Tags : IBM


New Class of Security Chiefs Emerging, Says IBM Study


[May 15, 2012]

Influencers direct business security strategies.

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Tags: security , IBM

IBM Expects Thousands of Partners to Train, Certify on New PureSystems Platform in 2012


[May 03, 2012]

Distributors to play key education, enablement role, says IBM exec.

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Tags: IBM , certification , training , distributors , channel partners , PureSystems

IBM Boosts Partner Rewards for Selling Combined Solutions, Targeting Key Technologies and Initiatives


[March 07, 2012]

Vendor offers new financial incentives for selling integrated analytics, cloud computing, commerce, social business solutions.

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Tags: cloud computing , IBM , social media , analytics , channel partners , smarter planet , PartnerWorld , incentives

IBM Offers New Services, Learning, Tools for Cloud Channel Partners


[March 07, 2012]

Offerings aimed at helping channel partners to create new applications and build cloud computing skills.

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Tags: Cloud , IBM , channel partners , social business , SmartCloud

Hennessy Takes Command of IBM Global Channels Organization


[January 23, 2012]

Vendor quietly appoints 31-year company veteran and former Europe GM and CIO to head worldwide business partner and midmarket organization.

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Tags: IBM , channel partner , midmarket , Rich Hume , Mark Hennessy

Mobile Shopping Sales Doubled in December 2011 From Last Year, IBM Data Says


[January 19, 2012]

Vendor’s Benchmark holiday report reveals Apple’s iPad and IPhone drove strong online retail sales.

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Tags: IBM , mobile , iPhone , iPad , online , shopping , benchmark , holiday season

IBM Offers New Social Media Initiatives for Channel Partners, Businesses


[January 14, 2012]

Vendor seeks to prod social-media driven sales opportunities through services, education, certification, workshops, new partnerships.

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Tags: IBM , certification , social media , Forrester Research , social business software , training , channel partners , PartnerWorld , social business , San Jose State University

IBM Offers $440 Million for DemandTec, Cloud-based Analytics Software Company


[January 03, 2012]

Vendor seeks to expand its portfolio of Smarter Commerce offerings. Acquisition will be folded into IBM’s software unit.

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Tags: cloud computing , IBM , acquisition , analytics , smarter commerce , DemandTec

IBM Names Rometty as Chief Executive to Succeed Palmisano


[October 27, 2011]

Vendor taps 30-year veteran, current global sales leader, to replace Palmisano. Company also says it will add $7 billion to stock repurchase program to total $12.2 billion.

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Tags: IBM , chief executive , Viginia Rometty , Sam Palmisano

IBM Offers New Cloud-based, On-Premise Smarter Commerce Solutions


[October 11, 2011]

Vendor adds Commerce-as-a-Service, Social Media Marketing solutions, opens new Global Center of Competence for Smarter Commerce.

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Tags: cloud computing , IBM , social media , smarter commerce

Intel, IBM Among Five to Pump $4.4 Billion into Chip Venture in New York


[September 29, 2011] Backers include Globalfoundries, TSMC and Samsung for projects to develop next two generations of computer chips and upgrade wafer manufacturing technology. Read More...

Tags: IBM , Intel , New York , computer chip , Cuomo

IBM to Pilot SaaS Offering for Smarter Commerce


[September 21, 2011] Vendor extends initiative to capitalize on $20 billion market opportunity. Read More...

Tags: IBM , SaaS , smarter commerce , Software Value Plus

Tech Data Adds IBM Cloud Services, Products to TDCloud Offering


[September 13, 2011] Channel partners gain IBM services, equipment to deploy private cloud and sell vendor’s public cloud services. Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , IBM , Tech Data , TDCloud , PointSource

IBM Adds 24 Pre-Configured, Partner-Ready SMB Solutions for Analytics, Cloud, Collaboration, Security


[September 12, 2011] Vendor backs solutions with $1 billion financing offer to channel partners Read More...

Tags: IBM , SMB , midmarket , Cost Busters , Ed Abrams

IBM Revs Up Netezza Channel Support


[August 24, 2011] Vendor offers new financing, authorization, incentives, skill-building options for channel partners in move to bolster business analytics sales. Read More...

