IBM on Tuesday used the unveiling of several new PCs and services to tout itself as the only full-service computer maker, while mocking its rivals for focusing either too much on cost or being too consumed with merger activities.
In its effort to get back to the original mission of information technology-providing good, timely information that can be used to make good decisions-Compaq Computer Corp. is focused on adding value through horizontal integration, Michael Capel
A new sense of urgency sweeping the interactive technology world will quicken the pace of mergers, remove shaky businesses from the public markets and inspire major initiatives that could hold the keys to a rapid recovery, industry experts said.
Following recent announcements by rivals Sun Microsystems Inc. and Fujitsu Technology Solutions Inc., IBM last week rolled out its latest entry into the increasingly competitive high-end Unix server market.
IBM's rollout last week of a new version of the Informix Dynamic Server did much to ease the fears of Informix Corp. database users- many of whom had speculated that IBM would abandon the product after buying the company for $1 billion in April.