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IBM Closes Acquisition of Turbonomic to Deliver Comprehensive AIOps Capabilities for Hybrid Cloud

Complements recent acquisition of Instana and launch of IBM Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps to address AI-driven automation of IT; powered by Red Hat OpenShift to run anywhere Acquisition builds on IBM's growing investment in its ecosystem partners including Cisco to help customers accelerate their journey to hybrid cloud and AI IBM, today announced the closing of its acquisition of Turbonomic, Inc., an Application Resource Management (ARM) and Network Performance Management (NPM) software provider based in Boston, MA.…

IBM Digital Health Pass To Integrate With CLX Health’s TrustAssure™ Platform

Integration intended to streamline COVID-19 testing process and enable secure, verifiable digital credentials IBM and CLX Health today announced plans to integrate IBM Digital Health Pass with CLX Health's TrustAssure™ platform to help provide individuals with a seamless, secure way to locate and schedule a COVID-19 test with a provider and create a verifiable credential to use, if needed, when returning to physical locations, such as an airplane, sports stadium or workplace. CLX TrustAssure is a global network of more than…

IBM Collaborates with 30 Organizations to Re-Skill & Connect the Workforce with Real Career Opportunities

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna announced a new collaboration with 30 global organizations including governments, community colleges, non-profits, and employment agencies, focused on helping underserved populations improve their skills and employability. According to the World Economic Forum, closing the global skills gap could add US$11.5 trillion to global GDP by 2028, but education and training systems need to keep pace with market demands. In addition, as reflected in a new study from the IBM Institute for Business Value…

Sprout Social Announces Appointment of Thomas Stanley to Board of Directors

Sprout Social, Inc. , an industry-leading provider of cloud-based social media management software, announced that Thomas Stanley, Chief Revenue Officer at Tanium, will be joining their board of directors, effective June 16, 2021. Marketing Technology News: Vericast Survey: How Deals Play a Role in Return to Pre-Pandemic Activities “Thomas has been an exceptional leader in the technology industry for more than two decades and we’re excited for him to bring his deep sales, go-to-market strategy and partnership experience to…

IBM Survey: Pandemic-Induced Digital Reliance Creates Lingering Security Side Effects

- Individuals created 15 new accounts on average during the pandemic according to survey, with 82% reusing passwords across accounts - More than half of millennials surveyed would rather place an order using a potentially insecure app or website vs. call or visit a location in person IBM Security today announced the results of a global survey examining consumers' digital behaviors during the pandemic, as well as their potential long-term impact on cybersecurity. With society becoming increasingly accustomed to…

Cobalt Iron Compass Now Part Of IBM Product Portfolio Through Passport Advantage Program

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service-based enterprise data protection, today announced that its Compass® enterprise SaaS backup solution is now part of IBM’s product portfolio through the IBM Passport Advantage program. Through Passport Advantage, IBM sellers, partners, and distributors around the world will be able to sell Compass under IBM part numbers to any organizations, particularly complex enterprises, that greatly benefit from the automated data protection and anti-ransomware solutions…

IBM Study: LGBT+ Discrimination in U.S. Workplaces Remains High, Despite Global Focus on Social Justice

Despite a year of intense global focus on social justice issues, nearly half of lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans recently surveyed by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) stated they believed that their employer discriminates against people of their sexual orientation. The new IBM study "Striving for authenticity," conducted with Out & Equal Workplace Advocates and Workplace Pride, also found that discrimination is more pronounced where race, gender, and sexual orientation intersect. Across all surveyed…

Persistent Systems and IBM Deepen Collaboration to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise

Persistent Systems announced plans to expand its relationship with IBM to help fuel open hybrid cloud adoption, core IT modernization and digital transformation for customers across the enterprise. Persistent will continue to invest in IBM technology that helps its customers adopt hybrid cloud architectures with Red Hat OpenShift, industry-specific clouds and advanced security practices. Marketing Technology News: VIZIO and Verizon Media Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance Connected TV, Omnichannel Advertising…

Sherpa Digital Media Delivers Key Metrics on Virtual Events and Video Streaming in 2020

The company shares its event attendance and video consumption metrics for the past year, spotlighting the growing demand for video-powered experiences. Sherpa Digital Media, Inc., a leading provider of virtual events, webinars, and webcasts for enterprise Marketing and Communications, shared usage metrics of its flagship platform for live and on-demand video hosting and streaming. Over the course of 2020, Sherpa hosted and streamed over 11,000 events, due in large part to a surge in demand for virtual events and online…

Catalogic Software Sells Copy Data Management Business

Company divests its copy data management business to IBM in order to increase its focus on cloud data protection and management. Catalogic Software, a leading provider of smart data protection solutions, today announced that it has sold its Catalogic ECX™ copy data management business to IBM. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. Divesting this business enables Catalogic to focus on its enterprise and cloud data protection and data security solutions, including its recently launched Kubernetes and…

