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IBM to Acquire Instana as Company Continues to Advance its Hybrid Cloud and AI Strategy
ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Instana, an application performance monitoring and observability company. The acquisition will help businesses better manage the complexity of modern applications that span the hybrid cloud landscape. Today's news further advances IBM's Hybrid Cloud and AI strategy and strengthens its AI-powered automation capabilities. Financial details were not disclosed.
IBM Makes Education & Hiring More Inclusive Worldwide with P-TECH Model Expanding Across 28 Countries
ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that P-TECH, a groundbreaking public education model to strengthen education equity and career development opportunities in primarily underserved communities, is now in 28 countries and regions. China is the most recent country to adopt the model, bringing the total of countries so far with P-TECH schools to 28. IBM also added Italian, Korean, Polish, and Turkish languages to the free Open P-TECH online career readiness platform, making technology and professional competencies more accessible to even more young people around the world.
KAYA&KATO and IBM Pioneer Blockchain Network to Track Sustainable Clothing
ARMONK N.Y., November 16, 2020 – IBM (NYSE: IBM) and KAYA&KATO, a textile company that manufactures uniforms and work wear, today announced the development of a blockchain network for the fashion industry, with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Development (BMZ). The network is designed to create transparency about the origin of garments, from the fiber used to the completion of the final product, and to provide consumers with the knowledge that their clothes are sustainably produced.
IBM Food Trust Delivers Traceability, Quality Assurance to Major Olive Oil Brands with Blockchain
ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and olive oil producers Conde de Benalua, a cooperative in Spain made up of more than 2,000 farmers, and Rolar de Cuyo, an olive oil supplier in Argentina, today announced they are using IBM Food Trust on IBM Cloud to trace the lifecycle of their product and provide traceability, authenticity and quality for consumers. They join CHO, a Tunisia-based producer that makes Terra Delyssa brand olive oil, and I Potti de Fratini, a family-run oil mill in Italy, which joined IBM Food Trust earlier in 2020.
IBM Provides $2 Million in Learning and Technology Resources to SC State University
ORANGEBURG, S.C. – In alignment with the university’s strategic statement of “Transformation through Collaboration,” SC State President James E. Clark announced a multimillion-dollar collaboration with International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) for technology education delivery to South Carolina State students and faculty. IBM has made $2 million in learning and technology resources available to SC State, which will provide the university with access to industry resources for academic enhancement.