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OP industry marks milestone events

 Champagne corks have been popping non-stop across the industry this year. A bumper number of firms have been celebrating corporate milestones. The biggest birthday bash of the year has been Smead Manufacturing's celebration of its...

UPM strengthens supply chain

 10 October 2006 — Helsinki (FIN): UPM is expanding its business relationship with IBM through a six-year IT development contract. From November, IBM will manage the completion of UPM's ongoing supply chain project. A team of 40...

IBM chief sent to China

 12 October 2006 — Shenzen (CHN): IBM has transferred chief procurement officer John Paterson to the company's office in from New York. Paterson is IBM's first senior manager with global responsibility to be based outside...

IBM completes FileNet deal

 13 October 2006 — Armonk (NY): IBM has completed its $1.6 billion cash acquisition of data and software provider FileNet. The transaction values FileNet at $35 per share. 

IBM to acquire Palisades Technology Partners

 20 October 2006 — Boston (MA): IBM has agreed to acquire Palisades Technology Partners, a provider of technology services to the mortgage lending industry. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed but the...

Ingram Micro awards excellence

 31 October 2006 — Santa Ana (CA): Ingram Micro has announced the winners of its 2006 Awards of Excellence. The awards recognise the recipients' overall alliance with Ingram Micro and its channel partners, as well...

IBM and Thai authorities embark on IT development

 15 September 2006 — Bangkok (TH): International Business Machines (IBM) is working with Thailand's National Science and Technology Development Agency to create an SOA Excellence Centre. The centre, which will be located at the Thailand...

IBM encouraging innovation

 21 September 2006 — Armonk (NY): IBM has launched an initiative to encourage innovation in the marketplace with the venture capital community. IBM will provide venture capital firms with access to its worldwide innovation centres...

IBM invests in Emerald Isle

 27 September 2006 — Dublin (IRE): IBM has announced a number of initiatives intended to support entrepreneurship in Ireland. The company is working with the Irish Development Authority to encourage foreign multinational businesses and enterprise...

IBM opens first software lab in Latin America

5 September 2006 — Sao Paulo (BRA): International Business Machines (IBM) has opened a software and services laboratory in Sao Paulo, the first of its kind in Latin America. The lab is designed to...

MRO agrees to IBM takeover

18 September 2006 — San Francisco (CA): MRO Software's shareholders have approved an offer from IBM to acquire the company.   IBM will acquire the company for $25.80 per share or approximately $740 million....

Analysts predict weak Q2 for Lenovo

1 August 2006 — Hong Kong (CHN): Lenovo is expected to post its second quarterly loss following its 2005 $1.25 billion purchase of IBM's loss making PC division, according to reports.               The company...

IBM plans Chinese expansion

 23 August 2006 — Beijing (CHN): IBM has announced plans to open four offices per year in what it has called second-tier Chinese cities, in the near future. Plans for expansion will not be finalised...

IBM to acquire MRO Software

 30 August 2006 — Boston (MA): IBM has received US antitrust approval to acquire MRO Software for $740 million.               The transaction is expected to close during Q4.     

IBM to make biggest acquisition in three years

 10 August 2006 — Boston (MA): International Business Machine (IBM) has agreed to acquire Californian software maker, FileNet, for $1.6 billion or $35 per share, as sales decline in other divisions. IBM's all-cash acquisition would...

Brand strength in numbers

 The demand for data storage capacity is on a steep upward curve. Indeed, global data storage needs are expected to more than triple by the end of the decade. And Imation is a company...

Vicom offers data migration service

 July 6 2006 - Redwood City (CA): Vicom Systems, provider of transparent wire-speed data services for systems and storage, has announced the launch of its Data Mobility Service, a turnkey data migration service for resellers...

World news in brief

 HP in ink patent challenge Hewlett Packard (HP) has confirmed it is working with US retailers Walgreen and OfficeMax to resolve ink patent infringements it claims it discovered in stores of both companies. HP...

IBM to invest $6bn in India

6 June 2006 – Bangalore (IND): IBM has announced plans to invest almost $6 billion in India over the next three years. The world's largest computer services company said it planned to increase its...

Bill Duffy passes away

14 June 2006 - Lexington (KY): The Imaging Supplies Coalition has regretfully announced the death of Bill Duffy. Bill was in Prague, Czech Republic, on business and passed away on 30 May. His passing...

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EOPA 2023 winners revealed

The winners of the 22nd European Office Products Awards (EOPA) were announced at a special presentation dinner on Monday, 13 March 2023. The annual EOPA were once again presented during the OPI Partnership event...