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IBM Completes Acquisition of StoredIQ

Expands IBM’s Big Data Initiatives

ARMONK, N.Y. – 07 Feb 2013: IBM today announced it has completed the acquisition of StoredIQ, a privately held company based in Austin, Texas.

The acquisition advances IBM’s efforts to help clients derive value from big data, respond more efficiently to litigation and regulations, and dispose of information in an automated way that has outlived its purpose.   (more…)

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IBM Forges New Routes to Market with Power and Storage Systems Tuned for Big Data and Cloud Computing

Johannesburg, South Africa – 05 Feb 2013: IBM today accelerated its strategy to make big data and cloud computing a reality for businesses of all sizes with new Power Systems and Storage Systems that provide deep insights into big data, simplify data storage in the cloud, and can reduce costs through consolidation.

The announcement was made today in Johannesburg, South Africa, where IBM convened over 100 CEOs, CIOs, government officials, and academics at a leadership forum to chart a course for future business opportunities across the continent. (more…)

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Mobile Retail Commerce Rises While Social Shopping Drops in Second Quarter, Reports IBM

Consumers Buy More Per Online Transaction

Armonk, N.Y. – 16 Jul 2012: Mobile shopping rose while social media sales fell, providing an indication of where US retailers may invest in order to capture the attention and loyalty of the digital consumer, according to a new report from IBM. The IBM Retail Online Index, a cloud-based analysis of the online retail sector reported that retailers experienced 15 percent growth in sales from mobile devices but saw a 20 percent decline in sales traced to social media based on a much smaller base over this three-month period.

This report follows today’s news from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau which announced its estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales. According to the findings, retail sales fell 0.5 percent in June from May, the third straight month sales have been down from the month before. On a positive note, June 2012 sales were 3.8 percent above the pace of June 2011. (more…)

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New IBM Software Transforms the Digital Experience

Delivers New Interactive Online Experience for 16 Million Tennis Fans on wimbledon.com

ARMONK, NY – 13 Jul 2012: IBM today announced new software that helps CMOs and CIOs transform the digital experience for employees, customers and fans across a broad range of mobile devices.

The new software brings together the power of social networking, analytics and mobile computing to front office operations and externally to clients, allowing companies to create exceptional Web experiences. As a result, organizations can gain faster insight on customer buying patterns and consumer sentiment allowing them to more quickly reach and engage their audiences. (more…)

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Global IBM CIO Study reveals today’s CEOs and CIOs strongly aligned on future challenges and complexity

*Significant increase in the focus CIOs place on Cloud Computing since 2009*

Sydney, Australia – 18 May 2011: Results from a global study of more than 3,000 Chief Information Officers (CIOs) released by IBM today, reveal that for the first time, CEOs and CIOs are strategically aligned in their thinking around future challenges and complexity, with both groups focusing on insight and intelligence, client intimacy and people skills to drive organisational strategy.

The CIO Study shows that 57 per cent of CIOs anticipate more change and complexity in the next five years while 55 per cent of CEOs anticipate the same, according to the IBM’s 2010 Global CEO study. (more…)

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CIO Technology Priorities for 2011: Flexible Financing Options

*Financing purchases under a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement can help CIOs strategically manage their IT budgets* 

REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 1, 2011 — In the current global economic climate, chief information officers (CIOs) are carefully examining their technology priorities and becoming more involved in financing to meet strategic IT objectives.

Daniel Gasparro of the international law firm Howrey LLP serves as both the firm’s CIO and executive director of operations. His hybrid role of both technical and business leadership has become a growing trend among Fortune 500 and other companies. (more…)

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