IBM Alliances

IBM and Cisco empowering business to meet tomorrow's challenges, today.

Partnering decades of thought leadership, experience and expertise from IBM with Cisco technology in data center computing, networking, mobility, collaboration and analytics to achieve your vision of the modern data center.

Solutions and Services

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Solutions for a Software Defined Network

IBM and Cisco combine their knowledge and experience in network architecture design to help you define your SDN roadmap to deploy Cisco's ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure).

Server Services

IBM provides highly-skilled technical professionals with deep product knowledge and time-tested methods to your non-IBM server investment. We help you quickly set up in your IT environment and support migration, integration, deployment and installation.

Case Studies

A US aircraft manufacturer evaluates its existing Cisco-based network and upgrades to the latest components to cure coverage, availability and security issues.

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Data Center Networking Services

Leverage emerging advances in optical, wireless, IP convergence, security and intelligent networking. Manage performance, scalability and security. We help you examine where your network infrastructure is today, where it needs to be and how to get there.

Collaboration Services

Add Cisco’s robust portfolio for mobile collaboration to IBM's business and technology expertise for mobile transformation and solutions. We help you connect, secure, manage, and develop mobile networks, infrastructures and applications.

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IBM and Cisco Events

Winning with Cisco & IBM: a training series on Software Defined Networking and Environments coming to a city near you.

Managed Maintenance Services

Enhanced availability and performance of your network environment with around-the-clock break-fix support, hardware replacements and software updates. IBM's Intelligent Network Support (INS) zero-cost feature enables visibility into security vulnerabilities, hardware and software alerts and asset management.

Meet our Experts

Craig Reese, Cisco Global Alliance Manager

Robert Labori, Global Cisco Sales & Development

Dominique Duval, Alliance Executive

It starts with an engagement

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IBM Network Innovation Centers (NIC) in Texas and France help clients accelerate the prototyping and deployment of new networking solutions

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Market Leadership


Software defined networking in the new business frontier: paper explores the trends driving the move to SDN, the business benefits of the technology, and the strategy and design considerations required for deployment.

Redefining networks for cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security

IBM is an IDC MarketScape Datacenter Transformation Consulting and Implementation Services Leader worldwide