Sixty percent (60%) of CIOs plan to use cloud - up from 33% two years ago

Today’s organizations strive to unlock the potential of cloud computing to fuel business growth. By offering a wide range of services covering all domains and cloud delivery models, IBM cloud services can help you design and build the cloud solution that optimizes your return on investment in this revolutionary technology.

Let GTS & Partners' cloud specialists help you accelerate your adoption of cloud. We can apply our IBM Research-developed tools to help you develop your strategy. With our established methods and extensive expertise, we can also help you build and deploy a cloud environment.

Cloud Partners: IBM SmartCloud Monitoring, Status5.

IBM SmartCloud Monitoring: Achieve greater accessibility in Cloud application performance management.

IBM® SmartCloud™ Monitoring Application Insight helps you monitor the performance and availability of web-delivered applications. This application monitoring solution gives you the ability to meet or exceed the high standards of performance and availability necessary for your applications. It also elastically scales with your environment, allowing you to focus on meeting performance goals and ensuring customer satisfaction rather than maintaining your monitoring solution. Read More about IBM Services

What to expect with IBM SmartCloud Monitoring

  • Understand the real-time performance of your cloud services from the end user’s perspective and gain insights into historical patterns.
  • Gain visibility into your workload, even when you do not control the backing infrastructure.
  • Isolate problems and drill down to the root cause to immediately take action.
  • Spend little to no time on maintenance because workloads are dynamically added and deleted.
  • Deploy monitoring in minutes with no loss to performance or heavy footprints.
  • Embed agents in your machine images for automated deployment.
  • View intuitive dashboards so you know at a glance whether your applications and virtual machines are healthy.

Stratus5: A Full-Service Cloud Business Platform to Launch and Operate Your SaaS Business.

Stratus5 offers software application vendors and resellers a Cloud Business Platform that enables them to quickly launch and operate their SaaS business with zero capital costs. Stratus5 enables application vendors to quickly transform any single-tenanted web application built on any technology stack into a multi-tenanted service in the cloud in just days without the need to reengineer their application for the cloud.

The Status5 Cloud Business Platform offers a full-service solution that includes all the business and technical capabilities required to operate a SaaS business – thus enabling application vendors to focus fully on their applications and their business without having to worry about the underlying cloud technology.

  • Deploy any web app on any tech stack in the cloud with hosting by Stratus5
  • Full customer lifecycle management including trialing, conversion and ongoing customer communications
  • Distribute applications with multi-level channel/reseller management
  • Monetize by onboarding customers with trials, automated billing & payments
  • Turnkey solution - launch a full SaaS enabled application in just days
  • Zero capital costs and no application reengineering required
  • Full-service solution - includes all features required to operate a SaaS business

Stratus5 Solution Highlights

  • A Full-service solution to launch your SaaS business in just days with zero capital costs.
  • Cloud Deployment (any app on any stack) ‘SaaS’ify any web application built on any stack with no coding required
  • Product Management Includes product configuration, pricing and promotion management
  • Customer Management Full customer lifecycle management including trialing, conversion and ongoing customer communications.
  • Channel Management Multi-level reseller recruitment, sales management, contracts & commissions management
  • Revenue Management Automated billing, payment processing, taxes & commission settlement with multi-currency support.
  • Customer Support Management Includes customer support ticket management and direct customer instance access for resolution.
  • Application Management Includes a host of cloud application services including automated application provisioning, update & patch management, domain management, application customization, open integration framework, performance management and more.
  • Business Intelligence Includes a suite of pre-built reports on customers, channel, applications, revenue, support and more.
  • Fully Managed Cloud Infrastructure Service Based on a scalable, reliable, secure cloud infrastructure that leading vendors depend on to run their cloud business. Includes resource mgt, security mgt, messaging services, backup & restore and other cloud services.
  • A Single Console to manage everything A single console for monitoring and managing infrastructure, applications, customers , channel partners and your cloud business.