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How the Cloud Contributes to IBM’s Strategic Imperatives Business

Aaron Hemsworth
How the Cloud Contributes to IBM’s Strategic Imperatives Business

IBM’s (IBM) Strategic Imperatives business, which comprises its analytics and cloud units, has continued to see strong growth, driven by robust enterprise cloud demand. The cloud sub-segment contributes ~47% of IBM’s Strategic Imperatives revenue. In the last five quarters, the cloud business has grown at a compound annual rate of 4.8%, buoyed by growing digitalization across different industries, and Strategic Imperatives has grown 3.5% compounded annually.