IBM Ranked the Worldwide Market Share Leader in AI for Third Consecutive Year

Software, Hardware and Services Boosted Ibm’s AI Revenue by 19%, With Ibm Capturing 9.2% Share of Overall AI Market in 2018 For a third year in a row, IBM has been ranked the market share leader in the IDC Market Share: Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Market Shares, 2018: Steady Growth — POCs Poised to Enter Full-Blown Production report, which ranked companies by global AI revenue in 2018. According to IDC, the worldwide AI market grew 35.6% to $28.1 billion last year as a result of announcements, initiatives and…

SS&C to Acquire Algorithmics Assets from IBM

Acquisition to expand SS&C's risk analytics and regulatory solutions SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain Algorithmics and related assets from IBM. Algorithmics provides leading risk analytic products and services for the financial services industry worldwide. The addition of Algorithmics will extend SS&C's risk analytics and regulatory offering. The acquisition is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter, pending the completion of…

IBM Watson Advertising and Adweek Launch The Institute for Brand Marketing

First online lessons on Advanced Marketing Technologies now available on adweek.com/ibm IBM and Adweek, LLC launched The Institute for Brand Marketing, a new program designed to educate marketers in collaboration with IBM Watson Advertising and Adweek. Available today on adweek.com/ibm, the program offers marketers complimentary interactive online courses and live educational experiences to help cultivate their skills and knowledge to advance in a disruptive marketplace. According to a recent study by the Economist…

New IBM Inventory Visibility Helps Improve Omnichannel Profitability and Customer Experience for High-Turn Inventory Industries

Supply Chain Application Optimizes Order Management Process with Single, Real-Time View of Orders and Inventory Across Entire Fulfillment Network IBM announced IBM Inventory Visibility, a modular supply chain application that helps companies in high-turn inventory industries improve omnichannel profitability and customer experience. With a single, real-time view of inventory tracking and all available-to-promise inventory across the entire fulfillment network, companies can optimize order management processes, globally.…

Primerica Taps IBM to Modernize Applications in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Implements hybrid cloud strategy that leverages containers, microservices to drive digital transformation while keeping data secured in a private cloud IBM announced that Primerica, Inc., a leading insurance and financial services company, has turned to IBM to help accelerate innovation and modernize their internal and customer-facing application development in a hybrid cloud environment. Insurance providers are increasingly turning to the cloud to accelerate expansion into untapped markets and deliver innovative…

IBM Unveils z15 With Industry-First Data Privacy Capabilities

Designed for Hybrid Multicloud Security, Cloud-Native App Development with New Instant Recovery Feature IBM announced IBM z15™, a new enterprise platform delivering the ability to manage the privacy of customer data across hybrid multicloud environments. With z15, clients can manage who gets access to data via policy-based controls, with an industry-first capability to revoke access to data across the hybrid cloud. IBM Designers, Shani Sandy (L) and Don Spangler, review last minute specifications on the new…

ŠKODA AUTO Uses IBM Watson Assistant to Help Improve the Efficiency of its Recruitment Process

Recruitment is a critical pillar to building the right human capital for an organization. With hundreds of candidates going through its recruitment process every month, car manufacturer ŠKODA AUTO selected cloud-based IBM Watson Assistant to help make the hiring of new employees more efficient and less time-consuming not only for HR professionals but also for candidates. A digital assistant guides candidates through the data entry process in a user-friendly way, helping to avoid typing errors and assisting them in the…

IBM Study: Consumers Say Auto Brand Doesn’t Matter, Cost and Convenience Do

83 Percent of Automotive Executives Understand the Strategic Value of Data, yet Only 18 Percent Are Operating on a Digital Data Platform Today According to the results of IBM's new study on the future of the auto industry, in the next 10 years, as consumers move from vehicle ownership to vehicle usage, 48 percent of consumers surveyed say that a vehicle's brand would not matter as long as the vehicle is cost effective and convenient to access. According to Automotive 2030: Racing toward a digital future, consumers are…

IBM Expands Cloud Pak for Data with New DataOps Enhancements to Help Clients Get their Data Ready for AI

New StoredIQ InstaScan offering helps streamline risk assessment, compliance and AI projects IBM announced enhancements to Cloud Pak for Data that leverage the DataOps methodology to help clients get their data 'business-ready' for AI. As corporate data continues to grow in both volume and complexity – often of mixed structures and types and from sources strewn across the enterprise – the time required to collect and organize these vast datasets into usable data for AI can stress resources and actually stall AI projects.…

IBM Developing New Cloud Services and Technology to Help Keep Data Secured from Future Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computers

New Quantum Risk Assessment and Subscription Services Available to Clients Second Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Conference organized by the National Institute of Standards and Technology took a major step towards maintaining the highest level of security of its client's data and privacy in the future from fault-tolerant quantum computers. With today's news, IBM is announcing that it will begin to provide, what the industry would call, quantum-safe cryptography services on the IBM public cloud in 2020 and is…

