How IBM advances Healthcare, Government, Green Tech and More

IBM Solutions ProviderNews Roundup

For more than 80 years, IBM has worked to innovate information technology through systems, software, storage, microelectronics and industry leadership. Beyond its longevity, the company earned its reputation by supporting a range of industries, verticals and customers – and it continues to lead. Below are some recent stories highlighting IBM’s work to advance healthcare, government, machine learning, green energy and more. In this work, the team continues to support the growth and evolution of technology as a whole.

IBM puts Watson-based machine learning to work on z system mainframes,” eWeek

IBM announced it would pair Watson’s artificial intelligence and AI capabilities to help companies make informed decisions. For example, machine learning from IBM can help scientists choose algorithms and influence decisions in industries such as retail and oil.

Army and IBM head to the cloud,” FCW

Last fall, IBM won a $62 million project to begin construction of a private cloud near the U.S. Army base in Huntsville, Alabama. The program is a first for the Army, and IBM will be the first commercial provider to construct, manage and enhance security for the data center within an Army facility.

IBM Watson expands role in imaging analytics, population health,” Health IT Analytics

At the 2017 HIMSS Convention and Exhibition, IBM announced new machine learning and AI initiatives that focused on image analytics, population health management and care coordination. By expanding programs to support such goals, and forming new partnerships with major care providers, the organization continues to increase its influence in the healthcare space.

IBM, VELCO join forces to create smart energy solutions firm Utopus,” ZDNet

After partnering with the Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO), IBM and VELCO created Utopus Insights to build dependable, intelligent energy solutions. The solutions will use IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities as it breaks ground in the renewable energy space.

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Christopher Ticknor
Director of Marketing

Key Information Systems, Inc.