Virtual Innovation Series: Secrets from the C-suite

Master the art of collaborating with your C-suite to build a shared hybrid cloud vision.


Realize the power of on-premises cloud with IBM® servers and storage.

Unmatched security

Protect data and manage privacy by policy across your hybrid ecosystem, without impacting performance.

Reliable continuity

Avoid downtime, achieve the highest service levels, recover without data loss and defend against cyberthreats.


Scale up and out with high performance, capacity on demand and consumption pricing models.

The key to enterprise hybrid cloud strategy

Get insights from 384 IT decision-makers across industries on ways to future-proof your IT infrastructure and gain a competitive edge with a hybrid cloud environment.²

By the numbers

The data shows why IBM is the right partner for your hybrid multicloud strategy

Top banks use IBM


44 of the top 50 banks run IBM Z hardware to support day-to-day data security needs ²

Scale that's hard to match


A single IBM z15™ or LinuxONE III system can run two million containers, for scale that is hard to match ³

Virtually no downtime


IBM z15 solutions deliver up to 99.99999%* availability and the resiliency on which you can depend ⁴

Hybrid cloud infrastructure customer stories

Financing to fuel your hybrid IT strategy

Purchase outright, make a payment plan, or leverage favorable leasing terms.


¹ 99.99999% disclaimer: Internal data based on measurements and projections was used in calculating the expected value. The z15 servers must be configured in a parallel sysplex using z/OS 2.3 or above; GDPS management of data and middleware recovery across Metro distance systems and storage, including GDPS Metro Multi-site Workload and GDPS Continuous Availability; and DS888X with IBM HyperSwap. Necessary resiliency technology must be enabled, such as System Managed CF Structure Duplexing, Sysplex failure management and Capacity Provisioning Manager. Other configurations may provide different availability characteristics.

² A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, January 2021