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2010-12-09 09:53:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that two leading Russian banks, Rosbank and Alfa-Bank, have selected IBM POWER7 Systems to manage millions of data-intensive transactions and analyze that data in real time, helping to improve customer service while reducing data center costs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Alfa-Bank will use its two new POWER7 servers to build an automated reporting system based on IBM DB2...

2010-11-30 08:56:00

SYDNEY, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that Tupperware Australia, one of the world's leading brands in home preparation, storage and serving products, has upgraded to IBM POWER7 technology in time for this year's hectic Christmas sales rush. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The new systems support Tupperware's web ordering system for more than 6,000 of its sales force, as well as its browser-based TupperNet system for 32 Australian...

2010-11-16 10:11:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that a 256-core Power® 795 system with DB2® nearly doubled last month's record to achieve the highest result ever published on the two-tier SAP® Sales and Distribution (SD) standard application benchmark with a result of 126,063 SAP SD benchmark users. (1) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-10-29 08:30:00

LUGANO, Switzerland and ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a Shared University Research (SUR) award in the form of a modern high-end server to the University of Lugano, Switzerland, to advance the design of future computer systems and applications for multi-core processors. The powerful new computer, an IBM Power 755, will be used to investigate how future computer systems can best be optimized as part of a three-year research collaboration with IBM...

2010-10-20 23:01:00

SYDNEY, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Bunnings, the leading home improvement and outdoor living retailer in Australia and New Zealand, has selected POWER7 technology to provide a robust environment to support plans for rapid business growth across the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Located in Perth, the new system will support Bunnings' 281 locations across...

2010-10-11 23:01:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the IBM Power® 795 achieved the highest result ever published on the two-tier SAP® Sales and Distribution (SD) standard application benchmark with a result of 70,032 SAP SD benchmark users.(1) The 128-core Power 795 handled 79 percent more users than a 256-core Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000 (Oracle's largest system)(2), and 75 percent more users than the 128-core Oracle parallel...

2010-09-22 09:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the availability of powerful entry-level systems that provide affordable, easy to manage infrastructure solutions that are optimized for today's emerging workloads, including IT consolidation, real-time analytics, mobile applications, information management and compliance solutions. Based on IBM's industry leading POWER7 processor, the new servers address the demanding requirements that midsize firms have for reliable,...

2010-08-17 10:55:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today an IBM POWER7-based system with IBM DB2 database software and IBM System Storage broke all previous records and topped the 10 million transactions per minute mark using the industry standard TPC performance benchmark, easily besting all results previously achieved by competitors such as HP and Oracle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-08-17 10:50:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new POWER7® systems designed to manage the most demanding workloads and emerging applications, including a high-end system that offers markedly better energy efficiency than competitive systems from HP and Oracle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) IBM also announced a pair of developments that...

2010-07-22 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -Industry first: IBM mainframe governance and management benefits extended to select POWER7, System x environments(1) -New technology boosts complex analytics performance up to 10X,(2) delivering insight from business data in minutes versus hours -zEnterprise is the most powerful, scalable mainframe server ever - up to 60% faster than System z10(3) for new workloads -Most energy efficient mainframe--more than 100,000 virtualized servers can...


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