International Business Machines (IBM) is a United States multinational technology and consulting firm headquartered in Armonk, New York. Founded in 1911, IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and it offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

In 2010, IBM was ranked the 20th largest firm in the U.S. by Fortune and the 33rd largest globally by Forbes. Other rankings that year include #1 green company (Newsweek), #1 company for leaders (Fortune), #2 best global brand (Interbrand), #15 most admired company (Fortune), and #18 most innovative company (Fast Company).[6] IBM employs almost 400,000 employees (called "IBMers" by IBM) in over 200 countries, with occupations including scientists, engineers, consultants, and sales professionals. Its distinctive culture and product branding has given it the nickname Big Blue.

For a reliable, scalable and secure IT infrastructure

IBM Server, Storage and Data Services provides a comprehensive set of services to help companies optimise IT investments,improve performance, achieve availability objectives and avoid unnecessary costs.
RMS is a flexible, scalable, tailored and comprehensive remote managed service designed to help clients manage their existing server environment. This service gives clients the flexibility to choose
a core monitoring service or full systems management, depending on their business and budgetary requirements. Furthermore, it offers a suite of options covering security management, databases, application monitoring and technical support.
Storage consumes approximately 13 percent of all current IT spending (Meta Group, 2002). The amount of data held by companies is growing exponentially, but resources are not. It is now vital to ensure data and storage is controlled effectively. IBM Systems Management Consultancy and Design for ILM can help companies:
Optimise existing storage efficiencies
Manage the cost of storage infrastructure changes
Increase compliance and return on investment (ROI)
Validate the implementation tools that best fit their needs
Ensure a smooth rollout.