SIX Leverages IBM Watson for Cognitive Security Operations Center

IBM Security and SIX, the operator of the infrastructure underpinning the Swiss financial sector, today announced plans to leverage IBM Watson for Cyber Security in a new cognitive Security Operations Center (SOC). The new facility will be housed at SIX’s offices in Switzerland to provide localized cyber security services tailored to needs of the region.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 5:30 am

Scientists Use IBM Power Systems to Assemble Genome of West Nile Mosquito

A team led by researchers from The Center for Genome Architecture (TC4GA) at Baylor College of Medicine have used technologies from IBM, Mellanox and NVIDIA to assemble the 1.2 billion letter genome of the Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito, which carries West Nile virus. The new genome can help enable scientists to better combat West Nile virus by identifying vulnerabilities in the mosquito that the virus uses to spread.

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 1:02 am

IBM and Dublin City University Water Institute Collaborate to Advance Internet of Things Research for Water Management

IBM today announced with the Dublin City University Water Institute a collaborative research pilot to leverage Internet of Things (IoT) technologies for environmental monitoring and management. The deployment of DCU sensors with IBM’s machine learning and cognitive IoT technologies will aim to help protect and conserve natural resources and address environmental management issues such as water quality for both freshwater and marine environments.

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | 2:30 am

The Weather Company Collaborates with Leading Luxury Automobile Manufacturer to Provide Drivers with Hyperlocal Weather Information

The Weather Company, an IBM Business announced today that BMW Group now features weather data provided by The Weather Company within their ConnectedDrive systems in vehicles across North America. This collaboration provides drivers with deeper insight on weather conditions to help them make informed decisions on how to get from one place to the next safely and efficiently.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 11:05 pm

Harry & David® Embarks on Cognitive Journey with IBM Watson Customer Engagement

IBM today announced that Harry & David®, a leading provider of premium gift-quality fruit, gourmet food products, is adopting a full suite of Watson Customer Engagement solutions on the IBM Cloud including cognitive capabilities designed to help connect customers with the perfect gift at the perfect time.

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 3:08 am

Fashion Retailer Charlotte Russe Processes Record Online Sales with IBM Cloud and Watson Customer Engagement

IBM today announced that Charlotte Russe, a U.S. women's clothing retailer, is using Watson Customer Engagement solutions on IBM Cloud to help them fulfill record numbers of customer orders, improve profitability and maintain high-levels of customer satisfaction. Available now, IBM Watson Customer Engagement solutions are infused with cognitive technologies that today are enabling marketing, commerce and supply chain professionals put their customer’s needs at the center of every transaction.

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 3:06 am

Performance Bicycle Extends Journey with IBM Cloud and Watson Customer Engagement Solutions

IBM today announced that Performance Bicycle, the nation’s largest independent bicycle retailer with more than 100 locations around the U.S., is using Watson Customer Engagement solutions running on the IBM Cloud to help create personalized customer experiences that extend from online to each of its brick-and-mortars stores.

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 3:04 am

Titan Company Limited Taps IBM Cloud and Watson Customer Engagement To Help Increase Annual Sales from its 11 Million and Growing Loyalty Customer Base

IBM today announced that Titan Company Limited, India’s leading manufacturer of watches and other fine personal accessories, is using IBM Watson Customer Engagement and cloud-based solutions to help increase annual sales from its 11 million loyalty customer base, while attracting new consumers to Titan’s unique line of products.

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 3:02 am

IBM Automates Compliance Controls and Data Security for Multi-Cloud Workloads

IBM today announced a new cloud-based solution that provides workload security for data and applications and automates reporting to assist with regulatory requirements. The solution, IBM Cloud Secure Virtualization, is optimized for technology from Intel and HyTrust to simplify reporting demands for organizations in highly regulated industries and provide hardware-enhanced workload security.

Posted on: 19 March 2017 | 11:30 pm

Veritas, IBM Join Forces to Drive Data Management Further in the Cloud

IBM and Veritas Technologies today announced a collaboration designed to help enterprises working with increasing data volumes better manage, optimize and protect data across hybrid cloud environments.

Posted on: 19 March 2017 | 9:01 pm