In order to solve advanced computation problems, IBM is expanding its high performance computing (HPC), as part of technical computing, and making it more accessible through the cloud for clients grappling with big data and other computationally intensive activities. In recent years, the cloud environment has played a major role in running High-Performance Computing (HPC) applications computationally intensive and data intensive in nature.
In what could be a highly significant deal for Apple, the Cupertino based company has inked a deal with IBM to transform enterprise mobility. Both the companies today released a joint statement announcing an exclusive partnership.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced it is investing $3 billion over the next 5 years in two broad research and early stage development programs to push the limits of chip technology needed to meet the emerging demands of cloud computing and Big Data systems.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) introduced new cloud and on premises social software to help clients better connect, collaborate and share information with key stakeholders inside and outside their organizations.
IBM unveils cyber threat protection services that will protect organization data and brand equity. The behavioral analysis will help predict the threats for better protection.
IBM is looking to expand its MobileFirst application development portfolio further with new IBM Ready Apps, and 18 new IBM MobileFirst studios placed around the world. These will help enterprises setup and execute their mobile strategy in a secure and timely manner.
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.