IBM and Tencent Cloud Partner to Transform Industries with Cloud

Today, IBM and Tencent Cloud signed a business cooperation memorandum to collaborate on providing public cloud with Software-as-a-Service solutions for industries. Both parties agreed to focus on the emerging small and medium enterprises in the smarter cities and smarter healthcare industries as well as other fields enabling them to utilize mobile, cloud computing and big data tools to transform internal processes and operations, thus achieving cloud transformation in the era of mobility. As part of this milestone collaboration Tencent Cloud and IBM will jointly promote industry innovation and gain from each company's resources and global capacity to benefit enterprise customers. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted by on 31 October 2014 | 2:42 am

IBM and Repsol Launch World’s First Cognitive Technologies Collaboration for Oil Industry Applications

Scientists at IBM and leading global energy company Repsol S.A. announced today the world’s first research collaboration to leverage cognitive technologies that will help transform the oil and gas industry. IBM and Repsol are jointly developing two prototype cognitive applications specifically designed to augment Repsol’s strategic decision making in the optimization of oil reservoir production and in the acquisition of new oil fields. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:01 am

IBM and Cleveland Clinic Use Watson to Advance Genomic Research for Cancer Care Pilot

IBM today announced a new initiative to accelerate the adoption of genomic based medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic will use IBM Watson technology in the area of genomic research to help oncologists deliver personalized medicine by uncovering new cancer treatment options for patients. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 2:09 am

Daimler Subsidiary Moovel GmbH Helps Clients Find the Shortest Route with the IBM Cloud

IBM today announced that cloud infrastructure from SoftLayer, an IBM Company, is now being used by Daimler subsidiary moovel GmbH for its car-sharing mobile application, car2go to allow the company to better serve its customers around the world by helping them find the least expensive or fastest way to travel. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted by on 28 October 2014 | 11:04 pm

Twitter and IBM Form Global Partnership to Transform Enterprise Decisions

Twitter and IBM today announced a landmark partnership that will help transform how businesses and institutions understand their customers, markets and trends – and inform every business decision. The alliance brings together Twitter data that distinctively represents the public pulse of the planet with IBM’s industry-leading cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted by on 28 October 2014 | 11:00 pm

IBM Board Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend; Authorizes $5 Billion for Stock Repurchase

The IBM board of directors today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.10 per common share, payable December 10, 2014 to stockholders of record November 10, 2014. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted by on 27 October 2014 | 11:27 pm

IBM Unveils Cognitive Exploration to Drive Better Business Outcomes

IBM today announced the availability of a cognitive-infused Watson Explorer, a powerful combination of data exploration and content analytics capabilities. Typical organizations only use 12 percent of their dataˡ, leaving a wealth of untapped information across the enterprise that could be leveraged to make smarter decisions. Watson Explorer equips users with the information and analytics capabilities which can help them to deliver better performance and real-time results. Watson Explorer has enabled hundreds of customers to connect with their data, build information-centric applications and helped them to improve the quality and speed of their decision making. With today's announcement, Watson Explorer advances core cognitive components by providing organizations the ability to quickly use natural language processing capabilities and data exploration to discover valuable business information in both structured and unstructured data. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted by on 27 October 2014 | 9:56 pm

IBM Helps Joy Global Mine Big Data to Better Serve Customers

IBM and Joy Global, a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions, today announced that Joy Global selected IBM Big Data and Analytics technology -- including IBM’s advanced predictive analytics software and optimization solutions -- to enhance the ability of Joy Global Smart Services to improve mining machine performance, while reducing downtime and costs. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted by on 27 October 2014 | 8:16 pm

Finzsoft Moves to IBM Cloud to Drive Strategic Global Expansion

Finzsoft Solutions Limited and IBM today announced a five-year cloud agreement to move Finzsoft's core and vertical banking applications, including its Sovereign application, to the IBM Cloud. The agreement to host Finzsoft applications in the IBM Cloud at IBM cloud centers in Auckland and Wellington will enable Finzsoft to offer solutions-as-a-service to clients as the company expands across the Asia Pacific region. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted by on 27 October 2014 | 8:03 pm

Uruguay’s KONA Selects IBM Cloud over Amazon Web Services as the Foundation for its Application Development Platform

IBM today announced that KONA has deployed a new cloud-based application development service on IBM Cloud with SoftLayer, an IBM Company to help it build dynamic mobile applications that link its customers’ back end systems of record with mobile systems of engagement. After evaluating competitive infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings from Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and Rackspace, KONA selected IBM Cloud to take advantage of its fast, stable, secure delivery platform and its massive global cloud footprint with cloud centers in every major market; enabling it to seamlessly scale as it launches mobile applications abroad. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted by on 27 October 2014 | 8:02 pm