Posts tagged “IBM”

April 21

Premium Lock Why Red Hat's new CFO left IBM - and what he likes better

Eric Shander enjoyed working at IBM where he was following in his father's footsteps. But having lived in Raleigh since 1998, he was ready to become a Hatter after reading a book by Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst. In the second part of our Q&A, Shander talks about his feelings for both companies, as well as Lenovo.

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April 20

Premium Lock IoT Slam Live announces agenda for June RTP event

 The Internet of Things community, the world's largest network of corporate executives and IoT professionals, has disclosed the agenda for its IoT Slam Live conference. The event is set for June 21-22 at the Archie K Conference Center in Reseach Triangle Park.

Updated April 18

Premium Lock IBM shares drop more than 3% after revenue falls for 20th consecutive quarter

Investors are selling off IBM shares after Big Blue reported a drop in revenue for the 20th consecutive quarter Tuesday after the markets closed. However, IBM's top exec stresses growth in "strategic imperatives."

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April 6

Premium Lock Inside Big Blue 2: Blockchain buzz and Watson Customer Engagement (+ video)

Analysis: In the second part of a review of two recent IBM events, Technology Business Research says by embedding Watson-backed cognitive solutions into each of the IBM cloud SaaS and PaaS solutions, IBM showcases the value of cognitive solutions.

April 6

Premium Lock Inside Big Blue: IBM going cognitive to its very core (+ video)

Analysis: By embedding Watson-backed cognitive solutions into each of the IBM cloud SaaS and PaaS solutions, IBM showcases the value of cognitive solutions, supported by use cases from well-known clients and brands that are using data integration building blocks to capture better business outcomes.

Tags: IBM, Internet
Updated March 31

Premium Lock IBM confirms new layoffs as part of a talent 'remix'

IBM layoffs     A Facebook page set up to give voice to IBM workers lit up Thursday with employees reporting another round of layoffs. An IBM spokesperson confirms that some jobs are being cut but affected workers "are being offered jobs" elsewhere within the company.

Updated March 28

Premium Lock Whitehurst: Just call us 'the Red Hat of OpenStack'

A booming fourth quarter in sales closed a $2.4 billion year for Red Hat. And sales projections for a new fiscal year helped boost Hatter stock 5 percent in after-hours trading Monday after the Open Source giant upped quarterly sales by 16 percent year-over-year. In a conference call, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says booming sales for cloud-related technology provides a big boost. So much so that he says Red Hat is now the "Red Hat of OpenStack."

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March 21

Premium Lock Watch out, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM: Google Cloud an emerging threat (+ video)

Analysis: Google has evolved drastically over the past year. Not only have the productivity applications for business been rebranded and brought together with the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) portfolio under a cohesive business unit in Google Cloud and leadership under Senior Vice President Diane Greene, but the resulting business has substantially furthered its messaging as well. Here's the first of a two-part report.

Updated March 21

Premium Lock IBM, Red Hat partner for new open source cloud effort

IBM Cloud     Raleigh-based Red Hat and IBM have formed a partnership to offer Red Hat's OpenStack cloud computing platform through IBM's cloud offerings. The firms will jointly market and sell new offerings later this month.

March 20

Premium Lock IBM's pledge to hire vets triggers mix of reactions, anger

IBM                           IBM's announced pledge Friday to hire 2,000 veterans and its public push about open jobs within the tech giant triggered a wave of reactions - many negative. Thinking about working for Big Blue? Check out what ex-IBMers have to say.

Updated March 17

Premium Lock IBM to hire 2,000 vets; hundreds of jobs available in Triangle (+ video)

IBM says it plans to hire 2,000 veterans over the next four years, part of the company's recent pledge to create 25,000 new jobs over the next four years. Several hundred jobs are posted in the Triangle and North Carolina. The tech giant also says it will offer free training for veterans.

March 13

Premium Lock IBM lands 1,900 job, $1.7B outsourcing deal with Lloyds Banking

IBM                           Lloyds Banking in the U.K. is going to transfer some 1,900 computer systems jobs to IBM in a deal worth some $1.7 billion. But the vast majority of the workers transferred won't work at Big Blue for very long, a report says. Plus: IBM puts data on an atom, and IBM is sued by the state of Pennsylvania.

Updated March 1

Premium Lock Reverse-pitch competition matches connection Qs with gigabit As

IgniteNC GigaPitch Showing North Carolina's potential for innovation and entrepreneurship in full tilt, industry and civic leaders challenged the best minds in the state Tuesday to present solutions to problems that our leaders in healthcare, public safety, transportation and education face. The solutions will be enabled by gigabit-speed fiber, the Internet of Things and massive connections of smart devices.

February 16

Premium Lock QuintilesIMS, ABB, IBM, Cisco crack 'Most Admired Companies' list

Fortune Life science giant QuintilesIMS and several other companies with a major presence in the Triangle are among the firms cracking the latest "World's Most Admired Companies" list from Fortune.

Updated February 14

Premium Lock IBM's top exec defends Trump role in letter to employees

Some IBM workers as well as thousands of other tech company employees at Google and elsewhere continue to speak out against President Donald Trump. But in a letter to IBMers, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty defends her continuing role as a member of a Trump advisory committee.

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Updated February 10

Premium Lock IBM to remote workers: work in an office or leave

IBM In a major policy change, IBM has told its large number of remote workers, move into one of six regional offices or leave the company. The Register reports, citing a confidential video message to IBM employees.

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