IBM’s PureSystems—an Impressive First Year
By Rob Enderle | Article Published May 16, 2013
The one-year-old solution has already achieved quite a bit of success.
Tags: servers, analytics, PureSystems, IBM, big data, appliance
IBM Unveils 'Internet of Things' Appliance
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 30, 2013
MessageSight will manage and route machine-to-machine messages.
Tags: internet of things, MessageSight, appliance, IBM
IBM CEO Tells Employees to Move Faster
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 25, 2013
Virginia Rometty is also making some changes in Big Blue's executive ranks.
Tags: CEO, IBM
IBM Falls Short of the Goal Line in 1Q13
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 19, 2013
Will Linux help power Big Blue forward to future growth?
Tags: networking, Storage, IBM, Linux, earnings
IBM to Invest $1 Billion in Flash Storage R&D
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 12, 2013
Big Blue also announced its new FlashSystem appliances.
Tags: Storage, IBM, FlashSystem, SSD, Flash, Solid-State Drives
Networking Vendors Work Together on OpenDaylight SDN Project
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 08, 2013
Cisco, IBM, Citrix, Juniper and many others will collaborate on standards for software-defined networking.
Tags: SDN, Software-Defined Networking, networking, IBM, Citrix, Cisco, open source, Juniper Networks
How to Present to Industry Analysts
By Rob Enderle | Article Published March 06, 2013
There's an art to creating an event that is informative, convincing and entertaining.
Tags: IBM, presentation, HP, analyst
IBM Hitches Wagon on OpenStack Cloud
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 04, 2013
Going forward, if it's cloud tech from IBM, it's OpenStack, announces the IT services and solutions giant.
Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack, IBM
Cisco Now a Top 5 Server Vendor
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 28, 2013
IBM remains the leader.
Tags: Oracle, IBM, servers, Cisco, IDC, HP
IBM Targets Enterprise BYOD with MobileFirst
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published February 21, 2013
Big Blue organizes its mobile products and services offering under one brand as it prepares for a big push into the enterprise.
Tags: mobile, BYOD, IBM
IBM Debuts Cheaper Power Servers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 05, 2013
The new hardware will make big data analytics and cloud computing affordable for smaller organizations.
Tags: cloud computing, SMB, emerging markets, Watson, big data, Power server, IBM
IBM Expands SmartCloud Enterprise
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 29, 2013
Big Blue adds applications and enterprise level service agreements to the cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM, SLAs
IBM 2012 Revenue Comes in at $104.5 Billion as Transformation Continues
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 23, 2013
IBM chases higher quality revenue streams across services, hardware and software.
Tags: enterprise software, IBM, WebSphere
SAP Now Runs on HANA
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 11, 2013
According to the company, running SAP's ERP software on the HANA database instead of Oracle can dramatically speed performance.
Tags: enterprise software, ERP software, IBM, Microsoft, HANA, SAP, Oracle, database
IBM Tops U.S Patent Office Record Year
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 10, 2013
More patents than ever before were granted in 2012, as Google and Apple make strong appearances.
Tags: patents, Apple, IBM, Google, cloud computing
IBM to Buy StoredIQ for Big Data Expertise
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 20, 2012
StoredIQ makes ediscovery software.
Tags: big data, merger and acquistion activity, eDiscovery, IBM
IBM Predicts Computers Will See, Hear, Taste, Touch and Smell by 2018
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 18, 2012
Big Blue has released its annual "5 in 5" predictions.
Tags: predictions, IBM
IBM: The Future of IT is Smell, Taste, Touch, Sound and Sight
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 17, 2012
IBM's Five in Five predicts a future of cognitive computing. But will it replace the need for human thinkers?
Tags: IT, IBM, IT management
Server Revenues Fall in Q3
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 03, 2012
Dell and Cisco were the only two vendors to see market share gains during the period.
