Posts Tagged ‘IBM’

On Point: IBM HPC, Fortinet Firewalls, and Moving Away From Windows Server 2003

Welcome to On Point, our weekly digest of product and services news for July 21-25.

Cloud, Big Data and Mobility Shine Despite IBM Q2 Sales Decline

Big Blue becomes more profitable as newer technologies grow at hardware’s expense

Apple, IBM Partner to Tackle Mobile Enterprise

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.

US Tech Start-Ups Outstrip Europe in Self-Promotive Arts

Young American companies more adept at using PR and SEO techniques

IBM Splashes Out $3bn On ‘Post-Silicon Era’ Tech

Big Blue betting big bucks on computing of the future

IBM-Lenovo Server Deal Gets Green Light in China

Chinese Ministry of Commerce’s anti-monopoly bureau has approved $2.3 billion deal but U.S. approval is still pending

Maintenance Key to IBM-Lenovo Server Deal

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 Wants a Piece of the IBM Server Channel

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.