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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) manufactures and sells computer services, hardware, and software. The company also provides financing services

ibm swot  an enterprise investments segment. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organizations. The company operates in more than 150 countries. It derives more than half of its revenues from sales outside the US.

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Dassault Systèmes to Acquire IBM PLM: Big News, but Not a Big Surprise


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ibm swot  DS’s sales, and the IBM Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) unit focused on DS PLM products only. To me, this acquisition sounds like the company is trying to bring once-outsourced business processes back under its own roof. DS has been considered a technology enthusiast by the PLM community for a long time. The company usually spends about a quarter of its total revenues on research and development (R&D). Recent years have seen the company putting more effort into sales. To me, it makes perfect sense Read More

Nurturing the Cloud Ecosystem at the Acumatica Partner Summit 2014—Part Two


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ibm swot  mature platforms such as IBM AS/400 and HP UX/AIX , wanting to get to the cloud in, say, 12–18 months. Companies on Progress OpenEdge, Gupta , and similar non-mainstream technologies could also be good partner candidates. They are all attracted by Acumatica’s customizability, integratability, and a full-blown HTML5 client (coming in Acumatica 5.0 , currently in beta preview ).   Roskill admitted that Acumatica should do a better job of rounding up and managing its currently 12 partners in the U.K., Read More

IBM Express-es Its Candid Desire For SMEs Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


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The Total Economic Impact of IBM Tivoli Monitoring and IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager


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IBM Buys What’s Left of Informix


In another sign of consolidation within the database vendor market, IBM has announced that they are acquiring the assets of Informix Software (the database portion of Informix Corporation, which remained after the spin-off of Informix Business Solutions into Ascential Software). IBM intends to use the acquisition to improve their presence in distributed databases, and increase penetration in the small-to-medium enterprise market.

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IBM Acquires Star Analytics


Growing its already wide analytics product portfolio, IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire business analytics organization Star Analytics. Star Analytics software comprises an interesting portfolio of applications for data integration and process and application automation, both on-premises and in the cloud. This helps organizations to simplify their processes and enables them to

ibm swot  wide analytics product portfolio, IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire business analytics organization  Star Analytics . Star Analytics software comprises an interesting portfolio of applications for data integration and process and application automation, both on-premises and in the cloud. This helps organizations to simplify their processes and enables them to have a corporate analytics view of all their applications and processes and data, no matter their delivery mode. In this Read More

IBM Updates the Netfinity Line


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IBM Aims Renamed UNIX Server at Sun


In the latest phase of its campaign to unseat Sun as the dominant Internet server brand, IBM has released a slew of performance benchmarks for its 'eServer pSeries' UNIX server.

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IBM Acquires Cognea as Watson’s Mouthpiece


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IBM Firewall Discontinued


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IBM still suffers from the image problem of being associated with products and services for very large organizations, and it will need to muster a major marketing effort to convince buyers that it can deliver appropriate and cost-effective systems for small businesses.

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