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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

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...
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...
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...
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,...
If you are running a business, there is a near 100% chance that you are already using some form of SaaS - Software as a Service. According to a recent a survey by Northbridge and Wikibon, one in seven...
In a recent article titled Why Toppling AWS from the Top of Cloud Computing is Not an Easy Task, we outlined why Amazon’s strength in cloud will allow AWS to maintain its IaaS market leadership for a long time yet.A...
Over the past few weeks I've written several articles on the good and bad of artificial intelligence. On the good side there are projects that make our lives easier; on the bad, there are things that could end our...
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 -...
IBM's focus on hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions has finally paid off. Tech market research firm Frost & Sullivan has bestowed the Cloud Company of the Year Award for 2016 on the 105-year-old Armonk, New York-based technology giant for its "market leadership...
The United States is going through a trying time, to say the least. And I'm not talking about the GDP! I'm referring to what most conversations contain these days - the U.S. presidential elections.Being primarily a technology site, what...
The dream of one day having an entity with artificial intelligence diagnose your condition and recommend the best treatment may still be years away, but at IBM Watson Health and elsewhere, the technology and capability is evolving at such...
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 what has thus far been Amazon's most vocal acceptance of a hybrid cloud model, AWS has launched two products that their customers can install on-premise.While this could be seen as AWS simply launching more products to support its...
Google and Intel recently announced a strategic partnership that aims to accelerate cloud adoption in the enterprise segment. The deal brings together two companies that have been a bit late to the cloud race and aim to close the...