Latest IBM publications


IBMs new quantum computer will have you drooling

Unveiled at CES, IBM’s Quantum Q System One is designed for commercial and scientific use and will reside in the cloud In the centre of a cold tiled room sits a monolithic glass cube. Inside, suspended from its upper ceiling, hangs a mercurial cylinder reflecting its surrounds like a monochrome kaleidoscope. The scene is unmistakably sci-fi, but… Read the full article


Hyperscaler capital expenditure on track for record year

As 2018 comes to a close, all indicators suggest it will be another record-breaking year for the major cloud providers According to new Q3 data from Nevada-based Synergy Research Group, the capital expenditure of the hyperscale operators topped $26 million last quarter, maintaining the level recorded in Q2. This means hyperscale capital expenditure for the first three… Read the full article


Public cloud market: AWS still (comfortably) reigns supreme

Amazon Web Services remains comfortably ahead of its rivals in the public cloud services market, according to the latest Q3 research from Synergy Research Group The research group said AWS enjoys 40 percent of the cloud market and dominates all four of the world’s major regions. Azure is ranked second in three of the four regions,… Read the full article


IBM to acquire Red Hat in $34 billion deal

IBM says it is to become the world’s leading hybrid cloud provider following the acquisition of cloud software provider Red Hat for $34 billion In a joint press release, the companies announced that they have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat. Red Hat is the… Read the full article


IBM blockchain food supply chain network gains ground

IBM has announced the membership of several leading global retailers to its blockchain-based food supply chain network IBM Food Trust.  IBM says the network helps organisations in the food industry run more efficiently and provide safer food at lower costs. Among the new organisations joining the growing ecosystem are French supermarket giant Carrefour, and Topco,… Read the full article