IBM Names Chief Accessibility Officer

IBM today appointed Frances West as the company’s first Chief Accessibility Officer. In this new role, West will guide IBM accessibility policies and practices. Additionally, she will lead IBM’s collaboration with business, government and academia to advance accessibility standards and policy. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 6:01 am

Bundamedik Healthcare Transforms Administration and Finance Management Systems with IBM Big Data and Analytics

IBM announced today that Bundamedik Healthcare System, the leading healthcare operator in Indonesia, is using its Big Data and Analytics technology to transform the administration and financial management systems of the first hospital in its network -- RSIA Bunda Jakarta. By integrating these data systems, the hospital can now use analytics to assist in decision making for critical financial business processes, such as budgeting, reporting, scorecarding, analysis and forecasting. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 1:05 am

IBM and Monitise Help Financial Institutions Capitalize on Commerce

IBM and Monitise today announced an expanded, multi-year global alliance to deliver cloud-based mobile commerce solutions to help financial services institutions embrace the mobile channel and better engage with customers. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 1:01 am

Report: Independent Research Firm Names IBM a Leader in Big Data Streaming Analytics

IBM today announced that Forrester Research has recognized IBM as a leader in Big Data Streaming Analytics, noting that IBM scored highest on performance and scalability. Forrester also recognized IBM's significant investments in research. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 1:00 am

IBM Reports 2014 Second-Quarter Results

IBM today announced second-quarter 2014 diluted earnings of $4.12 per share, compared with diluted earnings of $2.91 per share in the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 42 percent. Operating (non-GAAP) diluted earnings were $4.32 per share, compared with operating diluted earnings of $3.22 per share in the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 34 percent. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 17 July 2014 | 3:09 am

Pratt & Whitney Taps IBM to Capture Value of Big Data to Improve Aircraft Engine Performance

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, is teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to enhance the engine fleet management and health solutions Pratt & Whitney offers to customers. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 17 July 2014 | 2:02 am

IBM Cloud Helps Korea’s Enkiwi Drive Business Transformation and Growth

IBM today announced that Enkiwi, a web portal development and implementation solution provider in Korea, has adopted IBM cloud to transform its business model by delivering value-added cloud solutions to its customers over SoftLayer’s high-speed private network. Leveraging SoftLayer’s agile cloud infrastructure gives Enkiwi the control it needs to quickly deploy new solutions for its clients across Korea in minutes rather than days. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 15 July 2014 | 8:01 pm

Cajamar and IBM Group sign an applications management contract

Cajamar and IBM Group, through its subsidiary in Spain, INSA, announced today that they signed a 10-year application management service contract. The agreement is expected to provide Cajamar with more efficiency and better quality in applications development, which will help the bank offer better services to its clients. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 15 July 2014 | 7:01 am

Apple and IBM Forge Global Partnership to Transform Enterprise Mobility

Apple® and IBM today announced an exclusive partnership that teams the market-leading strengths of each company to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps—bringing IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone® and iPad®. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 15 July 2014 | 3:37 am

SoftLayer Fuels Hybrid Cloud Growth for IBM with New Clients and Services

Today IBM announced SoftLayer is fueling hybrid cloud adoption by attracting thousands of new clients including leading enterprises. To support this ongoing growth, IBM is also launching a range of new cloud services designed for the enterprise that are based on SoftLayer infrastructure. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 13 July 2014 | 8:01 pm