Tags: IBM , business analytics , Netezza , channel partner , midmarket

IBM Prepping Channel Partners in Four Key Growth Segments, Says Top Channel Exec


[August 22, 2011] Vendor is steadily “building out channel capacity” and partner capabilities in business analytics, Smarter Planet, cloud computing and growth markets. Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , IBM , business analytics , channel partner , Rich Hume

IBM's Monshaw: Growth in Small- and Mid-market Outpaces Overall Company Rates


[July 05, 2011]

IBM's Monshaw: Growth in Small- and Mid-market Outpaces Overall Company Rates

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Tags: services , IBM , mid-market , MSP , ISV , Andy Monshaw , social business

IBM to Move MSPs, ISVs to Center Stage in Retooled Mid-market Channel Strategy


[July 05, 2011] Vendor also has reallocated millions of marketing dollars to online social business sites to reach IT decision-makers in mid-sized organizations, top exec says. Read More...

Tags: IBM , midmarket , MSP , ISV , social business

IBM Sweetens Smarter Commerce for Channel Partners


[June 15, 2011] Vendor offers financial incentives up to 50 percent, zero percent financing, MDF, sales assistance, dedicated support. Read More...

Tags: software , IBM , channel partner , smarter commerce , Global Finance

SecureWaters, Developer of Solution for Water Safety, Wins IBM SmartCamp Event


[June 06, 2011] SecureWaters, Developer of Solution for Water Safety, Wins IBM SmartCamp Event Read More...

Tags: IBM , SmartCamp , IBM Global Entrepreneur , innovative , SecureWaters , technologies

New IBM SaaS Pricing and Channel Financing Options Aimed at Builders of Cloud Applications and Infrastructures


[April 29, 2011] Vendor offers new monthly rental pricing for ISVs delivering SaaS applications with IBM middleware, and new financing programs for channel partners building cloud computing technical environments. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , IBM , SaaS , financing , channel

IBM, CA, Rackspace, Software AG, Kaavo, Founding Sponsors of New Cloud End User Advocacy Group


[April 23, 2011] 45 initial members of Cloud Standards Customer Council aim to advance cloud adoption by focusing on reference architectures, hybrid cloud, security, compliance. Read More...

Tags: IBM , CA , Rackspace , Cloud Standards Customer Council , Object Management Group

IBM Betting Big on Cloud Computing


[April 21, 2011] IBM Betting Big on Cloud Computing Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , IBM , SaaS

Ingram Micro Teams With IBM, Intermedia for New Cloud Services to Channel Partners


[April 12, 2011] Distributor offers cloud-based compute-on-demand, managed backup for desktops and servers, and VoiP solutions. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , services , IBM , Intermedia , Ingram Micro

IBM Offers New Software and Consulting Services for $70 Billion Smarter Commerce Market


[March 23, 2011] Initiative aims to help businesses meet shifting commerce trends toward social networking and mobile computing. Read More...

Tags: software , IBM , analytics , business , smarter commerce

IBM Puts $38 Million into New Singapore Cloud Computing Data Center


[March 17, 2011] Facility to launch in April, offer IBM cloud services and technology to businesses in A/P region. Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , services , IBM , data center , Singapore

IBM Opens New Innovation Center in Mexico and 39th Worldwide


[March 17, 2011] Facility offers free access to IBM software, researchers, technical experts to prompt growth of new business in $13 billion emerging market. Read More...

Tags: IBM , business , entrepreneur , Innovation Center , Mexico

Q4 2010 Global Server Shipments Rise 6 Percent, Revenue Climbs 16 Percent


[February 28, 2011] Researcher Gartner pegs full year 2010 worldwide shipments up 17 percent to 8.8 million units, revenue climbs 13 percent to $48.8 billion. Read More...

Tags: server , IBM , HP , x86 , Gartner

IBM Presents 2011 Beacon Awards at Annual PartnerWorld Conference


[February 19, 2011] IBM Presents 2011 Beacon Awards at Annual PartnerWorld Conference Read More...

Tags: IBM , channel partner , PartnerWorld , Beacon Awards

IBM Backs Cloud, Analytics Channel Partners with New Specialty, Resources, Software


[February 18, 2011] Vendor arms channel partners for growth opportunities in cloud computing and business analytics. Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , IBM , business analytics , channel partner , midmarket


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