1A Look Back at 8 IBM Strategic Acquisitions in 2016
2IBM Buys Weather Company Assets
IBM first announced its intention to acquire the products and technology group from The Weather Company in October 2015 and the deal officially closed on Jan. 29, 2016. Among the products that IBM launched with The Weather Company assets in 2016 was a Cold and and Flu Tracker application in October 2016, that uses cognitive computing technology to provide data on localized cold and flu activity to consumers.
3IRIS Analytics Combats Payment Fraud
4Ustream Becomes Part of IBM Cloud Video Services
5Truven Health Analytics
6Resilient Systems’ Security Incidence Response Platform
7EZSource Application Discovery Technology
8Promontory Financial Group Supports Compliance, Risk Analysis
On Oct. 27, IBM announced its intent to acquire Sanovi Technologies, which provides disaster recovery services for hybrid cloud deployments. “As a cloud-native company, Sanovi will strengthen our resiliency portfolio to manage the broad range of applications, data, and IT systems of our clients balancing digital and hybrid cloud transformation with increased regulatory compliance,” Martin Jetter, senior vice president of Global Technology Services at IBM, said.