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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Amid a 3.7 percent drop in worldwide revenue for the quarter largely from weaker Unix server demand, HP overtook IBM in terms of market share on improved sales for x86-based ProLiant servers, according to IDC.
All industry reports and data are basically coming up with the same conclusion: 2013 is all about mobile.
Thinking about using AWS on a project? Here's a rundown of the important elements of Amazon's cloud services.
Linux is everywhere, except on traditional PCs. But when it comes to total platform domination, you can't beat Linux on supercomputers.
Cisco Systems, IBM, and Microsoft are expected to encounter problems touting their products in China over revelations concerning the U.S. government's surveillance programs. Cisco is hardest hit.
Enterprise users may get more Siri-like apps if developers flock to IBM's Watson cloud platform.
The company said Fiberlink's cloud mobile management and security software will be lumped into IBM's MobileFirst suite.
IBM's aggressive anti-AWS marketing may just validate Amazon as a go-to enterprise vendor, but Big Blue argues its SoftLayer acquisition is transformational.
New server company Servergy uses IBM Power Architecture to equip the high-density datacenter
ARM Holdings has indicated that enterprise networking is a growth market for the company. A licensing deal with IBM and another with Broadcom proves the point.
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.