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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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IBM's future: 6 things it needs to thrive

IBM's future: 6 things it needs to thrive

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.

October 20, 2014 by

Inside IBM's 300mm chip fab: Photos

Inside IBM's 300mm chip fab: Photos

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.

December 21, 2012 by

US Open tech, behind the scenes

US Open tech, behind the scenes

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.

September 8, 2012 by

Australian Open 2012: photos

Australian Open 2012: photos

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.

January 16, 2012 by

Quantum computing leaves the lab

Tonya Hall and Dr. Robert Sutor, vice president of IBM quantum computing, strategy, and ecosystem at IBM Research, to learn more about how quantum computing is changing and becoming more accessible.

June 17, 2019 by

The future of IBM and Red Hat

As IBM's acquisition of Red Hat begins to unfold, TechRepublic's Karen Roby looked to ZDNet's Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols to gain a better understanding of the current state of company and what its future looks like now. Read more: https://zd.net/2JRtb6T

May 20, 2019 by

IBM Lotus Symphony 1.2

IBM Lotus Symphony 1.2

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.

January 26, 2009 by

Lenovo ThinkCentre M55p

Lenovo ThinkCentre M55p

Lenovo's first vPro-equipped desktop is smart looking, well designed and packs a lot of grunt. While there is not much room for expansion, the ThinkCentre M55p is already well equipped and the small form factor will be well received in a space conscious office.

February 6, 2007 by

IBM DB2 9

IBM DB2 9

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.

August 31, 2006 by

Lenovo ThinkPad T60

Lenovo ThinkPad T60

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.

August 10, 2006 by

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