Implications For IBM Customers From Company Split

IBM announced its intention to separate into two companies, and I blogged recently about some potential implications. It is still early days from the announcement, but there is no IBM announcement of a lead CIO or management team for the legacy spinout (“NewCo”). So, it is possible that IBM may be angling to sell NewCo to another firm. If you are an IBM customer, here is the question you need to ask: What are the implications for my company because of the separation, whether or not the intention is to sell NewCo?

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