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IBM Leads Social Business Software Market

IBM announced that for the third straight year, market research firm IDC has ranked Big Blue as the No. 1 seller of social business software. Read More >

Dell Seeks to Acquire Quest Software for $2.15 Billion: Report

The offer, which would be the latest move by Dell in its transformation into an IT solutions provider, comes weeks after talks between the two companies broke off. Read More >

Cisco Reveals Its Software-Defined Networking Strategy

Cisco unveiled its strategy for delivering software-defined networking, describing its Open Network Environment Platform Kit (onePK) as a more comprehensive approach than the OpenFlow protocol or the OpenStack approaches by others. Read More >

IBM's Launches New Software to Boost Mobile Device Security

IBM announced new software to help enterprises security-enable devices and better manage BYOD environments. Read More >

IBM Targets Big Data With Storage, Technical Computing Enhancements

IBM launches a new Smarter Computing effort--aimed at tackling big data--with new storage systems and newly integrated technology from Big Blue s acquisition of Platform Computing. Read More >

Quest Software Acquisition Would Bolster Dell's Offerings

Quest Software's offerings are designed to help businesses in a number of key areas, including database, server and user workspace management as well as data protection and backup, performance monitoring, and identity and access management. Read More >

IBM Predictive Analytics Helps North Carolina Detect Medicaid Fraud

IBM's predictive analytics software enabled North Carolina to detect $6.2 million in potentially fraudulent Medicaid payments. Read More >

IBM Declares Apple's Siri a Security Threat, Bans Use on Corporate Networks

IBM has banned Apple's Siri digital assistant--along with other apps and services--from its networks out of concern for security and privacy. Big Blue realizes the move to enable workers to bring their own devices to work offers both benefits and challenges. Read More >

Open Source Finds Its Way Into the Cloud, Big Data, Mobile

As the Open Source Business Conference gets underway in San Francisco, a survey shows that open-source software is contributing to development in some of the top IT trends of the day. Read More >

IBM SmartCloud Helps Empower Medical Workers in Haiti

IBM announced a collaboration with Colleagues In Care to empower medical workers in Haiti through use of the IBM SmartCloud cloud computing platform. Read More >

IBM Enhances SmartCloud Platform, Adds Customers

IBM announced enhancements to its SmartCloud cloud computing solution and highlighted several new customers and partners on the platform. Read More >

IBM's Watson Challenges University of Rochester MBA Students

IBM teams up with the University of Rochester to put the IBM Watson technology to the test in a competition among the school s MBA students. Read More >

Microsoft Holds First Security Development Conference

Microsoft held its first Security Development Conference in Washington, D.C., to share information about computer security with industry, government and academia, as well as to promote the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL). Read More >

Chief Information Security Officer Role Evolving, IBM Study Finds

An IBM study shows that CISOs are getting more pressure from top executives, but also are gaining a greater voice in their companies. Read More >

IBM Delivers 'Patterns of Expertise' for its PureSystems

IBM makes the use of its PureSystems family of integrated systems easier with new patterns of expertise gleaned from domain experts. Read More >

Social, Cloud, Mobile Are Integrated in IBM's New BPM Software

At its IBM Impact 2012 conference in Las Vegas, IBM introduced new business process management and other software to help integrate social, cloud and mobile technologies. Read More >

IBM's New PowerLinux Offerings Target Linux Midmarket

IBM announced a new strategy to take on the low-end and midrange Linux market with new hardware and software solutions. Read More >

Hot Tech Projects: Microsoft Upgrades Dominate IT Implementations

Microsoft server and application upgrades dominate the recent IT projects undertaken by the 16 Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies highlighted here. Information for this feature is provided exclusively to CIO Insight by the researchers at DiscoverOrg. Read More >

Amazon, Cycle Computing Create Supercomputer for Drug Discovery, Cancer Research

Amazon Web Services and Cycle Computing created a 50,000-core supercomputer that led researchers to identify proteins that have an effect on cancer development and can assist in the development of new cancer drugs and therapies. Read More >

Google Engineer Testifies in Oracle Lawsuit

Google software engineer Tim Lindholm wrote an email in 2010 to Android project manager Andy Rubin, indicating that he had been asked to research technical alternatives to using Sun's Java in the Android operating system. All of them "sucked," he wrote. Read More >

Software, Services Drive Solid Q1 Growth for IBM

Once again, software is a key driver of growth for IBM, as Big Blue saw software profits rise 12 percent on software revenue of $5.6 billion for the first quarter of 2012. Read More >

IBM Announces 2012 IBM Fellows

IBM has named seven employees to the class of 2012's IBM Fellows. IBM Fellow is the highest technical honor an IBMer can achieve. Read More >

IBM Breaks New Ground With Launch of PureSystems

One key IBM exec says IBM's announcement of a set of new expert integrated systems, known as PureSystems, is as big as the company's delivery of the mainframe 50 years ago. Read More >

Strategic Tech Slideshow: SMB IT Budgets are Earmarked for Software, PCs

If you're leading the IT department for a small- or medium-sized business (SMB), you may feel your tech budget is never large enough. You probably look with envy upon your large-enterprise counterparts who are in the position to buy boatloads of computers every year and, through their sheer volume, hold sway over the software and services markets. IT budgets at small and medium-sized companies... Read More >

HP Chairman Lane Talks Leadership, Innovation at OnDemand 2012

Lane says HP can supply the scale if startups and the entrepreneurial community can bring in energy and ideas for new products and services. Read More >

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