With 5G looming, how fast can you modernize your network?

We all recognize and understand operations challenges and capacity constraints. Implementing network virtualization with IBM AI and Cloud is a great way to deliver on the promise of 5G, "zero touch" network automation, and dramatically reduce costs and increase agility.


Cumulative industry cost savings during the next 10 years


Increase in internet traffic expected by 2020

IBM solutions to help you virtualize your network

It’s all about transforming and automating your network with Cloud and AI. Explore some of the many ways IBM can help.

The Network on the Cloud

Create a flexible, secure network on the cloud

Accelerate your adoption of software defined network functions to increase new services and revenue at much lower cost.

Automation and AI

Give the network a mind of its own

Conversation technology combined with upgrading and migrating network functions can automate your entire service lifecycle.

Network Transformation

Reshape your business model

A network that thinks for itself gives you more bandwidth to rethink your business. IBM services can help you discover untapped potential and new directions to explore.

Combat the demands of increasing traffic through virtualization

We’re engineering and designing for another 10X growth in volume across the network. In fact, video traffic grew over 75% and smartphones drove almost 75% of our data traffic in 2016 alone, we expect video traffic to continue being a major driver of growth.

Sal Lipari, Senior Vice President, AT&T Integrator Solutions

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