Lenovo Completes Initial Closing for Acquisition of IBM’s x86 Server Business

Lenovo and IBM today announced that they have completed the initial closing for Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business under the terms described in their announcement on Monday, September 29, 2014. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 11:21 pm

AmerisourceBergen Selects IBM to Manage IT Infrastructure

IBM today announced that it has extended, by three years, its multiyear services agreement with AmerisourceBergen, one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies in the world. IBM will manage the IT infrastructure that supports the company’s 13,000 employees and operations across 25 of its distribution centers in North America. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 12:00 am

Lenovo Set to Close Acquisition of IBM’s x86 Server Business

Lenovo and IBM announced today that conditions for Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business have been satisfied and the parties anticipate they will begin closing the transaction effective on October 1, 2014. The acquisition will make Lenovo the third-largest player in the $42.1 billion global x86 server market. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 28 September 2014 | 11:20 pm

Busan Bank Selects IBM to Enhance Customer Experience with New Mobile Apps

IBM today announced a collaboration with Busan Bank to create a set of secure, customized mobile apps that will improve employee productivity and decision making to enhance the customer experience. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 25 September 2014 | 9:00 pm

MutualMind Migrates From Amazon Web Services and Rackspace to IBM Cloud to Unlock the Power of Social Media Data

IBM today announced that MutualMind, a startup that provides social media sentiment analysis, has migrated from Amazon Web Services and Rackspace onto IBM cloud infrastructure, doubling the computing power of its real-time, on-demand content analysis and visualization application. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 24 September 2014 | 11:04 pm

Vivocha Migrates from AWS to IBM Bluemix to Improve e-Commerce in the Cloud

IBM today announced that Vivocha is adopting IBM Bluemix to further develop its platform and integrate new, customer-centric features in the cloud quickly, effectively and securely. Vivocha offers a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution for online businesses, including retailers that want to improve their engagement with customers. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 24 September 2014 | 11:04 pm

Verdafero Taps Power of IBM Cloud for Utility Analytics Platform, Helping to Slash Utility Consumption Up to 30 Percent

IBM today announced that Verdafero, a San Francisco-based utility analytics startup, has selected IBM Cloud to power its utility analytics platform, allowing customers to reduce their energy, water or waste consumption by up to 30 percent. Verdafero chose IBM’s open cloud platform, Bluemix, over a previously used platform, in order to significantly speed the development and delivery of more features and offerings to its users. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 24 September 2014 | 11:03 pm

MEDIA ALERT: TECH THAT TEACHES TEACHERS

IBM and Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College will host a forum at the Roosevelt House in New York City on Tuesday, September 30th at 1:30 pm. There, technology that could one day act as a digital mentor to teachers will be demonstrated to top educators, policy makers, university presidents, deans of schools of education, testing companies and teachers' union leaders. Better teachers could mean higher test scores, more engaged students, and more successful graduates. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 24 September 2014 | 10:25 pm

Bancroft Taps IBM to Transform the Classroom Experience with Mobile

IBM announced today it is working with Bancroft, a major provider of specialized services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, to manage an innovative, cloud-based educational program. Staff and students can now access a library of more than 300 educational and clinical apps via an iPad more securely. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 23 September 2014 | 8:18 pm

Kerala Water Authority Uses IBM Big Data & Analytics Technology for Seamless Water Distribution in Thiruvananthapuram

IBM today announced that Kerala Water Authority (KWA), Government of Kerala, India is using IBM Analytics and Mobility solutions to analyze, monitor and manage water distribution in the city of Thiruvananthapuram. With the solutions, KWA aims to achieve 100 percent success in equitable water supply with the ability to monitor and flag irregularities in water usage using sensors and intelligent meters. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 23 September 2014 | 1:31 am