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International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with corporate headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. - Wikipedia

How Big is Microsoft Azure, Really? That’s a question that can only be answered by Microsoft. The Redmond giant does not give out revenue numbers specific to its Infrastructure as a Service offering, Azure...but it happily gives us its year...
Big Blue is the dark horse in the cloud computing segment. 105-year-old IBM has been under constant scrutiny, with its own past performance weighing heavily on the company. IBM was also a bit late to the cloud party, but...
The cloud computing industry surged strongly in 2016, and if the last quarter of 2016 is anything to go by, 2017 holds a lot of promise for the segment as a whole, especially for the top three cloud service...
IBM’s cloud initiatives have largely been flying under the radar thanks to the weight of Big Blue’s revenue decline, which has been overshadowing the smaller but fast growing parts of its business.Amazon and Microsoft have already scaled above the...
One of the biggest hurdles when it comes to transitioning to a cloud computing environment is: “What do we do with the existing on-premise infrastructure?”In many cases, companies will have already made significant investments in building their own infrastructure,...
Amazon will be reporting its fourth quarter earnings on Thursday, February 2, 2017, after the market close. Our cloud eyes will be firmly fixed on how much revenue Amazon Web Services - the most profitable unit of Amazon -...
The global enterprise software spend runs in the order of trillions of dollars, and enterprise collaboration platforms are quickly gaining traction with a large number of technology companies vying for market share.Office collaboration tools have always been around,...
The days are numbered for the traditional method of selling software to customers for an annual or multi-year licensing fee. Software as a Service (SaaS) - where the customer pays for what he uses - is the new model,...
Infrastructure-as-a-Service, or IaaS, was the fastest growing cloud segment in 2016, and there are several indications that we could see a repeat of strong growth in 2017 as well.Early in 2016 Gartner projected that the Infrastructure-as-a-Service market will reach...
IBM Analytics, which focuses on big data solutions, is huge by any standards. In the last three quarters, revenues from the division totalled $13.9 billion. In comparison, Salesforce, the CRM leader, made only $6.67 billion during full fiscal 2016,...
Cloud deployment models can be segregated into three types: Public Cloud, Private Cloud/On-Premise Infrastructure and Hybrid Cloud.Ten years ago, companies around the world typically built and managed their own IT infrastructures. Since it was run by the companies themselves,...
Over the past several articles in this Cloud Industry Review 2016 series, we’ve seen the business side of the cloud industry. We covered all the top cloud service providers (CSPs), their strengths, how big their cloud businesses are, what...
About 8 months ago, when I spoke to IBM’s Cloud CTO Dr. Jim Comfort about IBM’s cloud initiatives, one of the things that struck me was the emphasis he placed on IBM’s strategy in the hybrid cloud space. His...
In this cloud industry review series, I've been talking about the biggest players in cloud, the edge they have over the competition, the pace at which they've been growing and where they are as at the end of 2016...
In a move that will give the tech industry much leverage for future initiatives, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick have joined President-Elect Donald Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum.As business advisers to Trump, they will bring industry-relevant...