A message from IBM

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As citizens are doing their part by social distancing, healthcare workers and first responders are taking care of many of us, and our governments are mobilizing resources to respond to this crisis, we’ve asked ourselves, “What can we do at IBM?” Of course, we are taking care of our employees to protect their health and safety — and they enable us to take care of our clients around the world, sustaining the digital operations of the world’s most critical organizations. But we know we can do more.

So, we are marshalling our resources and bringing together the right communities of experts — clients, governments, scientists, developers, partners, academic institutions, health agencies and IBMers — to work together, and manage through the COVID-19 outbreak with what we do best — applying data, knowledge, computing power and insights to solve difficult problems. Here, we’ll update you on our initiatives — and more will be added as we make progress.

Together, as a community, we can find our way through this. IBM and IBMers are with you.

IBM initiatives

Accelerate discovery

Accelerate research for the doctors, scientists and organizations working to decode and defeat the COVID-19 virus.

Trusted information

Provide accurate information from reliable sources to help you make better decisions for yourself, your business and your community. 

Resiliency and adaptation

Enable resilient models for living, working and conducting business during times of uncertainty and crisis.

Accelerate discovery

To accelerate the fight against COVID-19, The White House, the U.S. Department of Energy and IBM have created a consortium to bring together the best supercomputers in the world — over 330 petaflops of capacity and counting. Researchers can submit proposals now.

Business solutions for COVID-19 disruption

In a global crisis, the right solutions can help you navigate uncertainty, adapt to changing conditions and become more resilient.