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Wimbledon 2000 nets widest audience ever; www.wimbledon.org smashes records for IBM-powered Web sites

Pervasive computing extends the reach of The Championships at Wimbledon

More tennis fans than ever before enjoyed a & #39virtual seat & #39 at the world - 13 Jul 2000: tournament.

Products and Services Involved in IBM's Wimbledon solution:

Systems integration, Web design and content hosting from IBM Global Services; IBM PCs, ThinkPads, IntelliStations, Aptivas, RS/6000 workstations, RS/6000 SPs using AIX operating system, IBM 2216 routers to balance traffic among Web servers and provide Web caching,
Netfinity servers, DB2 Universal Database for Linux, Lotus Notes, Lotus Domino, WebSphere Commerce Suite (Net.Commerce), eNetwork Dispatcher, Tivoli software, IBM SurfAid Analytics, LAN Network Manager and RAMAC Array storage units.

About ibm.com

IBM's own internet site - www. ibm.com - has just been redesigned to provide simpler navigation, easier searches, streamlined shopping and improved support for customers around the world. Visit the site to see the improvements, which provide its two million weekly visitors with the fastest and easiest path to do business with IBM. For a full background to the updates read the accompanying press release (or give url to access it on-line instead).

Notes to Editors

Next in Tennis: In August look for the official Web site of this year's final Grand Slam event - the 2000 US Open at www.usopen.org, powered by IBM for United States Tennis Association.

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Contact(s) information

Lisa Herden
IBM
914-765-4596
lherden@us.ibm.com

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