Understand how IBM is providing a multi-network WAN (Hybrid/SD-WAN) solution for customers to meet technical and commercial requirements

It’s becoming increasingly complex to adopt new technologies and to seamlessly integrate and operate heterogeneous networks

Managed network services from IBM can help improve agility, lower costs and reduce complexity across your hybrid cloud, data center, and local and wide area networks. We use software-defined technologies, analytics and automation to integrate networks across carriers and countries for your hybrid cloud environments. Our solutions are designed to help reduce unplanned downtime, improve global agility, simplify management and provide higher network capacity at a lower cost.

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Improve network agility, reduce complexity and lower costs

IBM Integrated Managed Infrastructure (IMI) Services for Networking provides a cost-effective, flexible and modular approach to bringing the pieces of your heterogenous network together under one centralized management system.



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Services offered

Integrated Managed Infrastructure for Networking

Simplify management, reduce costs and improve performance with modular and catalog-based network monitoring, management and reporting services that support physical, virtual and software-defined network environments.

MultiNetwork Services

Create a seamless, global, hybrid and software-defined WAN for improved global agility, simplified management and higher network capacity at a lower cost.

Network Transformation and Outsourcing Services

Transform your networks with innovative, software-defined technologies, analytics and automation for your hybrid cloud environment.

ISG recognizes IBM as a market leader in software-defined networking

Our core-to-edge approach to carrier-neutral solutions for SDN/SD-WAN covers device integration, cloud-based application delivery, high-security options and innovative network services.

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Chetan Sharan

Offering Manager, Network Services

Schedule a time with Chetan to:

  • Managed network services
  • MultiNetwork WAN Services
  • Innovative technology solutions

Archana Vemulapalli

General Manager, Network Services

Schedule a time with Archana to:

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

Rick Qualman

Vice President Sales, Network Services

Schedule a time with Rick to:

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

William Chalk

Network Architect

Schedule a time with William to:

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

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Latest thinking

How to incorporate automation in the WAN

Brian O’Connell, Distinguished Engineer and Master Inventor, and Steve Currie, Distinguished Engineer, discuss IBM’s networking approach and its laser focus on clients' businesses and applications, rather than the traditional approach of focusing primarily on the network itself.

Make the move to a self-driving, software-defined WAN

A recent SDxCentral study of SD-WAN users identified the benefits of SD-WAN adoption.

IMI for Networking

See how IMI resolves issues through an automated and repeatable process using analytics and experts to resolve issues and downtime.

Enterprise transformation to hybrid environments

IDC analyst report discusses the areas where buyers are looking to use managed services to support a shift to hybrid IT.

Delivering Secure Network Services

SD-WAN unlocks the potential of direct internet access, broadband and cheaper commodity circuits to create a connectivity foundation for network across locations. IBM MultiNetwork WAN Services is a managed service offering to address enterprise WAN requirements – the complexity around WAN networks, number of sites, bandwidth demand, application performance and virtualized network services.

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