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IBM launches Cloud Computing Competence Center in Germany

Ehningen, Germany is opening doors to a new facility by IBM. A Cloud Computing Competence Center will reach local and international clients, as well as a wide range of business partners. IBM’s first European Cloud Computing Center was opened two years ago in Dublin, with other locations in Seoul, Johannesburg, and Beijing.

IBM addresses information overload challenge

Two new products released by IBM will help companies deal with the “information explosion” factor – one of top three challenges that are expected to impact mid-size companies over the next few years. The two products are System Storage DS3500 and System x3620 M3 Express. The former offers lower power consumption than its predecessor, the […]

IBM to provide hosting for Hilton Worldwide

Leading technology and IT services provider IBM has secured a major deal with Hilton Worldwide that will see it deploy and manage the hospitality giant’s vision of the technological future of it’s offerings.

ACS opens green data center in U.K.

Affiliated Computer Services has invested $3 million in a green data center in Telford, UK. Designed and built by IBM, 70 percent in energy costs would be saved as a result, which turns to approximately 4,200 tonnes of carbon footprint reduction.

IBM’s new $360M green data center

The $360 million Green Data Center, announced by IBM in summer 2009, was finally unveiled today. According to the company, it consumes half the energy of a typical DC. The new green data center is located at the Research Triangle Park campus in North Carolina. IBM operates a total of over 450 data centers around […]

Disney World’s special exhibit: data center from IBM

A new energy-efficient data center from IBM is on display at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park. Part of the company’s SmarterPlanet exhibit, this campaign involving Salable Modular DC is meant to provider a greater understanding of how technology affect people’s lives.

IBM opens a cloud laboratory, plans to launch new cloud computing DC

A new cloud lab has been opened by IBM in Hong Kong, the first cloud laboratory in the country. The company has also announced a new data center to be built in Auckland, New Zealand, which is expected to open next year to support a cloud computing infrastructure.

IBM adds partnerships to increase DC energy efficiency

IBM has made the announcement at Gartner’s 28th Annual Data Center Conference that it has extended and added new partnerships for increasing energy efficiency, which will in return provide their clients with more flexible options in optimizing the cost of data centers. Anixter, CommScope, Eaton Corporation, and Vette Corp are some of the companies that […]

IBM’s new data center in Turkey will protect against natural disasters

A business continuity and resiliency services (BCRS) data center has been opened by IBM in Izmir, Turkey. A 6,000 square-foot DC cost $12.4 million to build. With advanced capabilities and workplace-recovery technologies, it ensures that companies will be able to stay operational even in the event of natural disasters or other challenging circumstances.

Voltaire releases Vantage 8500 high-density switch

Voltaire has recently released a high-density Layer 2 core switch Vantage 8500, which it plans to distribute partly through IBM. Since 2004, IBM has been selling switches from Voltaire, Juniper and Brocade Ethernet.

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