IBM set to exit again

This isn’t your father’s IBM. Your father’s IBM used to make calculating machines and computers, mostly in New York State, and export them all over the world. This generation’s IBM describes itself as a $100-billion worldwide business that seeks to structure big data for the world, to teach customers about cloud computing, and to connect effectively to social business through peripheral devices.

Buying components from other manufacturers, the new IBM makes fewer and fewer machines itself. Instead, IBM provides business services for a digital world.


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