Networking Services


Build agile, intelligent and secure network connections to help support your cloud, analytics, mobility and social business initiatives

Network integration, resiliency and agility are critical to support the trends of cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security that influence your business. Beyond that, evolving technologies such as Network Function Virtualization, the Internet of Things, Software-Defined Networking and Session Initiation Protocol will continue to shape your networking and communications infrastructure and management.

To stay a step ahead, you need a single vision with leading technologies from multiple vendors. Is your network ready—or even capable—of  rapidly responding to changing business needs across multiple devices, applications and locations?

IBM Networking Services can drive your organization's collaboration, business flexibility and growth. We help you achieve a simplified, agile, cost-effective and security-rich networking infrastructure that can support innovation and deliver business value.


IBM's roadmap for networking and communications infrastructure optimization can exploit new technologies and increase your agility


Consolidate and virtualize, Optimize and standardize, simplify and automate, Optimize dynamically
  1. Consolidate and virtualize
  2. Optimize and standardize
  3. Simplify and automate
  4. Optimize dynamically

What we offer

Networking strategy and optimization services

Ensure your networks are aligned with business strategy and optimized to support operational excellence

Network managed services

Gain the ability to simplify and automate network management to enhance availability and better manage costs

Cloud networking

Enable and optimize your network before you move to a cloud environment

Network integration services

Transform your networking environment for improved availability, reliability, performance and security

Industry solutions

Unlock new revenue potential and cost efficiency with networking solutions for industry unique application

Network security

Protect your network against security threats

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Related resources

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

Cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security place new demands on enterprise LAN, WLAN and data center networks. IBM can help address these demands.

Networking for cloud computing

Since networks play an essential role in utilizing and connecting IT resources in a cloud environment, its role in that environment should be addressed in the early stages of cloud planning


  • IBM Software Defined Network

    Enable rapid deployment of your cloud applications with network virtualization