"Since October 2010 IBM Corp. announced workload-optimized systems to help companies manage a range of more demanding workloads that are placing new stresses on already over-taxed data centers.
The offerings, which span IBM's systems portfolio, represent IBM's
investment in systems integrated and optimized across chips, hardware
and software, for a range of work at a time when companies face amounts
of data and are under pressure to become more efficient in managing and
drawing timely insights from the information.
The new systems include: A new offering for the zEnterprise BladeCenter
Extension (zBX), IBM's systems design that allows workloads on mainframe
servers and other select systems to share resources and be managed as a
single, virtualized system; and key new Storage and System x products,
which can bring new levels of efficiency to the data center."
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IBM Selected to Manage First Phase of New York City's Data Center Consolidation and Modernization Program
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Project to Streamline IT Infrastructure to Improve Service Delivery, Reduce Energy Consumption and Strengthen Security
NEW YORK, N.Y. - 31 Jan 2011: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has been selected by the City of New York to build a more efficient, smarter technology platform for CITIServ, the City's IT infrastructure modernization program. The goal of the project is to streamline delivery of City services by consolidating and updating outdated and incompatible IT, thereby reducing energy consumption, strengthening security, and providing City workers with faster access to the latest technologies.
IBM's Watson debuted for a national prime time TV audience last night on CBS' Jeopardy. Well, to be accurate, his avatar glowed behind his center-stage podium. He did however have a real button to push when he was ready to tee up a Jeopardy-formatted question-as-answer. The button was activated by a specially designed application running within his offstage IBM POWER7 server cluster, complete with IBM Scale-Out NAS (SONAS) storage.