Get world-class enterprise support for your open source ecosystem, including Red Hat

Your IT environment might be complex, but supporting it doesn’t have to be

Multi-vendor IT support services from IBM can help you simplify IT support management by streamlining multiple OEM and vendor contracts to a single vendor with the expertise to care for all your technology support needs. Improve availability, resolve issues quickly and reduce outages with IBM's proactive, reactive, onsite and remote support for your multi-vendor data center and across your IT environment.

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Simplify open source software support with a single-source solution

Whether you are using community editions, commercial products such as Red Hat and SUSE, individual packages or a complex software stack, IBM can support your entire open source ecosystem.


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New Forrester study confirms clients can save as much as 25% with IBM Multi-Vendor Support Services

Services offered

Data Center Support Services

Simplify your data center support with a single point of contact, extend the longevity of your equipment, optimize your system availability and reduce costs.

Network and Security Support

Partnerships with leading network and security OEMs, including Cisco, Juniper, F5, Palo Alto, Check Point, Riverbed, NetApp and others enable IBM to act as the maintenance provider for your entire network, offering single-point access for key patches, updates and equipment.

Software Support

Open source software support

Whether you are using Linux operating systems, community open source software, commercial open source such as Red Hat or SUSE, or a combination of applications, IBM can support your entire open source ecosystem.

Proprietary third party software
IBM provides around-the-clock support for Microsoft, SAP Hana, VMware and more.

IBM Services for Banking IT Support

Prevent downtime and reduce operational risk with single source support for your multi-vendor IT ecosystem.

Retail Technology Support Services

Minimize system downtime with single-point-of-contact proactive maintenance and support for all the devices, software and networks in your store.

Product Support for Manufacturers and System Integrators

Work closely with IBM to deliver IT support to your customers. With IBM's robust services, infrastructure and skills, you can improve service delivery and enhance your customer experience.

Lifecycle Maintenance Support

Extend the life of existing IT equipment and maximize ROI while proactively planning for refresh.

Managed Maintenance Solution for Lenovo

Get expert Level 1, 2, 3 and onsite support for Lenovo x86 servers. A dedicated Lenovo Center of Excellence provides both remote and onsite support, parts, logistics and billing within a single contract to help reduce support complexity and costs.

Media Destruction Services

Leverage this end-to-end, global offering for the certified destruction of all types of media and data—a one-stop shop for data to be destroyed in a security-rich environment.

IBM Services and Tech Support for Zebra Products

Flexible support-level and service options that can be customized to meet your specific needs, whether you need basic managed maintenance support services or more complex multivendor support across multiple manufacturers, including Zebra hardware—and beyond—for cross-enterprise support.

We support these leading brands

IBM provides proactive, reactive, onsite and remote support for all the technology in your mission-critical data center environment.


Apple iOS, Linux, Microsoft, Polycom, Red Hat, SUSESAP Hana, Ubuntu, IBM


Dell (PDF, 170KB), EMC (PDF, 176KB), HDS (Hitachi Data Systems) (PDF, 165KB), HP 3PAR Storage (PDF, 178KB), NetApp, Oracle/Sun, IBM


Apple iOS, Dell (PDF, 170KB), HP Servers (PDF, 176KB), Lenovo, Oracle/Sun, IBM

Connect with Technology Support Services experts

Juhi McClelland

General Manager, Technology Support Services

Camilla Sharpe

Business Line Executive, Multivendor Software Support

Schedule a time with Camilla to discuss:

  • Open source software support
  • Linux ecosystem support

David Subia

Executive, Multivendor Solutions

Schedule a time with David to discuss:

  • Single point of contact support
  • Integrated lifecycle maintenance
  • Predictive analytics and IoT

Daniel Witteveen

Vice President, Technology Support Services

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