IBM to Expand Presence in Chengdu

Authors: Go Chengdu

2014-12-05

IBM will improve its influence in the area of big data technology and conduct cooperation with local companies and universities to cultivate professionals to develop Chengdu’s big data technology.
IBM will improve its influence in the area of big data technology and conduct cooperation with local companies and universities to cultivate professionals to develop Chengdu’s big data technology, said Mr. Alex Chiang, Executive of Smarter City-X Business Unit Great China Group of IBM Software Group at the opening ceremony of IBM Technical Summit 2014 convened in Chengdu on December 4.
Mr. Chiang expressed that IBM hopes to bring more advanced technologies to western China and create more opportunities of cooperating with local outstanding companies, so as to seek innovation-driven co-development in 2015.
“We will increase investment in Chengdu to promote the development of the big data technology and provide full services to support the city’s growth in urbanization, enhance its quality of services in the third sector, as well as facilitate the partnership with the city in the fields of finance and manufacturing etc,” said Mr. Chiang.
Mr. Tom Chan, Director of Technical Sales and Lab Services Sales of IBM’s Greater China Group, revealed that the company is planning to foster more processionals specialized in the big data technology through collaborating with colleges and universities in Chengdu. So far, the company has established partnership with the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and Southwest Jiaotong University to jointly support the city’s big data development. “Next year, we hope more local universities could take part in our cooperative projects to promote the development of the technology,” Mr. Chan said.

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