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.
Thwarting some stiff competition from the likes of Hewlett Packard and Fujitsu, IBM and business partner Bechtle AG have bagged a US$115m contract with the European Commission (EC) to provide servers to European Union (EU) institutions and agencies in its (EU) 27 member states.
A survey by IBM has revealed that 90 per cent of global organisations did not mind sustaining or increasing their investments in mobile technologies over the next 12-18 months.
IBM (NYSE:IBM) continues to build a comprehensive set of mobile capabilities, expanding its stated vision to also include secure transactions between businesses, partners and customers for enterprise mobility management. As part of this plan, it has now announced it would be acquiring mobile management and security company Fiberlink Communications.