Today, IT is under more pressure than ever to align with the business and reach strategic goals. Smart companies know sourcing is the most efficient way to get the best IT services possible that meet business requirements while reducing infrastructure costs and freeing up valuable IT resources. Taking advantage of managed services allows IT to get the most out of technology while delivering maximum value.
The business value of IBM managed services
IDC quantifies the significant benefits that companies gain by relying on IBM managed services
three-year return on investment
reduction in unplanned downtime from server and network failures
increase in IT staff productivity
reduction in IT infrastructure costs
Partner to integrate and optimize managed services
Most companies try to pull together managed services from leading vendors to address the demands of the business and take advantage of new technology. However, integrating these disparate technologies, managing complexities, and juggling multiple service-provider relationships is an overwhelming task for any IT department. As you evolve your organization to make the most of managed services, look to IBM for help. We have the tools, the expertise, and the global delivery framework to integrate and optimize managed services that provide business-aligned, secure solutions for today and tomorrow spanning traditional, hybrid, and cloud environments. Managed services are just one of IBM's approaches to sourcing that can help you foster innovation, drive growth, and enable transformation.
- Quickly respond to business demands
Improve agility and efficiency with flexible, modular service packages. Manage technical compliance requirements with our world-class expertise and support
- Protect against threats
Implement proactive monitoring, scanning, and health checks to detect infrastructure, service, and security events and reduce IT-related risk
- Enable growth
Get the needed visibility, control, security intelligence, and automation to take your business to the next level
- Reduce management costs
Leverage a hybrid delivery approach of global and local resources, including public and private cloud and traditional IT
The full spectrum of IBM managed services
Partnering with IBM
As you evolve your organization to make the most of managed services, look to IBM for help. We have the tools, the expertise, and the global delivery framework to provide business-aligned, integrated, secure solutions for today and tomorrow that span traditional, hybrid, and cloud environments. Managed services are just one of IBM’s approaches to sourcing that can help you foster innovation, drive growth, and enable transformation.
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