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Tackle large-scale, compute-intensive challenges and speed time to insight with hybrid cloud HPC solutions
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Discover hybrid cloud HPC solutions from IBM to capably meet today’s business needs. IBM offers a complete portfolio of integrated high-performance computing (HPC) solutions for hybrid cloud, including the new 4th Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, which give you the flexibility to manage compute-intensive workloads on premises and/or in the cloud. 

Meet us at the Super Computing 2023 event in Denver, November 12-17, Booth #1925

Meet us at the Super Computing 2023 event in Denver, November 12-17, Booth #1925

Read the Special Report HPC in the Cloud Update from Hyperion Research

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Read how Cadence leverages IBM Cloud HPC to Accelerate Electronic Chip and System Design Software Development

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IBM Cloud HPC benefits Improved time to market

Choose from IaaS and HPC software solutions to configure, deploy and burst powerful HPC workloads with complete automation and an integrated user experience.

Elevated performance

Use the latest compute and GPU accelerators to power HPC and AI with our bare metal and virtual servers, while mixing and matching the right infrastructure.

Better cost control

Pay only for the compute power used for bare metal and virtual server instances, with a cloud model that eliminates idle on-premises capacity and improves utilization.


IBM LSF suites

Enhance compute performance on an enterprise cloud.

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IBM Symphony

Run distributed app services with an enterprise-class grid manager.

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Slurm on IBM Cloud

Benefit from this highly scalable workload manager and job scheduler.

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Red Hat® OpenShift® for HPC

Run containerized HPC workloads on an IBM-Cloud-managed Red Hat® OpenShift® cluster.

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IBM Cloud® Bare Metal Servers

Integrate NVIDIA GPUs—with easily scalable power on demand.

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IBM Cloud® Virtual Server for VPC

Deploy application workloads within your own private space.

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Dedicated host for VPC

Create dedicated hosts on IBM Cloud.

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Use for your most complex, compute-intensive workloads.

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IBM Cloud® Object Storage

Get a durable, resilient and security-rich data storage service.

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IBM Storage Scale

Discover high-performance storage for workloads with critical bandwidth and I/O throughput requirements.

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IBM Cloud® HPC Managed Service

The industry's only fully managed service provides a full-stack HPC compute environment with always-on operations. IBM manages deployment, operations and app performance optimization with deep expertise, predictable monthly pricing and continuity of business, assured with SLAs.

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IBM Cloud® Code Engine

Run applications, jobs or containers on a serverless platform.

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IBM Cloud® Functions

Get on-demand code in a scalable, serverless environment.

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IBM Aspera

Quickly transfer data to and from IBM Cloud Object Storage.

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IBM Security Guardium

Wide visibility, compliance and protection throughout the data security lifecycle.

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Industry use cases Electronic Design Automation
  • Optical proximity correction
  • Design rule checking (DRC)
  • Simulations (such as timing analyses)
Financial services
  • Monte Carlo simulations
  • Risk analysis
  • Fraud detection
Life sciences
  • Genome processing and sequencing
  • Pharmaceutical design
  • Molecular modeling
  • Protein docking
  • Design and engineering
  • Develop new features
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Improve customer experience
Government and defense
  • Intelligence work
  • Fraud analysis
  • Climate modeling
  • Weather forecasting
  • Energy research
Oil and gas
  • Seismic data processing
  • Reservoir simulation and modeling
  • Geospatial analytics
  • Terrain mapping
  • Wind simulation
Resources IBM Cloud® HPC

Get automated provisioning and seamless management of your HPC cloud environment, including integrated compute infrastructure and tooling, workload schedulers and high-performance storage. Address compute demand peaks by extending capacity as needed, and pay for only what you use.

IBM research team uses IBM Cloud for EDA workloads

Explore how running optical proximity correction (OPC) yields order-of-magnitude process acceleration.

Run OpenFOAM on IBM Cloud

See how the IBM Spectrum LSF offering on IBM Cloud can be used for hosting computational fluid dynamics (CFD) application workloads.

How HPC helps Financial Services with risk analysis

Learn how HPC helps financial institutions conduct critical risk analysis to meet regulatory requirements.

Weather research and forecasting workloads

Find out how IBM Spectrum LSF on IBM Cloud can be used for hosting weather research and forecasting HPC workloads.

Why choose IBM Cloud for GPU solutions?

Explore using IBM Cloud for GPU needs and our GPU solutions and enterprise computing infrastructure.

IBM Storage Scale and Schedulers for HPC on the IBM Cloud

Now leverage the power of end-to-end HPC Solutions with VPC, workload schedulers and high-performance file system storage.

IBM Quantum leads the world in quantum computing

This nascent technology is widely expected to solve valuable problems that today’s most powerful classical supercomputers cannot solve and never will.

Meet VELA, IBM’s first AI-optimized, cloud-native supercomputer

The go-to environment for IBM researchers creating our most advanced AI capabilities, including our work on foundation models. VELA is where we collaborate with partners to train models of many kinds.

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Reach out now to discover hybrid cloud HPC solutions from IBM and see how it was designed to meet today’s evolving business needs—and tomorrow’s.