Digital consulting firms emerge as partner segment

He cited two IBM partners that are working with customers on digital transformation projects: Augusta Hitech and ClearObject Inc. Augusta Hitech, an ISV with expertise in the healthcare space, is helping software-as-a-service provider PARx Solutions migrate from its colocation data center servers to the IBM Cloud, he said.

Meanwhile, IT services company ClearObject is working with the city of Fishers, Ind., to develop the Indiana IoT Lab, an internet of things technology incubator. "Through the incubator, ClearObject plans to help Indiana agricultural companies, transportation companies and manufacturers digitally transform with IBM Cloud and IoT technology," Casellas said.

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