Key Developments: International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N)

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International Business Machines Corp serves interactive mobile experience to US Open tennis fans
Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 11:00am EDT 

International Business Machines Corp:Unveiled dynamic combination of mobile, analytics, cloud and social technologies designed to serve interactive and insightful experience to fans of the 2014 US Open tennis tournament.At this year's US Open, IBM and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) are teaming to keep fans connected, engaged and close to the competition on the courts.  Full Article

International Business Machines and Monitise form Global Go-to-Market and Resourcing Alliance
Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 08:00am EDT 

International Business Machines Corp:Monitise enters agreement to transfer UK Professional Services staff to IBM.Combining of both companies' mobile banking, payments and commerce technology, this alliance brings IBM sales and specialist resources to clients around world with full spectrum of advice, solution design and delivery of Monitise's Mobile Money services.Building on Monitise's IBM Global Alliance announcement in July that included IBM MobileFirst portfolio of offerings.Monitise's technology will be enabled, hosted and sold as an IBM cloud-delivered solution worldwide in business-to-business space.As part of collaboration, IBM's global go-to-market investment of dedicated resources and promotional initiatives, globally and in region, will pair with Monitise staff to pursue Mobile Money opportunities.While commercial opportunities initially will be targeted at financial institutions, companies will also address needs of mobile network operators, retailers and.It also includes any vertical requiring simple API connectivity to bank-grade, interoperable and scalable mobile payment and commerce functionality and content.As part of agreement, teams from Monitise's UK development and integration business known as Professional Services including number of contractors will be transferred into IBM; IBM will in turn deliver services back to Monitise.  Full Article

Ujjivan Financial Services adopts International Business Machines Corp infrastructure managed services and cloud for business continuity and enhanced customer service
Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 09:00am EDT 

International Business Machines Corp:Announced that Ujjivan Financial Services, a microfinance company in India, has selected IBM's private cloud resilience services to ensure continuous business operations for its clients' critical financial transactions.Under the terms of the agreement, IBM's private cloud will help create a dedicated and robust infrastructure for its primary setup.  Full Article

Westpac NZ selects International Business Machines Corp to support transformation to NZ's Digital Bank
Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 09:00am EDT 

International Business Machines Corp:Announced that Westpac New Zealand, part of one of the financial services institutions, has selected IBM's private cloud technology to support its goal to be New Zealand's digital bank.The new five year agreement is part of an services and technology contract which includes Westpac migrating some of its business critical IT systems into IBM'sAuckland data center, enabling enhanced customer service.  Full Article

Veda partners with International Business Machines Corp and prepares for next phase of growth
Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 09:00am EDT 

International Business Machines Corp:Announced it has signed a five-year multimillion dollar agreement with Veda, a provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand.Agreement extends Veda's existing strategic outsourcing relationship with IBM, which continues to provide Veda with a reliable and resilient infrastructure, and now includes cloud services.  Full Article

International Business Machines Corp opens first SoftLayer Data Center in Canada
Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 10:52am EDT 

International Business Machines Corp:Says opening of a new SoftLayer data center in Toronto to meet th growing demand for hybrid cloud solutions that encompass open integration, data control and unique industry expertise.Facility is the first SoftLayer data center in Canada.  Full Article

International Business Machines Corp acquires cloud security services provider Lighthouse Security Group
Monday, 11 Aug 2014 08:30am EDT 

International Business Machines Corp:Announces that it has acquired the business operations of Lighthouse Security Group, LLC, a cloud security services provider.Financial terms were not disclosed.  Full Article

China's Shanghai Wind Information selects International Business Machines Corp to deliver cloud-based risk service
Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 12:00pm EDT 

International Business Machines Corp:Announces that Shanghai Wind Information (Wind Info) has selected IBM to help provide its users in China with new cloud-based analytics tools to better manage financial risks and meet regulatory requirements.Partnership builds on IBM's expertise working with global financial institutions to help address challenging regulatory requirements in risk.  Full Article

Khipu chooses International Business Machines Corp cloud to seamlessly scale to meet growing demand for its virtual education service
Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 09:10am EDT 

International Business Machines Corp:Says Khipu Corp has deployed its e-learning platform, Moodle, on SoftLayer's Cloud infrastructure to enable facilitators and teachers to access virtual lessons, download educational material, conduct tests of its training program and focus on high performance teaching.  Full Article

Wroclaw University of Technology Delivers Personalized Classrooms on International Business Machines Corp Cloud Infrastructure
Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 09:05am EDT 

International Business Machines Corp and the Wroclaw University of Technology:Says it will deploy a common and open platform for students, professors, industry partners and local government on IBM's Cloud platform.The engagement will help Wroclaw University of Technology to facilitate access to various educational resources on demand, and to deliver smart and personalized classrooms to its students.As a part of its transformation to become a regional cloud services center, WRUT will leverage an IBM Cloud solution to host its IT environment using an Infrastructure as a Service model.  Full Article


IBM launches Watson system for research, hopes for breakthroughs

WASHINGTON - International Business Machines Corp on Wednesday launched a computer system that can quickly identify patterns in massive amounts of data, an ability that IBM said should hasten breakthroughs in science and medical research.

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