What is IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions?

IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions makes cloud adoption fast and easy, allowing you to optimize the value of existing on-premises infrastructure, while confidently leveraging the same tools, technologies and skills in the cloud. Gain rapid scalability, deployment in 60+ global data centers and access to industry-leading disaster recovery, backup, security and compliance solutions from an array of ecosystem partners. 

Ready to start your cloud journey?  Easily migrate your VMware workloads to the IBM Cloud with two months free.

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Start calculating potential VMware workload savings

Interested in learning how hybrid cloud adoption can help your bottom line? See how simple it is to define the total cost of ownership with the TCO calculator. Simply enter a few key variables and the TCO calculator computes how much your company can save by adopting an IBM Cloud VMware solution instead of a comparable on-premises environment. You can even see projected savings over the course of years.

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Global infrastructure

Easily scale workloads with IBM Cloud data centers located across the globe in North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Europe.


Based on a 10+ year strategic partnership between IBM and VMware, take advantage of IBM experts extensively trained in VMware solutions to simplify your journey to cloud.


IBM Cloud offers multiple deployment options to provide clients with choice and control over their infrastructure, down to the hypervisor level.

VMware solutions versions

VMware vSphere

Customizable virtualization service that combines VMware-compatible bare metal servers, hardware components and licenses — to build your own IBM-hosted VMware environment.

VMware vCenter Server

Automates deployment of the underlying vSphere and vCenter layers needed to build a flexible and customizable VMware solution that fits your workloads.

VMware Cloud Foundation

SDDC solution that brings together IBM Cloud infrastructure and VMware, vSAN, NSX and SDDC for a simple hybrid extension of your on-premises data center.

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VMware Cloud Verified

With VMware Cloud Verified, you can have confidence in your move to the cloud, knowing you have easy access to the full set of interoperable VMware Cloud infrastructure capabilities delivered as a service.

Choose your IBM Cloud and VMware solution

Easily migrate your VMware workloads to the IBM Cloud with two months free.