Smarter Data Centers

See how to transform your data center infrastructureWatch our 3-D video

There is a lot of opportunity to improve asset utilization

In today’s economy, it can make sense to defer significant expenditures on new technology and additional capacity. Using analytics-based services can help you virtualize complex workoads faster with up to 50 percent reduced costs and 6 -18 month virtualization ROI. Storage analytics create flexible automation policies to help increase storage provision efficiency and lower Tier 1 costs by up to 20 percent. Using analytics-based services our network analysis toolkit can help determine how to best allocate your data center networking resources. To extend the life of your existing data center investments, start with a fact-based analysis.

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IBM expands cloud portfolio with acquisition of leading cloud computing infrastructure provider


Disaster Recovery Options


In today’s “always-on” global business environment, organization leaders need near-instantaneous failover and failback of their critical business applications to guard against “disasters” of all shapes and sizes.


Reduce SAP complexity


SAP business applications are critical to many organizations throughout India. But as SAP technology proliferates and is customized throughout the enterprise, complexity increases.

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    Getting started

    See how the IBM Lexington data center grew IT capacity eight times without expanding its energy footprint Read the white paper (642KB)

  • See what IBM has done

    With over 400 data centers worldwide, IBM is constantly uncovering innovative ways to operate smarter data centers. See how our data center transformation efforts have resulted in over a billion dollars saved, reduced risks, greater energy efficiency, increased flexibility and improved operations and services. Read our story (US)

IBM services for extending the life of your data center

IBM Server Optimization and Integration Services can help enable you to create a computing environment that optimizes performance by reducing IT infrastructure complexity, controlling management costs and increasing adaptability.

IBM Storage Optimization and Integration Services —and our methods, tools and software— have been designed and developed around a holistic full lifecycle understanding of what it takes to deliver enterprise storage solutions.

IBM Networking Strategy and Optimization Services offer strategy, assessment and optimization services to help identify where you can make improvements, recommend actions for improvements and implement those recommendations.


Optimize your middleware investments to help improve business efficiency


Build and manage a dynamic and optimized infrastructure that supports business, operational and product innovation using our portfolio of server services

Storage and data

Your first step to an efficient information infrastructure

Site and facilities

Plan, design and build flexible, cost-effective and energy efficient data centers and facilities


Design, implement and manage integrated communications and networking environments to drive collaboration, business flexibility and growth

Cloud computing

By deploying technology as a service, you give users access only to theresources they need for a particular task.