Multiple factors influence the decision to procure enterprise storage-as-a-service and third-party cloud management.

Overview

Cloud hosting services helps your business to meet its data and application needs using security-rich, scalable cloud hosting. It helps you to manage your own bring your own device (BYOD) equipment. IBM also offers provided equipment with an enterprise-grade, scalable and security-rich hybrid cloud platform.

What you get with IBM Cloud Hosting Services

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Match specific business needs

Deploy application workloads across on-premises and off-premises environments more quickly and easily.

Policy-based governance and logical application modeling help ensure that multivendor, multicloud services are delivered at the right size and service level for each task performed.

Effective monitoring and control

A self-service portal and graphical integrated development environment streamline management, limit the need for IT resources and help you track governance issues, budgets, billing, metering and more.

Reduce demand generation and fulfillment time

The services include building and deployment for day 0 and day 1, and delivery and support for day-2 with a catalog of predefined services that can reduce demand generation time by up to 70 percent.

Benefits

Consume managed IT services across various cloud models

Consume available managed enterprise IT services as catalog items through a self-service portal.

Create, publish and reuse solution blueprints

IT architects help design, build and publish solution blueprints for application workloads in minutes by selecting patterns from a catalog and deploying them using provisioning parameters without pattern editing.

Use cognitive technologies to monitor and manage

IT managers use a console and a catalog to efficiently manage consumption, quickly approve service requests and easily charge back the service consumption units to LOB.

Resources

Impacts and Improvements: Optimized Sourcing in Hybrid IT Environments

ISG Research discusses the factors that increase cost and risks in a hybrid environment and how to optimize the environment.

Consume mainframe workloads with the agility of cloud

Extend your z Systems servers to run mission-critical workloads in a cloud environment.

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