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Red Hat shows off multi-cloud strategy as it completes deal with IBM

July 11th, 2019 | by Grace Chng
Multi-cloud is the new thing for many enterprises that base their compute and data resources in various online locations, according to Red...
Enterprises benefit from IBM-Red Hat deal, but success depends on culture
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Enterprises benefit from IBM-Red Hat deal, but success depends on culture

October 30th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
It seems like a good deal for both IBM and Red Hat but will the open source community that empowers Red Hat continue to support...
In Japan, robots come with lifetime warranty even as engineers age
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In Japan, robots come with lifetime warranty even as engineers age

July 21st, 2016 | by Grace Chng
Few companies in the world give lifetime warranty for their products. Fanuc, the Japanese industrial robot maker, is among the few who does just that....
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HP’s jarring transition to services

September 3rd, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
It’s been a month of controversial news from HP. When the HP Touchpad was first launched in June, it didn’t do well at all. Lopping off a US$100 discount didn’t move inventory, and TouchPads languished on...
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Tibbr 3.0 and the crowded enterprise social network market

July 18th, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Everybody is looking at social media as the next gold rush. It’s not surprising, given that social media has moved beyond the consumer space and into the enterprise. At a press event last week, infrastructure software...
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Commentary: DBS failure should not be attributed to “human error”

August 7th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Two bungling engineers and a faulty cable brought down Singapore’s biggest bank DBS — all of the ATMs, internet banking — for about 7 hours last month on 5th July. Or so that was the narrative painted by the...
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IBM to city municipals: we’re experienced SIs

July 5th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Frustrated at the broadness of IBM's Smarter Planet message, Techgoondu drills down into what IBM can do in the green IT space for...
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Salesforce.com’s Chatter and the enterprise social networking market

March 31st, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The future of business collaboration is in web-based social networks, and software vendors of all stripes are all stampeding to gain mindshare in this space. For example, IBM has LotusLive, Microsoft has their Azure platform, and...
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Oracle to buy Sun for US$7.4 billion

April 20th, 2009 | by Oo Gin Lee
Two weeks after IBM decided against buying Sun, Oracle announced just hours ago it has sealed the deal to buy Sun. Oracle will pay US$9.50 per share of Sun, 10 cents per share more than what IBM had offered. I knew something was...