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Primeur weekly 2013-08-05

Special

There is room for two major supercomputer conferences each year ...

Historic Heidelberg setting for new Big Data Conference ...

Exascale supercomputing

Largest neuronal network simulation to date achieved using Japanese supercomputer ...

Designing a new operating system for exascale architectures ...

The Cloud

Over a hundred vulnerabilities were found in browsers in the course of The University of Oulu's effective data security testing programme ...

IBM unveils new PowerLinux system for analytics and Cloud computing ...

ESDS selects IBM PureSystems over HP and Dell for Cloud and Big Data offerings ...

EuroFlash

Walking on Water: projectiondesign powers interactive portable 360-degree Igloo experience at La Biennale di Venezia 2013 ...

SUSE predicts supercomputer capabilities to become part of mainstream IT for enterprise customers ...

GEANT's terabit upgrade gives European science the data network of the future ...

ADVA FSP 150 delivers sub-microsecond timing for high-frequency trading ...

Scientists realize quantum bit with a bent nanotube ...

USFlash

Stanford engineers receive award to improve supercomputing and solar efficiency ...

Fujitsu PRIMERGY computational power at Australian National University takes high capability Australian research to the world stage ...

NOAA's National Weather Service more than doubles computing capacity ...

Cray Inc. reports second quarter 2013 results ...

UCSC acquires powerful new astrophysics supercomputer system ...

20 years of TOP500 data show Linux's role in supercomputing breakthroughs ...

Secretary Moniz dedicates new supercomputer at the National Energy Technology Laboratory ...

Online tools accelerating earthquake-engineering progress ...

CSIR to launch new supercomputer ...

NIH commits $24 million annually for Big Data Centres of Excellence ...

NASA relies on RTI Connext DDS for Human Exploration Telerobotics Project ...

Omni Circuit Boards produces working aluminum trace circuit board for quantum computing applications ...

Computer scientists develop mathematical jigsaw puzzles to encrypt software ...

ESDS selects IBM PureSystems over HP and Dell for Cloud and Big Data offerings

29 Jul 2013 Bangalore - IT infrastructure services and solutions provider ESDS has selected IBM PureSystems to bring greater business efficiencies in their Cloud architecture as well as provide hosting services for customers.

Facing a growing number of customers in need of additional hosting services, ESDS required an integrated and scalable system for its Cloud offerings. Many of these Cloud offerings are supporting banks and mobile text and voice messaging apps through both private and hybrid models, which experience unpredictable growth. ESDS needed an infrastructure which could be rapidly expanded and seamlessly integrated with their existing solutions. More importantly, they wanted a single vendor that could meet their business needs and avoid integration issues that can result from using multiple vendor products in a data centre environment.

"We selected IBM's Smarter Computing approach and PureSystems as it was the best platform to meet our business needs", stated Piyush Somani, CEO/MD, ESDS. "The combination of IBM's technical expertise and focus on driving innovation with advanced technologies will enable us to grow our business."

"Additionally, IBM PureFlex offers a compelling value proposition designed to scale on-demand, depending on our business needs. Life cycle of the product we were considering was another important criteria for us. PureFlex was our only option to have a scalable and flexible cloud infrastructure which can last for next 10 years."

ESDS selected IBM PureSystems over Dell and HP after a thorough review of overall capabilities. PureSystems offered the scale-in system design, cloud-ready architecture, longer life cycle and easy scalability that ESDS needed. With the addition of Flex Systems Manager, ESDS can now control their entire IT infrastructure including compute, storage, network and other capabilities, from a single window pane. This has simplified their overall management capabilities and cut down infrastructure costs.

"IBM is helping Managed Service Providers drive a paradigm shift by enabling them to anticipate and resolve problems proactively, create new opportunities with clients and pioneer new business models", stated Chetan Naik, Regional Executive - West, IBM India/South Asia. "IBM PureSystems is ideal for MSPs evolving to SaaS/PaaS business models, emerging markets, medium sized businesses and application development use."

ESDS began operations in 2005 and quickly established itself as one of the leading hosting companies in India. It has over 33,000 clients worldwide, many of whom are dependent on their Internet presence. ESDS has indigenously developed the concept of a high specification, carrier-neutral and fully managed Data Center in the state of Maharashtra. It consists of a group of hosting companies based in India, United Kingdom and the United States.

The IBM PureSystems family offers Small and Medium Enterprises clients an alternative to current enterprise computing models, where multiple and disparate systems require significant resources to set up and maintain. PureFlex System enables organisations to create and manage an infrastructure more efficiently. For example, several of these clients in India are now looking at Disaster Recovery Services as a key offering. IBM has been working with clients such as ESDS in the Maharashtra and Delhi region to provide advanced software and hardware solutions, technologies and services, to aid their business growth.

ESDS is the latest in a series of PureSystems client successes in key growth markets around the world. In the year since IBM introduced its first expert integrated systems - the result of $2 billion in R&D and acquisitions over four years - more than 6,000 clients from 100 countries have decided that the IBM PureSystems family offers an alternative to current enterprise computing models, where multiple and disparate systems require significant resources to set up and maintain.
Source: IBM

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2013-08-05

Special

There is room for two major supercomputer conferences each year ...

Historic Heidelberg setting for new Big Data Conference ...

Exascale supercomputing

Largest neuronal network simulation to date achieved using Japanese supercomputer ...

Designing a new operating system for exascale architectures ...

The Cloud

Over a hundred vulnerabilities were found in browsers in the course of The University of Oulu's effective data security testing programme ...

IBM unveils new PowerLinux system for analytics and Cloud computing ...

ESDS selects IBM PureSystems over HP and Dell for Cloud and Big Data offerings ...

EuroFlash

Walking on Water: projectiondesign powers interactive portable 360-degree Igloo experience at La Biennale di Venezia 2013 ...

SUSE predicts supercomputer capabilities to become part of mainstream IT for enterprise customers ...

GEANT's terabit upgrade gives European science the data network of the future ...

ADVA FSP 150 delivers sub-microsecond timing for high-frequency trading ...

Scientists realize quantum bit with a bent nanotube ...

USFlash

Stanford engineers receive award to improve supercomputing and solar efficiency ...

Fujitsu PRIMERGY computational power at Australian National University takes high capability Australian research to the world stage ...

NOAA's National Weather Service more than doubles computing capacity ...

Cray Inc. reports second quarter 2013 results ...

UCSC acquires powerful new astrophysics supercomputer system ...

20 years of TOP500 data show Linux's role in supercomputing breakthroughs ...

Secretary Moniz dedicates new supercomputer at the National Energy Technology Laboratory ...

Online tools accelerating earthquake-engineering progress ...

CSIR to launch new supercomputer ...

NIH commits $24 million annually for Big Data Centres of Excellence ...

NASA relies on RTI Connext DDS for Human Exploration Telerobotics Project ...

Omni Circuit Boards produces working aluminum trace circuit board for quantum computing applications ...

Computer scientists develop mathematical jigsaw puzzles to encrypt software ...