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ABN AMRO has entered a five-year contract to outsource its IT systems to five firms in the United States and India for about $2.2 billion.
IBM announced today they’ve signed a 5-year, 1.5 billion deal with Dutch bank ABN AMRO for an on demand IT infrastructure. The contract supports ABN AMRO in its worldwide operations and IBM says it’s the most extensive rollout of their data center automation technology they call Universal Management Infrastructure.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) announced on Wednesday the hiring of Jeff VerHeul for the job of corporate vice president of silicon design for AMD. He will lead the development of all future AMD computing solutions, including silicon roadmaps and design efforts across all of AMD’s global engineering sites.
Described in smug detail by IBM as “monolithic,” EMC’s new Symmetrix DMX-3 data-storage system will be biggest system on the market, just shy of a beached whale.
Steve Jobs has accomplished at least one thing recently: all eyes are on his company as industry aficionados give themselves migraines trying to figure out what’s going on over there. So much so, IBM’s new multicore Power PC chips becomes a conversation speed bump serving only to redirect comments toward a confounding Apple business move.
As more companies start blogging – and the list is gaining ground – more are also making publicly available their guidelines on blogging, primarily focused on what the ground rules they have put in place are for employees who blog publicly so everyone knows the boundaries.
The Redmond, Washington based software empire extended a hand in friendship and a fat antitrust paycheck to the venerable International Business Machines (IBM). In addition to the $775 million, Microsoft also coughed $75 million in credit for software deployment to IBM. Now things are square.
Sun recently announced a new version of its Java-based software, RFID ME, for RFID readers.
PR Week published a pretty good piece about policies and guidelines for employee blogging last week.
Fredrik Wacka posted a great snapshot report on internal blogging at IBM: Through the central blog dashboard at the intranet W3, IBMers now can find more than 3,600 blogs written by their co-workers. As of June 13 there were 3,612 internal blogs with 30,429 posts.
IBM and The Ecole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne (EPFL) announced they are beginning work on an artificial brain designed on the cellular level. They call this project the “Big Blue Brain”. They should come to Kentucky in October; we’ve got millions of people with big blue brains.
Meanwhile, there is lots of other news. Steve Ballmer is speaking at TechED. Paul Robichaux is liveblogging his keynote at http://www.e2ksecurity.com.
IBM and EPFl (International Business Machines and L’Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne for acronym impaired) have committed to a joint two-year project to build a computer-simulated human brain, mapping the intricate workings of the neocortex.
On four points, all of the eight most well-known corporate blogging policies agree — corporate bloggers are personally responsible and they should abide by existing rules, keep secrets and be nice. Those four principles are the core of today’s corporate blogging rules.
IBM announced today it will plug dual core processors into their eServer and Intellistation product lines. The new Intellistation A Pro 6217 will be loaded.
Today, IBM and Sanyo have introduced plans for a prototype micro direct methanol fuel cell system to power IBM ThinkPad notebooks.
With the promise of offering a “Lifeline to Clients Locked in by EMC,” Network Appliance and IBM have agreed to a partnership, which see IBM offering storage solutions based on the Network Appliance attached storage architecture, including the related software.
IBM and Network Appliance announced a strategic storage relationship to drive information on demand solutions and to expand IBM’s portfolio of storage solutions…
IBM announced a watershed moment in the storage industry, surpassing 1,000 customers who have simplified their infrastructure with IBM’s data virtualization software.