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Enterprises want to reap the benefits of hybrid environments, but may not be prepared for the increased IT complexity

Hybrid environments offer agility, security, speed and flexibility, but they also bring increased IT complexity that can be difficult to manage. Cloud managed services from IBM can help you increase your business agility with consumption-based cloud services. Get the scalability you need to avoid downtime and performance problems, run in a security-rich environment, and minimize infrastructure cost and complexity.

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Adapt to changing business needs with agility, speed and visibility

IBM Integrated Managed Infrastructure (IMI) services deliver key capabilities to design, build and manage your hybrid infrastructure, with a self-service catalogue of options and service levels.




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Integrated Managed Infrastructure Services

Enable consumption of services dynamically across multiple platforms through a self-service catalog and a choice of service levels.

Cloud Automation Services

Integrated automation can provide speed, quality and consistency of service delivery.

Cloud Brokerage Services Cost and Asset Management

Gain real-time visibility and insights to optimize cloud investments and establish and enforce governance control points.

Cloud Brokerage Managed Services

Reduce risk and costs while supporting innovation through an IT supply chain approach that helps you deliver multi-vendor IT solutions aligned to business needs.

Cloud Brokerage Managed Services Store

Search and order IT services from multiple cloud-based and traditional IT providers, mix and match solutions, be more responsive to users and enforce corporate policy and governance.

Cloud Deployment Services

Increase flexibility by using automation to provision and orchestrate hybrid cloud infrastructure ready for application.

IBM Services for Managed Oracle Solutions

Move your Oracle applications to a managed cloud environment so you can reduce complexities and costs, ensure you stay on track and support faster innovation.

IBM Services for Managed SAP Applications

Moving your SAP applications to a managed cloud can deliver the flexibility and scalability by reducing costs, increasing agility and freeing up your staff resources.

IBM Services for Commerce solutions

Commerce Solutions provides a complete set of services to build, manage, run and protect complex eCommerce applications, helping to increase the agility and consistency of your eCommerce platform.

Our technology services are powered by IBM Services Platform with Watson™

Run your infrastructure with an IT platform that has the ability to make autonomous decisions and uses data to manage the operations that keep your environment healthy, always-on and continually optimized.

Meet IBM Cloud Services experts

Shailabh Nagar

Distinguished Engineer, IBM Integrated Managed Infrastructure

Arun Hampapur

Director & Distinguished Engineer, IBM Services Platform 

Dean Parker

Offering Manager, Data Management and Storage as a Service

Mehboob Rukadikar

Offering Manager, IBM Cloud Automation Services

IBM Cloud Services experts are here to help you move your business forward

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