IBM Researcher Abdigani Diriye Selected as a TED Fellow

IBM scientist Abdigani Diriye has been selected as a TED Fellow for his research in mobile-based financial services and for launching a Somalia-based accelerator program for local technology start-ups. He will present his efforts at an upcoming TED Talk in August in Arusha, Tanzania.

Posted on: 25 May 2017 | 7:09 am

IBM Security Launches New Capabilities to Help Clients with Impending EU General Data Protection Regulation

IBM today announced new incident response capabilities, from its IBM Resilient security portfolio, to help companies address the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These capabilities are designed to help clients rehearse, prepare for and manage the new regulations. GDPR is one of the biggest changes in data privacy law in decades which goes into effect on May 25, 2018.

Posted on: 25 May 2017 | 7:01 am

IBM Accelerates Open Database-as-a-Service on IBM Power Systems

IBM today announced a new Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) toolkit on Power Systems optimized for open source databases, including MongoDB, EDB PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Redis, Neo4j, and Apache Cassandra to help deliver more speed, control, and efficiency for enterprise developers and IT departments.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 5:17 am

IBM Platform Deployed by Sidra to Advance Qatar’s Biomedical Research Capabilities

IBM today announced the deployment of its IBM solutions as the compute and storage infrastructure for Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra).

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 4:01 am

United Nations Disaster Resilience Scorecard, Developed by AECOM and IBM, Helps Cities Prepare for Disaster

An updated Disaster Resilience Scorecard to help cities and local government agencies improve their preparedness and reduce risks from disasters was launched today at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. Developed for the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction by AECOM, IBM with support from USAID and the European Commission, the Scorecard gives better access to information, knowledge resources, and tools to effectively reduce risks from the impacts of natural hazards and climate change.

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 7:04 am

ecx.io, an IBM Company, Named Emerging Partner of the Year for the EMEA Central Region at the 2017 Adobe Summit

ecx.io, an IBM company and full service digital agency headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany, announced it has been named the 2016 Emerging Partner of the Year in the EMEA Central Region at the 2017 Adobe Summit in London.

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 6:01 am

Major Ukraine Fuel Station Retailer Taps IBM to Help Improve Efficiency of Operations

IBM today announced that Concern Galnaftogaz, a leading fuel station, convenience store and cafe operator in the Ukraine, has tapped IBM to deploy a company-wide asset and service management solution that will be used by all departments and divisions to bring greater simplicity, flexibility and security to its growing operations.

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 4:01 am

IBM GM Consulting Jesús Mantas to Keynote at The Digital Enterprise Show in Madrid, Spain

IBM General Manager, Cognitive Process Transformation Jesús Mantas, will present The Power of Cognitive: How Superhumans will Transform the Enterprise at the Digital Enterprise Show in Madrid, Spain at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24.

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 3:01 am

Hitachi to Deliver New Mainframe Based on IBM z Systems in Japan

IBM today announced plans to deliver a new mainframe computing environment with Hitachi Ltd. that uses Hitachi’s operating system and IBM z Systems hardware technology to provide clients new digital solutions while sustaining previous investments in business-critical data and software.

Posted on: 22 May 2017 | 9:01 pm

City Furniture Taps IBM for iOS Enterprise Apps to Deliver Personalized In-Showroom Journey

City Furniture, South Florida’s leading furniture providers, and IBM today announced that City Furniture has launched three MobileFirst for iOS apps for iPad Pro – Sales Assist, Payment, and Finance—to get in-store shoppers the products they want faster. City Furniture is rolling out the apps to 400 store associates across 15 City Furniture showrooms, and 12 Ashley Furniture HomeStore showrooms, in south Florida. These apps will equip associates with insights to deliver a more efficient, personalized shopping experience for customers.

Posted on: 22 May 2017 | 8:01 pm