Posts tagged “IBM”

Updated July 25

Premium Lock Duke Energy joins firms a-to-x pledging to increase diversity, inclusion

Diversity  Who says fallout can't be positive rather than radioactive? Increasing corporate awareness no doubt triggered through sex and racial bias across the tech and venture capital industries as well as in reaction to various "bathroom bills" has led to efforts to address diversity and inclusion problems. Duke Energy is the latest corporate giant joining a new alliance that pledges to increase both.

July 24

Premium Lock Inside IBM's Z: What are are the market implications?

IBM Z Technology aside, what does IBM's new, power Z mainframe announced last week mean for the marketplace? Technology Business Research Analyst Stephanie takes a look.

July 21

Premium Lock Inside IBM's new z14: Bringing apps, data to mainframe for intelligence, insight

IBM Z In the second part of a review examining IBM's new z14 mainframe, customers will be able to leverage an increasing degree of analytics and insight than on prior models. The ability to leverage the analytics capabilities of Watson on IBM's Z portfolio, not just z14, makes this entire product portfolio uniquely valuable to its users.

July 19

Premium Lock Inside IBM: Big Blue relies on Watson, cognitive computing to drive cloud, software growth

IBM's latest earnings report demonstrates that vertical-specific cloud solutions enhanced with Watson capabilities help IBM weather software license declines, says Technology Business Research Analyst Molly Gallaher Boddy.

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July 19

Premium Lock IBM can't shake revenue blues despite new initiatives

Shares in IBM took a major hit in after-hours trading Tuesday after the tech giant reported revenues that failed to meet analysts' expectations. Big Blue has now reported 21 consecutive quarters of year-on-year sales declines. So what's next?

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July 18

Premium Lock Inside IBM Z: Data encryption on the fly for digital business

A team of analysts from Technology Business Research take a detailed look at IBM's new z14 mainframe, which was announced Monday, generating headlines worldwide. What's beyond the hype?

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Updated July 17

Premium Lock IBM counters cyber threats with 'Z': 12B encryptions a day (+ video)

Worried about cyber crime and hacking? Cloud vulnerability? To counter these threats, IBM is rolling out IBM Z, a new transaction system that Big Blue says is capable of processing "more than 12 billion encrypted transactions" a day. That capacity makes it the world's most powerful, the tech giant claims. Plus: A video about Syztem Z.

Updated July 14

Premium Lock Watson a dunce? Analysts question just how smart IBM's AI play really is

IBM Watson avatar     If supercomputer Watson is the key to IBM's future as the cornerstone of its artificial intelligence play, a Wall Street analyst firm says Big Blue is headed for trouble. "Outgunned" for talent, IBM faces increasing competition as well as the fact Watson requires "significant consulting" services.

July 11

Premium Lock Inside the data center evolution - what's going on?

What are the latest trends, challenges and obstacles in the ever-evolving data infrastructure market? Technology Business Research Analyst Stephanie Long takes a look.

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July 10

Premium Lock IBM pledges $200M to support climate change projects (+ Video: Community Grid project)

Big Blue is pledging $200 million to support climate change research in collaboration with the World Community Grid, which utilizes free computing power on devices from more than 730,000 volunteers.

July 5

Premium Lock IBM, NC State find new way to patch holes in the cloud

Cloud computing Researchers from North Carolina State University and IBM have invented a way to update computer systems packaged in virtual machines (VMs) in a computer "cloud" - even when those programs are offline.

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June 30

Premium Lock IBM, Cisco: Cyber assault a 'wiper,' not ransomware (+ video)

A growing number of cybersecurity experts are reaching a consensus about the latest cyberassault that's hit companies worldwide: It's not a ransomware attack designed for financial gain. Rather, it's a "wiper" - a deliberate attempt to inflict sabotage through malware.

Updated June 27

Premium Lock Want job at IBM? Big Blue is looking for 'content directors'

IBM Watson avatar     Looking for a job? Want to work for IBM? A very intriguing job posting recently showed up for a position at Big Blue in Research Triangle Park and in Raleigh: A "content director." Here's a look.

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