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's chief executive said big data remains the company's biggest emerging unit, but has been helped along by more than 30 acquisitions over the last year.
IBM CEO Virginia Rometty has spoken frankly about IBM's business woes, but insists that change will lift the company from stagnation.
Following "extensive additional investigation", Louisiana Sheriffs' Pension & Relief Fund says it has dropped its lawsuit alleging IBM's links with the U.S. government's cyberspying program resulted in loss of business in China.
IBM's new services offer threat detection and critical data protection, while Symantec takes the managed security approach.
'Gone are the days when you poured concrete over all your processes,' says IBM's Robert LeBlanc.
If you use a PC it's almost impossible to avoid using an office suite of some sorts. And most of your PC-life has been spent using either OpenOffice or Microsoft Office. But did you know there are...
IBM Australia's total revenue for the 2013 financial year has tumbled, leaving the company's net profit after tax 34 percent lower than last year.
The company added to its MobileFirst portfolio with development tools, preconfigured apps for verticals and more design studios.
Big Blue has opened its first accelerator ever, in Israel, to take advantage of the StartUp Nation's fledgling tech companies.
The tech giant said the app exchange is a digital front door that opens up its in-house services portfolio, along with those of its partners, to enterprise clients.
IBM boasted it took more than three years of development -- not to mention $2.4 billion in investment -- as well as "hundreds" of patents to produce Power8.
The sale of Lufthansa's IT unit may have attracted some heavyweight contenders in a purchase war.
IBM has invested an undisclosed sum in Fluid, an e-commerce and omnichannel shopping company, to create a Watson-powered personal shopping app prototype for The North Face.
IBM is a work in progress for sure as only the software division delivered any growth. Hardware remains a problem for Big Blue.
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.