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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IBM is a work in progress for sure as only the software division delivered any growth. Hardware remains a problem for Big Blue.
The insurance giant will build its private cloud infrastructure on IBM's PureFlex System and use a bevy of services.
The Italian energy giant is creating a new business unit to explore how IBM's cognitive computing could help it find new oil reserves and make better business decisions.
IBM beefs up SoftLayer's disaster recovery services and infrastructure. The company also said Novitex inked a $10 million SoftLayer deal.
KVM, Linux's built-in hypervisor for the x86 chip family will be available at the end of this quarter for IBM's Power chip family.
IBM has aggressively building out its marketing suite as it tries to land chief marketing officers, which increasingly control more technology buying power.
During the 2014 Australian Open, Tennis Australia leveraged its dynamic cloud infrastructure to track content and analytics to make future projections.
Finland's prestigious Millennium Technology Prize has been awarded to the scientist behind technology that could see terabytes of storage built into everyday objects.
Coco-Cola Amatil (CCA) has signed a "multimillion dollar" agreement with IBM to move its SAP infrastructure for its South Pacific operation into the cloud.
It does apparently to the U.S. government, which reportedly will be scrutinizing Lenovo's move to buy IBM's server business to ensure it doesn't lead to a backdoor access to U.S. national secrets and infrastructure.
The tech giant has announced the creation of services to help corporations use big data in the battle against fraud and financial crime.
It is important to note that even though the report was published in March 2014, the results actually pertain to 2012.
The collaboration, one of many IBM is planning to widen cognitive computing's footprint, will be the first Watson implementation for genomic research.
IBM has categorically denied any involvement with the U.S. National Security Agency's spying spree, and insists it has never handed over client data in the name of surveillance.
IBM has released a study showing how the consumerisation of IT has forced CIOs to reposition the IT function in their businesses.