IBM's retooling to become focused on software and services is legendary. The company is an outsourcing and services leader and has placed its bet on analytics for the near future. IBM's software assets focus on everything from business intelligence to analytics to collaboration to middleware and open source development. On the hardware side of the house, IBM is a mainframe and server leader. Big Blue also has a large research unit and is the patent leader.
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It had to come. Lotus 1-2-3, the spreadsheet that galvanised a generation is at last no more as IBM announces the end of support for the final version of the software.
RMIT University researchers have developed new nanoscale data storage technology that mimics the human brain, and could see ultra-fast electronic memory devices reduced in size to just a few nanometres thick.
For some time, industry standard systems have been chosen to support Web, big data and analytics workloads. IBM believes that its Power 8 based systems are enough to change the rules and make a new choice possible
Lenovo believes the company still has a place in the PC market, and says the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business will play a role in helping it grow in that space.
IBM says that while most large companies are already utilizing big data in some way, SMBs are falling behind.
If you use a PC it's almost impossible to avoid using an office suite of some sorts. And most of your PC-life has been spent using either OpenOffice or Microsoft Office. But did you know there are...
IBM suggests how eliminating noise in the patient ward -- while slightly eerie and unnerving -- could actually improve healthcare. But it can't be done without big data and the cloud.
The risk management facility is said to be able to cut recovery times due to service disruptions down from roughly 48 hours to mere minutes.
The deal brings AT&T's NetBond service to IBM's SoftLayer cloud platform to bolster security and performance in hybrid cloud environments.
Watson Analytics is designed to reach line of business executives and bring cognitive computing to more people inside a company.
Being treated for major illness is often a race against time, so the Mayo Clinic has recruited IBM’s Watson supercomputer to help speed the processing of thousands of medical records.
IBM's M5 portfolio revolves around rack and tower, blade, dense and integrated systems.
New Discovery Advisor solution helps researchers answer the tough problems never answered before.
The partnership also marks a first for all parties involved being that SoftLayer will be the first cloud vendor to sell bare metal cloud servers deployed with Intel monitoring and security tools.
Infinidat is focused squarely on the high-end enterprise storage market. Against the likes of EMC, NetApp and IBM how can they possibly succeed? Building a better product is a great start.