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International Business Machines Corporation  (IBM)
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International Business Machines's

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IBM Sales vs. its Competitors Q4 2020



Comparing the results to its competitors, International Business Machines reported Total Revenue decrease in the 4 quarter 2020 year on year by -6.48 %, despite revenue increase by most of its competitors of 15.51 %, recorded in the same quarter.

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With net margin of 6.66 % company reported lower profitability than its competitors.

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International Business Machines Corporation Net Income in 4 quarter 2020 declined year on year by -63.05 %, despite income growth by most of its competitors

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International Business Machines's Comment on Competitors and Industry Peers


The company is a globally-integrated enterprise, operating in more than 175 countries. The company participates in a highly competitive environment, where its competitors vary by industry segment, and range from large multinational enterprises to smaller, more narrowly focused entities. Overall, across its business segments, the company recognizes hundreds of competitors worldwide.

Across its business, the company's principal methods of competition are: technology innovation; performance; price; quality; brand; its broad range of capabilities, products and services; client relationships; the ability to deliver business value to clients; and, service and support. In order to maintain leadership, a corporation must continue to invest, innovate and integrate. The company has been executing a strategy to transform its business, including shifting to higher value market segments and offerings and increasing its capabilities through organic investments and strategic acquisitions. As the company executes its strategy, it enters new markets, such as smarter planet and business analytics, which exposes the company to new competitors. Overall, the company is the leader or among the leaders in each of its business segments.

Global Services:

The services segments, GTS and GBS, operate in a highly competitive and continually evolving global market. GTS competes in strategic outsourcing, business process outsourcing, cloud services, and a wide range of technical and IT support services. GBS competes in consulting, system integration and application management services. The principal competitive factors in these business segments include: technical skills and capabilities, innovative service and product offerings, industry knowledge and experience, value and speed, price, client relationships, quality of sales and delivery, reliability, security and the availability of resources. The company's competitive advantages in the services business include its global reach and scale, global delivery model, best-of-breed process and industry skills, extensive technology expertise, services assets, an ability to deliver integrated solutions that can address clients' needs in any environment and a strong set of relationships with clients and strategic business partners worldwide. The company competes with broad based competitors including: Accenture, Amazon.com, Inc., Computer Sciences Corporation, Fujitsu and Hewlett-Packard Company (HP); India-based service providers; the consulting practices of public accounting firms; and many companies that primarily focus on local markets or niche service areas.

Software:

The enterprise management software market is highly competitive, and increasingly technology companies are looking to implement software solutions that will improve business outcomes for their clients. The key competitive factors in this segment include: functionality, ease-of-use, scalability, open standards, total cost-of-ownership and business value. IBM's leadership in each of these areas, and the ability to deliver solutions that drive business results, provides it with competitive advantages. The company's software business includes middleware, solutions offerings and operating systems. The middleware portfolio is the broadest in the industry and covers both mainframe and distributed computing environments. The middleware portfolio also underpins IBM's solutions business and enhances the business value the company brings to clients. The solutions portfolio provides comprehensive business and industry- specific offerings to new types of IT decision makers, such as chief marketing and procurement officers, chief information security officers and chief financial officers. The depth and breadth of the software offerings, coupled with the company's global sales and technical support infrastructure, differentiate the software business from its competitors. The company's research and development capabilities and intellectual property patent portfolio also contribute to this segment's leadership. The company's principal competitors in this segment include CA, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation (Oracle) and SAP. The company also competes with smaller, niche competitors in specific geographic or product markets worldwide.

Systems and Technology:

The enterprise server and storage market is highly competitive and is characterized by ongoing technology innovation, with competition focused on value, function and reliability, and new entrants leveraging technology to compete against traditional offerings. The company's principal competitors include Cisco Systems, Inc. (Cisco), Dell, Inc., EMC Corporation, HP and Oracle.

The company's investment in virtualization, power management, security, multi-operating system capabilities and the ability of its systems platforms to leverage the entire system, from the company's custom semiconductors through the software stack to increase efficiency and lower cost, provide the company with competitive advantages in this segment. In addition, the company's research and development capabilities and intellectual property patent portfolio contribute significantly to this segment's leadership.

