Trends Report

IBM Gets Leaner By Spinning Off GTS

October 9th, 2020

Summary

Technology and sourcing leaders are eager to learn more about IBM’s GTS spin off announcement both in terms of its implications for GTS customers and its outcome for IBM’s cloud and AI businesses. The spin off of GTS is a natural shedding of a declining business that isn’t core to its big bet on hybrid cloud, evidenced by its Red Hat acquisition and subsequent product repackaging. For IBM, this means a focus on its high-growth, high-margin cloud and AI businesses. For GTS, this presents an unknown future away from its parent and the privilege that stems from it. Engage with a Forrester analyst via an inquiry call to learn more about IBM’s recent spin-off announcement. To learn more about pivoting your organization to become more adaptive, read Forrester’s “ Beyond Agility — Adaptive Enterprises Hold The Winning Hand” report.

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