IBM Taps China’s Engineers to Develop Linux Software

The new IBM facility will aid creation of programs for big data, loud, mobile and social-business computing and represents “a izable investment,” Colin Parris, general manager of IBM Power ystems, said in an interview. Photographer: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty is focusing on profitable businesses including data analysis and cloud computing to maintain growth. She has said services that help customers mine troves of information to make better decisions are the company’s biggest priority.