Some of the services provided by IBM Network Transformation under its network transformation portfolio are consulting, network management, deployment services, and integration services. IBM’s flagship network transformation services offering has been instrumental to map out the strategy for SDN deployment by identifying gaps in the present network architecture. IBM Network Transformation’s reliable networking services, provided by IBM expertise and networking professionals are the strengths of the company through which, it caters to its commercial clientele in the market. IBM’s consulting services are provided by networking professionals who help their commercial clientele to select and deploy appropriate SDN technology. Moreover, the company also offers proactive management of entire cloud environment including SDN, databases, servers, networking, and middleware. The company’s services increase business agility by enhancing the speed of deployment and availability with rapid provisioning of network functions and seamless connectivity. Moreover, IBM Network Transformation reduces network management complexity across heterogeneous IT environments by taking advantage of the hybrid WAN environment to enhance connectivity and reduce networking costs. IBM’s SDN solution is named SDN VE, which was developed at IBM Research Laboratories in Israel. This solution is a multi-hypervisor, server-centric solution comprising multiple components that overlay virtual networks onto physical networks that provide IP connectivity. This solution supports multivendor data center environments.
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