back to article IBM still spending its way to cloud relevance with BoxBoat buy

IBM has splashed yet more cash on cloud after confirming it plans to acquire BoxBoat Technologies – the Maryland-based DevOps consultancy and enterprise Kubernetes certified service provider. Financial details about the deal were not disclosed. According to a statement, the acquisition will "extend IBM's container strategy …

  1. msobkow Silver badge

    Computer Associates may as well take over IBM if all they're going to do is maintain old software someone else wrote...

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      CA are the only firm who can make IBM worse.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    A moment's silence please for our fallen brethren at BoxBoat Technologies. Thank you.

  3. Gene Cash Silver badge

    Welcome email

    I heard they tried to send the BoxBoat team a welcoming email, but...

  4. Jim 68
    FAIL

    IBM is so far behind Amazon and Microsoft they might as well just punt and put what little is left behind Watson. As if there's much more promise there.

    They took one of the best computer companies in the world and turned it into a disaster while destroying the careers of their employees.

    We've heard of too big to fail, and IBM used to fall in that category.

    Now IBM seems to be exploring "too dumb to fail " as a business model.

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