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International Business Machines Corporation and Subsidiary Companies

IBM Stockholder Services

Stockholders with questions about their accounts should contact:

Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
P.O. Box 43072
Providence, Rhode Island 02940-3072
(888) IBM-6700

Investors residing outside the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico should call (781) 575-2727.

Stockholders can also reach Computershare Trust Company, N.A. via e-mail at: ibm@computershare.com

Hearing-impaired stockholders with access to a telecommunications device (TDD) can communicate directly with Computershare Trust Company, N.A., by calling (800) 490-1493. Stockholders residing outside the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico should call (781) 575-2694.

IBM on the Internet

Topics featured in this Annual Report can be found via the IBM home page on the Internet (http://www.ibm.com). Financial results, news on IBM products, services and other activities can also be found via that address.

Stockholders of record can receive online account information and answers to frequently asked questions regarding stockholder accounts via the Internet (http://www.ibm.com/investor).

Stockholders of record can also consent to receive future IBM Annual Reports and Proxy Statements online through the Internet at this site.

IBM files reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including the annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and any other filings required by the SEC. Certifications by IBM’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer are included as exhibits to the company’s SEC reports (including the company’s Form 10-K filed in 2008), and Certifications by IBM’s Chief Executive Officer are included in the company’s filings with the New York Stock Exchange and the Chicago Stock Exchange (including filings in 2007).

IBM’s website (http://www.ibm.com) contains a significant amount of information about IBM, including the company’s annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K, and all amendments to those reports as soon as reasonably practicable after such material is electronically filed with or furnished to the SEC (http://www.ibm.com/investor). These materials are available free of charge on or through our website.

The public may read and copy any materials the company files with the SEC at the SEC’s Public Reference Room at 100 F Street, NE, Washington, DC 20549. The public may obtain information on the operation of the Public Reference Room by calling the SEC at 1-800-SEC-0330. The SEC maintains an Internet site (http://www.sec.gov) that contains reports, proxy and information statements, and other information regarding issuers that file electronically with the SEC.

IBM Investor Services Program

The Investor Services Program brochure outlines a number of services provided for IBM stockholders and potential IBM investors, including the reinvestment of dividends, direct purchase and the deposit of IBM stock certificates for safekeeping. Call (888) IBM-6700 for a copy of the brochure. Investors residing outside the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico should call (781) 575-2727.

Investors with other requests may write to:

IBM Stockholder Relations
New Orchard Road
Armonk, New York 10504

IBM Stock

IBM common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, the Chicago Stock Exchange, and outside the United States.

Annual Meeting

The IBM Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at 10 a.m. in the Ballroom of the Charlotte Convention Center, 501 South College Street, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Stockholder Communications

Stockholders in the United States and Canada can get quarterly financial results, listen to a summary of the Annual Meeting remarks and hear voting results from the meeting by calling (800) IBM-7800. Callers can also request printed copies of the information via mail or fax. Stockholders residing outside the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico should call (402) 573-9861.

Literature for IBM Stockholders

The following literature on IBM is available without charge from:

Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
P.O. Box 43072
Providence, Rhode Island 02940-3072
(888) IBM-6700

Investors residing outside the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico should call (781) 575-2727.

The Form 10-K Annual Report and Form 10-Q Quarterly Reports to the SEC provide additional information on IBM’s business. The 10-K report is released by the end of February; 10-Q reports are released by the end of April, July and October.

An audio cassette recording of the 2007 Annual Report will be available for sightimpaired stockholders in June.

“Global Citizenship” is the theme of the 2007 IBM Corporate Responsibility Report detailing the company’s proactive approach to citizenship as a globally integrated enterprise. The 48-page report presents the results of the company’s innovative societal partnerships and its strategy to address the challenges and opportunities in an increasingly global and networked economy. The report also includes an IBM Key Performance Indicators Chart that compiles corporate responsibility metrics, including energy conservation, recycling, employee volunteerism and supply chain among 16 key indices. It details our results and strategies delivered by more than 350,000 employees across 170 countries worldwide and outlines our progressive approach to community engagement, utilizing our innovative technologies applied against a range of societal challenges from education to healthcare, disaster relief to environmental sustainability. Further information is also available on IBM’s corporate responsibility reporting website: www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility.

General Information

For answers to general questions about IBM from within the continental United States, call (800) IBM-4YOU. From outside the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, call (404) 238-1234.

Corporate Offices

International Business Machines Corporation
New Orchard Road
Armonk, New York 10504
(914) 499-1900

The IBM Annual Report is printed on recycled paper and is recyclable.

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