June 15, 2009 Timothy Prickett Morgan
As the largest provider of goods and services for enterprise data centers and midrange data closets, it usually takes a long time for IBM to shift steer its vastness toward a new opportunity. But when the economy is heading for the rocks, it is surprising how quickly Big Blue moves these days compared to the IBM Company of old. Rather than try to remold the world in its own image, IBM is more interested in trying to take advantage of the world as it is transforming itself.
Nothing has made this more clear to me than the whole Smarter Planet