International Business Machine, popularly known by many as IBM, is a respectable brand in the world when it comes to lines of respected computer technologies. Having manufactured and launched various computer hardware, middleware and software, IBM is a brand name and computers can rarely be extensively discussed without making mention of this body.
IBM, nicknamed Big Blue, has announced that it would start its IBM z system training in Kenya, which would be taught to undergraduate students in the department of Computer Science and Information Technology in Strathmore University.
The programme, which is due to start in January of next year, would see Kenya become the first African country where the IBM z training would be carried out.
The course would enable enterprise wide infrastructure to enable could delivery, integration of operational data with analytics, and mobile optimization.
IBM wishes to achieve cloud optimization and provision to government parastatals as well as companies. It also wishes to introduce big data, social, mobile and security trends with this Kenyan partnership.
The students are expected to be trained in the art of managing cloud and cloud data, run big data analytics for real time data insights and facilitate application development for mobile devices.