Data management solutions
Design a data strategy that eliminates data silos, reduces complexity and improves data quality for exceptional customer and employee experiences 
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Data management challenges limit innovation

Fundamental data management challenges—silos, complexity, and inconsistent data sets—limit your ability to use data to make employees and customers day-to-day workflows easier. Quality, actionable data for data scientists and business users requires a flexible data management approach that integrates with your existing technology with the deployment of your choice.  

IBM data and AI solutions empower organizations to use enterprise data for analytics, applications, automation and AI-powered products across on-premises, public and private clouds. These solutions help improve resiliency, reliability, scalability and cost-effectiveness without sacrificing data security, data protection and data quality. By helping strengthen your approach to enterprise data management, you can use these solutions to help make data simple, trustworthy, secure and unlock value from your data wherever it resides.  

As you design your data strategy, explore IBM’s comprehensive portfolio of data and AI solutions that serve as the building blocks of modern data architectures like data fabric.

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IBM named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Data Management for Analytics, Q1 2023


Why IBM for data management Build the next generation of applications, dashboards, and AI with end-to-end data management across a hybrid, multicloud environment. Download the Forrester Total Economic Impact study to see for yourself Promote agility and efficiency

Harness data for modern apps, analytics, and AI.  Spot new patterns and trends to improve operations and create new offerings.

Simplify and unify data tiers

Get value from any transactional, operational and analytical data. Access structured and unstructured data in real-time and batch.

Help ensure resiliency, reliability, and scalability

Promote business continuity and mitigate data-related outages. Start small and scale across use cases and deployments.

Meet governance, risk, compliance, and sustainability objectives

Take a data-driven approach to meeting regulatory, corporate and environment mandates. Protect data privacy and security end-to-end.

Automate and govern your data

Reduce complexity and speed time to value through automated data management. Act on insights faster with AI-powered self-service.

Speed deployment and avoid lock-ins

Partner with IBM to manage data ecosystems. Implement business analytics and conversational AI faster in a data fabric architecture.

Data sources

Data management solutions

Store, manage, secure and unlock the hidden value of your data and databases with purpose-built technologies for cloud, hybrid, and on-premises deployments. 

IBM Db2 Built for the world’s mission critical workloads. Power your applications and real-time analytics at scale with the highly performant, resilient, and cloud-native database engine.   Learn more

IBM Netezza Performance Server  Get scalable insights and ultimate cost control with an advanced cloud-native data warehouse with the option for SaaS deployments.  Learn more

IBM Informix Run powerful, transactional workloads on the edge, in the cloud or on premises, with the embeddable, low-footprint database.   Learn more

IBM Security Guardium Get a data security platform that delivers a centralized hub to help data security specialists automate compliance policy enforcement and centralize data activity from multiple clouds.  Learn more


OEM data-source partnerships 

Leverage our OEM data-source partnerships and benefit from well-supported data management platforms


IBM and Cloudera have partnered to create a data and AI services using open source ecosystems — all designed to achieve faster data and analytics at scale.


MongoDB Enterprise Advanced with IBM provides enterprise tooling so you can build apps faster and distribute data to where it needs to be, with the freedom to run anywhere.


Work with IBM to license, implement and get support for EDB Postgres and take advantage of this integrated, open-source-based SQL relational database solution built for your enterprise-scale data needs.


DataStax Enterprise with IBM provides you with a hybrid cloud solution that boosts user productivity by simplifying enterprise-wide data integration into open-source Apache Cassandra-based technology.


IBM has partnered with SingleStore to provide a single source of support and governance for SingleStoreDB. Simplify your data architecture while delivering ultra-fast speed and elastic scalability.

Data fabric and AI lifecycles   

Data fabric architecture 

Use active metadata, automated integration and AI governance to create widespread and organized data access with a data fabric architecture built on IBM Cloud Pak for Data. 

Data Integration on IBM Cloud Pak for Data

Deliver readily consumable and reliable data to your teams at anytime.

Data Governance on IBM Cloud Pak for Data

Discover, trust and protect data with an automated metadata-driven data foundation.

Data Science and MLOps on IBM Cloud Pak for Data

Simplify MLOps lifecycle management to accelerate the AI lifecycle.

AI governance

Automate AI governance to create responsible, transparent and explainable AI workflows.

Data insights and applications   

Data insights and applications 
Accelerate data analysis and AI for actionable solutions that create exceptional data visualization, dashboards and data modeling experiences that drive business value.  Learn more

Get help

Get advice from IBM data scientists 

Design or refine a data architecture that delivers the unique functionalities of your data landscape with the Data & AI Elite team.

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Work with IBM Consulting™ 

Get help with data strategy, consulting, digital transformation on cloud, and data management services to realize virtual enterprise vision. 

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Data management resources Forrester: Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) of IBM Data Management

Forrester Consulting conducted an IBM-commissioned Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) organizations may realize.

A leader in cloud database management systems

Learn why IBM is named a Leader in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ Cloud Database Management Systems.

Data lake myths

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Database management software solutions Database management

Employ high-performance and scalable transactional data processing with query optimization for various data types.

Data warehouse

Perform analytics with on-premises, cloud -based and integrated application deployment options.

Data lake

Store and query structured, semi-structured and unstructured data with this data storage solution.

Next steps

Set up a no-cost, one-on-one call with IBM to explore database management. 

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