What are IBM Cloud Paks?

IBM Cloud® Paks are AI-powered software for hybrid cloud that can help you fully implement intelligent workflows in your business to accelerate digital transformation.

IBM Cloud Paks tap into the power of IBM Watson® to apply AI to your business to predict and shape future outcomes, automate complex processes, optimize your employees’ time and create more meaningful and secure customer experiences.

Built on Red Hat® OpenShift®, you can develop applications once and deploy them anywhere on any cloud. In addition, you can integrate security across the breadth of your IT estate and automate your operations with management visibility. IBM Cloud Paks have a common foundation of enterprise components that accelerate development, deliver seamless integration, and help enhance collaboration and efficiency.


Complete integrated solutions

Get solutions delivered as a service with modular architecture.

Put AI to work with IBM Watson

Operationalize AI throughout your business.

Built on an open hybrid cloud platform

Deploy anywhere using the leading enterprise container platform with the richest open source ecosystem.

The best way to work and manage across all clouds

Running IBM Cloud Paks on IBM Cloud lets you focus on developing and managing your mission-critical applications on the most secure cloud for business.



IBM Cloud Pak® for Data helps unify and simplify the collection, organization and analysis of data. Enterprises can turn data into insights through an integrated cloud-native architecture. IBM Cloud Pak for Data is extensible and easily customized to unique client data and AI landscapes through an integrated catalog of IBM, open-source and third-party microservices add-ons.


Business automation

IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation helps achieve better business performance applying intelligent automation to transform core operations. Built for any hybrid cloud, this modular set of integrated software quickly solves your toughest operational challenges. It includes the broadest set of AI-powered automation capabilities in the market – content, capture, decisions, workflows and RPA – with a flexible model that lets you start small and scale up as your needs evolve.


Watson AIOps

IBM Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps is an AIOps solution that lets you deploy advanced, explainable AI across the ITOps toolchain so you can confidently assess, diagnose and resolve incidents across mission-critical workloads. It’s a unique application-centric approach to ITOps that helps you automate labor-intensive IT processes and proactively mitigate high impact events. Improve responsiveness and reduce risk with AI at the core of your IT operations mission.



IBM Cloud Pak for Integration helps deliver a new, AI-accelerated approach to integration. This approach enables extended teams to create integrations, leverages a complete set of integration styles, and embeds AI and automation across the integration lifecycle. Meet escalating demand, help reduce costs and increase operational agility with capabilities including API management, application and data integration, messaging and events, high-speed transfer, and end-to-end security.


Network automation

IBM Cloud Pak for Network Automation is an AI-powered cloud platform that enables the automation of network operations so communications service providers (CSPs) can transform their networks, evolve to zero-touch operations, reduce OPEX and deliver services faster. CSPs gain a range of enhanced capabilities, such as normalized lifecycle modeling, intent driven orchestration, service design and testing, dynamic service assurance, and closed-loop operations.



IBM Cloud Pak for Security helps uncover threats, make informed decisions about the risks, and respond faster to those threats — while leaving data where it is. Customers can integrate tools and connect workflows across hybrid, multicloud environments using a security platform that runs anywhere.

IBM Cloud Pak System

Want a fast start deploying IBM Cloud Paks? Explore IBM Cloud Pak System, an assembled, factory-integrated system with VMware and Red Hat OpenShift environments.

IBM Cloud Paks: An open, faster, more reliable way to modernize and move to the cloud.