Discover the top 10 criteria for selecting a managed services provider and take a strategic approach to making services sourcing decisions.

Partner with IBM Services to manage your complex hybrid multicloud environment

Today, IT leaders are looking for an experienced partner who:

  • Delivers a unified approach to the management of traditional IT, enterprise applications and hybrid multicloud deployments
  • Helps improve business resiliencesecurity and compliance management with industry-leading SLAs and security
  • Provides extensive automation and self-service capabilities with open-source tools and technologies

Managed services

IBM Services for Managed SAP Applications

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

IBM Services for Managed Oracle Solutions

Move your Oracle applications to a managed cloud environment so you can reduce complexities and costs, ensure you stay on track and support faster innovation.

IBM Services for Commerce solutions

Commerce Solutions provides a complete set of services to build, manage, run and protect complex eCommerce applications, helping to increase the agility and consistency of your eCommerce platform.

Cloud infrastructure services

Integrated Managed Infrastructure Services

Enable consumption of services dynamically across multiple platforms through a self-service catalog and a choice of service levels.

Cloud Automation Services

Integrated automation can provide speed, quality and consistency of service delivery.

Cloud Deployment Services

Increase flexibility by using automation to provision and orchestrate hybrid cloud infrastructure ready for application.

Cloud Brokerage

Cloud Brokerage Services Cost and Asset Management

Gain real-time visibility and insights to optimize cloud investments and establish and enforce governance control points.

Cloud Brokerage Managed Services

Reduce risk and costs while supporting innovation through an IT supply chain approach that helps you deliver multi-vendor IT solutions aligned to business needs.

Cloud Brokerage Managed Services Store

Search and order IT services from multiple cloud-based and traditional IT providers, mix and match solutions, be more responsive to users and enforce corporate policy and governance.

Our technology services are powered by IBM Services Platform with Watson™

Run your infrastructure with an IT platform that has the ability to make autonomous decisions and uses data to manage the operations that keep your environment healthy, always-on and continually optimized.

Meet IBM Cloud Services experts

Shailabh Nagar

Distinguished Engineer, IBM Integrated Managed Infrastructure

Arun Hampapur

Director & Distinguished Engineer, IBM Services Platform 

Andy Hacket

Technical Solutions Manager, IBM Services for Managed Applications

Ann Corrao

Chief Technical Officer and Distinguished Engineer

IBM Cloud Services experts are here to help you move your business forward

Latest thinking

Impacts and Improvements: Optimized Sourcing in Hybrid IT Environments

ISG Research discusses the factors that increase cost and risks in a hybrid environment and how to optimize the environment.

Enterprise Applications and Cloud Managed Services: 269 CIOs share their views

Based on a Frost & Sullivan survey of 269 senior IT executives, this paper reveals why companies are using cloud managed services for SAP or Oracle workloads.

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 will help you overcome them.

Top 10 criteria for selecting a managed services provider

Review the most important qualifications to consider when choosing a managed services provider, and take a strategic approach to making decisions.

Related services

Cloud Brokerage Workload Planning

Make fast, more informed workload placement decisions. Workload planning services from IBM can help you assess apps for the cloud and find the best-fit provider.

Cloud Management and Operations Consulting

Experienced IBM consultants can provide you with an assessment, roadmap, architecture design and implementation plan, plus integration assistance to successfully transition to a hybrid cloud environment.

IBM Edge Delivery Services

Improve customer experience of business web applications on all devices, and protect against web attacks with specialized cloud service.