Posts Tagged ‘IBM’
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Big Blue becomes more profitable as newer technologies grow at hardware’s expense
IBM and Apple have formed a strategic partnership to make iPhones and iPad more valuable enterprise tools, and build a new, growth-oriented act for both companies.
Young American companies more adept at using PR and SEO techniques
Big Blue betting big bucks on computing of the future
Chinese Ministry of Commerce’s anti-monopoly bureau has approved $2.3 billion deal but U.S. approval is still pending
The $2.3 billion deal for IBM to sell its x86 server unit to Lenovo continues to slog through U.S. regulatory reviews, as government officials are concern about national security implications. The key to getting the deal done will likely come down to maintenance arrangements.
Dell, too, is looking to capitalize on IBM’s sale of its entry-level server business to Lenovo by wooing disaffected Big Blue partners. As channel chief Cheryl Cook sees it, Dell is in a much better position to capitalize than rival Hewlett-Packard.