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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With OpenDaylight software-defined networking, rivals and users are united by open source to create software-defined networking for everyone. Believe it or not, the group's already made great progress and more is in store.
IBM could wriggle out of semiconductor manufacturing after several challenging quarters for its hardware business.
DARPA's VAPR project could allow it to blanket vast areas with monitoring sensors without risking the equipment falling into enemy hands.
The Jeopardy!-winning cognitive computing package will be put to work on development projects.
The company is counting on a new center in southern Israel to help it tap into Israel's security knowhow.
IBM told Twitter it believed the social networking company infringed on its patents. Twitter later acquired more than 900 patents from Big Blue and bolstered its intellectual property portfolio.
Sure there's a lot to crow about when you consider IBM's new X6 Server lineup. But hardly anyone's talking about my favorite part of this hardware: ease of maintenance. Here's what you'll want to know about the X6 systems.
Lenovo has agreed to acquire IBM's low-end server business for $2.3bn in a move that will see 7,500 Big Blue staff move to the Chinese company.
IBM's challenge: Its new businesses aren't growing fast enough to offset struggling units such as the hardware division.
It was tiny, almost toy-like. And yet what it would unleash on the world would be no less than a revolution in personal computing.
Those IBM-Lenovo server talks are on again. Can these two agree on a price this time around?
What would you do with 12TB of server main memory? IBM will let you find out with their new eXFlash DIMM.
IBM is resuming attempts to sell its low-end server business after a deal fell flat last year.
Following huge investments in SoftLayer, IBM is ramping up cloud efforts by creating up to 15 new cloud-based data centers worldwide.
Big Blue's so called X6 Architecture is designed to boost performance of x86 servers so they can better handle workloads such as big data analytics. virtualization and enterprise resource planning.