University of San Carlos Turns to IBM to Strengthen Storage Infrastructure

IBM recently announced that the University of San Carlos (USC) is deploying IBM Storwize V5000 to optimize its administrative operations and academic data storage. USC needed a robust, scalable, virtualized storage infrastructure to better manage fast data volume growth and to enable the higher performance required by academic services. Storwize V5000 provides various departments of…

Norkis Group Strengthens IT Infrastructure with IBM Systems

IBM recently announced that the Norkis Group, a leading conglomerate in the Philippines, is refreshing its existing IT infrastructure with IBM Power System S822 and IBM Storwize V7000 to enhance enterprise planning, which is integral to the company’s business expansion initiative. The IBM Power System S22 is a POWER8 server that is capable of analyzing…

PLDT Selects IBM Cloud Platform to Expand Offerings for Business Clients

The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), further strengthens its enterprise digital enablement capabilities through its cloud portfolio with its newest partner, IBM. The partnership allows PLDT to cohesively bundle IBM Cloud offerings together with PLDT’s other ICT services in a bespoke and targeted solution more catered to each need of the enterprise. PLDT customers…

IBM Lauded For CSR Sustainability

To recognize its sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility practices, IBM was hailed as the CSR & Community Impact Award Winner during the recently concluded ASEAN Corporate Sustainability Summit and Awards (ACSSA) 2015. IBM was praised for the Intelligent Operations Center which the company turned over to the Philippine Government in 2014 as a response to Typhoon…

Philippine Business Bank Reinvents IT with IBM Storwize V700

announced that Philippine Business Bank (PBB) has selected IBM Storwize V7000 to transform its IT systems into a private cloud service delivery model. IBM Storwize 7000 will help PBB improve the performance and scalability of its technology infrastructure, resulting in reduced administrative and capital costs. PBB is the 5th largest thrift bank in the Philippines…

IBM Research Launches Privacy Protection Technology

IBM researchers announced recently plans for a cloud-based technology that holds potential to help consumers better protect online personal data, including date of birth, home address and credit card numbers. The technology, called Identity Mixer, uses a cryptographic algorithm to encrypt the certified identity attributes of a user, such as their age, nationality, address and…

IBM Launches z13 Mainframe – Most Powerful and Secure System Ever Built

IBM recently announced the z13.  One of the most sophisticated computer systems ever built, it delivers scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics to help meet the expectations of consumers for speed and safety for trillions of transactions in the mobile economy. The z13 system culminates a $1 billion investment, five years of development, exploits the…

IBM Wins Energy Efficiency and Conservation Award

To recognize its achievements in energy efficiency and conservation, IBM received the Outstanding Award in the recently concluded Don Emilio Abello Energy Efficiency Awards for 2014. IBM was praised for attaining 10.5% energy savings in its UP-Ayala TechnoHub Building J office facility. This translates to 63,927 liters of oil saved with a monetary equivalent of…

IBM and Resources For The Blind, Inc. Hold 13th ‘Computer Eyes Camp’ For Visually Impaired Students

IBM Philippines and Resources for the Blind, Inc. (RBI) once again collaborate to help visually-challenged public school students to develop skills to help them gain employment through the 13th National Computer Camp for Blind Students. Launched in 2001, and also known as “Computer Eyes”, the annual event gathers twenty (20) visually impaired students from high…