Diagram of IBM Cloud Pak System ecosystem

What is IBM Cloud Pak System?

IBM Cloud Pak™ System is a full stack, converged infrastructure, preintegrated with IBM Cloud™ Paks, VMware and Red Hat® software. It provides a virtualized cloud operating environment that can help you extend applications from the enterprise to any cloud.

Delivered in a form factor designed to be easy to install, manage and start, IBM Cloud Pak System provides you with a way to extend cloud solutions to your organization in less than a day. Accelerate development of application environments and maintain them with security-rich, enterprise-grade services. 

Speed to market

If you seek multicloud agility in your datacenter, the IBM Cloud Pak System was designed for you. Redundant, failure-resistant hardware is integrated with a cloud operating system to help you bring your applications to market quickly and keep them available. Features include:

  • Scalable and consistent management of container and VM workloads across hybrid, multicloud environments
  • Automated, template-driven application provisioning and monitoring to maintain responsiveness as you build applications and move them to the cloud
  • Installation of IBM Cloud Paks and production-grade deployment of Red Hat® OpenShift® instances in minutes
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Adopt open technologies and act to minimize risk

IBM Cloud Pak System delivers a consistent operating model across clouds, standardized around open source technology. Embrace the open technologies your developers favor as part of an enterprise-grade solution.

  • Accelerate developer productivity with certified and security-rich open source software packages from the IBM enterprise catalog.
  • Use the preintegrated IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management to manage workloads, from the enterprise outward, consistently across public and private clouds.
  • Use IBM Cloud Pak System as a control plane to manage Red Hat OpenShift clusters in all your clouds, public and private.
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Standardize scalability

IBM Cloud Pak System delivers an end-to-end application development and management environment covering both containers and virtual machines. IBM Cloud Pak System is compatible with any public or private cloud. It provides a single control point for management of the entire IT infrastructure, even as you add capacity.

  • Deploy Kubernetes and VM environments into isolated development and production zones in minutes.
  • Auto scale Kubernetes clusters and VMs non-disruptively.
  • Colocate VMs and Kubernetes workloads.
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Production-ready configurations for the IBM container platform

IBM Cloud Paks

Enterprise-grade container software, pre-packaged in production-ready configurations that can be quickly and easily deployed to the IBM container platform.

IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

Consistent visibility, automation and governance throughout a range of multicloud management capabilities. Integration with existing tools and processes.

IBM Cloud Pak for Applications

Accelerate your ability to build cloud-native apps when you leverage built-in developer tools and processes, including support for microservices functions and serverless computing.

IBM Cloud Pak for Integration

Designed to support the speed, flexibility, security and scale required for all your integration and digital transformation initiatives. Comes pre-integrated with a set of capabilities that include API lifecycle, application and data integration, messaging and events, high speed transfer, and integration security.

IBM Cloud Pak for Automation

Use a range of tools that include built-in analytics, machine learning and robotic process automation. The Cloud Pak for Automation is designed to improve employee productivity and deliver better end-to-end customer journeys. Act to reduce the burden of governing your content and processes.

Cloud Pak for Data

A cloud data platform that automates how an organization turns data into insights. An integrated cloud-native architecture helps you to collect, organize and analyze data, regardless of where it resides, on any cloud — all within a unified platform.

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