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Introducing Santa – businessman and technology visionary

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Santa Claus isn't just a business leader of global renown, he's been considered a technology visionary ever since taking delivery of his first IBM System/360 mainframe in the 1970s, when he developed the ground-breaking good/bad database
17 Dec 2014

Turning lead into gold: how Alchemy Systems built a cloud platform with IBM science

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When an IT solutions firm wanted to expand its customer offerings, it looked to IBM
04 Dec 2014

Collections Marketing Center FlexCollect platform enters UK market with the help of Vissensa and IBM

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CMC wanted to break into the UK market after six of the US's top 10 banks adopted the platform
04 Dec 2014

US intelligence agency IARPA launches supercomputing research initiative

Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity awards contracts to IBM, Raytheon BBN Technologies and Northrop Grumman Corp
04 Dec 2014

WPP signs whopping $1.25bn hybrid cloud deal with IBM

IBM to provide marketing firm with service delivery and technology platform in seven-year contract
03 Dec 2014

Thomson Reuters signs deal with IBM to provide global IT support

'Thomson Reuters will be able to capitalise on IBM's industry-leading IT capabilities and expertise,' says technology COO Rick King
03 Dec 2014

In computer security, it's almost impossible to tell the 'good guys' from the 'bad guys'

Even the most sophisticated of cyber attacks invariably start with a banal email and a simple attachment or URL. But how should organisations start to protect themselves against such attacks?
25 Nov 2014

IBM patents 'data privacy engine' to simplify and secure international e-business

Data privacy engine will help businesses protect personal data as it is transferred between countries, including across private clouds, claims IBM
20 Nov 2014

Lufthansa signs £800m outsourcing deal with IBM

IBM reportedly fought off competition from HP and Atos for seven-year deal
18 Nov 2014

Threat intelligence – the best form of defence?

Major organisations are subject to millions of 'security events' every week, but which ones should be ignored and which investigated? IBM argues that threat intelligence can help
17 Nov 2014

Will software-defined networking herald 'the rise of the stupid network'?

It's taken the best part of 15 years, but with data centre operators seriously examining and rolling out software-defined networking the age of the 'stupid network' might finally be upon us
11 Nov 2014

Influence: The Top 5 IT budget killers, and how CIOs can avoid them

What are the biggest causes of unnecessary IT spend? Watch this video to identify and prevent them.
05 Nov 2014

From slow lane to fast lane - the networking bottleneck

The phrase 'the network is the computer' was first coined in the mid-1980s, but it's never been more true than today. However, too many organisations have their data centres on the digital equivalent of a B-road rather than a super-highway
04 Nov 2014

Coca-Cola Bottling Company migrates 1,100 users from IBM Notes to Office 365 in one weekend

Third largest US Coca-Cola bottler partners with Dell and InfraScience to make the switch
31 Oct 2014

How the use of real-time data on iPads could change the face of women's tennis

New WTA rule that comes into effect in 2015 allows coaches to give their players tips on-court using real-time data provided by SAP
24 Oct 2014

Lufthansa to save €70m in annual IT infrastructure costs in mega-outsourcing deal with IBM

Airline giant to split-up and privatise IT arm in a deal that will cost €240m upfront, but save €70m annually in IT operating costs
22 Oct 2014

IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5bn to take semiconductor unit off its hands

Globalfoundries had demanded $2bn to take IBM's struggling semiconductor unit off its hands
20 Oct 2014

How to make sure your CIO doesn't let you go in the era of the cloud

'Curiosity' and 'business awareness' are sought after skills, with IT leaders wanting to retain IT staff
17 Oct 2014

The key to becoming indispensable to your CIO in the cloud era? Curiosity

IT teams fear that cloud might make them redundant. But IT leaders say that those who take on new projects and learn new skills should avoid the axe
30 Sep 2014

Computing Question Time Live: The role of the CIO in the cloud era

All the latest from the London Stock Exchange. Get involved using #askcomputing on Twitter
30 Sep 2014

Lenovo to finalise $2.1bn IBM x86 server business aquisition

Deal will see Lenovo become third largest player in x86 server market
29 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: personality over technical expertise, IBM memo and a new bug worse than Heartbleed

Employees to be retrained and have their pay cut at IBM, while Spotify and IBM would hire IT staff on personality rather than skills
26 Sep 2014

IBM to staff: Compulsory retraining and a ten per cent pay cut

Services giant demands that selected US staff undergo retraining, paying 10 per cent of their wage for the privilege
18 Sep 2014

IBM warns over proliferating use of banking Trojans in enterprise attacks

Trojan malware features and functions being expanded to attack more targets
17 Sep 2014