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.
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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.
Last September customers of storage provider Nirvanix got what could be worst-case scenario news for a cloud user: The company was going out of business and they had to get data out, fast.
In the 25 years since India’s most well-known IT services trade group National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) was formed, the country’s global outsourcing industry has experienced tremendous growth, but also its share of ups and downs.
Oracle is buying Corente, maker of SDN technology for WANs (wide area networks), in a strike against competitors Cisco and IBM. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close early this year, weren’t disclosed on Tuesday.
The Middle East and Africa external storage market declined 8.8% year-on-year during the third quarter of 2013, according to the latest figures from IDC.
IDC predicts key Asian cloud suppliers will pit against each other resulting in a new leadership structure within the IT industry.
According to a new study by Forrester Research, commissioned by Data-as-a-Service firm BDNA, 73 percent of high-level IT decision makers cite the complexity of data as the largest challenge in making effective IT decisions in the next 12 months.
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.
The Nasdaq computer index Friday hit its highest point since November 2000, in the wake of the dot-com bust, despite mixed reports this week from the hardware and components sector.
Hewlett-Packard took back its server crown from IBM last quarter as the overall market contracted, IDC reported Wednesday.
Once heavily reliant on the Chinese market, Lenovo is now looking to make acquisitions as it tries to expand its growing enterprise business to other countries.
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.
In the global race to build the next generation of supercomputers – exascale – there is no guarantee of who will finish first.
Qualcomm wants to make tablets and smartphones more perceptive by giving the devices a “silicon brain,” company CEO Paul Jacobs said Wednesday.
Gulf Business Machines today used its inaugural Enterprise Mobility event in Doha to highlight how companies and governments can leverage smart phones and tablets.
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.
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Mobile management vendors including Good Technology and MobileIron are increasing their efforts to pitch Android and iOS as alternatives to BlackBerry, thanks to improved security and management tools.
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.
When Google Apps arrived in 2006, it stood on the cutting edge of Web-hosted email and collaboration suites for businesses, a bold pioneer clearing a path in the new, wild frontier of enterprise cloud computing.
A study by analyst IDC shows how companies are using the open source Hadoop big data analytics systems alongside other systems to get value out of their data.
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.
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.
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