2018 Best Practice Award: IBM receives Frost & Sullivan’s North America Managed ERP Services leadership award.

Key resources

Find a Strategic Partner: How Managed Cloud Services Can Facilitate Your Digital Transformation

Analyst group Frost & Sullivan shares results from a recent survey of IT decision makers to show how businesses rely on their managed cloud service provider to help them realize their transformation strategies.

Cost Benefits estimator for Oracle

Identify key areas of savings that can be reinvested in innovation, such as time-to-value acceleration, IT labor optimization and reduced infrastructure TCO for your industry.

Cost Benefits estimator for SAP

Our cost benefits estimator can help you identify key areas of savings for your SAP implementation that can be reinvested in time-to-value acceleration, IT labor optimization, reduced infrastructure TCO and other innovation.

How managed cloud services can help different industries


Financial services firms are turning to their IT leaders to address a growing number of urgent operational challenges.


The conservative insurance industry is starting to embrace the digital era, by adopting cloud, analytics, and next-generation technologies.


The focus is on leveraging technology for innovation to build routes to market, improve customer engagement, and supply chain efficiencies.


To compete with offshore facilities, “smart factories” leverage innovative solutions including predictive analytics, and virtual reality.


Survival calls for innovative thinking and execution. Successful retailers are pivoting their focus from basic sales to customer experience.

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Learn from your peers

Business Challenge
In the face of strong competition, Deufel wanted to ensure that it could adapt swiftly 
to changing demands while maintaining a firm grip on project costs. 

Deufel joined forces with IBM Business Partner Zimmerer and migrated its SAP® 
ERP applications to IBM® Cloud for SAP Applications, boosting performance and 
increasing business agility.

Latest thinking

Enterprise Applications and Cloud Managed Services: 269 CIOs share their views

Based on a Frost & Sullivan survey of 269 senior IT executives, this paper reveals why companies are using cloud managed services for SAP or Oracle workloads.

Overcoming 4 major concerns about Managed Cloud Services

Managed cloud services can be a boon for business, but many IT leaders fear the switch. See the benefits you can realize with IBM.

Migrating mission-critical applications using Cloud Managed Services

This executive brief presents the biggest challenges of cloud migration and how the right managed cloud provider will help you overcome them

Case studies

LiquidPower and IBM: A cloud migration journey

G2 Tecnologia and IBM: Improving customer service

XP Investimentos: A Cloud Migration Story

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