IBM Research just announced it launched a broad 10-year initiative to "support China in delivering on its ambitious energy and environmental goals." Dubbed "Green Horizon" one of its first partners is the Beijing Municipal Government.
Close to half of IT managers are either planning to outsource mobility management or have already done so, a survey by Gigaom Research finds.
IBM surged past Trend Micro to take third place in the security software market last year, the first time a non-pure-play security vendor made it into the top three for many years, according to Gartner.
AirWatch, Citrix, Good Technology, IBM and MobileIron have been named as leaders in Gartner's Magic Quadrant report for the enterprise mobility management market.
The costs associated with data breaches are on the rise, according to an annual report prepared by the Ponemon Institute.
Iusacell, Mexico's third largest mobile phone operator, is suing IBM for $2.5 billion, alleging that Big Blue made fraudulent claims that caused Iusacell to lose that amount in profits, Reuters reports.
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A consortium of heavy hitting IT firms will develop engineering standards for the Internet of Things to enable interoperability among networks and devices and improved access to big data for organizations.
Mobility is transforming the relationship between the chief information officer and the chief marketing officer, observes Robert Dayton, executive vice president of business analytics and optimization at consulting firm MindStream Analytics.
Smart city projects, which use machine-to-machine communications and platforms to automate transportation systems, traffic and parking management and utilities, among other things, were a hot topic at this year's Mobile World Congress.