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IBM awarded Customer Choice Vendor in the Gartner Peer Insights 2024 “Voice of the Customer: Cloud Database Management Systems” 

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This recognition is a strong validation of IBM’s approach to providing customers with the right data foundation to support new applications, analytics and generative AI use cases. We bring to bear decades of experience in technical innovation in databases, AI, governance and security paired with decades of industry expertise and consulting services.  

When it comes to storing and managing data, organizations need to use the right database for the right workload, for the right price-performance. Our portfolio of commercial databases such as IBM® Db2® database for high performance, mission-critical applications, IBM Informix®  for high scalability and embeddability in applications, IBM Db2 Warehouse and Netezza® for analytics, and IBM watsonx.data™ lakehouse for AI are designed to support multiple data types, open standards, and a variety of workload and price-performance needs. Customers can deploy our databases across on premises, hybrid and as fully managed SaaS with like-for-like compatibility on any cloud. When it comes to the next generation of AI applications, our databases integrate with our full suite of data and AI services across data integration, observability, security, governance and shared metadata for trusted AI outputs.  

Read our customer comments that contributed to this distinction

“We are dealing with financial data of our org. We have multiple web applications (financial applications like core banking, pension and salary disbursement, etc.). We need to ensure 24×7 availability of all our online services to the stake holders as well as general public. Being the backbone of our online applications, IBM Db2 plays an important role in keeping our services to our stringent service levels.” —Database Administrator, Federal Government (learn more

“IBM Netezza is a robust database capable of supporting the workload generated by the overwhelming need for data of today’s companies. We have been using it in TELCO and the results have been spectacular.” —Data Engineering and Architecture Manager, Telecommunications (learn more)  

“[Db2 Warehouse] offers excellent performance under heavy workloads, cost of business is under control because of this…1) We always get great and timely technical support for this product 2) It’s stable and can run without problem for years. 3) Easy to upgrade.”—Database Administrator, Banking (learn more

Commitment to excellence 

This achievement is a significant milestone for IBM, as it demonstrates our ability to meet the evolving needs of our customers in the cloud database management systems market. As we look ahead, we are committed to continuing to innovate and improve our products and services to remain the partner of choice for our customers.  

To learn more or to read the reviews written by IT professionals who use our products,  see the page on Gartner Peer Insights. To all our customers who submitted reviews, thank you! Your feedback helps us create better products to fit your needs, and we look forward to continuing to earn the trust and confidence reflected in this distinction. 

IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider, helping clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM's hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently, and securely. IBM's breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM's legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity, and service.

For more information, visit: www.ibm.com.

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