Pitney Bowes Taps IBM for Global Hybrid Cloud Transformation

IBM and Pitney Bowes announced an agreement under which IBM will deliver IT automation, machine learning and managed infrastructure services designed to help Pitney Bowes transform and embrace hybrid cloud computing to support its global business plan and goals. For over 100 years, Pitney Bowes has focused on innovating and delivering technologies that remove the complexity of getting commerce transactions precisely right. The company moves more than 222 million parcels and facilitates the sending of billions of mail…

IBM Acquires Waeg to Deepen Expertise Across the Salesforce Platform in Europe

IBM today announced plans to acquire Waeg, a leading Salesforce Consulting Partner in Europe, to extend IBM's portfolio of Salesforce services and advance IBM's hybrid cloud and AI strategy. The acquisition builds on IBM's continued investment in Salesforce consulting services to meet the rising client demand for experience-led business transformation and new customer engagement strategies backed by data, AI and machine learning. Marketing Technology News: Wipro Limited Appoints Tulsi Naidu to Its Board "Salesforce…

IBM Announces Breakthrough Hybrid Cloud and AI Capabilities to Accelerate Digital Transformation at 2021 Think Conference

IBM, announces advances in artificial intelligence (AI), hybrid cloud, and quantum computing at the company's Think conference at 12:00 p.m. ET today. The innovations highlight IBM's role in helping its clients and partners accelerate their digital transformations, return to work smarter, and build strategic ecosystems that can drive better business outcomes. "We will look back on this year and last as the moment the world entered the digital century in full force," said IBM Chairman and CEO Arvind Krishna. "In the same…

IBM Extends HBCU Initiatives Through New Industry Collaborations

IBM Global University Program Expands from 13 to 40 HBCUs; 15 Students Receive IBM Masters Fellowship Awards IBM, announced today it has extended its IBM Global University Program with historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to 40 schools. IBM is now working with the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE), 100 Black Men of America, Inc., Advancing Minorities' Interest in Engineering (AMIE) and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to better prepare HBCU students for in-demand jobs in the…

IBM Helps Customers Adopt a Zero Trust Approach to Security

IBM Cloud Pak for Security adds to its zero trust capabilities; new blueprints and expanded partner integrations to simplify zero trust adoption IBM Security today introduced a new Software as a Service (SaaS) version of IBM Cloud Pak for Security, designed to simplify how organizations deploy a zero trust architecture across the enterprise. The company also announced an alliance partnership with leading cloud and network security provider, Zscaler, and new blueprints for common zero trust use cases. For security…

IBM Watson Advertising Accelerator Expands to Bring AI to Fast-Growing OTT Media and Streaming Landscape

As brands and agencies look to diversify their media portfolios in ever-changing traditional web, IBM offers Watson AI for OTT market, where industry collaboration is critical to achieving scale IBM, today announced the expansion of IBM Watson Advertising Accelerator for OTT and video, designed to help marketers move beyond contextual relevance alone. Accelerator aims to leverage artificial intelligence to dynamically optimize OTT ad creative for improved campaign outcomes at scale, not dependent on traditional advertising…

PacGenesis, Inc. Wins 2021 IBM Beacon Award for Digital Marketing Excellence

PacGenesis, Inc. is proud to be honored as a 2021 IBM Beacon Award winner for Digital Marketing Excellence. Now in its 22nd year, the IBM Beacon Awards celebrate the next generation of innovators, creators and thinkers that use IBM technology, like hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence, to power innovative solutions for partners and their clients. Marketing Technology News: ServiceNow Named A Leader In The 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant For Enterprise Agile Planning Tools In 2020, PacGenesis rebuilt its digital…

IBM Launches Advanced Storage Solutions Designed to Simplify Data Accessibility & Availability Across Hybrid Clouds

IBM  announced major innovations across its storage portfolio designed to improve the access to, and management of, data across increasingly complex hybrid cloud environments for greater data availability and resilience. First, the company announced plans to launch a new container-native software defined storage (SDS) solution, IBM Spectrum Fusion in the second half of 2021. The solution will be designed to fuse IBM's general parallel file system technology and its data protection software to give businesses and their…

IBM Launches New Watson Capabilities To Help Businesses Build Trustworthy AI

-- Updates to IBM Watson Studio, IBM OpenPages with Watson and IBM Planning Analytics with Watson designed to help address key barriers to trust in data and AI models -- Leading global brands including Lufthansa are using IBM Watson to infuse trust into their workflows IBM today annou nced new capabilities for IBM Watson designed to help businesses build trustworthy AI. These capabilities further expand Watson tools designed to help businesses govern and explain AI-led decisions, increase insight accuracy, mitigate risks…

IPwe and IBM Seek to Transform Corporate Patents With Next Generation NFTs Using IBM Blockchain

An ecosystem to tokenize patents can allow intellectual property to be treated as business assets, making patents easier to license, sell and commercialize IPwe today announced plans to begin representing patents as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) or digital assets by working with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to create the infrastructure for representing patents as NFTs and storing the records on a blockchain network. The tokenization of intellectual property (IP) will help position patents to be more easily sold, traded, commercialized or…