It’s time to modernize

Application modernization is driven by the need to transform business to build new capabilities and deliver them quickly. Accelerate your application modernization journey with this field guide.

Modernize applications with the latest cloud strategy and technology

Increase business agility with IT velocity to maximize ROI from existing applications.

  • Define and build application and infrastructure strategy and architecture
  • Modernize applications with microservices, containers / Kubernetes and DevSecOps tools
  • Migrate applications to cloud with virtual machines, containers and Kubernetes
  • Provide an open, secure, portable platform with Red Hat OpenShift for flexibility, security and scalability

Learn about the IBM Garage™ Method

The IBM Garage engages teams to evolve your business to the next chapter. The Garage offers IBM's unique approach to enable business, development and operations to continuously design and deliver a compelling app modernization strategy.

Three keys to maximize application migration

Proven to deliver speed and simplicity, open source cloud technologies, like containers, Kubernetes, APIs and microservices, are being adopted rapidly. Mission-critical apps need to move to open and secure hybrid clouds, requiring solutions that run anywhere, without vendor lock-in. Enterprises need simplified management and access to innovations for faster digital transformation. IDC reports how IBM’s application migration and modernization services can help.

American Airlines scales up with IBM Services

American Airlines partnered with IBM Services to transform their digital booking experience and let passengers rebook their flights faster and more seamlessly from the cloud. Combining the IBM Garage™ Method with application modernization services expertise, American Airlines was able to achieve transformation success during a short, yet critical time of need.

IBM can help with application modernization

IBM can meet you wherever you are on your modernization journey. Whether you need to modernize your legacy apps or build cloud-native applications, our dedicated strategy and application rationalization experts can help. With access to best practices from thousands of client engagements, IBM can create an application modernization plan and prioritize the required steps, documenting the business impact and ROI.

Capabilities to help you modernize your applications

IBM Services for Cloud Strategy

From idea to implementation and management, get the right strategy and roadmap to achive your business objectives.

IBM Services for Cloud Migration

Seamlessly migrate to the cloud with confidence and speed.

IBM Services for Cloud Development

Build applications for the cloud and create modern application suites to support new digital and cognitive workflows.

IBM Services for Cloud Management

Develop an integrated, single management and operations platform to consume, orchestrate, and govern in a multicloud environment.

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Our experts are ready to help you reduce cost and risk while innovating at speed with hybrid multicloud.

¹ The Total Economic Impact™ of IBM Services for Application Migration and Modernization to a Hybrid Multicloud Environment: A Forrester Total Economic Impact™ Study Commissioned by IBM Services September 2019