Schlumberger and IBM recently announced the launch of the industry’s leading commercial Hybrid Cloud Enterprise Data Management Solution for the OSDU Data Platform. The hybrid cloud offering is created to expand access to customers globally where data residency needs and local regulations can affect the use of the global public cloud. With all the available workflow data, the solution will reduce the time for analysis and accelerate decision-making.

Rajeev Sonthalia, president Digital & Integration, Schlumberger “As momentum grows for the OSDU Data Platform, we are offering the industry’s first commercial hybrid cloud Enterprise Data Management Solution to leverage its advanced capabilities to help customers in all regions make faster decisions and optimize operational efficiency. Our solution was developed to accelerate digitalization for all by enabling data to be connected and managed at an unprecedented scale, empowering AI and data analytics workflows that deliver new insights for operators to help drive increased production, cost optimization, and improved business performance.”

The Hybrid Cloud Enterprise Data Management Solution will provide energy operators with full interoperability to make their data accessible with any application within their exploration to the production environment. This data solution is designed to eliminate the time for data transfers between applications to produce reduced costs and delivering enhanced decision making.

Manish Chawla, global industry managing director, energy, resources, and manufacturing, IBM, said, “This collaboration is a game-changer for energy operators to drive higher performance and greater efficiencies by now enabling integrated workflows and innovation using AI. The hybrid cloud solution allows clients to maintain the sovereignty of their data and also gives them options as to how they choose to leverage the solution, with the freedom to deploy on a range of infrastructures or a regional cloud provider. Open Data for Industries on Cloud Pak for Data is one of the key technologies which enables the OSDU solution deployment for Schlumberger.”

The collaboration between Schlumberger and IBM will utilize the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform for the deployment of the DELFI* cognitive E&P environment in all regions, globally. All transition and managed services will be provided by Schlumberger and IBM Services as well as the solution will be offered by Schlumberger.