IBM is apparently planning the most devastating jobs cuts in business history, with a reported 110,000 employees from a global workforce of 435,000 facing redundancy, US Forbes has reported.
IBM will favour buyouts that strengthen its cloud services, the company’s CFO has said, as it looks for ways to expand its business after 11 straight quarters of declining revenue.
IBM took the wraps off a new mainframe computer on Tuesday, promising it will help customers to detect more fraud in real time and plow through billions of transactions generated each day by smartphones and tablets.
For the 22nd year in a row, IBM has produced more U.S. patents than any other company, a success that it attributes, at least in part, to the global diversity of its researchers.
IBM is building out its global computing network in a bid to focus on the enterprise cloud market, announcing that it is adding cloud centres in 11 new locations.
IBM and Apple have unveiled the first results of their enterprise IT partnership: 10 mobile applications aimed at businesses in six industries as well as government users.
IBM has announced its new ‘freemium’ social collaboration Verse that uses built-in analytics to retrieve information from a range of services.
IBM and Twitter have announced a partnership that will merge Twitter’s massive flows of social media data with Big Blue’s analytics software, including Watson.
The first products from Apple’s mobile enterprise partnership with IBM will roll out next month, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who said the partnership “could change the way people work.”
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty is moving quickly to quell concerns about the company’s sinking earnings and decision to pay more than a billion dollars to cast off its money-losing microelectronics business to GlobalFoundries.
IBM will sell the semiconductor technologies unit that makes its Power processors to Abu Dhabi-owned GlobalFoundries, paying the chip manufacturer about US$1.3 billion to take two factories off its hands in a move to erase losses.
IBM will extend its Elastic Storage technology with two new products as the company moves to offer software-defined storage in several forms.
With Lenovo expected to close its IBM x86 server business acquisition by year end, a glimpse at the combined server product line has emerged.
IBM has announced advances in Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities that could enable researchers to accelerate the pace of scientific breakthroughs by discovering previously unknown connections in Big Data.
Apple will provide an expanded set of support services to IBM customers with iPhones and iPads under a new enterprise-grade AppleCare plan, the support and warranty extensions Apple has long sold to consumers and businesses.
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.
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.
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.
Samsung has joined the fledgling OpenPower Consortium, an alliance led by IBM to push Power-based chip designs into hardware products such as servers.
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.
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.
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.
IBM is developing software that will allow organisations to use multiple cloud storage services interchangeably, reducing dependence on any single cloud vendor and ensuring that data remains available even during service outages.
Hewlett-Packard took back its server crown from IBM last quarter as the overall market contracted, IDC reported Wednesday.
There were some unexpected new entrants into the Cloud space this year, according to IBM Global Technology Services Cloud computing executive, Dean Evans.
Gemalto have announced a global business partnership with IBM for its latest Ezio eBanking security platform.
IBM yesterday announced an agreement to acquire Fiberlink Communications, saying the purchase is a key part of a broader mobile-security strategy to provide assurance in transactions conducted via devices such as iPhones and Android smartphones.
IBM was accused by a federal court of “gamesmanship” in its bid for the CIA’s cloud computing contract. The accusation is part of a ruling unsealed Friday.
Twitter on Monday increased the price of shares in its initial public offering to a range of US$23 to $25 per share and also revealed that IBM has claimed the company has infringed on several patents.
IBM will pay a US$44,000 fine to settle a case alleging it violated anti-discrimination law by placing online job listings seeking software developers with specific visas, the US Department of Justice said Friday.
IBM is working to develop microservers based on low-power processors but isn’t sure yet when the systems will be introduced.
Following through on a policy change announced in 2012, IBM has started restricting availability of hardware patches to paying customers, spurring at least one advocacy group to accuse the company of anticompetitive practices. […]
IBM has joined forces with Google as it launches an effort to expand the use of its Power platform and reverse declines in its hardware business.
With space for four hard disks, the 16TB NAS Pro 4-Bay storage unit is ideal for small businesses. However, Seagate has added a couple of neat features that make the device accessible to the average file hoarder.
We took Lenovo’s Yoga Tablet 2 for a spin, and decided whether the upgraded specs justify the $250 price tag.
What’s rectangular, gold, and 18 percent thinner than a No. 2 pencil? The iPad Air 2, which Apple unveiled Thursday. Sporting subtle refinements like a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and a beefed-up iSight […]