New storage hardware, software by IBM

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Bangalore, Nov 4: IBM on Tuesday, Nov 4 announced the launch of a host of storage hardware, software and services to enable businesses, government and other institutions to transform static data into more dynamic information accessible in a cloud computing environment.

More than 30 new and upgraded information infrastructure technologies and services will be now available across India. The new technologies and services are designed to tackle rising energy costs and security of massive data growth and mobility, a company official claimed.

IBM India Director for Systems and Technology Group Shashi B Mal said as India goes through a radical shift away from the decades-old client/server model to a radically more efficient internet-style architecture, IBM had taken a major programme to address foreseen customer challenges with its information infrastructure launch.

The new products include Xiv System, DS 5000 and IBM SVC and others, offering services in scalable disk storage, virtualisation software, de-duplication, remote data protection and tape storage storage library frame.

Speaking to reporters, he said IBM had decided to invest two billion US Dollar over the next three years to strengthen its position as leading provider of information infrastructure offerings.

''There is no bigger opportunity for our clients than to unlock the value they have in their data centres and help them create smart, innovative offering for their end users,'' he said.

The Armonk-headquartered company had made eight key acquisitions over the last two years to add to its strong information infrastructure portfolio of offerings in the storage space unveiled today.


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