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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Over 1,000 workers at the Chinese factory launched a strike earlier this month in protest over IBM's compensation and severance package policies. Lenovo will soon own said factory.
Big Blue appears set on a dual strategy to offload hardware businesses as quickly as possible, while snapping up software and cloud companies with equal speed.
Workers continue to press for higher compensation as protests go into their ninth day over the IBM-Lenovo server deal.
If this major initiative works, it will usher in much needed relief to a cyclically embattled industry
Cognitive computing technology such as Watson, cloud computing and systems of engagement will reinvent IBM, says CEO Ginny Rometty in a shareholder letter. But the big question is how long the transition will take.
Trusteer's solutions have been deployed in tens of millions of systems, all of whom are now IBM customers.
More than 1,000 IBM workers at an affected server division demanded proper compensation and refused to be "sold" to Lenovo.
IBM has acquired a bevy of cloud companies and built a Big Blue cloud stack. Here's a look at the moving parts and how they fit together as IBM moves from hardware to the cloud.
IBM Australia is expected to cut 500 jobs as part of plans to move investments in areas such as cloud, analytics and cognitive computing.
IBM's Manoj Saxena, the guru behind Watson, has left to go to a venture capital fund. Is the jump worrisome or just the realization that new skills are needed to make Watson a real business unit?
The company launches a developer challenge to prime the app ecosystem pump for its Watson cognitive computing platform.
AT&T and IBM have announced a partnership to give businesses a simplified, single source for network security and threat management.
IBM explains how the changed role of big data and analytics can help businesses be more competitive.
IBM thinks that opening its middleware stack to the cloud in BlueMix will prove to be winning bet.
Softlayer CEO Lance Crosby presented a clear, persuasive view of the company, its products and his vision for the future.