Networking strategy and optimization services

Networking Services

Help ensure that your networks are aligned with your business strategy and optimized to support operational excellence

On the surface, it's simple: if your network is running efficiently and continuously, so is your business. But keeping up with cloud, social, mobile and analytics means you need a dynamic network infrastructure. How do you get there?

IBM provides network strategy and optimization services to help your network become more responsive to shifting business demands and the latest trends. We can build an agile and integrated network by introducing technologies like software-defined networking and network function virtualization in the planning phase. Our services help assess, plan and provide a roadmap for optimized network performance and availability of critical business applications.

Enable new business models and IT trends
Develop a roadmap for changing business, technology and IT trends like Cloud, Mobile, Social and Analytics

Increase performance
Implement a network optimization strategy to help improve network and application performance, availability and management

Improve cost-efficiency
Gain actionable recommendations to reduce total cost of ownership and costs of your networking infrastructure


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Learn what network optimization can do for your users and your business

Learn what network optimization can do for your users and your business

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

Networking for data centers

Cloud computing, consolidation/virtualization and integrated computing systems strain existing data center networks. IBM solutions help re-configure networks for greatly improved performance.