New: IBM Cloud Migration Factory, using Cloud Innovate, accelerates migration and modernization to multi-cloud platforms by up to 25%

Migrating to a cloud environment can help to improve operational speed and performance, workload scalability, and environmental security and stability.

IBM can advise on the best migration approach for your enterprise, from any environment to any cloud, whether AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud or others. Delivered through the Cloud Migration Factory, supported by IBM Cloud Innovate Methodology, our end-to-end approach provides organizations a secure, repeatable and scalable path to the cloud. It can reduce migration errors by up to 25%, improve time to insight by up to 25% and deliver application modernization with up to 50% less effort.

Simplify your multicloud migration with IBM's self service and managed solutions

Migrate easily from any to any environment - no lock in. You can test, move workloads and migrate back, if needed.

Schedule a one-on-one with a cloud migration expert

No sales pitch, no obligation, no cost. Schedule a 30-minute conversation with an IBM Cloud Services expert to get the answers you need.

Without a solid cloud strategy, it’s tough to succeed

Find the right cloud adoption strategy for your organization's needs
IBM can advise on workload, application and DevOps transformation, along with various operating and disposition models. Business case and ROI projections help determine which cloud models make sense for your business.

Still running legacy applications?

Get more out of your existing app investments
We know you may be dealing with complex interdependencies, inflexible architectures, redundancy and out-of-date technology. We can help you with a plan to migrate and modernize so you can take advantage of the cloud infrastructure, unlock potential business value and improve business agility.

Build new applications on cloud

Quickly develop and release apps with minimal incidents
Boost your agility, speed, scalability and operational efficiency. Employ cloud-native development using microservices and API constructs that are built on containers or Cloud Foundry–based platforms.

Effectively manage your public, private and multiclouds

Manage your public, private and multi-cloud environments at any scale
Smoothly transition and manage your application portfolios with integrated service-level management and a scalable, agile DevOps platform of cloud and security services. With these optimized workloads, you can reduce costs and improve operational reliability, productivity and response times.

Key migration building blocks

Factory-based model for scalable delivery

Migrate across multiple platforms — from physical to virtual, virtual to virtual, cloud to cloud and data center to cloud — and get end-to-end cloud service delivery, repeatable workload migration and application portfolio transformation at speed and scale.

Security-rich, proven framework for streamlined migration

Use pre-defined client demand profiles and capability patterns. The IBM Cloud Innovate Methodology provides architectures, practices and toolsets with industry best practices including IBM Design Thinking, Lean Startup and agile development for cloud adoption and transformation.

DevOps expertise for dramatically reduced DevOps cycle times

Define and execute your DevOps adoption journey, including necessary cultural and organizational changes. Leverage IBM, open-source and industry-leading dynamic DevOps toolchains.

Cloud services integration for streamlined multi-cloud management

Integrate with a single managed service across multiple vendors and all deployment models, a common orchestration process and cloud brokerage services.

Multi-cloud platform support for migration from anywhere to anywhere

Migrate with platform-specific best practices and toolchains, standard process and methods, and a dedicated major public cloud migration and delivery practice with certified professionals.

IBM Cloud Private

Optimize your investments with a migration path to the IBM Cloud Private (ICP) platform and leverage the containerized versions of IBM middleware.

Client success with IBM Cloud Migration Services


LSPI migrates to the IBM Cloud for SAP applications in its journey to becoming a standalone company within Berkshire Hathaway

Mitsubishi Motors Australia

Mitsubishi Motors migrated to the cloud, enabling faster response to fluctuations in product demand, identifying and addressing system redundancy and delivering a consistent user experience.

Weston Foods

Weston Foods achieves 8% growth with a new order management systems built on Azure with IBM's guidance

Meet IBM Cloud Services experts

Arvind Viswanathan

IBM Distinguished Engineer, Migration & Modernization

Shankar Kalyana

IBM Fellow, CTO Cloud Consulting Services

John Granger

GM, Global Business Services Cloud Application Innovation

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