IBM unit SoftLayer now offers security services and disaster recovery to its cloud customers. This will enable enterprises to move critical business functions to the cloud knowing that they can recover data even during a disaster. This will help enterprises continue to offer services to their customers even in the event of a disaster and build a better reputation for themselves.
IBM recently announced a definitive agreement to acquire Silverpop, a privately held software company based in Atlanta, GA. Silverpop empowers marketers with cloud-based capabilities that deliver personalized customer engagements in highly scalable environments. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
IBM announced plans to spend $ 100 million to globally expand its consulting services capabilities. The company wants to provide clients with a personalized model of engagement through data and design. It also plans to open 10 new IBM Interactive Experience labs around the world.
IBM is now trying to put together the pieces of jigsaw with SoftLayer that it acquired early last year, its need to get into PaaS space, the acquisition intent of Cloudant to provide Database as a Service and yaps the $1 billion that it has put aside investing in what it calls capabilities-as-a-service.
The global software behemoth, IBM announced that it is providing users of its popular cloud computing solutions with a new product that would be integrated into the cloud layer. This product named Power Systems is expected to be part of a tiered solution to the cloud services and enable access of cutting edge technology as well as a depth and breadth of services, which the users can avail of.
IBM today announced a global consulting practice that anticipates the emerging client demand for useful user experiences as the point of entry to high-value relationships with their customers, employees, prospects and partners.
Two organisations from China - the Suzhou PowerCore Technology Company and the Research Institute of Jiangsu Industrial Technology – have today said they will be joining the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development alliance based on IBM's POWER microprocessor architecture.
Computer giant IBM Corp today announced it would be investing over US $1.2 billion to build 15 additional data centres across five continents in an effort to allow customers to use its Cloud services and to reach newer markets.
Security forms a key component in any business in this technological era. Bettering security is a continuous process for companies. IBM has recently received a patent for a data encryption technique that is expected to further data privacy and strengthen cloud computing security.
In yet another big ticket acquisition in the world of Big Data, IBM (NYSE: IBM) said it would be signing a definitive agreement to acquire Emeryville, CA-based Aspera, Inc. Aspera's technology helps companies securely speed the movement of massive data files around the world. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.