IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world’s most talented people to help solve technology problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits. Innovation is at the core of IBM’s strategy. The company has reinvented itself through multiple technology eras and economic cycles, creating differentiating value for its clients. Today, as the IT industry is fundamentally changing at an unprecedented pace, IBM is much more than a “hardware, software, services” company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company. Cognitive solutions powered by analytics and the cloud are the key to clients’ digital transformation. This transformation requires breakthroughs at every level of the enterprise IT foundation, from processors and computer design to storage, applications and analytics tools, networking and the integration layer. IBM solutions are built with open technologies and designed for mission-critical applications, offering a comprehensive platform for cognitive workloads.