Apple is making a push for the corporate IT market through a partnership with IBM, which will develop iOS apps for its Big Data and analytics services and promote iPhones and iPads to clients.
IBM will pour $3 billion into computing and chip materials research over the next five years, as it rethinks computer design and looks to a future that may not involve silicon chips.
The server uses some new HP-patented techniques to keep water away from the hardware
Khalifa Fund IT Director Dr. Zuhair Lardhi has been a mainstay of the Middle East IT industry, but in the midst of his career progression he found the time to satisfy his passion for academia.
Striving to keep up with a high-achieving family, Ali Radhi, Head of IT, MBC, has relied on his relentless passion for technology to find professional success.
On 8th April, IBM celebrated the 50th anniversary of System/360, its mainframe system which transformed the computing world. James Dartnell reports from the Mainframe50 conference in New York City where the infrastructure giant celebrated the milestone with the release of new cloud and Hadoop services.
Lenovo’s net profit grew 25 percent year-over-year in the first quarter as the Chinese company continued to make gains in the PC and smartphone markets.
BlackBerry is allowing rivals AirWatch, Citrix, SAP and IBM to directly manage its smartphones with the Blackberry 10 operating system as part of its strategy to open up management of its devices to third parties.
On Monday, IBM will take the wraps off a portfolio of products for software-defined storage, an area where established vendors and startups alike are already claiming the future has arrived.
IBM’s efforts to expand the use of its Power chips in hyperscale data centres just got a big shot in the arm from Google.
IBM has assembled a vast array of hosted cloud services, and is displaying them on its Cloud online marketplace from Monday.
An IBM project to widen the use of its Power server chips inched forward Wednesday with Big Blue trying to challenge Intel for a bigger role in the hyperscale data centres run by the likes of Google and Facebook.
Falling hardware sales and the cost of layoffs hit IBM’s profit hard in the first quarter, sending it down 21 percent from a year earlier.
IBM yesterday hosted its Mainframe50 event, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the System/360 mainframe.
Fifty years ago on April 7, IBM announced the computer that the task force had designed, the System/360.
Fifty years ago, IBM announced the mainframe computer that its task force had designed – the System/360.
Cisco is this week unveiling an alternative to OpenFlow for software-defined networking and proposing it as a standard, while adding it as a vital component of the company’s new programmable architecture.
Aruba Networks has unveiled its Mobility-Defined Networks, a new architecture that aims to enable IT departments in the Middle East to build an ‘all-wireless workplace’ designed to enhance #GenMobile productivity and job satisfaction.
Aruba Networks has announced a package of software upgrades designed to better accommodate all-wireless workplaces, including sites where employees use three different mobile devices with multiple applications.
Jumbo Electronics is tapping new technologies as it forges the path to business innovation
James Dartnell takes a look at what Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp means for the two companies.
Around 75,000 people descended on the Catalonian city for the 2014 Mobile World Congress, which showcased faster and more flexible mobile networks and shiny new smartphones, among other connected things.
According to a new IBM study, 82 percent of CFOs see the value of integrating enterprise-wide data, but only 24 percent think their team is up to the task.
AT&T and IBM have announced they’ve sealed a partnership to provide security services for a range of enterprises with plans to unite AT&T Secure Gateway Solutions with IBM’s threat-monitoring services.
Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp could be one milestone in a strong year for tech mergers and acquisitions.
Microsoft continues to target the enterprise with the introduction of a private on-ramp for Windows Azure cloud services.
IDC today launched its Technology Advisory Council for the Gulf region during a press conference held at Dubai’s Burj Al Arab hotel.
Intel has released a new tool for remotely managing servers from multiple hardware vendors, though wary of upsetting partners as it looks to make more money from software.
With the proposed acquisitions of Motorola Mobility and IBM’s low-end server unit, Lenovo expects its short-term profits to fall
Samsung has joined the fledgling OpenPower Consortium, an alliance led by IBM to push Power-based chip designs into hardware products such as servers.
Lenovo today announced the UAE launches of the latest additions to its ThinkPad portfolio with the third generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon and the ThinkPad 8.
Mohamed Sayed, SGI Cloud Computing Leader – MEA at IBM gives Computer News Middle East his insider tips for ways that the cloud is most likely to impact businesses in 2014.
We caught up with several CMOs and marketing executives to find out what they’d ask of IT if they could speak frankly. Here are their seven key requirements.
Microsoft has finally concluded its protracted search and chosen its new CEO: Satya Nadella, who as executive vice president of the company’s Cloud and Enterprise group has successfully steered the shift of the company’s back-end server software and tools to the cloud.
Riverbed has unveiled Riverbed Granite 2.6, with new features that support bigger data sets and additional enterprise-class storage solutions, including IBM Storwize V7000.
IBM will house its email, communication and collaboration products in its Connections suite, whose scope until now has been limited to enterprise social networking software.
ARM’s emerging challenge to the x86 architecture in the server space just gathered momentum as AMD announced it will start shipping sample 64-bit ARM processors, along with associated development kits, to partners in the upcoming months.
Lenovo is set to buy Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 billion in a deal that excludes the vast majority of Motorola’s patent portfolio.
Lenovo is once again restructuring its operations, this time to create two new business groups devoted to its enterprise products and to developing a software ecosystem.
Lenovo Group has agreed to buy IBM’s x86 server hardware business and related maintenance services for US$2.3 billion, it announced Thursday.
IBM has revived efforts to sell its low-end server business and Dell, Fujitsu and Lenovo are all lining up to take a look, according to reports this week.
Gulf Business Machines and Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, reaffirming their commitment to a longstanding strategic relationship.
Still hampered by slow hardware sales, IBM reported a 5.5 percent decline in revenue for the fourth quarter, even as it managed to post a 6 percent gain in net income.
IBM today announced plans to commit $1.2 billion (£730 million) to expand its global cloud footprint through a number of new data centres set to open this year.
Facebook is worth £1.21 billion more than Malaysia and IBM is valued at £1.81 billion more than Mexico, according to research released today by Bank of America Merill Lynch.
They say that good things come in small packages—diamond rings, the crown jewels, keys to an exotic villa. When it comes to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, big is beautiful, writes James Dartnell.
The new A1-830 tablet ticks all of the right boxes for people interested in a functional tablet sporting the sub 8-inch form factor. The tablet sports a 7.9-in, 1024×768 resolution screen at a 4:3 screen ratio; ideal for web browsing and reading e-books.
Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S5 on Monday at a Mobile World Congress presentation in Barcelona, touting a slimmed-down approach to the latest flagship’s feature set and simplified design.