The new company that will be created when IBM completes the spinoff of its “managed infrastructure services” business later this year will be called Kyndryl and based in New York City, IBM announced in a press release. Martin Schroeter, an IBM veteran who is Kyndryl’s first CEO, explained in a series of tweets that Kyndryl is a portmanteau of “kinship” and “tendril” that aims to capture...
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