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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The Linux Foundation used to be just about Linux. Now it's also directly backiing virtualization with support for Linux and the Open Virtualization Alliance's KVM.
Each member of the C-suite has something to worry about when it comes to security, according to a survey.
Forget all the promises of cloud bringing cost savings — it's developed a monster generation of consumers that want services yesterday, and tailored specifically for them.
IBM's earnings were better than expected for the third quarter, but sales fell short. The systems and technology division saw sales fall 19 percent from a year ago.
Big data and software defined networking have come far enough that they can be combined with automation to create self-defending network, but no one is ready for the technology yet, according to IBM.
IBM has claimed that the first generation of cloud services failed horribly because everyone in the industry tried to do it their own way.
Having a mobile app doesn't mean a company is truly taking advantage of the mobility boom, and those that continue to do so will be left behind, according to IBM.
According to Big Blue, its invention should pave the way for more efficient software defined networking and allow cloud systems to better handle bursts.
Data analytics will become a core part of all successful businesses in future, predicts IBM CEO, who believes such enterprises will carry three main characteristics.
Despite many touting that moving to the cloud eliminates all the maintenance and support cost of owning your own servers, that's not why industry leaders are doing it, according to IBM.
IBM reiterated that Softlayer is the foundation of its cloud portfolio, but the tech giant is also weaving together other acquisitions for both SaaS and hybrid cloud offerings.
Server vendors are about to be squeezed by technology buyers, who are navigating new technologies and increasingly considering options away from the traditional data center fare.
Barclays believes the impact of cloud and Software-as-a-Service will continue shake up next year, but IBM has yet to catch up and move with the times.
How will machine learning help healthcare? Hint: It's not through electronic medical records.
At the IBM research colloquium on cognitive computing, Columbia University computer scientist Kathleen McKeown uses natural language processing to mine social media for valuable information.