SEA to Use IBM Cloud and Services to Usher in More Resilient IT Infrastructure

SEA, a leading Italian airports operator and IBM announced a seven-year service agreement to consolidate and manage SEA’s IT infrastructure on a hybrid IT environment that integrates the IBM Cloud.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 7:47 am

IBM Patents System to Secure Cryptographic Keys and Codes for Data Protection

IBM today announced that its engineers have been granted a patent on an approach for utilizing the inherent structure of a printed circuit board (PCB) to protect cryptographic keys and codes in a manner that is designed to be highly tamper-resistant. The patented system does not require extensive use of resin or other materials to encase a module or package containing keys and codes, thereby providing the opportunity for significant improvement in manufacturing yield, as well as a decrease in repairs needed in the field due to package reliability. The invention could help protect keys and codes that encrypt data stored on any platform whether your data is in the cloud or an enterprise storage system.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 4:50 am

IBM Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for its Flash Storage Solutions

IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays (SSA) for the fourth year in a row.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 4:31 am

IBM Combines All-Flash and Storage Software Optimized for Hortonworks

IBM today announced a new all-flash, high-performance data and file management solution for enterprise clients running exabyte-scale big data analytics, cognitive and AI applications. The combined flash and storage software solution has been certified with the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) to provide clients with more choice in selecting the right platform for their big data analytics on data processing engines like Hadoop and Spark.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 1:29 am

IBM X-Force Red Launches New Services for Automotive Industry and IoT

IBM Security today announced the launch of two new security testing practice areas focused on automotive security and the Internet of Things (IoT). The new services will be delivered via an elite team of IBM X-Force Red researchers focused on testing backend processes, apps and physical hardware used to control access and management of smart systems.

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 8:00 pm

IBM and University of Alberta Publish New Data on Machine Learning Algorithms to Help Predict Schizophrenia

IBM scientists and the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, have published new data in Nature's partner journal, Schizophrenia1, demonstrating that AI and machine learning algorithms helped predict instances of schizophrenia with 74% accuracy. This retrospective analysis also showed the technology predicted the severity of specific symptoms in schizophrenia patients with significant correlation, based on correlations between activity observed across different regions of the brain. This pioneering research could also help scientists identify more reliable objective neuroimaging biomarkers that could be used to predict schizophrenia and its severity.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 8:01 pm

Mammoth Resorts Turns to IBM Cloud and Watson Customer Engagement To Bring Personalized Offers to Vacationers

IBM today announced that Mammoth Resorts, the leading four-season mountain resort operator in California, is using Watson Customer Engagement solutions on the IBM Cloud to create customized offers that are helping to drive record numbers of visitors to the resort every year.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 7:01 am

IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge to Help Five Cities Improve Services to Their Residents

IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge program (@CitiesChallenge) will be sending teams of company experts to five municipalities through 2018 to provide pro bono consultative advice on issues such as affordable housing, economic development, immigration, and public safety.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 3:30 am

The Weather Company Collaborates with PurpleAir to Provide Community Air Quality Data Across its Consumer Properties

The Weather Company, an IBM Business announced today a collaboration with air quality sensor manufacturer PurpleAir to expand the availability of hyperlocal air quality and pollution data for the general public. As a result of this agreement, owners of PurpleAir devices now have the ability to contribute data from their units to Weather Underground, a consumer division of The Weather Company, which will display sensor readings and maps on its website to provide one of the most granular pictures available of air pollution within the United States.

Posted on: 19 July 2017 | 11:01 pm

Southern Connecticut State University Enrolls IBM Watson Analytics To Help Improve Student Academic Achievement

IBM announced today that Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) has integrated IBM Watson Analytics to help create new services and programs based on data-driven insights to improve students’ academic achievement and development.

Posted on: 19 July 2017 | 8:01 pm