IBM's global revenue from 2010 to 2015, by business segment (in billion U.S. dollars)

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This statistic shows the global revenue generated by IBM through different segments of the business from 2010 to 2015. In 2015, the software division generated revenue of approximately 22.9 billion U.S. dollars.

IBM's global revenue – additional information

IBM is one of the most valuable technology brands in the world. In 2015, IBM’s brand value was about 94 billion U.S. dollars, ranking behind only Apple, Google and Microsoft. IBM also has one of the highest market values in the world, estimated at nearly 160 billion U.S. dollars in 2015. As a major and innovative player in the industry, IBM is also among the companies with the highest expenditure on research and development. In 2014, the company spent around six billion U.S. dollars on research and development, an amount similar to companies such as Honda, Ford and Amazon. In the same year, IBM achieved a net income of 12 billion U.S. dollars, a decline of four billion U.S. dollars compared to the 2013 figure.

IBM’s global revenue registered a high of 106.92 billion U.S. dollars in 2011 and almost 93 billion U.S. dollars in the 2014 fiscal year. Since 2010, IBM has generated the most revenue from its technology services segment. This particular segment generated 37.1 billion U.S. dollars in revenues in 2014, which represents about 40 percent of the IBM’s total global revenue. Software, the second largest segment for IBM, accounted for almost 30 percent of the company’s revenue. Global business services and system and technology are also important segments of the company in regards to revenue.

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