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American Pacific brings industry leading IBM i experience and capital to fuel Fresche’s modernization capabilities as enterprises move into the digital age
Fresche Solutions today announced it has been acquired by American Pacific Group, a private equity firm targeting investments across all industries with a focus on technology in North America.
Fresche is leading the global charge for companies that have decades of investment in legacy applications, especially those running on IBM Power Systems IBM i. The investment from American Pacific Group will fuel future growth and expansion for Fresche as the company continues to accelerate its mission to enable application modernization, transformation and digital innovation for global enterprises. In particular, American Pacific will help to expand Fresche’s offerings to allow clients to modernize applications and create a cloud-based future.
- IBM Research innovations in natural language processing, automation and building trust to be commercialized in Watson products
IBM today announced innovative new capabilities planned for IBM Watson designed to help scale the use of AI by businesses.
Developed by IBM Research, the new capabilities are designed to improve the automation of AI, provide a higher degree of precision in natural language processing, and foster greater trust in outcomes derived from AI predictions. They include:
- IDC MarketScape findings highlight IBM Watson Offerings differentiation
-Recognizes IBM's contribution to advance Machine Learning innovation from IBM Research to commercialization and to optimize solutions in hybrid cloud environments
IBM has been named to the Leaders Category in the latest IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Advanced Machine Learning Software Platforms 2020 Vendor Assessment (October 2020, IDC # US45358820). The report evaluated vendors who offer tools and frameworks for developing advanced machine learning models and solutions.
IBM announced that Gartner has positioned IBM as a Leader in its newly released 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems (DBMS). The firm examined IBM's range of database management solutions, including IBM Db2 on Cloud, which features AI-powered capabilities to help companies modernize the management of both structured and unstructured data across hybrid cloud environments.
Security today announced that it was recognized as a leader in The Forrester Wave: Security Analytics Platforms, Q4 2020 report. Released today, the report evaluated 11 of the top Security Analytic providers, with IBM ranking highest in the current offering category compared to other vendors, and Forrester noting that IBM is "building an open security platform on the cloud."
IBM brings hybrid cloud leadership together with quantum and security research expertise to stay at the forefront of quantum cybersecurity
IBM today announced a series of cloud services and technologies designed to help clients maintain the highest available level of cryptographic key encryption protection to help protect existing data in the cloud1 and prepare for future threats that could evolve with advances in quantum computing. Pioneered by IBM Research scientists, the company is now offering quantum-safe cryptography support for key management and application transactions in IBM Cloud, making it the industry's most holistic quantum-safe cryptography approach to securing data available today.
Second phase of operation will prioritize research projects with potential to help patients within the next six months
The COVID-19 High Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium, a unique public-private effort to make supercomputing power available to researchers working on projects related to COVID-19, today announced that it has entered into a new phase of operation focused on helping researchers to identify potential near term therapies for patients afflicted by the virus.