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IBM buys cloud security provider Lighthouse

IBM has acquired Lighthouse Security Group, a provider of cloud-hosted security services. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. Lighthouse is a subsidiary of longtime IBM partner Lighthouse … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

IBM gets to ride atop the ‘new PC,’ and Apple gets serious enterprise credibility

IBM is betting on Apple to carry its analytics and cloud portfolio into the modern era. Apple is betting on IBM to cement the iPad’s status as the new enterprise … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

IBM will take the wraps off a portfolio of products for so-called software-defined storage

On Monday, IBM took the wraps off a portfolio of products for so-called software-defined storage, an area where established vendors and startups alike are already claiming the future has arrived. IBM … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Expansion of IBM’s US Federal Healthcare Practice includes Data Visualization, and an Analytics Service that Integrates Unstructured Data

IBM announced Thursday an overall expansion of its U.S. Federal Healthcare Practice aimed at putting big data capabilities in the realm of clinical care. IBM is adding big data and … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Falling hardware sales and the cost of layoffs hit IBM’s profit hard in the first quarter

  The quarterly results include an $870 million write-off for workforce rebalancing. Over the past few years, IBM has been cutting parts of its workforce as it shifts its focus … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Massive strike at IBM factory in China over Lenovo server deal

On 3 March 2014, more than 1,000 workers at the server-making IBM ISTC factory in Shenzhen, Guangdong, staged strikes and protested against the company’s lump sum severance package. According to … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

inspired by the human brain IBM Research unveils new chip architecture

Introduced amid the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks in Dallas this week, the cognitive computing project is a new silicon chip architecture inspired by the power, function and “compact … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · Leave a comment