What are the IBM Client Centers?

IBM Client Centers are located around the world.  The Centers provide access to both technical experts and the latest technology to assist you in your new technology decision-making process. Experts are ready to work with you and your IBM Account Team or Business Partner as you consider the IBM Systems needed to achieve innovation and competitive differentiation.  From informational briefings to demos to actual performance testing, let one of our Client Centers help.

Client Experience Centers

IBM Systems Client Experience Centers' experts offer in-depth technology briefings, product demonstrations, and solution workshops. This service is provided at no charge to IBM clients. Get the insight needed to align your IT infrastructure with your business objectives.

In-depth technology briefings
Comprehensive technology briefings deliver expertise and advice necessary to build and adapt IT environments for cognitive business.

Product demonstrations
Hands-on modeling, industry showcases, interactive 3D product simulation and video tutorials for IT infrastructure for cognitive business

Solution workshops
Workshops to learn about the latest innovations in Cloud, analytics, security, and more—technology that’s required to build and adapt IT environments for today's constantly changing business requirements.

IBM Systems Client Experience Centers' experts offer in-depth technology briefings, product demonstrations, and solution workshops. This service is provided at no charge to IBM clients. Get the insight needed to align your IT infrastructure with your business objectives.

Austin, TX, USA
Specializes in Power Systems, OpenPOWER, Cognitive Solutions, SAP HANA, modern data platforms, and high performance computing.
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Guadalajara, Mexico
Specializes in IBM Storage and GBS solutions.
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Rochester, MN, USA
Specializes in IBM Power Systems and the IBM i operating system.
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Beijing, China
Specializes in IBM Systems and IBM Storage.
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Montpellier, France
Specializes in IBM Power Systems, IBM Storage, IBM Systems software, cloud solutions, and big data and analytics.
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Tucson, AZ, USA
Specializes in IBM Storage, tape, disk, IBM Storwize, and IBM Spectrum Storage.
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Boeblingen, Germany
Specializes in IBM Z, IBM Storage, LinuxONE, blockchain, virtualization, hybrid cloud, analytics, and cognitive solutions.
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Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
Specializes in IBM Z, blockchain, cloud solutions, IBM systems software, and IBM LinuxONE.
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Workshops and Consulting

IBM Innovation Workshops offer custom solution whiteboarding and brainstorming across an array of technologies to help you quickly adopt and deploy the solution you are considering. We also have the expertise to assist with any new infrastructure challenges you might have. Services can be provided at the Client Center, virtually or at an off-site location.

Blockchain
Explore blockchain technology, identify use cases and design solutions for your cognitive business.

 

Linux
Performance, portability and scalability of open technology offer you serious competitive advantages. We can help you design and implement IBM Linux solutions to unleash your open source apps and services on IBM platforms without limits.

Hybrid cloud
Maximize your existing IT infrastructure by combining the strengths of public and private clouds with your existing IT infrastructure to deliver through a cloud platform.

 

Analytics
Answer the toughest business questions, uncover patterns and pursue breakthrough ideas. We’ll help you design an IT infrastructure that delivers extreme performance for real-time analytics on big data at rest and in motion.

Cognitive
Discover use cases, plan the implementation and optimize the AI solution. No matter where you are on the cognitive journey, we can assist as you adopt advanced analytics, machine learning and deep learning.

IBM Innovation Workshops offer custom solution whiteboarding and brainstorming across an array of technologies to help you quickly adopt and deploy the solution you are considering. We also have the expertise to assist with any new infrastructure challenges you might have. Services can be provided at the Client Center, virtually or at an off-site location.

Boeblingen, Germany
Specializes in IBM Z®, IBM Storage, IBM LinuxONE™, blockchain, virtualization, hybrid cloud, analytics and cognitive solutions.
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Montpellier, France
Specializes in IBM Power Systems™, IBM Storage, IBM Systems software, cloud solutions and big data and analytics.
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Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
Specializes in IBM Z, blockchain, cloud solutions, IBM Systems software and IBM LinuxONE.
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Benchmark Centers

IBM Benchmark Centers provide proofs of concept, proofs of technology, and high-water benchmarks, among other services. We can customize engagements to provide you with information to support sound business and computing decisions.

Benchmarks
Customized benchmarks demonstrate vertical and horizontal scaling. Demonstration of KPIs can be done with your data/workload. In addition, assistance in running ISV application benchmarks is available.

 

Power Systems
The Benchmark Centers have IBM Power Systems capable of running AIX, Linux, and IBM i workloads on PowerVM, Linux on KVM on Power, and bare-metal Linux. Whether you need to kick the tires, measure Power performance and capacity, or stress, tune and test your application, we can help.

Proof of Concept
Get tailored demonstrations of functions or aspects of technology, customized for you, often using your workload or data.

 

IBM Z
The Benchmark Centers have the latest IBM Z and storage technologies for high-end computing. All IBM supported mainframe operating systems and other IBM software are provided. We configure the system so you can stress, tune and test applications, measure performance, and determine workload capacity.

Proof of Technology
Technology demonstrations use set scenarios running on specific configurations and allow for hands-on experience to help you make IT infrastructure and business decisions.

 

IBM Storage
The Benchmark Centers provide custom environments and solutions to test storage performance, resiliency, and interoperability, across all IBM platforms. Whether testing a single subsystem or a multi-site disaster recovery scenario, IBM has the skill and expertise to cover all our storage solutions.

Client Experience Portal

The Client Experience Portal has a wide catalog of offerings including assessments, benchmarks, demos and workshops, to name a few. Our goal is to help you make an informed decision on which IBM Systems and apps can help you achieve innovation and competitive differentiation.