Articles about IBM
When IBM signed up for Basic and DOS in 1980, Microsoft was tiny (40 staff) compared to Big Blue (341,279). But in the latest round of quarterly results, Microsoft unveiled bigger revenues, and it has 10x more cash in the bank.
Tim Cook isn't writing off the iPad, but acknowledges that you can't measure sales in 90 day increments without zooming out and seeing the enterprise possibilities.
The CSIRO will begin piloting IBM's cryptographic algorithmic solution in order to facilitate the secure sharing of sensitive information between government, academic, research, and industry partners.
Identity Mixer's technology uses an algorithm to encrypt personal data that's verified---age, birthdates, address, credit card number etc.---and share only what's needed with third parties.
IBM's workforce rebalancing is as predictable as the seasons, but it's a stretch to think Big Blue is cutting more than 100,000 employees.
The two vendors have teamed up on an Internet of Things initiative that they are hoping will be a game-changer.
IBM's fourth quarter results cap a challenging 2014. The company's financial picture is mixed.
IBM's SoftLayer cloud services find a home in the rapidly expanding Latin America market.
IBM's latest mainframe is being pitched to existing and new customers as a system that can handle all the transactions that flow through mobile devices.
IBM has once again beaten yearly patent records, racking up 7,534 patents in 2014 -- an average of 20 patents per day.
Following up on Canada and London, IBM has tapped Germany to host a SoftLayer data center.
Semiconductor manufacturer is looking to expand its presence in the Chinese market and hopes its recent buyout of IBM's chip business will lead the way.
Following the retirement of Andrew Stevens last year, IBM has announced that Kerry Purcell will be the company's new managing director of Australia and New Zealand.
Hackers managed to steal more than 61 million records from retailers in 2014, even though the overall number of cyber attacks dropped by 50 percent.
IBM puts SoftLayer on the Equinix Cloud Exchange in a move that will make it a better option for hybrid cloud deployments.
In November 2014, the top six supercomputers all run Linux, but that's about the only thing they have in common.
The GlobalFoundries semiconductor factory deal is only part of the recipe for Big Blue's ongoing survival. Here are a few other things that Armonk needs in order to maintain relevancy for the next decade and beyond.
This year IBM celebrates 25 years of partnership with the world's most famous tennis championships. We go behind the scenes to examine the tech that serves up the online coverage.
Black Hat USA 2013 vendor area included companies such as Veracode, Booz Allen Hamilton and Microsoft, with creative schwag such as Botnets for Breakfast (cereal) and 'hacker' playing cards.
Vintage ads showing that sex sometimes does sell computers. Some images, although published some time ago might not now be safe for work.
ZDNet goes behind to scenes to learn more about the tech that is used to support the Australian Open.
Take a trip down memory lane with these old PC ads. We sure have come a long way since then -- on style and pricing.
IBM's 300mm chip fab in upstate New York turns out high-performance chips around the clock. ZDNet was invited to take a look inside, and learn about what the future holds for chip making.
How do you make your datacentre run better, and save money? At IBM's research labs and facilities in upstate New York, three ideas are uppermost on people's minds: energy efficiency, monitoring, and utilisation.
I got a tour of IBM's Operations Center at the US Open this week, and I took a few pictures. Check out the infrastructure underlying delivery of all scores, stats and analytics at America's Grand Slam tennis event.
IBM's Sequoia supercomputer retakes the crown for the fastest supercomputer in the world.
In 1952 IBM solved the problem of using magnetic tape to back up computer-generated data.
IBM takes advantage of qubits which can potentially work on millions of computations at once - far outperforming a PC.
Every second tennis players are on the courts at the Australian Open, they are generating new data and information that needs to be catalogued. Tennis Australia brought IBM back on board to handle the massive workload in 2012 and ZDNet Australia went behind the scenes.
IBM yesterday celebrated its 100th birthday in Sydney, bringing together five ex-managing directors — including Telstra CEO David Thodey — as well as current managing director Andrew Stevens. The six IT powerbrokers sat on a panel and waxed lyrical about what had changed over the 100 years since IBM started out selling cheese measurement equipment.
In last month's TechLines: Cloud Control event, panellists discussed how the cloud allows businesses to become more adaptable, innovating faster and ramping up computing needs for a growing (or shrinking) business, yet it also exposes them to technology lock-in.
On August 12, at noon, ZDNet Australia presented a live broadcast on the future of email. Featuring a panel of local and global communications experts, this discussion delved into the issues and challenges facing email in its current state, and looked at how social media is changing the way we exchange information.
Lenovo's RD210 makes perfect sense if you're a small business that just needs a grunty all-purpose 1RU server.
While the interface of IBM's free office suite is sexy, its hunger for system resources and lack of features mean that OpenOffice.org 3 is still the best free office suite. Also, watch out for Symphony's lack of OOXML support.
This desktop is smart looking, well designed, packs a lot of grunt and is Intel vPro-enabled.
IBM's DB2 database adds several powerful new tools in version 9 including native XML support and DB2 Developer Workbench, and offers serious competition to Oracle and Microsoft.
The premium you pay is worth it: the ThinkPad T60 delivers a sturdy design, a complete range of network connectivity, top-shelf performance, long battery life, and just enough ports for the typical business user.
Businesses seeking a sturdy, secure, portable workhorse should consider the ThinkPad R60.
IBM's ultraportable notebook drops to 1.22kg and gains powerful rescue and recovery tools.
IBM's Thinkpad A31p features the latest Pentium 4-M processor and a meaty graphics subsystem to go with it.IBM's ThinkPad A31p is more than just another fully loaded Pentium 4-M screamer.