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Past App Throwdowns

App Throwdowns are a chance for our Business Partners and developer communities to showcase their best solution and be highlighted in front of clients and IBM sales teams at major IBM events. Learn about our past App Throwdown events.

IBM Linux on Power App Throwdown

At Innovate 2014 in June, we hosted a Linux on Power App Throwdown where five companies pitched their Linux on Power solution through social media and gained votes by the number of mentions they received.


SparkCognition’s Cognitive Security Insights (CSI) solution addresses security challenges in a revolutionary new way. Their cutting-edge machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms, including their patent-pending cognitive fingerprinting technology, provide the intelligence to uncover trends, threats, and anomalies and to investigate and propose solutions.

IBM Mobile App Throwdown at Impact 2014

At Impact 2014 in April, we hosted a Mobile App Throwdown where four companies pitched their mobile solution in front of a live audience who voted for their favorite.


ClickSoftware delivers a complete end-to-end mobile workforce solution that meets the vital needs of the field service industry. Their latest mobile app—SHOUT! for ClickMobile on the IBM Worklight Platform—introduces a cool new way to network and collaborate with co-workers. SHOUT! creates a strong social environment through live discussions—where knowledge is shared and stored around an activity or business procedure.

Pulse App Throwdown

At Pulse 2014 in February, IBM's premier cloud conference, we held an App Throwdown that was all about cloud! Companies competed with their best solution to demonstrate business value and their depth of integration with IBM cloud and security technology.


MyMenu uses IBM BlueMix and SoftLayer to help people find the perfect dining experience by connecting users to restaurant menus through a smart mobile app! MyMenu was featured on the main stage at Pulse in front of over 8,000 resellers, clients, and IBM sellers.

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