IBM Global News
Latest Global News from ibm.com
Lenovo and IBM today announced that they have completed the initial closing for Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business under the terms described in their announcement on Monday, September 29, 2014.
IBM today announced that it has extended, by three years, its multiyear services agreement with AmerisourceBergen, one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies in the world. IBM will manage the IT infrastructure that supports the company’s 13,000 employees and operations across 25 of its distribution centers in North America.
Lenovo and IBM announced today that conditions for Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business have been satisfied and the parties anticipate they will begin closing the transaction effective on October 1, 2014. The acquisition will make Lenovo the third-largest player in the $42.1 billion global x86 server market.
IBM today announced a collaboration with Busan Bank to create a set of secure, customized mobile apps that will improve employee productivity and decision making to enhance the customer experience.
IBM today announced that MutualMind, a startup that provides social media sentiment analysis, has migrated from Amazon Web Services and Rackspace onto IBM cloud infrastructure, doubling the computing power of its real-time, on-demand content analysis and visualization application.
IBM today announced that Vivocha is adopting IBM Bluemix to further develop its platform and integrate new, customer-centric features in the cloud quickly, effectively and securely. Vivocha offers a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution for online businesses, including retailers that want to improve their engagement with customers.
IBM today announced that Verdafero, a San Francisco-based utility analytics startup, has selected IBM Cloud to power its utility analytics platform, allowing customers to reduce their energy, water or waste consumption by up to 30 percent. Verdafero chose IBM’s open cloud platform, Bluemix, over a previously used platform, in order to significantly speed the development and delivery of more features and offerings to its users.
IBM and Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College will host a forum at the Roosevelt House in New York City on Tuesday, September 30th at 1:30 pm. There, technology that could one day act as a digital mentor to teachers will be demonstrated to top educators, policy makers, university presidents, deans of schools of education, testing companies and teachers' union leaders. Better teachers could mean higher test scores, more engaged students, and more successful graduates.
To access IBM Pre-Sales Advisor click on the button below.
Launch Pre-Sales Advisor
If you are an IBM Business Partner and would like to access IBM Pre-Sales Advisor, register
Pre-Sales Advisor Login