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Core Enterprise and zCloud

Modernising and extending legacy IT to cloud-enabled hybrid, open platforms to gain agility and flexibility

Modernise your mission-critical workloads and be stronger and faster than ever before.​

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Optimize IT value in a hybrid cloud world

Optimize your infrastructure investment and plan for future business needs with services that address on-demand capacity planning, modernising aging components, and private and hybrid cloud infrastructure.

Kyndryl’s infrastructure modernisation solutions help you increase speed and agility by managing your hybrid cloud infrastructure.

Kyndryl received the highest Score (tied) for the Legacy DCO Deal use case, in the 2022 Gartner® Critical Capabilities for Data Center Outsourcing and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services, Worldwide*.

“Kyndryl received the highest score (4.45 out of 5) in Legacy Data Center Outsourcing (DCO) Deal use case in the Gartner report and this is a powerful step forward in our work towards building key services.” 

-- Dean Ranalli, Director of Offering Management, Kyndryl Core Enterprise & zCloud Practice.


Mainframe Services is one of eight capabilities that Gartner uses to evaluate a providers’ DCO HIMS offerings.


In the report, please see Table 2: Product/Service Rating on Critical Capabilities, to learn more about Kyndryl’s score.

Core Enterprise Services

Run mission critical enterprise applications in dedicated private cloud infrastructure with a pay-per-use model. Modernise your on-premises infrastructure with fast and security-rich single-tenant private cloud infrastructure.

Managed Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for IBM Z (zCloud)

Choose the right platform for your business’ workloads and optimize development and management costs by using mainframe modernisation and zCloud.

HyperScaler Integration Services

Develop new applications and transform IBM Z and IBM i infrastructure for the cloud by integrating mainframe and hyperscaler capabilities.


Optimize your infrastructure investment by running the right workload on the right platform based on your business and technical requirements, including security, performance and availability.


Implement agile processes using common, enterprise tools and modern mainframe capabilities, integrating your most robust technology as a critical and integrated component of your hybrid cloud environment.


Leverage the cross-platform and mainframe expertise of a trusted partner by using Kyndryl’s services to enable your transformation journey, no matter where that journey takes you.

Our goal is to provide a set of technologies that are unparalleled in terms of competitive advantage...and ensure that we're outperforming in our chosen markets.

Akhlas Hafiz, Director of Digital Transformation and Customer Delivery RSA Insurance


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* Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Data Center Outsourcing and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services, Worldwide, By DD Mishra, Claudio Da Rold, Biswajit Maity, Stephanie Stoudt-Hansen, 14 June 2022.

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