Posts tagged “IBM”

Updated May 30, 2007

Premium Lock More Cuts: IBM Lays Off 1,570 People, Including Scores in RTP

 More than 3,000 employees have lost jobs in May. Union expects many more in coming months even as Big Blue hires thousands overseas.

Updated May 30, 2007

Premium Lock Lenovo, IBM Team Up for 24/7 Support Service

Lenovo Olympic logo New offering will create some jobs at Morrisville headquarters. Partnership is second announced between the two companies in last week.

Updated May 30, 2007

Premium Lock Meet the ‘New Disruptors’: Executives Finding Success in Shaking Up Their Industries

Ryan Allis, left, and Jud Bowman: "Disruptors" From books to bulbs, software to construction, a group of executives look for ways to flourish at expense of older, established rivals.

May 22, 2007

Premium Lock Coming Closer: Lenovo, IBM Expand Global Technology Solution Alliance

ThinkPad minus IBM doesn't mean Lenovo, IBM can't be closer partners. (Lenovo photo) Even as IBM sells its stake in Lenovo and Lenovo removes IBM name from new laptops, the two firms unveil a closer partnership to drive sales from small business and consumer markets to largest enterprises.

Updated May 15, 2007

Premium Lock N.C. Technology Association Executive Conference to Focus on Security

 ‘Five Pillars of Executive Leadership’ event set for June 7 in Cary. Blackwater CEO is among scheduled speakers.

Tags: IBM, Red Hat, SAS, NCTA, EMC
Updated May 15, 2007

Premium Lock IBM Union Calls for 15-Minute Job Protest on Tuesday

 Update: Alliance@IBM wants workers to take a break, not answer phones or instant messages, as a protest against layoffs. IBM recently laid off more than 1,300 workers. Union, PBS blogger say Big Blue plans many more cuts.

May 9, 2007

Premium Lock Red Hat Lands Mainframe Partnership with IBM

IBM System z mainframes (IBM photo) In what analysts see as a boost for Red Hat in enterprise market and a setback for rival Novell, IBM will offer Red Hat Enterprise Linux solutions in its ‘System z’ product line.

May 9, 2007

Premium Lock New ThinkPads Earn Thumbs Up in Early Reviews

T61 ThinkPad with new roll cage. (Lenovo photo) Widescreen laptops feature new Intel technology and are designed to run faster, cooler while stretching battery life. But they don’t include IBM name.

Tags: IBM, Lenovo
Updated May 8, 2007

Premium Lock Lean Times: More Than 12,000 Pink Slips Coming at IBM, Union Warns

Robert Cringely Layoffs will be much higher, according to PBS blogger. IBM’s Triangle workforce ‘will not go unscathed,’ union exec says.

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