Global Financing:

Global Financing provides client financing, commercial financing and participates in the remarketing of used equipment. Global Financing's access to capital and its ability to manage increased exposures provide a competitive advantage for the company. The key competitive factors include price, IT product expertise, client service, contract flexibility, ease of doing business, global capabilities and residual values. In client and commercial financing, Global Financing competes with three types of companies in providing financial services to IT customers: other captive financing entities of companies such as Cisco and HP and non-captive financing entities of companies such as General Electric Company and banks or financial institutions. In remarketing, the company competes with local and regional brokers plus original manufacturers in the fragmented worldwide used IT equipment market.





  

Overall company Market Share Q4 2020

Overall company, revenue fell by -6.48 % and company lost market share, to approximate 3.75 %.





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IBM's vs. Competition, Data

(Revenue and Income for Trailing 12 Months, in Millions of $, except Employees)



COMPANY NAME MARKET CAP REVENUES INCOME EMPLOYEES
International Business Machines Corporation 73,620 127,019 5,590 379,592
Accenture Plc 45,677 187,537 5,542 275,000
Adtran Inc 507 834 2 2,060
Alpine 4 Holdings Inc 33 0 -8 132
Amazon com Inc 386,064 1,697,538 21,331 117,300
Apptio Inc 199 1,624 -27 753
Blackbaud Inc 913 3,454 8 3,182
Broadvision Inc 4 22 -2 104
Salesforce com Inc 17,098 144,825 126 16,000
Cornerstone Ondemand Inc 741 2,843 -40 1,891
Citrix Systems Inc 3,237 17,598 504 10,081
Tableau Software Inc 1,231 14,700 -143 3,489
Determine, Inc. 27 2 -12 148
Edgewater Technology Inc 108 63 -31 441
Egain Corporation 76 322 8 479
Endurance International Group Holdings Inc 1,102 1,397 19 3,664
Healthstream Inc 245 704 14 955
Hubspot Inc 883 24,569 -85 2,081
Internap Corp 292 2 -138 503
Instructure Inc 258 1,855 -81 1,140
Jive Software, Inc. 204 415 -8 595
Mam Software Group, Inc. 38 149 4 244
Mcx Technologies Corp 3 6 0 4
Model N Inc 165 1,411 -16 864
Microsoft Corporation 153,284 1,958,607 51,310 118,000
Microstrategy Incorporated 481 5,626 -8 2,216
Servicenow Inc 4,519 113,351 119 6,222
Oracle Corporation 76,439 224,161 12,830 132,000
Paylocity Holding Corporation 584 10,934 67 2,115
Progress Software Corp 454 2,092 50 1,470
Qad Inc 311 1,705 -16 0
Tss Inc 45 0 0 90
Upland Software Inc 292 1,442 -51 375
Descartes Systems Group Inc 326 5,324 37 1,270
Mobileiron Inc 213 829 -45 884
Sps Commerce Inc 313 3,829 46 1,336
AFFILIATED COMPUTER SERVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0
Adobe Inc 13,548 245,021 5,728 12,499
Aspen Technology inc 689 10,207 307 1,419
Cerner Corporation 5,506 23,482 780 15,800
Computer Sciences Corp 7,607 0 -100 70,000
Convergys Corp. 2,739 2,397 113 0
Dell Technologies Inc 93,342 79,223 5,393 0
ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS CORP. 0 0 0 0
