By Charles King, Pund-IT® May 17, 2023
Since consumer tastes and preferences drive much of the larger economy, it is hardly surprising that consumer-focused vendors are among the world’s biggest and most profitable companies. Ironically, however, many or most of the features and services that give new consumer devices their sheen depends on enterprise hardware and software deployed in everything from traditional data centers to massive public and hybrid clouds.
Many of those enterprise vendors are bringing both innovative and emerging technologies to market that are designed to further enhance business performance and create opportunities for customers to develop new solutions and competitive differentiation. At its recent Think 2023 conference, IBM focused on two areas – AI and quantum computing – that it believes will be essential to its enterprise customers. Continue reading