30 IBM Facts and Statistics (2020) | By the Numbers



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Here are the more interesting IBM facts and statistics I was able to dig up recently including number of employees. As always, I will be adding more and updating these periodically as I find new stuff. Be sure to check back regularly.

IBM Facts and Statistics Number of IBM employeesPlease note that some of these IBM Facts and Statistics are easier to find than others, so some of these are based on news reports and not official company tallies. All stats are linked to their source unless it was sent to me directly from the company. No stat listed on DMR should be considered in making any type of investment decision. In other words: This is the best I can find, but I don't guarantee anything.

IBM Facts

  • IBM Website: ibm.com
  • IBM Founding Year: 1911 (as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company)
  • IBM Headquarters: Armonk, NY
  • IBM Founder: Charles Ranlett Flint
  • IBM CEO: Ginni Rometty
  • Key Subsidiary: Red Hat
  • What is IBM:

IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world (source)

IBM Statistics

IBM's rank among the largest US employers:

5th
Last updated 2017


IBM number of employees:

375,000 IBM employees

Last updated 11/29/17


Number of countries IBM has employees in:

170
Last updated 11/29/17


Number of IBM employees in India:

130,000
Last updated 9/29/17


Number of IBM lab researchers:

more than 3,000

Last updated 11/29/17


Number of IBM research labs globally:

12
Last updated 11/29/17


Amount that IBM is reportedly buying Red Hat for:

$33.4 billion


IBM revenue (annual)


IBM net income (annual):


IBM's total number of patents:

206,272

Last updated 8/16/17

IBM Facts and Statistics

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Number of patents IBM received in 2014:

7,534


Number of patents IBM received in 2015:

7,355


Number of patents IBM received in 2016:

8,088


Number of electronic health records IBM Watson handles:

100 million

Last updated 1/1/17


Number of healthcare claims IBM Watson handles:

200 million

Last updated 1/1/17


Number of IBM Watson Health employees:

7,000

Last updated 1/1/17


Percentage of the world's largest banks that use IBM products to run their systems:

97%

Last updated 1/1/17


Percentage of global credit card transactions that are processed on IBM mainframes:

90%

Last updated 1/1/17


Percentage of global retailers that are powered by IBM retail solutions:

80%

Last updated 1/1/17


Percentage of the world's travel reservations that are processed on IBM systems:

80%

Last updated 1/1/17


Number of IBM security clients:

12,000

Last updated 1/1/17


Number of IBM blockchain customers:

more than 400

Last updated 1/1/17


IBM's share of the global IaaS market:

1.8%

Last updated 8/2/19


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