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Shining through – Computer Gross gains attention with a new cloud marketplace

Written by Gianluca Guasti | October 9, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials

We live in a time of abundance. From deodorant to televisions to system integrators – consumers are overwhelmed with choices. For almost any product or service, they can pick from more options than they’ll ever rationally consider, which makes it challenging for businesses to cut through the noise and become a brand of choice. In more

Success in the ecosystem: Be a part of it!

Written by Anette Forstmeier | October 7, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials

I originally joined IBM in 2007. And over the next decade I developed my career, eventually filling a channel software marketing role, where I built a good relationship with IBM Business PROFI AG. PROFI is a German-based provider of IT systems and software. A mid-sized, family company of around 320 employees, PROFI relies heavily on more

Give your business a jump: Earn your mark in the hybrid multicloud market

Written by Todd Grube and Zayrus Romero Perez | September 30, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Systems

There are few track events that are as visually compelling as the high jump. When everything goes right and you watch that competitor arc through the air, it’s amazing. And when things get challenging, that can be pretty spectacular as well. High jumping is a very technical event that requires training, practice and the honing more

Point, click and accept a new opportunity to grow your business

Written by Lisa Newton | September 25, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials, Good Tech + Great Thinkers

“Buying and selling has never been easier than it is today.” That is a seemingly obvious and cliché statement. Yet, consider that less than 80 years ago—within the lifetime of nearly 40 million Americans still making purchases today—many had to travel good distances to buy basic necessities, or rely on a massive book of merchandise more

Growing the future – IBM and Sogeti

Written by Rémi Gillain | September 23, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials

The relationship between Sogeti and IBM goes back many years. Here in Luxembourg, Sogeti has a particular track record in providing advanced security solutions to our clients, based around our Security Operations Center (SOC) solution, that help them uncover and tackle advanced persistent threats. In the SOC, IBM Security Services staff works alongside Sogeti to more

Trust is earned – build client confidence with award-winning IBM Storage

Written by Eric Herzog | September 19, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Systems

“I want a second opinion.” There are few phrases that can simultaneously inspire as much fear and confidence. Fear as we envision the doctor’s office or the board room where that phrase is uttered. It’s a recognition of what we don’t know and the potential loss that is loaded behind a wrong decision. But at more

SaaS: Separating fact from fiction

Written by Josh Young | August 6, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials, Partner Perspectives

“Mythbusters” was, perhaps, the greatest television show ever created. Over the course of 15 years and nearly 300 episodes, the hosts of this science program tested the truthfulness of rumors, urban legends, movie scenes, adages and news stories that many of us blindly accepted. And each time they busted or verified one of these myths, more

IBM Business Partners are vital to the next chapter of cloud transformation

Written by Dorothy Copeland | August 1, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials, Good Tech + Great Thinkers

Since the acquisition of Red Hat a few weeks ago, IBM is making tremendous progress in the cloud, software and Systems space. There has never been a better opportunity for IBM Business Partners to capture the market momentum, build your cloud and software skillset and drive meaningful transformation for your customers. Today, we are accelerating more

Prepare for the real world – engage a Client Experience Center

Written by Carla Shultis | July 26, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Systems

“People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.” ― Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die Nothing beats first-hand knowledge. You can sit in classrooms, watch training videos and learn every theory and strategy. But nothing prepares you like actually sitting behind that steering wheel with your hands at “10 more