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Multicloud Management Platform

What is IBM Multicloud Management Platform (MCMP)?

IBM MCMP is a digital consumption and delivery platform with integration and orchestration layers that supports multiple technology stacks across a multivendor platform.

How can IBM MCMP help your business?

IBM MCMP helps stakeholders and end users to support their cloud journey by offering the following benefits:

  • Optimizing cloud spend and usage
  • Managing services mapping and dependencies
  • Extending DevOps processes for traditional IT and cloud natives

What are some benefits that IBM MCMP can help your business attain?

IBM MCMP can help boost your business with the following improvements:

  • Bolstering service efficiency by gaining up to 65% service management and delivery efficiency
  • Increasing operations scalability by speeding up deployment by up to 75% of services to market
  • Optimizing resource management by reducing cloud costs by up to 40%

Improve your ability to respond in real time to customer needs

Improve service efficiency

Gain up to 65% service management and delivery efficiency

Scale your operations

75% faster deployment of services to market

Manage cloud spend

Save up to 40% on cloud costs

Four self-service consoles enable multicloud management

Consumption console

Manage services from multiple cloud providers through this console that enables finding, comparing, configuring, buying and governing services and solutions from any cloud vendor. Features include, but are not limited to:

  • Dynamic pricing for expanded application capabilities
  • Fast fulfillment order based eCommerce environment
  • Seamless sourcing from multiple providers

DevOps Management

DevOps Management supplements your choice of open source tools by providing more detailed visibility to build, test, deploy and run phases of the DevOps lifecycle while tightly integrated with Kubernetes. Features include:

  • Automated deployment of Kubernetes clusters
  • Kubernetes cluster management deployed on any cloud
  • Cloud native metrics and performance

Cloud Operations

Enables IT administrators to analyze by provider, application or environment, inventory and health of their data center and multicloud estate and may include:

  • Multi-Cloud service inventory, health and management
  • Kubernetes cluster container inventory, health, and container management
  • Integration with ITSM / Service Management and DevOps management


Aggregated visibility to your cloud IT spend enabling management and optimization of usage and cost. 

  • Single multiprovider visibility to service costs and cloud asset inventory
  • Manage current and projected costs for asset deployment and inventory
  • Establish and enforce governance control points using financial policies

Deeper insights to the advantages of multicloud management

Tapping multiple cloud vendors delivers clear business benefits

Companies with multi-cloud services are outperforming peers and achieving key objectives.

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