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




Software defined networking (SDN) is helping organizations of all sizes deliver IT services more efficiently


Now's your chance to find out how SDN and IBM can help you. For a limited time only, sign up to be considered for a complimentary "Ask the Expert" SDN session.*


*Limited-time offer valid through December 2015. Not all clients will qualify. IBM retains the discretion to determine clients that qualify for the briefing. IBM
reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time. Available to U.S.-based companies only at this time.




Services we offer


Enterprise network and communications strategy and planning

Define networking strategies to help achieve your business objectives

Network application optimization

Assess and optimize application delivery on your network

Network strategy and optimization services for cloud computing

Prepare your network for cloud

Network infrastructure optimization

Align your network infrastructure with your business goals




Understand the issues


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

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



Understand the options


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.



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