With the move to the cloud and the use of big data, IBM has seen rapid adoption of its SmartCloud services.
Paul Loftus, GM, IBM Global Technology Services says that "companies are starting to understand that cloud is more than just about gaining efficiencies and cost savings, it's about driving the kind of fundamental innovation that provides lasting marketplace advantage. We are helping all kinds of clients manage enterprise applications and processes in the cloud as well as leverage new cloud centric applications while meeting their unique requirements for governance, security and portability." (Computer Technology Review, 18 May 2012)
TopCoder Inc. are moving their global community of 400,000 developers to IBM SmartCloud Enterprise. OTRUM, a provider of TV solutions to the hospitality industry, is a company that has already moved to the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise.
Ogilvy & Mather, a global advertising and marketing agency, are upgrading their IT environment to IBMs SmartCloud for SAP Applications.
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