IBM Viewpoints – March 13, 2012

Generating Higher Value at IBM: 2011 Annual Report
IBM enters its second century after another strong year in 2011, outperforming competitors and the IT market at large and positioning itself for future growth in the global economy. The results are illustrated in the 2011 IBM Annual Report. http://ibm.co/y0Lyc3

IBM’s Viewpoint
Here’s how you can join the conversation about IBM’s 2011 business performance and results:

— In 2011, IBM delivered record performance in revenue, profit, earnings per share and free cash flow.

— IBM delivered $13.44 operating earnings per share (EPS) in 2011, the ninth consecutive year of double-digit EPS growth.

Focus on 2015 Growth
— IBM’s 2011 performance positions the company to meet its 2015 Road Map goal of at least $20 of operating earnings per share.

— Growth Initiatives (Cloud, Business Analytics, Smarter Planet and Growth Markets) are expected to contribute about $20 billion in incremental revenue growth by 2015. http://ibm.co/xLXOea

— Approximately 50% of IBM’s profit is expected to come from Software by 2015. By leveraging our global scale, our growth markets will approach 30% of IBM’s geographic revenue by that time.

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