SWOT: IBM, Data Center Business, Worldwide


Archived Published: 18 November 2015 ID: G00289633

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Summary

IBM has an established data center brand, and new technology and investments offer opportunities, but its focus on seizing these in the face of commoditization has disrupted its business. By analyzing its approach, data center provider product leaders can develop effective go-to-market strategies.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • SWOT Analysis
      • Coping With Change
      • Strengths
      • Weaknesses
      • Shift in PureSystems Strategy
      • Opportunities
      • Threats
    • Recommendations for Partners and/or Competitors
    • Implication for IBM
    • Company Overview
    • Methodology
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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