IBM Demonstrates Commitment to Open Hardware Movement

Contributes Open Source Designs to Move Data More Quickly, Accelerating AI and Hybrid Cloud Workloads IBM announced at The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit that it will be contributing implementation rights to key technologies to the open community, further building upon IBM's long legacy of open source development. IBM is opening the POWER Instruction Set Architecture (ISA), which is critical to how hardware and software work together on POWER. With the ISA and other technologies being contributed to the open community,…

IHL Group Names IBM Order Management as a Leader in Order Management Systems Market for Enabling Unified Commerce in Retail

IBM Supply Chain Application Noted for its Retail Market Dominance, Significant Reduction in Implementation Time, and Continued Investment Integrating Disruptive Technologies IBM announced IHL Group, a global research and advisory firm specializing in technologies for the retail and hospitality industries, has named IBM Order Management as a leader in the order management systems market for enabling unified commerce in retail. IBM was noted for its retail market dominance with three times the market share of the nearest…

Enhanced DomainTools App for IBM QRadar Enables Security Teams to Prioritize Alerts, Investigate Incidents and Uncover Advanced Threats

New features include a threat hunting dashboard, domain lookup, and domain risk score for a more powerful app DomainTools announced significant enhancements to its DomainTools App for IBM QRadar. The latest update allows security teams to better uncover threats and thoroughly investigate incidents with profiles and risk scores for every domain name. The app is available for download in the IBM Security App Exchange. "There are countless reports citing alert fatigue and the…

IBM Transforms its Software to be Cloud-Native and Run on Any Cloud with Red Hat

IBM Software Products Now Cloud-Native for Public and Private Clouds- Enterprises Can Now Build Mission-Critical Applications Once and Run Them on All Leading Public Clouds or Private Clouds- Sprint, Societe Generale, Associated Bank, Primerica, Ilmarinen and Fiducia & Gad It AG Turn to Ibm and Red Hat to Transform Their Business for the Cloud Era IBM announced that it has transformed its software portfolio to be cloud-native and optimized it to run on Red Hat OpenShift. Enterprises can now build mission-critical…

IBM Study Shows Data Breach Costs on the Rise; Financial Impact Felt for Years

Breaches Pose Growing Risk for Small Businesses, Costing up to 5% of Annual Revenue IBM Security announced the results of its annual study examining the financial impact of data breaches on organizations. According to the report, the cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past 5 years and now costs $3.92 million on average. These rising expenses are representative of the multiyear financial impact of breaches, increased regulation and the complex process of resolving criminal attacks.2 The financial consequences…

IBM And AT&T Announce Multi-Year Strategic Alliance

Companies to expand relationship to enable moving AT&T Business applications to IBM Cloud IBM and AT&T announced a multi-year strategic alliance. Under the agreement AT&T Communications will use IBM's expertise to modernize AT&T Business Solutions' internal software applications, enabling migrations to the IBM Cloud. In addition, IBM will provide infrastructure to support AT&T Business's applications. AT&T Business will utilize Red Hat's open source platform to manage workloads and applications. The…

IBM Closes Landmark Acquisition of Red Hat for $34 Billion; Defines Open, Hybrid Cloud Future

Together, IBM and Red Hat Will Deliver Next-Generation Hybrid Multicloud Platform IBM and Red Hat announced that they have closed the transaction under which IBM acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a total equity value of approximately $34 billion. The acquisition redefines the cloud market for business. Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud technologies are now paired with the unmatched scale and depth of IBM’s innovation and industry expertise, and…

IBM Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan for Its Comprehensive Private Cloud Offering, IBM Cloud Private

IBM Cloud Private is a reliable and scalable cloud platform that runs on your infrastructure of choice. It's built on open source frameworks, like containers, Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry Based on its recent analysis of the North American private cloud market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes IBM with the 2019 Global Product Leadership Award for its IBM Cloud Private. This comprehensive offering matches the needs of a variety of customers, including developers, operations, and IT managers. It further augments its…

HCL Technologies Announces Close of Acquisition of Select IBM Products

Company Launches HCL Software Business Unit to Operate the Enterprise Software Offerings HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, confirmed the official close at the end of June 2019 the previously announced acquisition of select IBM products for security, marketing, commerce, and digital solutions. As part of the deal’s close, HCL takes full ownership of the research and development, sales, marketing, delivery, and support for AppScan, BigFix, Commerce, Connections, Digital Experience (Portal and…

Actifio Welcomes Dell EMC, Google Cloud & IBM as Diamond Sponsors of Actifio Data Driven 2019 Conference

Fujitsu and Hitachi Solutions Named Gold Sponsors, TechTarget Named Media Sponsor; Customer-Centered Conference June 18-19 in Boston Actifio, the pioneer of copy data management software, announced that Dell EMC, Google Cloud and IBM will be Diamond Sponsors for Data Driven 2019, the company's annual conference for technologists and business leaders from around the globe who are driving data-intensive transformations in their organizations. In addition, Fujitsu and Hitachi Solutions are Gold Sponsors and TechTarget is the…