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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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AusCERT 2011, booth babes and all: pics

May 16, 2011 by in CXO

AusCERT 2011, booth babes and all: pics

The 10th annual Australian Computer Emergency Response Team (AusCERT) conference started today. The exhibition floor seemed unusually roomy, and regular attendees agreed that the conference seemed much quieter than usual.

Mardi Gras: the Wizards of Optus photos

March 6, 2011 by in IBM

Mardi Gras: the Wizards of Optus photos

Employees from across Optus' business made their debut at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on Saturday night, dressing up as characters from the Wizard of Oz for a special Wizard of Optus float.

IBM ends Pulse 2011 with a bang: photos

March 4, 2011 by in IBM

IBM ends Pulse 2011 with a bang: photos

After four long days of meetings, presentations, expos and skills sessions, IBM's annual Pulse conference came to a close with a bang, as the technology giant put on a 1960s-style dance night for delegates.

Cracking Open the IBM PC Jr.

March 1, 2011 by in IBM

Cracking Open the IBM PC Jr.

The PC Jr. was IBM's attempt to tap into the budding home personal computer market of 1983. While the PC Jr. had many positives with regard to the general home user, it also had several limitations that doomed it in the marketplace. I bought my PC Jr. in 1985 from my older brother who never quite figured out what to do with it. Feeling nostalgic, I decided to Crack Open the IBM PC Jr. to see what was actually in the case.

TechLines: Cloud Control: photos

February 17, 2011 by in Cloud

TechLines: Cloud Control: photos

Yesterday we held our TechLines event on cloud computing, discussing the ins and outs of the cloud — is it just a fad, or is it a shift to public infrastructure that is as inevitable as night falling?

Vic Uni's mean green machines: photos

January 23, 2011 by in IBM

Vic Uni's mean green machines: photos

After Victoria University opened its datacentre in Sunshine, Victoria in 2009, it has been progressively migrating its infrastructure services over from its old, inefficient centre in Footscray to the new site, and plans to ramp up the migration over the next six months.

IBM's smart city game: pictures

October 5, 2010 by in IBM

IBM's smart city game: pictures

Ever played the classic build 'em up, knock 'em down game Sim City? Wondering how smart technology implementations really affect a city? Then you'll love IBM's new business toy.

April 29, 2010 by in CXO

IBM: 'Consumerization' of IT driving cloud adoption

At the Interop conference in Las Vegas, Kristof Kloeckner, CTO of cloud computing at IBM, talks about the big trends in that arena and what that means for enterprise IT. He says the consumerization of IT is driving the expectations of how users access IT services and will lead to the evolution of IT infrastructure.

August 7, 2008 by in Linux

IBM: Linux in 2018?

At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, IBM executive Bob Sutor talks about what a desktop will mean in the future, saying it will focus more on mobile devices like iPhones and collaborations across platforms. He then calls for better graphics designers in the open-source world to make them easier to use.

June 18, 2008 by in IBM

IBM, Cisco, VMware talk up emerging green tech

At the Business Goes Green conference in San Jose, Calif., on June 6, Forrester Research Senior Vice President Christopher Mines moderated a discussion on data centers and the green technologies that panel members believe will have the most significant impact in the future. The panel included: Elaine Lennox, IBM's vice president of marketing management; Rob Smoot, VMware's data center product marketing manager; and Mike Capuano, Cisco's director of routing and switching.

February 27, 2008 by in Hardware

A greener IBM?

At the Cleantech Forum in San Francisco, Peter Williams, CTO of IBM's Big Green Innovations, discusses the role of technology in the green movement. He addresses everything from new virtualization systems to new sensor networks that will help monitor climate change.

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