IBM, Verizon and eight other companies will compete for US$10 billion worth of work to help move the U.S. Department of the Interior's IT systems to the cloud.
IBM has signed an agreement to acquire security company Trusteer, and plans to set up a cybersecurity software lab in Israel.
IBM is hoping to help create the next generation of "big-data" specialists through a series of partnerships with universities around the world, as well as influence the curriculum.
IBM has decided to license the Power chip architecture to customers, who can then build chips based on the design. A collection of companies, including Nvidia and Google, will also join IBM in creating the OpenPower consortium to advance cloud computing.
IBM has introduced x86 and Power processors with a new dual-chip server module that will help speed the deployment of cloud and virtualized environments.
The state of Pennsylvania will not renew its services contract with IBM regarding the development of a modernized unemployment compensation system.
IBM’s effort to sell off its server hardware business is a sign of an ominous trend, but don’t toss out your servers just yet.
Cloud Foundry’s open source development platform achieves a new level of credibility and relevance with vote of confidence from IBM.
Though software sales provided a ray of light in otherwise mixed results this week, gloom settled over the tech sector Friday in the wake of bellwether IT quarterly earnings reports.
A rebound for IBM failed to materialize in the second quarter, as profit and sales declined along with a slump in revenue from hardware and services.