IBM is one of the original information technology companies and is among the world’s largest. They provide a wide range of solutions across cloud hardware, software and services offerings. Their broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, analytics tools, software development, and has some of the world’s most advanced servers and supercomputers.
Over the years, the company shifted its focus from hardware to software and services. They further changed their business practices to include greater cloud-based services and cognitive computing. Watson is their market leading cognitive system, has become the company’s highest profile offering in that sector.