November 23, 2018 – 01:04
The president of the Argentine company pointed out the bet.
IBM of IBM's multinational technology announced yesterday that it has invested $ 15 million to boost Argentina's "adoption and technological transformation".
"With this investment, we are strengthening our 95-year commitment to help Argentina's business ecosystem to be more competitive," said IBM president and CEO Roberto Alexander.
The goal of the technology giant is "to expand digital innovation capabilities and to promote the adoption and technological transformation of Argentine customers, new businesses and universities," the company said in a statement.
Also, the opening of a customer center (Center for Technological Innovations) in Buenos Aires, Martinez, aims to help customers "meet the business challenges of their industries" through Artificial Intelligence, the Cloud, and "Blockchain "and Security and the Internet of Things (IoT), EFE said.
As IBM said, more than 55% of companies in Argentina have plans to develop IoT applications and 45% with Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the coming months. Investments include an upgrading of Buenos Aires data center infrastructure to strengthen hybrid cloud and multi-cloud services for local and international customers and strengthen AI implementations. "Our mission is to continue to accompany the development of the country, to contribute to progress and to help companies overcome the challenges," he said.