Improve your business outcomes during challenging times through digital transformation

The opportunity for CIOs to create new business value has never been greater—and more challenging.


But severe IT staffing and skills issues, global economic uncertainty, and growing cyber threats are barriers.

Modernize with automation and analytics to improve customer experiences.

88 %

Most organizations report skills shortages related to management of their cloud IT environments.(1)

40 %

of CIOs cite recession as a top concern posing a serious risk to business.(2)

66 %

Most organizations are turning to third-party services firms for assistance with data and AI strategies.(3)
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Key approaches for CIOs to
drive innovation and shape
their company’s future
through technology

Today’s CIOs are expanding their roles beyond IT operations and cost management to help drive new revenue and profit with innovation and IT transformation.

Anticipate and plan for a changing economy

When possible, accelerate your digital transformation projects to prepare for a possible downturn.(4) Most business now face economic headwinds and the threat of a recession.

Keep a flexible digital roadmap

Build a flexible digital approach. Know where digital transformation journeys usually start, with infrastructure, application migration and modernization, or analytics.

Implement intelligent capabilities

Refocus IT resources on more strategic LOB projects and empower workers by using automation, analytics, and systems to find and fix issues before they happen, and to differentiate the business.

Kyndryl and Microsoft together help you manage complexity and drive business outcomes

Kyndryl™ and Microsoft® provide the right tools, services and solutions to fuel innovation and improve time-to-value for CIOs and IT professionals. We help customers simplify and modernize operations for rapid business results. 


Together, Kyndryl and Microsoft meet you where you are on the digital journey: on-premises, across multiple clouds, or on the edge.


With our joint expertise, we bring deep design, delivery, management, and cloud technology experience, supported by an expansive ecosystem.


We can help you unlock the potential of your organization by recalibrating your digital roadmap for long term business impact. Partnering with Kyndryl and Microsoft, you can adopt new, more agile models for enterprise IT for the future, driving innovation at scale. Explore lessons learned from the Kyndryl journey to Microsoft 365.

At Kyndryl we stand up for customer progress. We work with an ecosystem of partners to help businesses digitally transform and secure the vital technology they depend on every day.

Free your teams to focus on innovation

Explore how Kyndryl and Microsoft deliver advanced joint solutions to speed your digital transformation

Mainframe Modernization

Unlock more innovation in your mainframe with cloud-based solutions from Kyndryl and Microsoft

Azure VMware Solutions

Build, migrate, modernize and manage workloads with end-to-end services for Azure® VMware® Solution (AVS).


Collaboration Services

Workforce productivity solutions that let workers to exchange information, stay connected, and contribute the most to your enterprise.

Migration, Modernization & Deployment Services for Azure

Design the best migration strategy and roadmap with help from our experts for a secure, repeatable and scalable pathway to Azure.

Azure Stack HCI with Azure Arc Managed Service

Build a foundation for your private cloud for your hybrid and multicloud environment.

Cyber Resilience with SAP on Azure

Help protect your critical business data from ransomware and cyber attacks with integrated SAP managed services.

Kyndryl and Microsoft have the solutions, tools, and deep experience to help CIOs pull ahead and succeed.

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Act now so your company can compete and thrive

Help close the “app gap”

New applications and skills will be needed to bridge the gap between legacy platforms and cloud. This so-called “app gap” is severe because critical future IT skills that can be reused across the enterprise are in short supply. This can hurt the ability of your enterprise to compete, function, and thrive. 


Support new ways of working

Remote and hybrid work tools and solutions can help CIOs drive IT productivity and improve employee experience. This helps win and retain the talent your business needs.

Help cut your cyber incident risks and costs      

Cyber incident risk and costs are growing. Theft, ransom, penalties, damages, legal expense, reputational harm, and more—the list of cybercrime costs is long. Manage risks with analytics, ML, and automation for security analytics, endpoint security, and policy and regulatory compliance.

186 %

Increase in the global shortage of developers by 2025 from 1.4 million to 4 million.(5)

$4.35 M

The average cost of a data breach.(6)

300 %

Increase in reported cybercrimes since the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the FBI.(7)
Kyndryl and Microsoft IT modernization stories


Dow drives digital into the heart of plant maintenance. Read the customer story.


Laurentian Bank

Laurentian Bank enters next chapter in cloud transformation journey. Read the press release.

The Arizona Motor Vehicle Division

The Arizona Motor Vehicle Division builds the motor vehicle services experience of the future. Read the customer story.

Bord Gáis Energy

As Bord Gáis innovates for digital-first business growth and a lower carbon future. Read the customer story.

MedStar Health

MedStar Health enhances its IT resilience and speeds innovation in patient and caregiver experiences. Read the press release.

Mainframe + Cloud: The Best of Both Worlds

Read the blog: Kyndryl and Microsoft are bringing new paths to value to our enterprise customers by enabling cloud-based insights and innovation with the mainframe. Unlock data silos and open your enterprise to the benefits of cloud-based applications, machine learning, and AI.


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Kyndryl—The Heart of Progress

PRO isn’t just half of the word progress. It’s how progress begins. We are a global team of curious minds transforming business, together. Kyndryl designs, builds, manages and modernizes the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day.

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Kyndryl Bridge—Uncomplicate your IT environments

How can businesses overcome the challenges of complex IT environments? Kyndryl Bridge creates an uninterrupted path between a digital business and the technology that delivers it.

Kyndryl and Microsoft Announce Initiative for Mainframe Customers

Read the blog: Kyndryl and Microsoft create a data pipe to connect mainframe data with the Microsoft Power Platform. This makes it easier for customers to move mainframe data to the cloud to unlock new uses and value from their entire data estate

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Learn how Kyndryl helps you
create value

We design, build, manage and modernize mission-critical technology that the world depends on every day. We're an independent company bringing in the right partners and working side-by-side with our customers to unlock their potential. Our customers include 75 of the Fortune 100, who partner with us for expertise, value creation, and agility.


Ready to find out more?

IT and LOB leaders face more demands—and more opportunities—than ever. Kyndryl and Microsoft have the solutions, tools, and deep experience to help you approach the future holistically with flexible and hybrid approaches.

Kyndryl and Microsoft have the solutions, tools, and deep experience to help CIOs pull ahead and succeed.

Talk to an expert


(1) Voice of the Enterprise: Cloud, Hosting & Managed Services, Organizational Dynamics - Advisory Report February 8, 2022

(2) CIOs, CTOs and technology leaders - Latest findings from PwC’s Pulse Survey. August 18, 2022

(3) Don’t settle for a patchwork data strategy: lessons learned from c-suite executives, Frost & Sullivan visual whitepaper sponsored by Kyndryl. April 2022

(4) 6 Macro Factors Reshaping Business This Decade, Gartner. February 8, 2023

(5) IDC, Quantifying the Worldwide Shortage of Full-Time Developers, Doc# US48223621, September 2021

(6) IBM cost of a data breach report, 2022

(7) Federal Bureau of Investigation Internet Crime Report, 2021