Pulse 2014







February 23 - 26
MGM Grand - Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Top 10 reasons to attend Pulse 2014

1 Nine out of 10 global CEOs view the cloud as critical to their business plans. 2 IBM Cloud supports 24 of the top 25 fortune 500 companies and holds 1,400 cloud-related patents. 3 IBM has 37,000 dedicated cloud experts with deep industry knowledge. 4 A recent IBM study found that organizations with high cloud adoption report almost double the revenue growth than their peers. 5 Nearly half of large enterprises will have cloud deployments by 2017 and over half of Global 1000 Companies will have customer-sensitive data in the public cloud. 6 85% of new software this year will be built for cloud delivery. 7 1 million+ enterprise applications users work with IBM Smart Cloud SaaS. 8 Since 2007 IBM has spent $4 billion+ on cloud-based software and services acquisitions. 9 SoftLayer is fast becoming the foundation of IBM's cloud portfolio, adding more than 1,000 new clients since IBM acquired the company in July, 2013. 10 9,000+ C-Level Leaders, Line of Business & IT Leaders, Software Developers, IT Practitioners, Architects, IBM Technical Experts and Business Partners from around the world will attend Pulse to reinvent their business with IBM Cloud

1. Nine out of 10 global CEOs view the cloud as critical to their business plans.1
2. IBM Cloud supports 24 of the top 25 fortune 500 companies and holds 1,400 cloud-related patents.2
3. IBM has 37,000 dedicated cloud experts with deep industry knowledge.3
4. A recent IBM study found that organizations with high cloud adoption report almost double the revenue growth than their peers.4
5 Nearly half of large enterprises will have cloud deployments by 2017 and over half of Global 1000 Companies will have customer-sensitive data in the public cloud.5
6. 85% of new software this year will be built for cloud delivery.6
7. 1 million+ enterprise applications users work with IBM Smart Cloud SaaS.7
8. Since 2007 IBM has spent $4 billion+ on cloud-based software and services acquisitions.8
9. SoftLayer is fast becoming the foundation of IBM's cloud portfolio, adding more than 1,000 new clients since IBM acquired the company in July, 2013.9
10. 9,000+ C-Level Leaders, Line of Business & IT Leaders, Software Developers, IT Practitioners, Architects, IBM Technical Experts and Business Partners from around the world will attend Pulse to reinvent their business with IBM Cloud!10