Information Technology has undergone consistent and groundbreaking revelations, blessing the modern corporate world with marvels such as cognitive computing, cloud technology and the Internet of things. Through this evolution, the one entity that stood the test of the time and disruption while holding its stature as an industry leader is IBM. Started out as a hardware company, IBM kept the ball running subsequently with the changing market trends and technology adoptions along the way.
The increasing traction within the areas of analytics and cloud computing has propelled IBM to grow out of their traditional commoditized service businesses, and venture into a more of solutions and product portfolio centric delivery model. In addition to manufacturing computer hardware, and software the company has also established a niche market in providing hosting and consulting services in the areas ranging from mainframe computers and nanotechnology. For instance, with the help of IBM Watson, as high-visibility artificial intelligence (AI) based data-powered business platform, the company presents the modern corporate realm with an industry-specific solution for addressing multiple business lines and mitigating a diverse range of market challenges. Through the vast array of products and services, IBM makes it a more manageable endeavor for the CIOs of various organizations to identify the right service provider for them amidst the vast ocean of market vendors.
Speculating on the perils associated with finding the right IBM solution to better fit the modern business needs, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs and analysts, as well as APAC CIOoutlook’s editorial board, has conducted a profound assessment of IBM solution providers in the market and shortlisted the frontrunners. The resultant list comprises the names of some of the best IBM solution providers evaluated on the basis of their market expertise and business prowess. We present to you APAC’s “Top 10 IBM Solution Providers – 2018.”