November 23, 2018 – 01:04
The president of the company in Argentina highlighted the bet.
The IBM technology multinational announced yesterday that it has invested $ 15 million to boost Argentina's "adoption and technological transformation".
"With this investment, we have consolidated our 95-year commitment to help Argentina's business ecosystem become more competitive," said IBM Argentina President and CEO Roberto Alexander.
The goal of the technology giant is "to expand its capabilities of digital innovation and promote the adoption and technological transformation of Argentine clients, startups and universities," the company said in a statement.
In addition, the inauguration of a "Client Center" in Martinez, in the city of Martinez, aims to help clients "face the business challenges in their industries" through Artificial Intelligence, the Cloud, Blockchain, . "and the Security and Internet of Things (IoT), the EFE news agency reported.
As specified by IBM, in Argentina more than 55% of companies have plans to develop applications with IoT and 45% with AI (artificial intelligence) in the coming months. The investments include an upgrade of the company's datacenter infrastructure in Buenos Aires to strengthen the hybrid cloud and multi-cloud services for local and international customers and to strengthen AI implementations. "Our mission is to continue to follow the development of the country, contribute to the progress and help companies overcome the challenges," he said.