Why IBM Cloud?

For the past 20 years, IBM has invested significantly in open source code, communities and governance, including the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

With more than 19,000 Kubernetes clusters currently in production and running, IBM Cloud™ is built to deliver.

IBM Cloud provides one of the highest industry standards for data encryption and adheres to more than 30 compliance programs.

The Weather Company and IBM

  • 25 billion forecasts delivered daily
  • #1 most downloaded weather app in the world


In the face of a storm, the world’s top weather resource — The Weather Company® — migrated to a secure, scalable global architecture in the IBM Cloud.¹

Data Studio client download: Red Hat Linux, SUSE Linux, Windows

How to start: modernize or build new?

In many cases, creating new applications is not necessary. Modernizing existing applications allows your business to leverage existing investments while benefiting from the flexibility and scalability of the cloud.

However, for some organizations, starting from scratch is easier than enhancing existing applications. Building net-new applications helps you deliver the innovation that users demand without being tethered to previous iterations or decisions. Where should you start?

[Webinar] How to deliver at pace with Cloud Native

Cloud native in action

This tutorial walks you through the process of moving a VM-based application to a Kubernetes cluster using Kubernetes Service. It also includes concepts that explain how to containerize an existing application, then deploy it to a Kubernetes cluster.


¹ The Weather Company is a registered trademark of TWC Product and Technology, LLC, an IBM Company.