Vodafone Idea selected IBM Services to manage its big data platform, seeking to streamline its analytics capabilities and reduce costs by using open source technologies.
In an expansion of an existing partnership, IBM explained it is leading the implementation, system integration and management of the platform on an open source Hadoop framework, to enable Vodafone Idea to more effectively optimise and analyse data points from more than 200 systems across the company.
IBM said the deal builds on its work to advance the Indian operator’s hybrid cloud transformation using open technologies.
Vishant Vora, Vodafone Idea’s CTO, said: “The open source approach has helped us in modernising infrastructure and network experience, helping our people and partners in quicker business decision making. The power of data will help transform our cloud and AI journey in the future.”
IBM India and South Asia MD Sandip Patel added the “data platform is helping Vodafone
Telecom major Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) on Tuesday announced that it has selected IBM Services to help it embrace open source at scale across the enterprise by implementing the big data platform on open source Hadoop framework.
The IBM big data platform helps businesses address the “full spectrum” of big data business challenges.
BM Services implements data transformation with open technologies to propel Vodafone Idea’s hybrid cloud strategy.
Vodafone Idea has a need for large scale data transformation with a focus on architecture modernisation, open-source adoption and using predictive analytics for data modernisation.
By partnering on this implementation, IBM is helping VIL transform the way data is optimised and delivered to partners, employees and internal systems.
Fragmented, siloed data can now be streamlined for seamless data availability, the tech giant said.
VIL will also be able to combine insights from the Big Data Platform and better leverage cloud
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There have been major developments this year amid the coronavirus crisis in the technology sector, from NVIDIA acquiring ARM Holdings, Oracle and Walmart’s stake in TikTok, and Microsoft’s Bethesda acquisition to even the most recent rumored deal of AMD looking to acquire its rival Xilinx for $30 billion.
News of merger, acquisition and spin-off keep ticking. Coronavirus crisis has compelled companies globally to rethink business strategies and alter their spending patterns. International Business Machines Corporation IBM isn’t immune to the trend.
The company recently announced the spin-off of its legacy Managed Infrastructure Services business in a bid to accelerate its hybrid cloud growth strategy, with a focus on enabling clients with accelerated digital transformation.
The company’s Managed Infrastructure Services, a unit of its Global Technology Services division, will be spun off into a new public company or NewCo (set to be named later). The deal is anticipated to “be achieved
IBM is splitting itself in two, spinning off its legacy technology services business to focus on cloud computing and artificial intelligence, a move that reflects how decisively computing has shifted to the cloud.
The split is IBM’s effort to grab more of that fast-growing business and thrive amid the market leaders, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and Google.
The business retaining the IBM name will include its cloud operations, along with its hardware, software and consulting services units. They represent about three quarters of the current company’s revenue.
The business to be spun off, in a company that has not yet named, is IBM’s basic technology services business, which maintains, supports and upgrades the computing operations of thousands of corporate customers.
That business is sizable, with sales of about $19 billion a year, but it’s not where the growth opportunities lie in the technology business.
ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today it will accelerate its hybrid cloud growth strategy to drive digital transformations for its clients. Additionally, IBM will separate its Managed Infrastructure Services unit of its Global Technology Services division into a new public company (“NewCo”). This creates two industry-leading companies, each with strategic focus and flexibility to drive client and shareholder value.
The separation is expected to be achieved as a tax-free spin-off to IBM shareholders, and completed by the end of 2021.
“IBM is laser-focused on the $1 trillion hybrid cloud opportunity,” said Arvind Krishna, IBM Chief Executive Officer. “Client buying needs for application and infrastructure services are diverging, while adoption of our hybrid cloud platform is accelerating. Now is the right time to create two market-leading companies focused on what they do best. IBM will focus on its open hybrid cloud platform and AI capabilities.
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Sep 28, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) —
The global Business Intelligence Market size to grow from USD 23.1 billion in 2020 to USD 33.3 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.6% during the forecast period. Various factors such as the growing focus on digital transformation, rising investments in analytics, rising demand for dashboards for data visualization, increase in adoption of cloud, and increase in data generation are expected to drive the growth of the business intelligence market.
The fianace business function to hold a larger market size during the forecast period
Finance business function segment is expected to hold a larger market share during the forecast period. The growth is attributed to the increased need of financial organizations to analyze vast amounts of customer data to gain insights about the customers