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IBM Cited as a Leader in Enterprise Mobility Services by Leading Independent Research Firm

IBM garners highest score possible for current offering

ARMONK, N.Y. - 15 Feb 2013: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Forrester Research, Inc. has recognized IBM as a leader in enterprise mobility services, according to the February 2013 report, The Forrester WaveTM: Enterprise Mobility Services, Q1 20131. The competitive report gave IBM the highest score possible on its current offering. 

Based on an analysis of 13 global leaders' enterprise mobility capabilities and how they stack up, the report indicates that IBM "brings clients a world-class design agency (IBM Interactive) combined with breadth and depth of enterprise mobility consulting both in terms of technology capabilities and global presence.

IBM Interactive, part of IBM Global Business Services, is IBM's digital consulting and design practice which specializes in building superior customer experiences across mobile, digital and social touchpoints.  

Additionally, the report emphasizes that clients also benefit from "IBM's range of domain and industry consulting skills and practices across technologies such as analytics, cloud and social, which IBM cross-skills into many of its mobile engagements.”
  
"We believe this report is a great acknowledgement of how IBM helps clients to not only integrate mobile into their day-to-day business strategies, but how to use mobile technologies as a powerful catalyst to pursue new business models, opportunities and create new markets," said Kevin Custis, global leader mobility services, IBM Global Business Services. "IBM is working with clients around the world on mobile engagements to transform their business and become more competitive.”  

IBM's Mobile Enterprise strategy combines big data, cloud computing, social business and security with its deep industry knowledge and expertise to help governments and enterprises reinvent their businesses and engage with customers, partners and employees in new ways. As the first new technology platform for business to emerge since the World Wide Web, mobile computing represents one of the greatest opportunities facing organizations today to expand their business.  

With nearly 300 patents around wireless inventions, IBM offers an array of solutions that connect, secure, manage and develop the networks, infrastructure and applications that run the growing number of devices. From mobile strategy development and user experience design, to designing, building and managing mobile applications across device platforms, IBM is simplifying mobile for organizations today to help them turn mobile computing into a profit-generating platform.  

To access a copy of The Forrester WaveTM: Enterprise Mobility Services Report please visit: http://www.forrester.com/pimages/rws/reprints/document/87581/oid/1-LTEQDU

For more information on IBM, visit www.ibm.com/gbs

1"The Forrester WaveTM: Enterprise mobility Services, Q1 2013, February 2013. Copyright (c) 2013, Forrester Research, Inc.

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Linda Hanson Hunt
IBM Media Relations
1 (914) 563-3920
lindah@us.ibm.com

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