Networking Services

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


How do you stay a step ahead with evolving technologies such as Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), the Internet of Things, Optical Communications for WiFi? IBM Networking Services provide a single vision that ensures your network is ready to rapidly respond to changing business needs across multiple devices, applications and locations. We help you achieve a simplified, agile, cost-effective and security-rich networking infrastructure that can support innovation and deliver business value.

Consolidate and virtualize

Consolidate network appliances, converge networks and unify communications

Optimize and standardize

Centralize network and communications and adopt standardization for greater consistency

Optimize dynamically

Use advanced analytics, near real-time feedback and dynamic response models

Simplify and automate

Reduce complexity through virtualization, Software Defined Networks and automation

Services we offer

Cloud networking

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

Communications Service Provider Network Infrastructure Services

Build a high-performing carrier network infrastructure to unlock new revenue potential and cost efficiency

Intelligent Utility Network Communications Services

Implement a communications network to support smart grid operation

Network integration services

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

Network managed services

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

Network security

Protect your network against security threats

Network strategy and optimization services

Help your network become more responsive to shifting business demands and the latest trend

Understand the issues

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

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Network Innovation Centers

Explore new networking technologies