Posts Tagged ‘IBM’
IBM and Bechtle scored a $115 million public sector server and services contract with the European Commission, a deal with several strong indicators for solution providers of all sizes.
All eyes will be on Hewlett-Packard today when it reports quarterly and full year earnings, which are expected to be lower due to soft IT spending and decreasing demand in China. The report could mark a beneficial turning point for the channel.
Partners who have had a hard time deciding on a mobile management platform from the nearly 100 available choices on the market have something new to consider this week with IBM’s purchase of mobility management specialist Fiberlink.
Cloud hosting vendors Rackspace and SoftLayer unveiled new Big Data managed services offerings on Apache Hadoop platforms that promise easily accessible and reliable business analytics.
Big Blue posted its sixth consecutive quarterly loss this week as declining hardware sales drag down overall revenue performance. IBM is placing big bets on cloud computing, but the replacement revenue isn’t coming fast enough.
IBM posted its sixth straight quarterly revenue decline as hardware sales slumped and emerging markets failed to prop up earnings. The hardware losses could renew efforts by Big Blue to sell off under-performing units, such as its System x server line, so it can focus on software and cloud services.
Bankrupt cloud storage vendor Nirvanix formally filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors while it and partners help customers migrate massive amounts of data to alternative service providers.
McAfee president Mike DeCesare expects Cisco, HP, IBM and Microsoft to be his long-term opponents as networking security becomes as important as endpoint.
London-based Aorta Cloud is putting together a bid to keep customers’ data in the cloud after Nirvanix shuts its doors at the end of the month.
Partners of enterprise cloud storage specialist Nirvanix Inc. are scrambling to find a home for their clients’ data after the San Diego company said it was shutting down at the end of the month.