Tags: Linux, Dell, server, Cisco, IBM, IDC, Gartner, revenue, HP
IBM Accelerates Mobile Strategy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 12, 2012
Mobile development lifecycle and mobile foundation products debut, but will developers still need a Mac if they want to build to iOS?
Tags: development, IBM, IOS, mobile
Manufacturer Sues IBM over ERP Software
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 12, 2012
Avantor Performance Materials says its experience with IBM was a 'disaster.'
Tags: SAP, software, ERP, lawsuit, IBM
Multiple Vendors Roll Out New Hadoop Offerings
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 24, 2012
Microsoft, IBM and Cloudera are all beefing up their big data services.
Tags: big data, Serengeti, Hadoop, open source, IBM, virtualization, Microsoft, VMware, Cloudera, cloud computing
IBM Reports a Profit, But Misses Revenue Estimates
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 17, 2012
Big Blue had another sluggish quarter.
Tags: quarterly financials, IBM, revenue, earnings
IBM Expands PureSystems Line, Announces Cloud Partnership
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 09, 2012
The company will challenge Oracle's Exadata with its new PureData products.
Tags: Oracle, big data, AT&T, PureSystems, IBM, private cloud, analytics, Exadata, cloud computing
IBM, HP Server Sales Fall in Q2, While Dell Revenue Grows
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 29, 2012
IBM and HP tie as the manufacturers with the highest revenue from server sales.
Tags: server shipment stats, IBM, HP, IDC, Dell
IBM Launches New zEnterprise EC12 Secure Cloud-Focused Mainframe System
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 28, 2012
Big Blue says this is its most powerful mainframe ever.
Tags: security, mainframe, solid state, IBM, analytics, Memory
IBM to Buy Social-Business Company Kenexa for $1.3 Billion
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 27, 2012
Kenexa makes enterprise HR software.
Tags: HR, merger and acquistion activity, recruiting, IBM, social networking, analytics, software
IBM Buys Flash Manufacturer Texas Memory Systems
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 16, 2012
Texas Memory sells RamSan solid state memory arrays and PCIe cards.
Tags: merger and acquistion activity, Flash, IBM, Solid State Storage, Memory
Sources: IBM Interested in Purchasing RIM's Enterprise Services
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 10, 2012
Another day, another rumor of a tech company that wants to buy part of RIM.
Tags: enterprise services, merger and acquistion activity, BlackBerry 10, IBM, servers, RIM, networking
IBM Q2 2012 Profit Up 6% Despite Revenue Decline
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 19, 2012
Revenue for most of the company's software and service offerings was flat or down.
Tags: hardware, revenue, IBM, services, earnings, software
IBM Raises 2012 Outlook on Tepid Second Quarter Earnings
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 19, 2012
IBM forecasts a positive future as it delivers second quarter results that shows flat U.S. growth.
Tags: earnings, IBM
IBM Is Social Business Software Leader: Study
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 20, 2012
For the third year in a row, IDC says IBM is the leading provider of enterprise social software.
Tags: social, IBM, IDC, enterprise software
HP, IBM Lead a Growing HPC Server Market: IDC
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 18, 2012
The market for high-performance computing servers will likely be worth $11 billion this year.
Tags: HP, IBM, HPC
IBM NNSA Sequoia Brings 'World's Fastest Supercomputer' Title Back to the US
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 18, 2012
The system reached 16.32 sustained petaflops.
Tags: supercomputer, IBM
Server Shipments Rise Slightly, but Revenues Decline in Q1
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 31, 2012
Cisco Systems and Fujitsu had a pretty good quarter, but HP, Dell, IBM and Oracle had a difficult quarter for server sales.
Tags: server shipment stats, HP, Cisco, Dell, Oracle, IBM, Fujitsu
IBM Shushes Siri
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 29, 2012
The iPhone's personal digital assistant is tech non grata on IBM campuses as security concerns surface.
Tags: iPhone 4S, Apple, mobile security, Siri, IBM
Apple Again the World's Most Valuable Brand
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 22, 2012
IBM and Google came in second and third; Microsoft was fifth.
