Introducing version 3.5

Unlock IT cost savings and speed up digital transformation with IBM Cloud Pak for Data 3.5

What is IBM Cloud Pak for Data?

IBM Cloud Pak® for Data is a comprehensive cloud-native data and AI platform that helps modernize data management, DataOps, governance, analytics and AI so you can drive outcomes for your business faster. Built on Red Hat® OpenShift®, the IBM Cloud Pak for Data platform delivers an open information architecture with integrated capabilities from IBM and IBM partners, including open source, to help you achieve your AI aspirations while enabling governance and data protection.

Whether your priorities are driving cost savings or accelerating innovation to support digital transformation, IBM Cloud Pak for Data can help. Deploy services the way you want, on any cloud or on premises, including fully managed as a service or with an optimized system. With flexibility at its core, IBM Cloud Pak for Data enables you to modernize at your own pace and speed.

→ Read the solution brief (PDF, 147 KB)


Single, unified platform

Speed time to value with an integrated platform based on your needs. Intuitive, role-based navigation brings data management, data governance, data science and AI capabilities together in a seamless collaborative experience.

Built-in governance

Quickly and efficiently respond to changing regulations with embedded and automated governance capabilities. Organize, define and manage enterprise data while enforcing policies and rules across your organization.

Modern, cloud-native architecture

Update your data and AI strategy with an agile, resilient and portable multicloud data platform. Capitalize on the Red Hat OpenShift foundation to optimize the deployment of containerized data and AI services.

Automation and AI throughout

Accelerate ROI by automating the provisioning, configuration management, patching, upgrading and scaling of the platform and services. Simplify AI lifecycle management and augment your teams skills.

Extensible APIs and ecosystem

The platform is open and extensible at the core so you can tap into a broad ecosystem of complementary hardware, software and services. Leverage a growing catalog of solutions to customize data workflows.

Hybrid multicloud flexibility

Deploy IBM Cloud Pak for Data on premises or in the cloud. Choose self-managed or fully managed or deploy on an optimized hardware system.

Take a product walkthrough

IBM Cloud Pak for Data can help you unlock the value of your data and create an information architecture for AI. This product walkthrough offers step-by-step demonstrations on how to collect, organize, analyze and infuse AI into your data with a scalable Kubernetes platform.

Market impact

Experience ML, data science and AI productivity benefits up to a projected USD 3.4 million.¹

Accelerate time to value of almost any AI model with a projected ROI of 459% over 3 years.²

Increase accuracy of AI and ML models by a projected 15% – 30%.³

What’s new

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Untangling the energy data value chain

Read this whitepaper about IBM Open Data for Industries, an offering from IBM and Red Hat to help oil and gas firms improve workflows.

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Drive innovation with a unified data and AI platform

Learn about updates to IBM Cloud Pak for Data that help accelerate AI, optimize governance and deliver operational efficiencies.

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IBM a leader in this Forrester Wave™ report

Read evaluations of the most significant vendors in the predictive analytics and machine learning space.

IBM Cloud Pak solutions

Explore complete, containerized solutions from IBM to solve common business problems.


  1. Projected Total Economic Impact™ Study (PDF, 1.3 MB) Commissioned By IBM February 2020
  2. Total Economic Impact™ Study (PDF, 698 KB) Commissioned By IBM July 2018
  3. Projected Total Economic Impact™ Study (PDF, 890 KB) Commissioned By IBM August 2020