IBM and Cisco: Two companies, one team, infinite solutions
Facilitating business agility for the challenges of tomorrow.
Since 1999, IBM and Cisco have helped organizations like yours use groundbreaking technologies to find better ways to connect people and share critical data across their businesses. This alliance integrates a broad range of industry-specific expertise and cutting-edge solutions, all based on respective core competencies in foundational technology architectures, software and services. And we're ready now to help you overcome the constraints that time and distance traditionally impose on transforming your business.
IBM and Cisco Industry Solutions
IBM and Cisco Front Office Solutions for Retail Banking offer client-centric solutions combining IBM products, services, and consulting with Cisco Unified Communications and applications.
IBM and Cisco provide targeted networking solutions for utilities that blend Cisco technology with IBM leadership in communication services, network management, security, information management and analytics, backed by deep energy industry expertise.
IBM and Cisco offer a holistic approach to healthcare solutions that integrates the best of IBM and Cisco technologies to remove information barriers so data can be analyzed and shared in real time.
IBM and Cisco can deliver proven solutions that contribute to protecting citizens and property, saving lives, and putting cities back together in the wake of natural disasters.
The Next Generation Connected Retail solution brings together IBM's retail industry leadership and Cisco's networking and communications leadership to deliver the foundation for transforming the retail enterprise and store.
IBM and Cisco Technology and Service Offerings
Today's employees are increasingly on the move, using mobile devices throughout their working life. IBM and Cisco can help with solutions that consider everything from network infrastructure and device management to the policies that govern access and security. Together, IBM and Cisco help clients develop and execute the right business, network, and IT strategy quickly and cost-effectively.
IBM services for network and security assessments, design, implementation and ongoing management together with Cisco Borderless Networks products and technologies can provide a long-term modernization strategy for your network infrastructure.
Cisco offers a comprehensive portfolio of storage networking products that includes directors, fabric switches, IP storage routers and metro-optical networking solutions. When combined with IBM System Storage™ disk and tape storage and IBM System p™, System x™, and System z™ servers as well as planning, design and implementation services from IBM Global Services, IBM and Cisco can deliver end-to-end storage networking solutions.
With rising costs, tighter budgets, heightened concerns about work-life balance and environmental issues, many successful businesses are effectively using Cisco TelePresence deployed by IBM to reduce costs, increase competitiveness, lower operational risks, and support environmental initiatives such as reducing CO2 emissions.
IBM and Cisco provide innovative business communications solutions, by converging voice, video and data, which can guide organizations towards new business models that promote success.
Cisco and IBM can transform customer relationships through a comprehensive portfolio of industry-leading Unified Contact Center solutions.
IBM and Cisco Success Stories
Video-Enabled Supply Chain Drives Retail Growth for Kingfisher (PDF - 287 KB)
Kingfisher streamlines its supply chain and improves direct sourcing with Cisco TelePresence solution provided as managed global service by IBM Global Business Services and IBM Technical Services.
Video-Enabled Supply Chain Drives Retail Growth (Video - 3:59 min)
Retailer uses TelePresence to increase profitability and reduce costs by improving collaboration across a global organization.
Commercial Lender Adopts Unified Communications (PDF - 239 KB)
French financial institution OSEO replaced its telephony infrastructure with a voice-over-IP (VoIP) solution based on Cisco Unified Communications, implemented and integrated by IBM.
Electrical Transmission Company Enhances Productivity and Security
Terna-Rete Elettrica Nazionale S.p.A needed ways to facilitate collaboration among remote employees and reduce travel costs
Railway Deploys New Remote Communications Solution(English) (PDF - 575 KB) Canadian French (PDF - 546 KB)
Canadian National Railway turned to IBM and Cisco to provide communication around a construction or emergency site, including local and long distance voice and data service.
Pharmaceutical Firm Speeds Decision Making and Reduces Travel (PDF - 1.17 MB)
IBM provided a Cisco TelePresence solution to help accelerate decision making within the global Takeda Pharmaceutical organization and estimated a 20 percent reduction in business travel.
Construction Firm Enhances Collaboration
Miron Construction Co., Inc., a leader in construction management, design-build, and industrial services, increased sales by 75 percent from 2004 to 2008, to US$610 million.
Mobile Service Operator Provides Voice Self-Service (Video - 5:51 min) (PDF - 1.17 MB)
With the Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal and IBM management, IDEA Cellular shifted two million daily calls from agents to a self-service voice portal, increasing customer satisfaction and reducing average hold time.
Manufacturer Closes More Sales Through Collaboration
Lovejoy, Inc., uses integrated Cisco Unified Communications and IBM Lotus solutions to quickly consult with an available expert.
Events Management Firm Gains Competitive Advantage (PDF - 964 KB) (Video - 5:51 min)
Meeting Consultants firm uses integrated Cisco Unified Communications and IBM Lotus solutions to help employees collaborate with each other and partners in any location.