Tags: Microsoft, Facebook, Google, IBM, Apple
IBM Launches New Mobile Foundation Portfolio
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 01, 2012
The new mobile platform includes application development, integration, security and management software.
Tags: software, mobile, cloud computing, IBM, Enterprise, services
OpenStack Lands IBM, Red Hat
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 12, 2012
Open source cloud effort gets a major vote of confidence and millions of dollars of support.
Tags: IBM, Red Hat
HP, IBM and Cisco Battle for Cloud Dominance
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 27, 2012
HP and IBM are fighting for the cloud infrastructure top spot while Cisco closes in with a little help from its UCS portfolio.
Tags: HP, Cisco, IBM, cloud computing
Facebook Is Said to Buy 750 IBM Patents
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 23, 2012
The social networking giant is building its patent portfolio as a defense against lawsuits.
Tags: IBM, patent, Facebook
As Enterprise Adoption Skyrockets, IBM Paves the Way to SmartClouds
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 09, 2012
Businesses are overwhelmingly adopting the cloud model, according to an IBM study. Yet it’s not without its stumbling blocks.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM
Holey Chip! IBM Drills Holes into Optical Chip for Terabit-Per-Second Speed
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 08, 2012
"Holey Optochip" technology could eventually improve the performance of supercomputers and data centers.
Tags: IBM, chip
IBM Fires More Than 1,000 in North America, Group Says
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 29, 2012
Big Blue has laid off around 0.2 percent of its global workforce in "resource actions."
Tags: layoffs, IBM
IBM Acquires Worklight to Expand Mobile Capabilities
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published February 01, 2012
Big Blue will acquire the Israeli specialist in mobile applications platforms and tools for developing software for smartphones and tablets.
Tags: IBM, acquisitions, mobile
Partner Focus: IBM Moves to Solidify Advantage
By Rob Enderle | Article Published January 24, 2012
No company with an enterprise focus can operate effectively without partners, a fact that IBM appears to clearly understand.
Tags: resellers, IBM, Partner Advantage
IBM Quarterly Results Show Modest Gains
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 20, 2012
The company's software and services units performed well, and its cloud computing revenue has tripled since 2010.
Tags: earnings, IBM
IBM Smashes Moore's Law, Cuts Bit Size to 12 Atoms
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 13, 2012
A major research breakthrough reduces the number of atoms required to store one bit of data from one million to twelve.
Tags: Storage, IBM
Google Adds More IBM Patents
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 04, 2012
The company bought 187 more patents and 36 applications to help fight its ongoing patent wars.
Tags: Google, patent, IBM
IBM: Mind Reading is Less Than Five Years Away
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 19, 2011
IBM's annual "5 in 5" report predicts the ways that technology will change the world in the next five years.
IBM Settles Antitrust Case with E.U.
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 15, 2011
Big Blue will provide more parts and information to other vendors that serve mainframe customers.
Tags: mainframe, IBM, antitrust
IBM to Buy Cloud Analytics Vendor for $440 Million
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 08, 2011
Big Blue will purchase DemandTec, which makes cloud-based marketing and sales software.
Tags: Cloud, IBM
Gartner Server Numbers Tell an Interesting Story
By Rob Enderle | Article Published November 30, 2011
The recent horse race between IBM, HP, Dell, Oracle and Lenovo reveals larger industry trends.
Tags: Oracle, IBM, Server Market, Dell, servers, HP, Lenovo
IBM's zEnterprise Enables Mainframe-Windows Combo
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 09, 2011
Until now, the mainframe computer has traditionally been distinctly separate from the Windows world.
Tags: zEnterprise, IBM, mainframe, Windows
IBM Brings Windows to the Mainframe
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published November 07, 2011
New technology to support Microsoft's operating system on mainframe hardware will become available December 16.
Tags: mainframe, IBM, Windows
IBM Unveils Analytics for the iPad and Cloud
By Vangie Beal | Article Published November 02, 2011
Leveraging its Watson technology, IBM is moving to expand its analytics presence in the cloud and the all-important mobile sector.
