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HCL and IBM Partnership Prepares for an Uncertain Future

At the end of September 2016, HCL and IBM announced a long-term extension to their partnership, focused on building out Automation and DevOps solutions for enterprise clients. Specifically, the two firms will work together on the on-going development of:


  • Tivoli Workload Scheduler
  • Rational Testing, Rational Change & Configuration Management (ClearCase and ClearQuest), Rational Modeling & Construction (Rational Rose, Rational Software Architect and Rational Application Developer)


This PoV examines what both parties look to gain from this agreement and why this marks an important moment in IT services industry development.

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