09 Dec 2013
IBM and Business Partner Bechtle Providing 6,100 System x And Flex Systems Servers To European Union Organizations
Armonk, N.Y. - 9 Dec 2013: IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Business Partner Bechtle AG have won a $115-million contract with the European Commission for System x and Flex Systems servers and services, the largest server contract ever awarded by the EC.
06 Dec 2013
IBM, Dexia and Several Major Financial Institutions across Europe agree to a 1.3 Billion US Dollar Sourcing Deal for IBM to Build and Manage their IT
Brussels – 6 December 2013: IBM (NYSE: IBM (US)) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Dexia (Euronext: DEXB) and several major financial institutions* in Europe to build and manage their IT infrastructure previously managed by Associated Dexia Technology Services (ADTS). As a result of this agreement, IBM takes a controlling share in ADTS establishing an IBM company, renamed as Innovative Solutions for Finance (ISFF), with signed sourcing contracts for a total value of 1.3 billion US Dollars over seven years. With this agreement, IBM will implement a cloud infrastructure to expand ISFF services into new markets and optimize the efficiency of its existing information technology management.