IBM Network Services continues as a leader in network consulting services in the new 2019 edition of the Worldwide IDC MarketScape report.

Traditional networks are slow and stressed by the explosion in data traffic and devices, and by the requirements and security issues accompanying hybrid cloud and adoption of newer technologies

Network services from IBM support your network’s growing need for agility, security and scalability in a multi-vendor, multi-technology environment. We provide straightforward guidance and extensive knowledge on networking across industries, and we use a lifecycle approach that spans strategy, assessment, planning, design, implementation and management. Our services range from network connectivity consulting and integration to managed network services and software-defined networking.

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Transform sluggish networks into nimble connectors

Networks are the most critical component of an effective enterprise IT environment. Software-defined environments incorporate flexibility, automation, high availability and open standards into your IT landscape so you can meet next-generation agility, innovation and application demand in the cloud.



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Services offered

Network Consulting Services

Unify your network and infrastructure, and lay the foundation for your network transformation to adopt cloud and new technologies.

Software Defined Networking

Modernize your network so that it can sense traffic and automatically reconfigure the network for new workloads and business conditions in a security-rich manner.

Managed Network Services

Improve agility while reducing cost and complexity across all your hybrid cloud, data center, local and hybrid or software-defined wide area networks.

Connect with Network Services experts

Archana Vemulapalli

General Manager, Network Services

Schedule a time with Archana to discuss:

  • Redesigning traditional networks
  • SDN consulting
  • Hybrid cloud network management

Rick Qualman

Vice President Sales, Network Services

Schedule a time with Rick to discuss:

  • Wireline and wireless strategies
  • IBM solutions for telecommunications
  • Networking Innovation Centers

William Chalk

Network Architect

Schedule a time with William to discuss:

  • Hybrid cloud networking
  • Data Center network design
  • Internet routing design architecture

Aleksas Vitenas

IBM Global Network Competency Leader

Schedule a time with Aleksas to discuss:

  • Data networking for multicloud
  • SDN strategy
  • Custom solution recommendations

What's new

Transforming Global Networks for Hybrid Cloud

Multinational enterprises need to employ multiple WAN service providers to support their global operations—adding significant cost and complexity to their operations. This session describes how IBM is providing a multi-network WAN (Hybrid/SD-WAN) solution for customers to meet their technical and commercial requirements, with scalability across many customer locations and countries for a true global network.

Always On-Hybrid Cloud Platforms for Network webinar

Today, network transformation is making way for hybrid cloud environments that allow a mix of on-premises and cloud solutions that span cloud-native and heritage applications. While enterprises want to embrace this change, this new software-based network transformation solution certainly brings with it concerns around adoption, time to market, security and scalability. Learn how IBM can help enterprises rise to this challenge.

Build a reliable, secure and flexible WAN over the internet

With growing bandwidth demands, geographically dispersed locations and large networks, organizations are becoming increasingly attuned to the benefits of software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN). Watch the webinar and learn how you can partner with IBM to support your future WAN requirements.

ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report

ISG Provider Lens™ has recognized IBM as a Leader who has built a strong end-to-end, carrier-agnostic SDN/SD-WAN proposition.

Insights, advice and ideas about all things network services

If automated, intelligent and optimized networks are your focus, learn about innovative technologies and practices from our network services experts.

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