Tags: IBM, analytics, iPad apps, cloud computing
Apple vs. IBM on CEO Succession
By Rob Enderle | Article Published November 01, 2011
With Rometty, IBM has chosen a winner, as Apple's CEO succession raises questions.
Tags: IBM, Apple
IBM Opens Up Smartphone, Tablet Support for its Workers
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 31, 2011
BYOD comes to Big Blue.
Tags: BYOD, IBM
IBM Beats Oracle, Microsoft With Big Data Leap
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 27, 2011
Big Blue's new cloud-based Hadoop product, InfoSphere BigInsights, will hit the market before competing offerings from Oracle and Microsoft.
Tags: IBM, Hadoop
IBM Rolls Out 55 Infrastructure Products
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 19, 2011
In what the company calls its largest announcement of infrastructure products in years, IBM rolled out a slew of new and improved products.
Tags: IaaS, IBM, cloud computing, business intelligence software, analytics
IBM Intros New Servers, Storage for Analytics, Cloud, Virtualization
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 19, 2011
Big Blue is rolling out 55 new or updated products to help companies make better use of their data.
IBM Turns in a Predictable Third Quarter
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 17, 2011
Big Blue didn't lose money during what is traditionally a slow period for tech firms, but it didn't blow the doors off either.
Tags: business analytics, cloud computing, IBM
First Blush: Meg Whitman Could be Great for HP
By Rob Enderle | Article Published October 13, 2011
The stakes are high for HP's new CEO. Will she be able to avoid the missteps of her predecessors?
Tags: IBM, HP, Microsoft, whitman
IBM to Buy Platform Computing
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 12, 2011
The Canadian-based company makes tools that help ease the management of distributed computing and help enterprises build private clouds.
Tags: IBM, cloud computing
IBM Tops Microsoft to Become Second-Most Valuable in Technology
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 30, 2011
On Thursday, IBM's market cap reached $214 billion.
Tags: IBM, Microsoft
America Invents Act Signed into Law
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 16, 2011
Patent law is revised, but is it a good thing for tech's biggest patent holder?
Tags: patent lawsuit, patents, IBM
IBM Boosts Analytics, Acquires Algorithmics and i2
By Paul Shread | Article Published September 02, 2011
Having made a strategic decision to focus heavily on business analytics, IBM invested still more in its BI portfolio this week with two acquisitions.
Tags: business intelligence software, IBM, business analytics
IBM's Cast Iron Solution for Hybrid Cloud Gets Secured
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 26, 2011
Deploying elements of the data center to the cloud doesn't mean leaving the enterprise behind.
Tags: hybrid cloud, IBM, cloud computing
IBM Produces First 'Brain Chips'
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 18, 2011
Engineers have reverse-engineered the human brain to create a "cognitive computer."
IBM Celebrates 100th Anniversary of its First Patent
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 25, 2011
One hundred years ago today IBM was granted its first patent -- what was it? And how have patents changed (or not) in the last hundred years?
Tags: IBM, patents
EMC and IBM Take Different Roads to Attack Oracle (With Music)
By Rob Enderle | Article Published July 12, 2011
A tech pundit opines that EMC and IBM each see a path to grabbing market share from Oracle.
Tags: EMC, IBM, Oracle
Dell's Formula for Success
By Rob Enderle | Article Published June 29, 2011
Instead of attempting to emulate other tech vendors, Dell found its own way toward market success.
Tags: Apple, Google, IBM, Dell
Enterprise Software Sales Surged to $245 billion in 2010
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 06, 2011
IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP were the big winnners, with a rising tide lifting most boats.
Tags: Oracle, SAP, IBM, Microsoft, enterprise software
IBM, Akamai Partner to Boost Application Speed
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 14, 2011
The partnership focuses on the WebSphere Application Accelerator, including a hardware element and managed services.
Tags: cloud computing, application acceleration, Akamai, managed services, IBM