Business Cloud News

IBM Security targets incident response marketplace with Resilient acquisition

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IBM Security has completed the acquisition of Resilient, as part of the company’s expansion in the incident response marketplace.

IBM acquires Salesforce consulting partner


IBM has announced plans to acquire Salesforce specialist consulting business Bluewolf, which will bolster the Global Business Services Interactive Experience (iX) department.

IBM launches brain-inspired supercomputer with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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IBM and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have launched a new project to build a brain-inspired supercomputing platform for deep learning inference.

HPE holds off Cisco for cloud infrastructure top spot

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Findings from Synergy Research Group have HPE as the number one provider in the cloud infrastructure equipment market, narrowly outperforming Cisco over the course of 2015.

IBM acquires Optevia to strengthen position in public sector CRM market

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IBM has announced the acquisition of systems integrator Optevia, which specializes in Microsoft Dynamics CRM solutions for the public sector, in a bid to strengthen its offering for the public sector market.

IBM partners with Aberdeen University to bring Watson to medical research


The University of Aberdeen has recently announced a partnership with IBM, which will allow students and staff to utilise Watson Engagement Advisor.

IBM announces $200 million Indosat Ooredoo cloud deal

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IBM has announced a five-year $200 million contract with Indosat Ooredoo to develop and deliver solutions on IBM’s cloud platform, Bluemix.

Fresh redundancies illustrate IBM’s continuing cloud challenge


Within the last twelve months, the company has inducted more than 70,000 IBMers and spent more on acquisitions than in any other 12-month period in its history.

IBM, Apple combine IoT forces for sleep health study

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IBM’s Watson Cloud is to be the foundation for research by the American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) into how human sleeping habits affect our health.

IBM and SanDisk join forces to create software defined flash storage for cloud

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Flash storage maker SanDisk and IBM are working together on a new software defined, all flash storage system for data centres.