This week corporate coverage: International Business Machines (IBM):

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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM nick name is Big Blue) is a multinational computer technology and consulting corporation headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA. The company is one of the few information technology companies with a continuous history dating back to the 19th century. IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware, software, infrastructure services, hosting services and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

The Company's major operations comprise a Global Services segment, Systems and Technology Group, a Software segment and a Global Financing segment.

IBM's business comprises three principal business segments:

  1. Systems and Financing
  2. Software
  3. Software related services

Business arena of IBM:

The majority of the Company's enterprise business, which excludes the company's original equipment manufacturer (OEM) technology business, occurs in industries that are broadly grouped into six sectors:

Financial services, public, industrial, distribution, communications, small and medium business.

Software solution from IBM:

Management Software, Lotus Software, Rational Software, Tivoli Software and Websphere Software. Each and every product described in following posts, Link should be provide after completion of task.

On October 10, 2005, IBM became the first major company in the world to formally commit to not using genetic information in its employment decisions.

IBM and CISCO joint project:

UC2 (Unified Communications and Collaboration) is an IBM and Cisco joint project based on Eclipse and OSGi. It will offer the numerous Eclipse application developers a unified platform for an easier work. The software based on UC2 platform will provide major enterprises with easy-to-use communication solutions, such as the Lotus based SameTime. In the future the SameTime users will benefit from such additional functions as click-to-call and voice mailing.

IBM management team:

Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer: Samuel J. Palmisano

Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President : Mark Loughridge

Executive Vice President - Innovation and Technology : Nicholas M. Donofrio

IBM major competitors:

Hewlett-Packard Company

Microsoft Corporation

Electronic Data Systems Corporation

Oracle Corporation


IBM in Global share market:

IBM shares are listed in New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Ticker : IBM

Mkt Cap: 170.47B as of July 2007

Key Developments of IBM Corporation:

==>IBM Corporation Chosen by Keio University to Drive Research Data

==>IBM Corporation Signs $1.4 Billion Global Strategic Outsourcing Agreement with AstraZeneca

==>IBM Corporation to Acquire DataMirror Corporation

==>IBM Corporation Launches New and Enhanced Tape and Disk Storage Solutions with Virtualization and Grid Computing Capabilities.

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