IBM’s sales decline for 16th straight Quarter

Not only did IBM report a 17% drop in profit yesterday, but the company admitted its sales revenues have declined for a solid four years from a high of $107bn in 2011 down to $82bn today.

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One thought on “IBM’s sales decline for 16th straight Quarter

  1. IBM suffers from being a large enterprise: to say that the right hand doesn’t know what the left is doing is a gross over-simplification, it is like a Hydra, having numerous arms, legs and heads. But in essence, because of M&A over the years, its business selling hardware, software and associated services operates in direct competition with the Cloud, outsourcing and data centre services which sell on the basis that the client doesn’t need to buy hardware, software or their associated services.

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