Virtual design thinking workshop

Explore how you can modernize your data and AI infrastructure

Why modernize now?

Cut costs and gain agility

Modernization upgrades are now available for users of IBM® Db2®, IBM DataStage®, IBM SPSS® Modeler, IBM ILOG® CPLEX® Optimization Studio, IBM Cognos® Analytics, IBM Planning Analytics with Watson®, IBM InfoSphere® Master Data Management and more. Embrace a modern, containerized data and AI platform to scale AI throughout your business with IBM Cloud Pak® for Data and the Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform.

Modernize at your own pace by using IBM Cloud Pak for Data in tandem with your current product, a containerized version of your current product or switch over completely. Modernization can save you money today and give you the agility you need to stay competitive in uncertain times by helping you:

  • Optimize economics across any cloud with common data foundation.
  • Achieve up to 25% operational cost savings through efficient cloud-native infrastructure¹.
  • Gain potential AI revenue growth of up to 45%².
  • Simplify data access with intelligent data virtualization.
  • Put integrated governance, security and cataloging at the center of your information architecture to access trusted business-ready data fast.
  • Bring transparency and governance to AI models while automating AI model development.
  • Increase the value of your investment with flexible licensing and bonus IBM Cloud Pak for Data platform entitlements.
Welcome to the Modernization Upgrade program
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Welcome to the Modernization Upgrade program (10:31)

Discover the benefits

Learn how modernization can help you drive innovation and reduce costs

IBM Db2 modernization upgrade

Modernize your data management and infrastructure to better extract insights from your data with IBM Db2 on IBM Cloud Pak for Data. Enable AI optimization and digital transformation. Translate queries across vendors, languages, locations and structures. Deploy on premises or any cloud. Obtain actionable insights from data for AI development and applications. Db2 is enterprise ready with leading-edge capabilities that support mission critical workloads.

IBM DataStage modernization upgrade

The IBM DataStage data integration solution on IBM Cloud Pak cleanses and delivers trusted data anywhere, at any scale and complexity, on and across multi and hybrid cloud environments. Save on data movement costs by bringing ETL to your data. Reduce storage costs by storing only the data you trust and use. Increase the productivity of your business and IT users through automated job design and integration with Netezza®, IBM Db2 or cloud data warehouses, data virtualization or DataOps services.

IBM Master Data Management modernization upgrade

IBM Master Data Management for IBM Cloud Pak for Data provides automation and a single comprehensive process to define and manage critical customer and product data. Connect data everywhere. Run workloads anywhere. And empower business and IT users across your organization to collaborate and innovate using a single, trusted, 360-degree view of data across your enterprise. Enable better business insights through self-service access, analytical graph-based exploration, governance and a user-friendly dashboard to accelerate product information management (PIM).

IBM Planning Analytics with Watson and IBM Cognos Analytics

Upgrade your planning and business intelligence tools to a cloud-native data and AI platform that supports:

  • Collaboration between departments: Operationalize your plans, budgets and forecasts by making them more easily accessible for all users on one platform.
  • AI and machine learning: Expand your planning and analytics capabilities with predictive and prescriptive analytics and machine learning.
  • Any cloud: Maintain your existing IT strategy with the flexibility to deploy across any cloud or multicloud environment.

Simplify modernization

IBM helps you accelerate data and AI modernization, and cut costs

Modernize your IBM investments

Learn how to upgrade your existing stand-alone services faster and easier with IBM Cloud Pak for Data.

Consolidate your data architecture

Use IBM Cloud Pak for Data to streamline analytics and AI operations on premises or on any cloud.

Ease your move to the cloud

See how IBM Cloud Pak for Data can help you save time and money as you move to the cloud.

Get started today

Find out how IBM Cloud Pak for Data can help you modernize and upgrade your data and AI software.