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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Server sales have been whacked by a weak economy and consolidation moves. Cisco, however, is growing rapidly and Dell picked up market share.
A decade ago, SCO attacked Linux but it hadn't counted on running into a paralegal turned legal journalist named Pamela Jones and her Website Groklaw.
Former premier Anna Bligh has told an inquiry into Queensland's most costly IT disaster that she decided not to sue IBM, because there was no guarantee that the state would win.
By adding its DB2 database software to SmartCloud, IBM boasted that both corporate and government customers could see up to 25 times faster data reporting.
With firms finding cheaper alternatives to the big names such as CA and HP, a chasing group of newer entrants in IT operations management is expanding fast.
The Queensland government will begin to automatically dock the pay of health workers to recoup overpayments arising from the Queensland Health payroll debacle involving an IBM payroll system.
Fresh out of medical school, Big Blue's smart supercomputer pivots to marketing -- and takes up residence inside the customer service call center.
COBOL apps for IBM System z mainframes should see improved performance following the latest release of IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS.
Today IBM launches SmartCloud Entry 3.1, which is an easy to deploy, easy to use, easy to manage, and easy to adopt cloud solution.
IBM is shutting the doors on Lotus 1-2-3, the software program that made the IBM PC and Microsoft household names.
IBM eats its own dog food, reporting significant cost savings and more customer interactions with its private cloud.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs wants to replace its 50-year-old human resources application with a sleeker software-as-a-service model.
IBM will be upgrading the 50-year-old HR system at the VA to the cloud using its own software products as well as some from Oracle, among others.
IBM disclosed in a recent filing that it is being investigated by the Justice Dept. over corruption allegations in four countries in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
Onerous Excel spreadsheets just weren't revealing the true value of individual brokers, so Compagnie Financière Tradition turned to business intelligence for some hard-nosed decisions.