The IBM SmartCloud portfolio has been expanded with the acquisition of SoftLayer, a leading global provider more… of cloud computing infrastructure. The combination of existing IBM SmartCloud offerings and SoftLayer provides customers of all sizes a robust and comprehensive array of cloud infrastructure-as-a-service solutions with the performance, flexibility, control and expertise you need. less
Smarter data centers are responding faster to change -- and transforming operational costs – thanks more… to new analytics-based services that provide insights into data center operations and actively monitor and manage resources for continual improvement. less
Research and Insights
A new global study from the IBM Center for Applied Insights reveals that the right cloud strategy and execution are key to competitive differentiation and business growth. more… The study finds that cloud Pacesetters -- companies that are using cloud to drive differentiation through strategic reinvention, better decisions and deeper collaboration -- are seeing dramatic improvements in market responsiveness and business performance. less
In the world of business and IT services sourcing, there’s a Maslow-like hierarchy of needs emerging. Sourcing more … motivations are moving up the pyramid beyond basic needs, like cost-cutting, to higher-order business outcomes, such as growth, competitive advantage and innovation. Eager to capitalize on opportunities presented by disruptive technologies, organizations often need to partner to gain necessary capabilities and expertise in mobile, social, cloud and analytics. This study from IBM's Center for Applied Insights explores the potential for improved financial results with the right partnering strategy. less
When moving to cloud computing, a robust, and proven architecture is key to success. This report more… describes the cloud computing reference architecture that IBM employs in building private clouds for clients, private clouds that house IBM internal applications, and the IBM Cloud that supports public cloud service offerings. less
Discover how IBM analytics and cloud solutions helped the Australian Open deliver greater information to fans.
Learn the steps IBM took to simplify IT operations, cut costs and improve service delivery.
Realize greater business value from your IT infrastructure. IBM offers an industrialized approach—grounded more… in standardization, automation and analytics—to provide a flexible, scalable IT environment optimized to evolve based on changing needs and opportunities. less
Reduce costs. Improve service delivery. Enable business innovation.
The IBM PureApplication™ System is designed and tuned specifically for transactional web and more… database applications. This flexible platform is designed to be easy to deploy, customize, safeguard and manage. less