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Having recently completed its acquisition of Red Hat, IBM delivered a business and strategy update at its annual analyst event in Singapore. The path to sustainable growth is clear, it’s in the opportunities and complexity that hybrid cloud entails.


  • IBM Garage has now built a robust framework that has been fine-tuned over the years to help in this process. Despite its well documented struggles with growth, IBM remains a formidable competitor with a breadth of experience and ICT capabilities that few can match. The challenge for them is to coherently bring them together.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluates IBM's strategy after Red Hat acquisition.
  • Assesses the new opportunities for hybrid cloud and multicloud.

Key questions answered

  • What are the main challenges for IBM over the next five years.
  • What are the drivers of growth for hybrid and multicloud over the next five years.

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  • Summary
  • Cloud "chapter 2" has started and will accelerate
  • Approaching customers new and old differently


  • Further reading
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