IBM launches operation software package for cities

Big Blue plans to integrate its various applications for cities into one offering as it attempts to tap into a growing market.

IBM has plans to integrate its various applications for cities into one offering as it attempts to tap into a growing market.

In many respects, Big Blue is following the money. IDC reckons that information technology upgrades for cities will be worth US$57 billion in 2014, up from US$34 billion in 2011.

These cities are struggling with budget and infrastructure constraints as well as an influx of residents. IBM's plan is to take its software used in various projects--Rio, Memphis and New York to name a few--and integrate them into one system dubbed the IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities.

Read more of "IBM launches operation software package for cities" at ZDNet.

Newsletters

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.
See All