Samsung and IBM proceed to construct upon long-standing strategic partnership with problem for builders utilizing Samsung and IBM know-how

Samsung & IBM Call for Code
SEOUL, KOREA and ARMONK, N.Y. – October 26, 2021
– Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and IBM (NYSE: IBM) right now introduced the Name for Code Honoring On a regular basis Heroes Problem for enterprise builders to encourage the event of recent know-how options to assist on a regular basis heroes. The Problem, which was unveiled throughout the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC), will look to handle challenges confronted by supply personnel, childcare employees, healthcare frontline employees, educators, and plenty of extra who’ve been invaluable to society throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Software submissions might be evaluated by a judging panel from IBM and Samsung and the winner will obtain a money prize, Samsung units, and deployment assist for his or her resolution.

The Problem is a part of the broader Call for Code international program, which invitations builders and downside solvers all over the world to construct and contribute to open supply know-how initiatives that handle among the most urgent international points.

“Our on a regular basis heroes have tirelessly served us all through the pandemic and we need to make their lives, and the lives of others all over the world, simpler and productive with new ranges of connectivity and insights from know-how,” mentioned KC Choi, EVP and Head of World Cellular B2B Crew, Samsung Electronics. “To attain this, innovation have to be open. That’s why we’ve been working carefully with IBM in addition to our valued developer communities utilizing open supply platforms. It’s additionally why I’m honored to function an ‘Eminent Judge’ for this yr’s 2021 Name for Code World Problem, together with different worldwide leaders in sustainability, enterprise and know-how. I look ahead to seeing the submissions for each Name for Code challenges come to life.”

Submissions for the Name for Code Honoring On a regular basis Heroes Problem should be capable to run on a Samsung pill, smartphone, and/or wearable gadget and make use of a number of IBM open hybrid cloud applied sciences resembling IBM Cloud or IBM Watson. Individuals may also have entry to Samsung toolkits, in addition to knowledge from The Climate Firm. The deadline for submissions is November 20th, with the winner introduced on December 9th. Along with Samsung know-how and a money prize from IBM, the winner will obtain assist from each corporations to assist deliver their resolution to life to make an actual distinction for on a regular basis heroes.  

“IBM and Samsung have an extended historical past of confirmed success working collectively to enhance enterprise outcomes for shoppers and likewise for social good,” mentioned Bob Lord, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Ecosystems at IBM. “Earlier this year, IBM, Samsung, and others labored collectively to deploy the 2019 Name for Code World Problem profitable resolution, Prometeo. I look ahead to seeing how builders can use our open applied sciences now to profit among the most deserving folks on this planet right now, our on a regular basis heroes.”

The partnership between Samsung and IBM extends over 30 years, beginning with work on semiconductors and now mobility, AI, 5G, Industry 4.0 and networks. At SDC, Samsung and IBM Consulting are asserting a collaboration to modernize hybrid work environments with cell experiences optimized for the Galaxy Z Fold3, co-designed with main monetary companies establishments.

Moreover, to speed up the convergence of Trade 4.0 between cloud-native purposes and mobility, IBM and Samsung are researching methods to deliver containerized AI workloads to Samsung Android units with IBM Edge Software Supervisor. This effort focuses on utilizing containers on Samsung units to allow workloads to be flexibly deployed, managed and processed throughout premises resembling factories, retail shops, warehouses, accommodations and distribution facilities to assist drive sooner growth of highly effective new use circumstances for cell and edge computing.

Samsung and IBM proceed to work collectively to create companies that allow companies and enterprise builders to take full benefit of cutting-edge networks, mobility and analytics.

The Name for Code Honoring On a regular basis Heroes Problem begins now. Info on eligibility and learn how to register is obtainable right here:

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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About IBM
IBM is the worldwide chief in hybrid cloud and AI, serving shoppers in additional than 170 international locations. Greater than 3,200 shoppers use our hybrid cloud platform to speed up their digital transformation journeys and, in whole, greater than 30,000 of them have turned to IBM to unlock worth from their knowledge — this consumer listing consists of 9 out of ten of the world’s largest banks. With this basis, we proceed to leverage Crimson Hat OpenShift because the main platform to handle our shoppers’ enterprise wants: A hybrid cloud platform that’s open, versatile and safe. Guided by ideas of belief, transparency and assist for a extra inclusive society, IBM is also dedicated to being a accountable steward of know-how and a drive for good on this planet. For extra info, go to: