IBM continues to make partnerships that strengthen the System i platform, Lee Kroon writes in an article about IBM, Infor and Siemens.
Kroon references two recent conferences, Inforum and VoiceCon. At Inforum, Infor and IBM announced a partnership to target smaller businesses with Infor’s ERP software on IBM’s hardware, including Linux on System i.
Meanwhile, at VoiceCon, IBM and Siemens announced an agreement to work on IP telephony products, also called Voice over IP or VoIP, together. This has been a big push from IBM this year — trying to get companies to move their telecommunications business over to the i.