A deal announced between IBM and Health Benefits Ltd enables the consolidation of 40 datacentres down to just two.
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IBM will be helping Fire and Rescue NSW move its corporate workload to the IBM cloud infrastructure, which is based in the NSW government's datacentre.
Big Blue is planning to set up its own cloud datacentre in South Korea next year to expand in the local market, reports ZDNet Korea's Cho Mu-hyun.
IBM's cloud services business SoftLayer is set to open its first Australian datacentre in Melbourne in September, with a second datacentre planned for Sydney later this year.
Big Blue to open new London datacentre as part of its $1.2bn investment in its SoftLayer cloud services worldwide.
IBM wins a major contract to help create a National Infrastructure Platform for the New Zealand health sector and to consolidate around 40 datacentres.
And so the consolidation begins. Megavendor IBM agrees to acquire prominent NoSQL player Cloudant.
IBM's CEO expects the Jeopardy!-winning cognitive computing system to be start making some serious cash inside of a decade.
NSW's datacentre consolidation project is finally being realised with the finance minister officially unveiling its new ICT home today.
A datacentre consolidation project could see big data analytics finally become accessible and affordable for departments and agencies big and small, thanks to the cloud.
In the second and final part of ZDNet's look at the NSW government's datacentre consolidation program, we examine the concept of a datacentre-based services marketplace and the government's current thinking on how it will approach the cloud.
The NeXtScale System can pack up to 84 x86 systems and 2,016 cores in a standard 19-inch one unit (1U) rack.
The Sydney datacentre expansion is a key part of the communications provider's strategy for the Asia-Pacific region, according to Pacnet.
Big Blue hopes that emerging technologies designed to handle big data from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope will translate into datacentre breakthroughs over the next few years.
How do you make your datacentre run better, and save money? At IBM's research labs and facilities in upstate New York, three ideas are uppermost on people's minds: energy efficiency, monitoring, and utilisation.
A new deal between the NSW Government and Metronode will see over 100 datacentre facilities currently in use by the state consolidated into two datacentres by year's end.
In the latest evolution of its Linux push, IBM has added to its non-x86 Linux server line with the introduction of new dedicated Power 7 rack and blade servers that only run Linux. “Hah”, you say!
Facebook has made its stripped-down storage and rack designs available to businesses via the Open Compute Project, a move that could have an impact on the datacentre industry in a number of ways.Facebook will contribute its low-cost storage hardware to open-source hardware design clearing house the Open Compute Project, the company's Frank Frankovsky has said.
IBM has ploughed $2bn into developing the PureSystems family of integrated hardware and software, which see it mimic a datacentre strategy already adopted by rivals, though it is aiming for a broader stable of applications
IBM executive says 70 to 80% of IT resources is spent maintaining existing systems; recommends massive consolidation.
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