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Why open hybrid cloud?

Achieve more with an open hybrid cloud strategy

Most IT decision makers think IT is more complex today than two years ago. Make your IT investments work together seamlessly with an integrated, open hybrid cloud strategy.


Use cases

Modernize your most critical applications Want to migrate your applications to the cloud or build new innovative solutions? Accelerate transformation while prioritizing security and efficiency through our approach to application modernization. Get the application modernization field guide (PDF, 5.6 MB)

Get cloud-like flexibility on premises One size doesn’t fit all. Do your workloads require upfront capacity? Spikes for seasonal workloads? Extra resources for migration projects? With our cloud-like consumption models for on-premises infrastructure, you can pay for what you need as you need it, reducing capital expenditures. Discover more

Reliable storage across distributed environments What does storage made simple look like? A solution that enables seamless data mobility and storage management no matter where it lives or goes – in the cloud, on premises, or at the edge. Dive deeper

De-risk your cloud journey Ensure risk mitigation and regulatory compliance by automating critical compliance tasks. Unlock innovation with a trusted ecosystem of vetted apps and services, safeguard data with a zero trust approach, all while building and deploying with a common platform. Meet a secure cloud

Thought leadership

Mastering your hybrid cloud A single, integrated solution for a multitude of challenges From architecture to security concerns, there's a long list of challenges in today's IT landscape. Read the latest IBM Institute for Business Value report to learn how an integrated and unified cloud and IT infrastructure can enable all your environments to work seamlessly together – solving a wide range of solutions through one bespoke approach. Read the report

Client stories

Who are we working with?

The Masters drives fan engagement with open hybrid cloud
Genus Power stays at the vanguard with storage modernization
Asteria extends its reach with IBM Cloud for Financial Services
Coca-Cola European Partners migrates mission-critical workloads to the cloud

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1  Outperforming Businesses: Realize 2.5-x value with a hybrid cloud platform approach. (PDF, 1 MB) Hurwitz and Associates. Sponsored by IBM.

2 The Total Economic Impact™ Of IBM Garage, (PDF, 1.1 MB) Forrester Consulting study commissioned by IBM.

3 2021 Cost of a Data Breach Report. Ponemon Institute. Sponsored by IBM.

4 A commissioned study conducted on behalf of IBM. Survey included 504 global IT and infrastructure and operations decision makers from financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, government, technology and other industries.