Data Center Services


Build and manage highly efficient data centers to respond to change and drive innovation

Advancements such as cloud, social, mobile and analytics are placing greater demands on your data center. But hardware-centric, inefficient infrastructures struggle to support market shifts. To stay ahead, you need to plan an agile, highly responsive data center.

Data Center services from IBM helps you integrate legacy systems and new architectures—such as cloud and virtualization—into a dynamic, open-standards-based data center. We help create a software-defined environment that uses patterns of expertise to automatically anticipate and deploy infrastructure resources based on workload needs. The best part? Investing in a more optimized, scalable data center allows you to tap into the vast opportunities of cloud, social, mobile and analytics, all while maintaining a security-rich environment.

IBM offers a flexible approach that can address your needs at any point in your service optimization journey.

Consolidate and virtualize. Improve utilization, optimize floor space and enable standardization. Read more
Optimize and standardize. Simplify deployments, reduce management complexity and build a foundation for automation. Read more
Simplify and automate. Streamline repeatable processes and reduce manual tasks. Read more
Dynamically optimize/hybrid. Anticipate and scale resources accordingly to meet changing workload requirements Read more
 

IBM's vision for the next-generation data center

What does the next-generation data center look like? View the infographic

The next-generation data center answers the need for a simpler, adaptive infrastructure, able to respond to disruptive change, melt technology silos and integrate legacy and new architectures in a single, manageable ecosystem. It is a software defined environment (SDE) in which server, storage, network and facilities resources are automatically provisioned and configured by software programmed to understand and adapt decisions to the requirements of each workload in real time.

 

What we offer

Data center outsourcing

Gain greater agility and responsiveness while lowering your IT infrastructure costs

Middleware services

Optimize your middleware investments for greater efficiency and value

Private and hybrid cloud services

Get a fully automated private cloud deployed in less than a day, not weeks

Site and facilities services

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

Managed services

Increase performance and availability while lowering risk

Networking services

Design, implement and manage integrated communications and networking environments

Server services

Build, optimize and manage a flexible server infrastructure with our server services

Storage services

Your first step to an efficient information infrastructure

 

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