Wednesday, June 20, 2012

IBM Acquisitions Deliver Storage for the Rest of Us

Beginning in late 2005, IBM recognized the huge potential in the storage market, investing in a big way in storage hardware, software, and other storage infrastructure elements.

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“We made somewhere between 13 and 14 acquisitions between 2006 and 2010,” said IBM systems storage VP, Bob Cancilla. “We wanted to invest more organically, taking some of our own technology from R&D, but at the same time not to be afraid to go out and acquire where it makes sense.”

IBM’s storage portfolio has become extremely comprehensive for all ranges of organizations, including Credit Unions.

IBM is not buying companies and technologies and hoping for the best. Read the full article to see how IBM is bringing storage to the mass market with a vengeance.

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