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Your IT environment might be complex, but supporting it doesn’t have to be

Multi-vendor IT support services from IBM can help you simplify IT support management by streamlining multiple OEM (US) and vendor contracts to a single vendor with the expertise to care for all your technology support needs. Improve availability, resolve issues quickly and reduce outages with IBM's proactive, reactive, onsite and remote support for your multi-vendor data center and across your IT environment.

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Simplify open source software support with a single-source solution

Whether you are using community editions, commercial products, individual packages or a complex software stack, IBM can support your entire open source ecosystem.



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Services offered

Data Center Support Services

Simplify your data center support with a single point of contact, extend the longevity of your equipment, optimize your system availability and reduce costs.

Network and Security Support

Partnerships with leading network and security OEMs, including Cisco, Juniper (US), F5, Palo Alto (US), Check Point, Riverbed (US), NetApp (US) and others enable IBM to act as the maintenance provider for your entire network, offering single-point access for key patches, updates and equipment.

Third-Party Software Support Services

We provide around-the-clock support for Microsoft (US), Red HatLinux (US), Open Source, SAP Hana (US) and VMware (US) software products.

ATM and Branch Banking Services for Financial Institutions

Optimize ATM and branch services availability with analytics-based, proactive technical support.

Retail Technology Support Services

Minimize system downtime with single-point-of-contact proactive maintenance and support for all the devices, software and networks in your store.

Product Support for Manufacturers and System Integrators

Work closely with IBM to deliver IT support to your customers. With IBM's robust services, infrastructure and skills, you can improve service delivery and enhance your customer experience.

Lifecycle Maintenance Support

Extend the life of existing IT equipment and maximize ROI while proactively planning for refresh.

Managed Maintenance Solution for Lenovo

Get expert Level 1, 2, 3 and onsite support for Lenovo x86 servers. A dedicated Lenovo Center of Excellence provides both remote and onsite support, parts, logistics and billing within a single contract to help reduce support complexity and costs.

Media Destruction Services

Leverage this end-to-end, global offering for the certified destruction of all types of media and data—a one-stop shop for data to be destroyed in a security-rich environment.

IBM Services and Tech Support for Zebra Products

Flexible support-level and service options that can be customized to meet your specific needs, whether you need basic managed maintenance support services or more complex multivendor support across multiple manufacturers, including Zebra hardware—and beyond—for cross-enterprise support.

Our technology services are powered by IBM Services Platform with Watson™

Run your infrastructure with an IT platform that has the ability to make autonomous decisions and uses data to manage the operations that keep your environment healthy, always-on and continually optimized.

We support these leading brands

IBM provides proactive, reactive, onsite and remote support for all the technology in your mission-critical data center environment.



Dell (PDF, 170KB), EMC (PDF, 176KB), HDS (Hitachi Data Systems) (PDF, 165KB), HP 3PAR Storage (PDF, 178KB), NetApp (US), Oracle/Sun, IBM


Apple iOS, Dell (PDF, 170KB), HP Servers (PDF, 176KB), Lenovo, Oracle/Sun, IBM

Talk to an IBM Multi-Vendor IT Support Services expert

What makes a multi-vendor technology support services expert? Proven experience solving client problems involving technology support for ATM and branch banks, healthcare, retail and data center technology.

Militza Bishop

Solutions Specialist, IBM Multi-Vendor Solutions and Support

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General Manager, Technology Support Services

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Latest thinking

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How IBM uses blockchain to power technology support services

Learn how IBM is using blockchain in the realm of technology service and support to bring new levels of trust and confidence to clients. 

The IBM intelligent store: Transforming retail support through innovation.

Retail is changing fast. See how IBM is bringing new innovation to help retailers transform their store support model.        

How will IT support for branch banking evolve in the next five years?

Imagine the possibilities for the future of IT support for the bank's retail branch and ATM network.  

Alliances and related services

State-of-the-art support services for Cisco products

Leverage Cisco's deep knowledge base and IBM's intelligent network for proactive support that can identify problems before they occur.

Robust, flexible support for your Linux environment

Choose remotely-delivered hardware and software support or access to more than 7,000 skilled Linux consultants and 600 Linux developers worldwide — our fix rate is 99%.

IBM System Storage® Hardware and Software Support Services

Get integrated, around-the-clock hardware and software support — backed by global infrastructure, product expertise and proprietary tools — from the company that built your storage devices.