Justine Tan

Copaco and IBM: Creating a new generation of business partner

Written by Justine Tan | May 13, 2019 | Partner Perspectives, Systems, Watson

Copaco has a long history of innovation with IBM. In 2016, we became the first European IT distributor to include IBM offerings in a cloud marketplace. We added IBM Connections Cloud, IBM Verse and SoftLayer to our 2tCloud platform as part of our ongoing strategy to shift toward a more solution-based market approach. In the ...read more

A case study route to AI success

Written by Justine Tan | May 7, 2019 | Cloud, Data + AI, Partner Perspectives

Building an understanding of a customer’s pain point is often the best starting point for the application of AI technology. It’s all about looking at the problem you are trying to solve and matching the technology to achieve the desired results. For Watson AI, we can see a wide range of customer case studies where ...read more

IBM i 7.4: A strong foundation for continuous innovation

Written by Justine Tan | May 1, 2019 | Systems

As I drove up to the IBM Rochester site last week, it occurred to me that almost 24 years ago I was walking out of this building as a new IBM employee. My new status followed my internships testing microcode for V2R3 and V3R1 and the FSIOP. A lot has changed in IBM and across ...read more

Close more deals and contribute to environmental sustainability with refurbished IT

Written by Justine Tan | April 19, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Services

On Earth Day 2019, consider this: IT equipment and parts can’t always be recycled. Reusing them is one of the best solutions available to contribute to environmental sustainability. IBM recognized the growing need of IT asset recovery over 35 years ago, when we established processes to extend the life of IT equipment with second and ...read more

Why IBM Storage offers some of the best incentives in the industry

Written by Justine Tan | February 5, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Systems

Earn up to USD 100,000 in a single year Your clients need you to help them deploy storage that protects, secures and efficiently moves data between public, private and hybrid clouds. Whether your clients are adopting all-Flash and NVMe to attain peak performance, embracing modern data protection, automating storage processes or incorporating AI, IBM Storage ...read more

Watson Build 2018 Global Showcase

Written by Justine Tan | January 25, 2019 | Data + AI, THINK, Watson

Meet the champions and finalists at Think 2019: February 13, 2019 The Journey IBM created the Watson Build Challenge to spark the development of innovative AI solutions that run on IBM Cloud. Over the past nine months, we have offered access to exclusive IBM resources, technology experts and IBM Cloud credits to enable Business Partner ...read more

Ready, Set for Success with the Digital Sales Playbook

Written by Justine Tan | January 22, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials

When watching your favorite sports team, you can guarantee they have a playbook and strategy—a collection of tips, tricks and moves that will lead the team to success. Just like a sports team, IBM Business Partners now have a playbook, and it could mean more business growth and more money. Last year, our Business Partners ...read more

Digital business is business without frontiers

Written by Justine Tan | January 18, 2019 | Cloud, Partner Perspectives

As the world continues shifting toward a predominantly digital business model, AppXite is setting its sights on being an integration engine for players at the heart of that shift. AppXite was established to develop a value-added platform for aggregated services from the world’s leading providers, delivered as a service. Think of it as a digital ...read more

A New Year for IBM Cloud Management and Platform

Written by Justine Tan | January 15, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials

Last year was a great time for working with our IBM Cloud Management and Platform partners, and I want to thank you for your support. We have exciting new initiatives, solutions and resources available to help you and your clients. In 2019, we are continuing our focus on application modernization to protect and grow our ...read more