On the softer side of IBM’s Q3 earnings:
Revenues from IBM’s key middleware products, which include WebSphere, Information Management, Tivoli, Lotus and Rational products, were $3.1 billion, an increase of 7 percent (8 percent, adjusting for currency) versus the third quarter of 2009. Operating systems revenues of $550 million increased 6 percent (7 percent, adjusting for currency) compared with the prior-year quarter.
Revenues from the WebSphere family of software products increased 14 percent year over year. Information Management software revenues increased 5 percent. Revenues from Tivoli software increased 9 percent. Revenues from Lotus software and Rational software were flat.