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Did IBM outsource their mail system to Kyndryl?
49 posts • joined 15 Jun 2017
Got to love the way India gets rid of red tape when it benefits their economy, but look out any business that wants to start up in India and take the profits or jobs away from India, they get locked out real quick!
So two faced, hopefully this covid crisis will mean businesses stop off-shoring/outsourcing to India!
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Seems UPS's cause more downtime than actual mains power failures do.
Even large global datacentre providers that promote rock solid power, with multiple UPS's, dual supply feeds and automatic static switching, and generator backup are always suffering power outages in their data halls.
More complexity causes more outages, not less.
Maybe 2 million people use the app, but that means 20 million don't.
Also the 2 million who did install the app probably have no idea what it really does, and think its going to save them by knowing they walked past someone once in the street who had coronavirus, when in fact 99.9999% of the time it wouldn't have a clue if your paths have crossed with someone with the virus, and it certainly won't be notifying you about that, and the only people its really even likely to match you with is one of your family or close friends.
Bring on 5G where Qualcomm doesn't have the patents to block out competitors and competition.
Just look at the sick state of the US mobile market, where half of the phones still use Qualcomm's 20+ year old incompatible (with the rest of the world) CDMA technology, and half the telco's there are so cheap they won't/wouldn't move to more modern GSM/LTE technologies.
Won't it be great when tourists can roam in America like they can in the rest of the world?
Windows 10 has all but dropped touch support too, unless you have a tablet, its not used much on desktop or laptops at all.
Tesla owners will be the next ones having more accidents that other drivers, using phones in cars is already banned, due to the distraction they cause.
Can't say I'm surprised, a touch screen is never a proper replacement for a physical control.
This Tesla autopiliot is in exactly the same class as Boeing MCAS. Faulty and potentially lethal software that's flaws have been covered up and hidden.
The only thing for it is criminal charges for those at the top.
Don't worry, IBM will do what it always does. Pump the latest and greatest "strategic" product for 18 months, sell it to who ever is stupid enough to listen, then dump it and pump the next "latest and greatest" strategic product.
Blockchain must have been sold to those silly enough to buy in for 12 months now, so give it another 6 months before its dumped and buried in favour of some Red Hat "strategic" vapourware.
Yeah well, Trump needs to "Make America Great Again" but the US tech world has suffered from many years of cutting costs, cutting staff and cutting R&D and sending jobs offshore so the capitalists can make more profit.
Now Huawei and China are 18 months ahead of the Americans in 5G and they don't like to lose, hense them bullying all their allies to ban Huawei and buy inferior American crap.
As long as the rest of the word uses the inferior US crap too, then they think the US can keep its place in the IT/IoT/5G/communications/always on world, and hold the rest of the world back and stop them getting any more of an advantage in the new world than they already have.
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such hypocrites, they sell their labour service cheap to foreign countries undercutting local workers who lose their jobs, under the guise of free trade and globalisation, but if you try and import anything INTO India, they slap an import tax on it.
Time to whack a tax on outsourced labour from India, I think a 1000% tax on all services procured from India is a good start, and will help the government balance their budget, and promote growth of jobs in our own country.
“increase client awareness of the powerful talent that GBS and GTS bring to our engagements.”
I'm, pretty sure IBM clients know exactly what IBM isn't bringing to the table, this won't change a thing.
“puts a name to what we as IBMers have always known: that GBS and GTS practitioners are"
I'm pretty sure IBM staff know they are just lowly unrecognised "servants" - "IBM Services" is a good name.
All it tells us is the PWC buyout has finally been totally subsumed by IBM, and they have got rid of so many former PWC staff, they no longer need to pander to them with a different reporting line.
This would also explain why they are using Bain consultants for further RA's, as there is no one left from PWC.
yeah, he's right, he will make a windfall in the settlement, he was fired by a feminist HR manager who had been specifically put into google to promote females and gender equality and diversity, and been put too far up in the tree, who took her role far too seriously and started doing exactly the opposite to what she was hired for, in some Political Correctness "brain fart"
What has happened to the internet? The original design meant any link that was down was automatically bypassed and another route found. This is "supposed" to be the benefit of BGP.
We have seen similar things happen a number of times over the years. Is it poor design, or poor implementation, or is it just organisations deciding to override the automatic healing functionality for commercial benefit?
have to agree, IBM will soon be purchased by Apple or google and disappear into the history books as yet another enterprise that thought selling "fluff" (i.e. anything that costs nothing to produce) and offshoring anything physical to the cheapest, dumbest, illiterate monkey they can find in India, was the "way of the future"
I'd be betting on Oracle/Storagetek for a future in tapes.
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