This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

IBM Systems Help Clients Embrace Next Generation Of Cloud, Analytics, Mobile And Social Technologies

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As organizations look to take advantage of the emergence of cloud, analytics and mobile technologies, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that this trend is driving interest in IBM systems in geographies around the world.

IBM Corporation logo

In fact, a recent IBM study illustrates that four technologies - Big Data and Analytics, Cloud, Mobile and Social - are no longer just buzzwords but have become key ingredients of enterprise software development and IT infrastructures.  Seventy percent of enterprises are now using Big Data and Analytics, Cloud, Mobile and Social and 75 percent of enterprise decision makers now consider these technologies as strategically important to their organizations, up from 66 percent in 2012. [1]

"IT infrastructure is crucial to meet the demands of clients in this new era of computing," said Stephen Leonard, General Manager, Sales, IBM Systems & Technology Group.  "A new generation of IBM systems is helping clients modernize their IT environments for emerging big data, cloud computing, mobile and social technologies. Clients are migrating from non-IBM systems to infrastructures based on these IBM systems and the results they are seeing demonstrate that the right infrastructure does matter."

Clients that have switched from non-IBM servers to an IBM infrastructure to meet their Big Data, cloud, mobile and social needs include:

  • Alabama-based Logista Solutions, a managed services provider building upon its expertise in data center implementation and design. After deploying an infrastructure based on IBM systems and storage, Logista is now able to design and bring new products to market in approximately five days instead of the typical one month or more needed with the company's prior infrastructure.
  • Brazil's Algar Telecom replaced 80 Hewlett-Packard servers with an IBM mainframe platform, achieving savings of 50 to 70 percent in data center floor space, energy and cooling.   At the same time, Algar increased operational efficiency by 30 percent.
  • The eThekwini Municipality, a government organization in the province of KwaZulu-Natal that provides civic services to the approximately 3.5 million citizens of Durban, South Africa.  Utilizing an IBM infrastructure, the government reduced the number of physical servers in its environment by 67 percent and reduced infrastructure complexity by 80 percent.  As a result, it was able to improve time savings by 90 percent and launch new products 92 percent faster.

The IBM Systems & Technology portfolio offers a wide range of options configured to help clients take advantage of new technologies in cloud, mobile and analytics. To find out why infrastructure matters, and for more information on specific IBM systems visit: http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/infrastructure/us/en/

[1] Raising the game - The IBM Business Tech Trends Study

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,131.97 +100.83 0.59%
S&P 500 1,998.98 +14.85 0.75%
NASDAQ 4,552.7590 +33.8570 0.75%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs