IBM Expands All-Flash Storage Offerings for Cloud and Cognitive Computing

IBM today announced new, cost-conscious, enterprise class, all-flash storage designed to provide small, midsized organizations and global enterprises with primary storage for cloud or cognitive applications and workloads. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 5:42 am

Bodhi Healthcare Group Brings Cloud-Based Healthcare Solution to Chinese Hospital with IBM LinuxONE

Bodhi Healthcare Group turned to IBM to develop a new cloud-based healthcare platform built on the IBM LinuxONE to power a new cloud-based healthcare platform to support the new technology branch of Qingdao Municipal Hospital Group. By leveraging the security, scale and reliability of LinuxONE, the Bodhi Healthcare Cloud Platform offers an integrated, private cloud solution to promote information exchange within and between hospitals, aid in treatment decision-making and help drive seamless interactions between patients and their care providers. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 21 August 2016 | 9:05 pm

Workday, IBM Form Strategic Partnership on the IBM Cloud

IBM today announced Workday, a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has adopted the IBM Cloud as part of a multi-year strategic partnership. IBM Cloud will become the foundation for Workday’s development and testing environment providing Workday with greater efficiency, flexibility, and global scale. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 15 August 2016 | 7:01 am

IBM Research – Almaden Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation in Silicon Valley

IBM today announced the 30th anniversary of IBM Research – Almaden in San Jose, California. The research and development lab is known as the birthplace of the world’s first hard-disk drive, the relational database, DVD and Blu-ray encryption technology and brain-inspired supercomputing chips. Almaden is one of IBM’s 12 global research facilities. It moved into its current location in 1986. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 12 August 2016 | 7:10 am

Scientists Discover New Chemical Catalyst to Create Cheaper, Biodegradable Plastics from Plants

While biodegradable forks and spoons already exist on store shelves, consumers often opt for more cost-effective, petroleum-based alternatives. Today, IBM Research announced that scientists have identified a chemical catalyst that can be used to create cheaper, biodegradable plastics from plants such as palm trees and beets. These inexpensive plastics can be used for making common consumer plasticware, such as eating utensils, as well as medical devices. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 12 August 2016 | 7:10 am

IBM Researchers Use Grocery Scanner Data to Speed Investigations During Early Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

Foodborne illnesses, like salmonella, E. Coli and norovirus infections, are a major public health concern affecting more than one out of six Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)1. During a foodborne illness outbreak, rapidly identifying the contaminated food source is vital to minimizing illness, loss and impact on society. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 12 August 2016 | 7:10 am

21 Hospitals Across China to Adopt Watson for Oncology to Help Physicians Personalize Cancer Care

IBM and healthcare services organization Hangzhou CognitiveCare today announced 21 hospitals across China plan to adopt Watson for Oncology, a cognitive computing platform for physicians to help them deliver personalized, evidence-based cancer treatment options. The initial 21-hospital introduction is part of a far-reaching, multi-year partnership through which Hangzhou CognitiveCare will introduce Watson for Oncology to hospitals across China. This is Watson Health’s first partnership in China. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 11 August 2016 | 3:02 am

IBM and Vodafone India launch new IBM Hybrid Cloud platform to enhance customer experience

IBM and Vodafone India today announced a multi-million dollar five year agreement for IBM to manage IT services support for Vodafone India’s IT infrastructure and applications environment. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 9 August 2016 | 7:05 am

Drone Flight Operations To Improve as The Weather Company, an IBM Business, and AirMap Join to Deliver Real-time Hyperlocal Weather Data

One of the largest private weather enterprises in the world, The Weather Company, an IBM Business, announced today that they will be working with AirMap, a leading provider of low-altitude airspace management services for unmanned aircraft, to allow AirMap to deliver real-time hyperlocal weather data directly to drone operators. As drone technology moves toward increasingly sophisticated, autonomous operations, precise and accurate weather data will be critical for safe and efficient operations. Drone operators will be able to access the weather data from The Weather Company via AirMap’s app for iOS and Apple Watch as well as AirMap’s APIs for developers. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 3 August 2016 | 7:40 am

Leading Peruvian Insurance Company RIMAC Introduces IBM MobileFirst for iOS Enterprise Risk Inspect Application

RIMAC, a leading Peruvian insurance company, announced today it partnered with IBM to create a MobileFirst for iOS application for risk inspections designed to help RIMAC agents provide an optimized level of customer service. The Risk Inspect app designed for iPad increases the quality of the company’s risk inspections and reduces the time required to process claims. Combining information and analytics with a user-friendly experience, the made-for-business app offers an enhanced level of interaction and real-time connectivity amongst RIMAC professionals. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 3 August 2016 | 7:01 am