: International Business Machines Corporation
, was incorporated on June 15, 1911 and in operation
since 1888 is headquartered in Armonk
, NY, USA
. The company manufactures and sells computer hardware
, software, and services. With over 330,000 employees worldwide and revenues of $96 billion (figures from 2004).
is the largest information technology company in the world, and one of the few with a continuous history dating back to the 19th century
. It has engineers and consultants in over 170 countries and development laboratories located all over the world, in all segments of computer science and information technology; some of them are pioneers in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology
. In recent years, services and consulting revenues have been larger than those from manufacturing.