On-premises infrastructure for hybrid cloud
Harness open, flexible and secure on-premises infrastructure solutions to unlock your hybrid cloud strategy
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Why on-premises IT is key

Hybrid cloud integrates public and private cloud with your on-premises infrastructure. The right solution delivers a unified, flexible, cost-optimal hybrid cloud with portable microservices and reliable and securable on-premises infrastructure for data-intensive AI and mission-critical workloads.

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Develop portable and scalable cloud-native apps with containers, IBM Cloud® Paks, and Red Hat® OpenShift®.

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Manage fluctuating demand with cloud-like subscription-based and consumption-based infrastructure.

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Build in enterprise security, protect data, and manage privacy by policy across hybrid IT, without impacting performance.

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Are you getting the most from your hybrid cloud? IT leaders across industries share ways to future-proof your IT infrastructure and gain a competitive edge with a hybrid cloud environment.¹ Read more

Remove budget obstacles

Flexible payments can accelerate your hybrid cloud strategy.

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Next steps

IT infrastructure modernization

Modernize apps, servers and storage in place to integrate with hybrid cloud and AI.

AI and hybrid IT

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1 A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, January 2022.

2 Storage as a Service is available in select regions.