What is IBM Cloud Pak for Data?

IBM Cloud Pak™ for Data is a new kind of data and analytics platform with built-in governance. It simplifies and unifies how you collect, organize and analyze data to accelerate the value of data science and AI. This multicolored platform delivers a broad range of core data microservices, with the option to add more from a growing services catalog. Experience greater flexibility, security and control, and the benefits of the cloud without having to move your data.

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To be successful on your journey to AI, you need a platform that’s capable of managing, governing, and securing your data throughout the analytics process. Your platform also needs to be able to analyze data no matter where it resides while also supporting open source technologies, containerisation, and the latest machine learning libraries.

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Simplify and automate how your organization turns data into insights within a unified — all in one — design.

  • Collect – virtualize to make data simple and accessible
  • Organize – create a trusted, governed analytics foundation
  • Analyze – scale insights on-demand with AI everywhere
  • Infuse – operationalize AI with trust & transparency

Customize to your unique data landscape with an open and endlessly extensible architecture, on any cloud.

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Single, unified platform

Speed time to value with a single platform that integrates data management, data governance, and analysis for greater efficiency and improved use of resources. Enable self-service collaboration across teams.

Industry-leading data virtualization

Query data easily and more securely across multiple sources, on cloud or on premises. Exploit the combined processing power of those sources for massive query acceleration and achieve the speed and scalability your business needs for today's and tomorrow’s workloads.

Built-in data governance

Efficiently respond to changing regulations with embedded, sophisticated governance capabilities; these include automated discovery and classification of data, masking of sensitive data, data zones, and data lifecycle management.


Manage end-to-end data workflows to help ensure that data is easily accessible for AI. Make sure that your data is high-quality to deliver accurate, automated insights and decisions. Seamlessly build and manage machine learning models across development and production in a collaborative environment.

Cloud-native agility

Accelerate application development and deployment with a multi-cloud data platform that is agile, resilient and portable. Benefit from Kubernetes containerization to provision and scale services in minutes, instead of months, inside a more secure, governed environment.

Extensible APIs and ecosystem

Use best practices to your advantage to accelerate implementations and deliver significant business value. With IBM Cloud Pak for Data, benefit from built-in models and accelerators for various industries including finance, insurance, healthcare, energy, utilities and more.

Industry Accelerators

Benefit from a broad ecosystem of complementary hardware, software and services through a growing service catalog. Provision preferred data services flexibly and rapidly and customize data workflows to your individual needs.

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