Licensing for IBM SmartCloud Enterprise

Effective January 31, 2014, IBM® withdrew IBM SmartCloud Enterprise and IBM SmartCloud Application Services and all associated service components from the market. In addition, support for this service will be withdrawn effective January 31, 2014.

Existing clients may continue using these services until this date upon which access will no longer be available.

Consider making a move to IBM SoftLayer

IBM recommends SmartCloud Enterprise users consider migrating to IBM SoftLayer, one of the largest cloud infrastructure providers in the world, with more than 100,000 devices under management for 21,000 customers in 140 countries.

SoftLayer operates a global footprint of 13 data centers and 17 network points-of-presence around the world, filled with servers, storage, routers, firewalls, and load balancers. But the heart of this service isn't servers or network cables, it's a software platform that provides a complete operating system for the data center -- that automates every aspect of infrastructure as a service -- and that allows us to deliver the industry's broadest and highest performing cloud platform. With SoftLayer, you will have the ability to leverage your existing investments and get significantly enhanced public cloud offerings built on SoftLayer infrastructure. This enhanced cloud portfolio will provide you superior cloud capabilities and higher performance as well as access to hundreds of additional services with much greater speed and flexibility -- while expanding your infrastructure choices. With SoftLayer's global cloud environment, you can have it all: one portal, one API, one platform.

Key Customer Value:

Tap into SoftLayer global cloud infrastructure

Power the most demanding cloud applications with modular services utilizing a single self-service portal and one powerful API.