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IBM Introduces Ready-to-Use Cloud Computing

IBM Introduces Ready-to-Use Cloud Computing

IBM today unveiled plans around cloud computing, a revolutionary approach to computing that will allow corporate data centers to act with the efficiency of the Internet.  IBM's commitment to cloud computing echoes another major commitment to computing the company made in 2000 when it announced its support of Linux.

IBM's initiative -- dubbed "Blue Cloud" -- is a game-changing model for Internet-scale computing that helps businesses address their most urgent IT issues-- how to access enough computing power to innovate and grow, solve highly compute-intensive programs and yet let the technology 'manage itself'.  It also will address the needs of companies to provide more computing power in a more energy efficient fashion.  IBM has dedicated more than 200 researchers worldwide to develop Internet-scale computing, including Blue Cloud.

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15 Nov 2007 IBM Introduces Ready-to-Use Cloud Computing

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    IBM Blue Cloud

    Date added: 15 Nov 2007

    IBM today introduced Blue Cloud, a series of cloud computing offerings that will link together computers to deliver Web 2.0 capabilities and allow corporate data centers to operate more like the Internet. Above is a photo of Europe's most powerful computer at Jülich. (Copyright: Forschungszentrum Jülich)


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Michael Darcy
IBM Media Relations
1-914-766-4777
mdarcy@us.ibm.com