Three out of four user companies say managed services are an essential part of their IT strategy

Key benefits from managed services:

  • Operational efficiency and security: Improve security and compliance reporting for workloads, quickly deliver services and applications to line-of-business and enhance disaster recovery and business continuity capabilities.
     
  • Financial and strategic: Predictably manage costs and resources for Oracle workloads, contribute to the company’s digital transformation journey and reduce the hardware and software maintenance burden.

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.

Benefits

Free up IT resources

Free up IT resources

Let IBM skilled resources perform time-consuming management and maintenance of Oracle cloud applications so your resources can focus on higher value projects that enable innovation.

Guaranteed SLAs

Guaranteed SLAs

Choose the service-level agreement (SLA) you need — up to 99.9% — from the virtual machine to the operating system, though the database and up through the application level.

Around-the-clock security:

Around-the-clock security

High-level compliance, continuous monitoring and enhanced granular control provide visibility while reducing potential threats before they affect your data.

Innovate with Oracle and Watson

Innovate with Oracle and Watson

Combine your Oracle cloud applications with IBM Watson® industry solutions, or create your own applications with extensive cognitive APIs.

Calculate potential savings

The cost benefits Oracle cloud estimator can help you identify key areas of savings that can be reinvested in innovation, IT labor optimization and reduced TCO.

Key features

Multiple deployment and management options

Get the flexibility to deploy Oracle cloud workloads on either managed OS, managed database (DB) or fully managed applications.

Multiple OS and DB support

IBM supports AIX®, Red Hat Linux, Microsoft Windows, Oracle Enterprise Linux and Solaris operating systems along with most popular databases, including IBM DB2®, Oracle and Sybase.

Resources

Improve your IT security and compliance with IBM Cloud Managed Services

See how cloud managed services can help protect your data, both physically and virtually.

Enterprise applications and cloud managed services: 269 CIOs share their views

This Frost & Sullivan white paper details the findings of their CIO study on the challenges of transforming businesses with cloud and SAP and Oracle applications.

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 can help you overcome them.

Case studies

N Brown Group

Finding the perfect fashion fit with IBM and Oracle

N Brown Group has transformed into an online retailer, based on a ‘digital first’ mindset, agility and innovation. Part of the transformation was to improve consumer credit capabilities, enhance merchandise planning, and transform financial systems, all underpinned by a new digital platform enabled by IBM Cloud™ technologies.

Epic Piping

Building a multimillion-dollar business in less than a year with IBM and Oracle

Epic Piping chose Oracle JD Edwards solutions, run entirely using IBM Cloud Managed Services for JD Edwards, to create a fully integrated, enterprise-scale operation fit for a multimillion-dollar business in just a few short months.

Caribbean Financial Group

Supporting a lender’s rapid business growth

By creating a fast, straightforward and reliable process built on Managed Services on IBM Services for Managed Oracle Solutions, Caribbean Financial Group was able to unlock process efficiencies and assure consumers that loan decisions and access to funds always come on time.

Related services

IBM Services for Managed SAP Applications

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

Cloud Consulting and Migration Services

Accelerate your path to hybrid cloud. Our experts can help you transition to hybrid cloud and optimize your investments while reducing risk and cost.

IBM Integrated Managed Infrastructure Services

Integrated Managed Infrastructure Services can simplify hybrid infrastructure management with modular services, and consumption-based pricing means you only pay for what you need.

Talk to an IBM Services for Managed Oracle Solutions expert

Felicity J Macdonald

Global Lead Business Development Executive, Oracle SME

Jaikumar Subbaiyan

Global Offering Manager - IBM Cloud for Oracle Solutions

Paul Cyphers

Go to Market Offering Manager - IBM Cloud for Oracle 

Prashant Bhatnagar

Cloud Solution Manager, US Cloud Customer Hub