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IBM to Deliver Software as-a-Service on AWS

ARMONK, N.Y., May 11, 2022 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), with plans to offer a broad array of its software catalog as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) on AWS. Building on IBM Software being available as-a-Service (aaS) on IBM Cloud, this first-of-its-kind agreement between IBM […]

IBM Quantum Promises 4,000-Qubit Processor in 2025, Envisions ‘Quantum-Centric Supercomputing’

At its Think 2022 conference this week, IBM declared its intent to deliver a 4,000+ qubit processor (“Kookaburra”) built with multiple clusters of scaled quantum computing processors. The updated quantum plan comes a year after IBM’s last roadmap announcement at Think 2021, in which IBM doubled down on delivering a 1,121-qubit processor by 2023.  Now […]

IBM Announces IBM Z As-A-Service for Modernizing Hybrid Cloud Applications

ARMONK, N.Y., February 14, 2022 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced developments to help clients accelerate transformation with capabilities designed to modernize applications  across hybrid cloud environments. These include plans to deliver IBM Z as-a-service on IBM Cloud for development and test, as well as additional tools for developing hybrid applications. For the first time, developers will […]

LG Electronics Joins IBM Quantum Network

SEOUL, January 10, 2022 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that LG Electronics has joined the IBM Quantum Network to advance the industry applications of quantum computing. By joining the IBM Quantum Network, IBM will provide LG Electronics access to IBM’s quantum computing systems, as well as to IBM’s quantum expertise and Qiskit, IBM’s open-source quantum information software development […]

Into HPC History: NCSA’s Blue Waters Supercomputer Ceasing Operations

Catching up on a development possibly missed during the holidays, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) last month announced that one of the more famous HPC systems of the past decade, the leadership-class Blue Waters supercomputer, is being decommissioned. Blue Water had its origins in 2007, when the National Science Foundation awarded $208 million […]

IBM and Samsung Unveil ‘Semiconductor Breakthrough That Defies Conventional Design’

Today, IBM and Samsung Electronics jointly announced what they said is a breakthrough in semiconductor design utilizing a new transistor architecture that allows more transistors to be packed in an IC chip. The key: the transistors stand up rather than lie down, thus taking up less space and offering “a pathway to the continuation of […]

Yonsei Univ. to Bring IBM Quantum System One to Korea

SEOUL, November 16, 2021 — Today at the IBM Quantum Summit, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Yonsei University announced that Korea is expected to become the fourth country in the world to have an on-premises IBM Quantum System One after the United States, Germany, and Japan. The IBM Quantum System One at Yonsei is expected to be online in 2023 at […]

IBM Unveils 127-Qubit Quantum Processor

Nov. 15, 2021 — IBM today announced a 127-quantum bit (qubit) ‘Eagle’ processor at the IBM Quantum Summit 2021. The company said the processor is a significant step toward tapping into the massive computing potential of devices based on quantum physics and “heralds the point in hardware development where quantum circuits cannot be reliably simulated […]

IBM and NeuReality in AI Inference Platforms Partnership

Nov. 2, 2021 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and NeuReality, an Israeli AI systems and semiconductor company, said they will develop high-performance AI inference platforms designed to deliver cost and power consumption improvements for deep learning. The platforms will be built for such sectors as finance, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, and smart cities to deploy computer vision, natural language […]

IBM and Deloitte Launch Offering for AI in Hybrid Cloud Environments

NEW YORK AND ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 11, 2021 – IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Deloitte today announced a new offering—DAPPER, an AI-enabled managed analytics solution. The solution reinforces the two organizations’ 21-year global alliance—which helps organizations accelerate the adoption of hybrid cloud and AI across the enterprise—and 10 years of experience implementing the Deloitte Analytics Platform. DAPPER’s end-to-end […]