored to your organization's specific needs.

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