Articles by Thor Olavsrud 

IBM Marks Centennial with Modest Gains

Closing out its 100 year, Big Blue's revenues were up two percent to $29.5 billion and net income was up four percent to $5.4 billion for Q4.

Microsoft Unveils Release Candidate of System Center 2012

Microsoft aims to unite infrastructure management under a single set of tools with System Center 2012.

IBM Closes Acquisition of Platform Computing

Big Blue plans to integrate Platform Computing, a specialist in cluster, grid and cloud management software for distributed computing environments, with its IBM Systems and Technology Group.

Gartner Lowers Forecast for 2012 Global IT Spending

The research firm expects telecom equipment spending and enterprise software spending to hold up best.

IBM Acquires Cloud Testing Specialist Green Hat

Big Blue plans to combine Green Hat's software quality and testing solutions with the IBM Rational Solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management to reduce software testing costs.

Cisco Snaps Up Smart Grid Wireless Sensor Maker Arch Rock

The networking giant continued its aggressive move into the green energy technology space Wednesday with the acquisition of Arch Rock on the heels of its strategic alliance with smart meter specialist Itron.

IDC: Virtualization, Cloud Drive 2Q Ethernet Switching Growth

Ethernet switching revenue growth was up 32.7 percent in the second quarter of 2010, according to the researcher.

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