IT & Network Infrastructure : Top 10 Ways IBM Plans to Create a Smarter Planet

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2010-06-15 Print this article Print
Top 10 Ways IBM Plans to Create a Smarter Planet

Top 10 Ways IBM Plans to Create a Smarter Planet

by Darryl K. Taft
IBM has ushered in the decade of "smart." The company is on a quest to prepare the IT industry and the world at large for a smarter planet. As IBM says in support of its Smarter Planet initiative, intelligence is being infused into the systems and processes that make the world work—into things no one would recognize as computers: cars, appliances, roadways, power grids, clothes, even natural systems such as agriculture and waterways. IBM provides software, hardware and services to help customers take advantage of this trend. This slide show points out 10 of the top moves IBM has made to help make itself, the IT industry and the world's infrastructure smarter.
Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.

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