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IBM Global CDO Named 2017 CDO of the Year

IBM Global CDO Named 2017 CDO of the Year

IBM Global Chief Data Officer, Inderpal Bhandari, has been named CDO of the Year for 2017 by the CDO Club. Inderpal Bhandari was recognised for IBM’s leadership in this area by the CDO Club. Founded in 2013, the CDO Club is the world’s first, largest, and most powerful community of C-suite digital leaders, is dedicated

Rukus Brings Affordable, High-Performance Wi-Fi to the Hospitality Market

RUCKUS, a part of BROCADE, today announced its fourth generation wall-mounted access point (AP) designed to provide hotel guests with fast, reliable Wi-Fi. The RUCKUS H320 all-in-one AP and switch features the latest 802.11ac Wave 2 technology, enabling guests to simultaneously connect multiple devices to hotel Wi-Fi networks. The AP also allows property managers to

Lanka Bell Teams with IBM

Lanka Bell, Sri-Lanka’s leading announced a collaboration with IBM to provide cloud services to enterprises, start-ups, developers and government bodies via the IBM Cloud. As a part of the agreement, the two companies will jointly market and sell new offerings for public, private and hybrid cloud deployments, including workload migrations, disaster recovery and capacity expansion solutions via

Mastercard Launches Fingerprint-Based Biometric Card

Mastercard announced the launch of a biometric card that combines chip technology with fingerprints in order to allow consumers to easily authorize financial transactions and verify their identity when making a purchase. Before using the fingerprint feature, cardholders need to register the card with their bank. During this process, the user’s fingerprint is converted into

Cisco Expands Certification Portfolio to Drive Business Transformation

New Customer Success Manager Certification and Portfolio Enhancements Empower Customers and Partners to Succeed with Service and Subscription-based Technology Products. In the digital era, acquiring and building talent is a critical capability for organizations working to evolve, drive better business outcomes and create new market opportunities. Cisco today announced it is expanding its training and

IBM Brings Anaconda Open Data Science Platform

IBM announced today that it is working with Continuum Analytics to offer Anaconda, a leading Open Data Science platform, on IBM Cognitive Systems.   Anaconda will also integrate with the PowerAI software distribution for machine learning and deep learning that makes it simple and fast to take advantage of Power performance and GPU optimization for data intensive

Microsoft and Flipkart Announced a Strategic Partnership

Microsoft and Flipkart, announced a strategic partnership to provide consumers in India with the best online shopping service. As a first step in the broad collaboration between the two companies, Flipkart will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal announced the news today

Reimagine Food Launches Cognitive Discovery Tool on IBM Cloud

IBM  announced today that Reimagine Food has chosen IBM Cloud on which to develop and operate a new discovery tool for the food industry. SmartFoodS, is a powerful discovery engine that helps member food producers, retailers, chefs, and food services companies discover information about new trends, industry news, academic investigations, startups, and new products, all related

ABN AMRO Clearing Selects Cognizant as Strategic Partner

Cognizant announced that it has been selected by ABN AMRO Clearing (AACB), as its strategic partner to cloud-enable its global IT infrastructure and lay the foundation for digital transformation. This will enable AACB to increase operational resilience and application availability, enhance speed and agility in managing market volatility, and lower capital investment and operating costs.

IBM and PNC Join Hands

Building on IBM’s recent commitment to hire 2,000 veterans in the United States over the next four years, leaders from IBM, PNC Bank, Corporate America Supports You (CASY), and the National Cyber-Forensics Training Alliance (NCFTA), joined forces today to expand in Pittsburgh a free nationwide training initiative that will certify veterans in the use of

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