The technology company is set to launch a line of water management services Friday.
Wired PR News – IBM Corp. will launch a new water management services operation on Friday. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the company is making the effort to have a more significant role in infrastructure services.
The technology company is reportedly anticipating the market for water-management services to grow to an overall worth of $20 billion over the next five years. As noted by the AP, IBM’s new operation is believed to make fighting pollution and the management of water supplies less of a manual task. IBM is seeking to get utilities and government agencies on board for revamping their computer networks so that digital sensors will be linked.
IBM CEO Sam Palmisano, is quoted as stating of IBM’s money making strategies for the recession, “We will not simply ride out the storm… Rather, we will take a long-term view, and go on offense.”
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