Hortonworks, Inc. 285 1,118 -192 1,175
Hp inc 57,667 43,665 3,234 0
Inpixon 9 52 -29 0
Kallo Inc 0 46 -2 4
Leidos Holdings Inc 12,297 14,566 629 19,000
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc 1,503 5,308 700 8,900
Mtbc Inc 105 105 -9 1,700
Ncr Corporation 6,207 5,288 -78 30,200
SAIC, Inc. 0 0 0 0
Teradata Corp 2,164 7,873 57 10,800
Stars Group Inc. 2,528 7,798 62 0
Unisys Corp 2,026 1,527 751 23,200
Verisign Inc 1,276 24,061 631 1,061
Willdan Group inc 391 451 -14 637
Apple Inc 294,135 2,257,980 63,930 92,600
Applied Micro Circuits Corp 0 0 0 507
Advanced Micro Devices Inc 9,763 95,504 2,490 10,671
Mdc Holdings Inc 806 847 14 253
Broadcom Inc 24,685 194,787 3,953 0
Avid Technology Inc 360 920 11 1,522
Broadcom Corp 0 0 0 8,000
Canon Inc 28,638 24,371 869 194,151
Cisco Systems Inc 48,026 218,051 10,129 70,000
Scandium International Mining Corp 0 0 -1 70,000
Falconstor Software Inc 15 31 1 81
F5 Networks Inc 2,406 12,983 297 4,178
Turtle Beach Corporation 360 488 39 135
Intel Corporation 77,867 257,851 20,899 106,700
Kyocera Corp 13,537 20,233 1,045 75,940
Lexmark International Inc 0 0 0 12,700
Marvell Technology Group ltd 2,699 31,702 1,584 3,749
Microsemi Corp 1,894 8,221 176 2,100
Macom Technology Solutions Holdings Inc 559 3,978 -27 1,800
Netapp Inc 5,524 16,912 687 12,810
Nutanix Inc 1,305 5,391 -978 2,813
Nve Corp 22 333 12 45
Plantronics Inc 1,654 1,639 -746 4,003
Pmc Sierra Inc 890 0 -32 1,442
Qorvo Inc 3,730 21,640 675 8,300
Sigma Designs Inc 66 11 -120 409
Skyworks Solutions Inc 3,970 30,631 1,067 8,400
Xerox Holdings Corporation 7,022 15,049 192 0
Appian Corporation 305 8,713 -33 705
Attunity Ltd 86 517 6 256
Alteryx Inc 495 5,610 -24 555
Box Inc 703 2,974 -134 1,784
Ca, Inc. 4,235 17,509 476 11,600
Isign Solutions Inc 1 0 -1 8
Xura, Inc. 0 0 0 1,100
Commvault Systems Inc 697 3,287 -28 2,839
Datawatch Corp 42 167 -9 144
Evolving Systems Inc 26 29 1 314
Fireeye Inc 941 4,611 -207 0
Alphabet Inc 182,527 1,548,768 40,269 80,110
Globalscape Inc 40 181 13 133
Imperva Inc 315 1,921 9 1,020
Moody s Corporation 5,371 61,532 1,777 9,900
Medidata Solutions Inc 685 5,752 44 1,680
MCAFEE, INC. 0 0 0 0
New Relic Inc 655 3,922 -161 1,284
Nortonlifelock Inc 1,896 13,134 591 0
Ptc Inc 1,531 17,084 119 0
Qualcomm Inc 26,689 153,713 6,728 33,000
Qualys Inc 363 4,281 92 869
12 Retech Corp 2 2 -12 4
Red Hat Inc 3,362 34,078 434 7,300
Rapid7 Inc 411 4,279 -99 1,079
Secureworks Corp 553 1,028 -32 2,555
Strikeforce Technologies Inc 0 1 -3 9
Supercom Ltd 33 22 -16 215
Splunk Inc 2,359 17,656 -337 3,200
Tibco Software Inc 0 0 0 0
Veeva Systems Inc 1,104 42,190 301 2,171
Vmware Inc 12,005 72,775 6,039 21,700
Varonis Systems Inc 293 1,725 -94 1,251
Zim Corp 0 0 0 5
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation 16,652 42,207 1,392 211,500
Luxoft Holding, Inc 907 2,020 57 12,800
Logmein Inc 1,313 4,232 9 2,760
Liveperson Inc 367 3,652 -108 981
Qumu Corporation 29 82 -9 121
Voip pal com Inc 0 37 -2 1
SUBTOTAL 1,776,797 10,328,221 278,071 2,391,337


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