IBM Company Profile

  • Ginni Rometty CEO
  • New York, US HQ
  • 1911 Founded
  • Computer hardware Industry
  • US$ 92.793 billion Revenue
  • 4.8 / 5 (257 votes) Rating
  • ibm.com Website

Brief Introduction about IBM

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

The company was founded in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) through a merger of the Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, and the Computing Scale Company. CTR was changed to "International Business Machines" in 1924, using a name which had originated with CTR's Canadian subsidiary. The initialism IBM followed. Securities analysts nicknamed the company Big Blue for its size and common use of the color in products, packaging, and logo.

In 2012, Fortune ranked IBM the No. 2 largest U.S. firm in terms of number of employees (435,000 worldwide), the No. 4 largest in terms of market capitalization, the No. 9 most profitable, and the No. 19 largest firm in terms of revenue. Globally, the company was ranked the No. 31 largest in terms of revenue by Forbes for 2011.

Sample IBM Aptitude Questions (2017)

1. (1/2) of a number is 3 more than the (1/6) of the same number? Find the number.

a. 6 b. 7 c. 8 d. 9

2. 10 people, type 10 lines in 10 minutes, then to type 60 lines in 60 minutes, people needed are?

a. 16 b. 6 c. 10 d. 60

3. If Rs. 1260 is divided amongst A, B and C in the ratio 2:3:4. What is C’s share?

a. 850 b. 560 c. 270 d. 625

4. If the value of x/2y = 2a, then what is the value of 2x/(x-2ay) equal to?

a. 4 b. 8 c. 16 d. 2

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