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IBM and Deutsche Telecom Announce Plans for 100 Terabyte Data Warehouse
According to an announcement by International Business Machines on Thursday December 16, 1999, IBM is working with German telecommunications services company

ibm mainframe rfp  Thursday December 16, 1999, IBM is working with German telecommunications services company Deutsche Telekom to assemble the largest data warehouse in the world. When complete, the warehouse will contain up to 100 terabytes of customer and call records, to be used for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications. The warehouse will be built by T-Nova, Deutsche Telekom's systems integration subsidiary, and will use IBM's RS/6000 SP parallel processing servers and IBM's DB2 Universal Database. The

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IBM Taking on Sun in Web Infrastructure?


IBM has decided to take on Sun in the Internet infrastructure arena. What do they bring to the table? And who will win the war of words?

ibm mainframe rfp  Sun in Web Infrastructure? IBM Taking on Sun in Web Infrastructure? R. Krause - May 19, 2000 Event Summary May 1, 2000 - IBM, after years of taking a back seat to Sun in the Web server and infrastructure market, has decided to try to make up for lost time. CEO Lou Gerstner has given his crew their marching orders: get out and be aggressive against Sun. A highly visible win for Big Blue has been Network Solutions Inc. (NSI), which recently decided to change its A.Root domain server from a Sun system to Read More

IBM Pushes Linux into Appliances


IBM Corp. on Monday said its line of network computer terminals can now run on the alternative software system Linux.

ibm mainframe rfp  31, 2000 [Reuters] - IBM Corp said its line of network computer terminals can now run on the alternative software system Linux, in the latest move by the world's largest computer maker to make its products more flexible and easier to use on the Internet. IBM (NYSE: IBM), the computer maker that so far has made the broadest commitment to Linux, also said it would post instructions on its Web site for configuring Linux, and a forum for customers to share information about using Linux on IBM hardware. We Read More

IBM Verse—An E-mail System with Social Intelligence


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IBM Reinforces Its Performance Management Offering with Acquisition of Clarity Systems


Yesterday, IBM the blue giant announced its acquisition of Clarity Systems, a privately held company with its corporate base in Toronto (Canada). Complete press release here. According to Mark Nashman, president and CTO of Clarity Systems: “Clarity System’s unified approach offers the flexibility, security, and control needed to make more informed business decisions while meeting compliance

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Reflexis Announces StorePulse Module for IBM Watson


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Bus-Tech Speeds up Mainframe DB2 Access


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ibm mainframe rfp  Software Sales & Marketing, IBM Software Group. Our customers' experiences as well as our own analysis indicate that Bus-Tech's PCI ESCON adapter provides excellent performance and scalability for most demanding Web, ERP and Business Intelligence applications that use DB2 for OS/390 database servers. EnterpriseExpress Adapter for DB2 Access is a hardware/software solution specifically designed to provide Windows NT Server applications access to DB2 Universal Database for OS/390 over a high-performance, Read More

IBM and SynQuest Sign AS/400 Pact


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IBM Emptoris v10, Smarter Commerce, and Strategic Sourcing


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IBM Express-es Its Candid Desire For SMEs Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


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IBM to Sell Aptiva Direct


IBM announced plans to stop selling its Aptiva line of PCs through retail outlets.

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