IBM unveils plans to create global apps market for SMBs

IBM is trying to rally support for an online applications marketplace for small and mid-sized businesses that it plans to launch later this year. Big Blue hopes the initiative will help it generate

Published on: May 5th, 2008 James Niccolai

IBM creates ‘cooler’ servers for Web 2.0 build out

IBM has designed a new type of rack-mount server specifically for companies running heavily trafficked Web 2.0 sites such as Facebook and MySpace, the company announced Wednesday.Called the iDataPlex, the server is designed

Published on: April 24th, 2008 James Niccolai

Half the world’s enterprises will use Wikis by end of next year

"My longest sales cycle has been two hours," said Fulkerson, co-founder and chief executive officer of MindTouch of San Diego (DEMOfall 06), the developer of the open source enterprise wiki interface DekiWiki and

Published on: March 14th, 2008 Mary A.C. Fallon

Online fruit merchant sues IBM claiming rotten patent protection

p>IBM is facing a US$6 million patent-related lawsuit from Harry & David, an Internet retailer that was sued because it used an IBM e-commerce system that allegedly contained technology patented by two other

Published on: March 14th, 2008 Jon Brodkin

Even Big Blue is red hot on Web 2.0

Web 2.0 tools have been used by businesses in a communications and marketing context, but we're now seeing them start to adopt a lot of these tools for internal and external communications, knowledge

Published on: March 5th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

New IBM Cognos products targeted at business leaders

IBM's integration of Canadian business intelligence vendor Cognos' product line is expected to bring Big Blue closer to executives outside of its traditional base within IT departments. At a media briefing this week

Published on: February 7th, 2008 Shane Schick

COBOL coders needed again as mainframe projects increase

While the popularity of client servers and distributed computing seemed to mark the end of the "big iron" age, recent developments indicate mainframes may be around for many more years.Unfortunately the talent needed

Published on: January 24th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IBM led alliance shares eco-friendly technology with the world

A move by an alliance of global technology firms headed by IBM to share eco-friendly technology with the rest of the world could bring some benefits to smaller firms but the initiative is

Published on: January 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IBM led alliance shares eco-friendly technology with the world

A move by an alliance of global technology firms headed by IBM to share eco-friendly technology with the rest of the world could bring some benefits to smaller firms but the initiative is

Published on: January 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IBM purchase of Cognos brings turmoil and opportunity to BI mid-market space

Small and medium-sized businesses in the market for business intelligence (BI) software will benefit from IBM's US$5 billion offer to acquire Cognos Inc., according to industry analysts.Insiders predict there will be "initial turmoil"

Published on: November 13th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

IBM/ISS Proventia MX5010 has high IPS catch rate

The Proventia MX5010 is an amazingly fast Internet Protocol Security (IPS) which outclassed the competition when it came to detecting the attacks we threw at it. Unfortunately, that world-class IPS is housed in

Published on: November 9th, 2007 Joel Snyder

Big Iron’s back

Mainframes were supposed to fade away as the industry moved deeper into client/server computing, but rumours of its death turned out to be greatly exaggerated. IBM, among others, continues to do a brisk

Published on: November 5th, 2007 Dave Webb

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Storage IBM and AGS provide server studio and Sentinel R.6.1 IBM and AGS Ltd., announced that the Server Studio and Sentinel R. 6.1 -- the principal suite of integrated system management tools for IBM

Published on: July 6th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

IBM takes on HP, Sun with blade system

IBM has thrown its weight into the latest battle among hardware vendors by introducing the next generation of its BladeCenter Systems. “No issue is more front and centre today than the cost of

Published on: December 19th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki