IBM Happenings: June 2005

IBM LogoThe month of June was a busy one at IBM, with technology and solutions annuncements across the board. The announcements made by the company during the month are below, and the complete index of IBM Happenings (by year and month) is here.

List of Announcements for June 2005

IBM announces new server based on X3 Architecture

The IBM eServer xSeries 460 easily scales up to 32-way processing in an eight chassis configuration, allowing customers the flexibility to upgrade on demand.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7704.wss

IBM introduces Grid Medical Archive Solution

IBM’s Grid Medical Archive Solution provides flexible and scalable virtualized storage solutions for medium-to-large healthcare organizations and hospital networks.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7707.wss

Crédit Immobilier de France chooses IBM technology

The company consolidated five servers and a multitude of storage systems onto one IBM eServer iSeries 570 and one IBM TotalStorage DS8000 system.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7699.wss

Hitachi, IBM extend interoperability agreement

The agreement makes it easier for customers to be able to install both Hitachi Data Systems and IBM products in their environments.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7703.wss

IBM, EPFL advance brain research

IBM and The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne announced a joint research initiative — nicknamed the Blue Brain Project — to take brain research to a new level.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7710.wss

Max Planck Society deploys IBM supercomputer

The new supercomputer, comprised of 86 p5-575 servers, will help researchers in the Garching Computing Center in the fields of nanotechnology and environmental protection.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7719.wss

IBM introduces IMS solutions

The new IP Multimedia Subsystem solutions enable telecommunications service providers to rapidly create, deploy and scale new revenue-generating services.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7717.wss

IBM to support Fiserv in 12-year services contract

IBM Global Services will support Fiserv, Inc. in its groundbreaking check processing agreement with three of Australia’s four largest banks.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7724.wss

TDC signs eight-year services contract with IBM

IBM will develop and maintain Enterprise Resource Planning applications for the Copenhagen-based telecommunications company.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7723.wss

IBM to acquire Isogon Corporation

Isogon is a leading provider of technology that can automatically track inventory and measure usage of software running on mainframe computers.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7744.wss

IBM takes RFID to the next level

Delivering on its $250 million investment in sensor technology, IBM has unveiled new services, software and technology to accelerate RFID adoption.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7738.wss

IBM iSeries innovation program thrives in first 90 days

The IBM eServer iSeries Initiative for Innovation program has delivered over 180 new modernized applications since its launch last February.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7739.wss

IBM unveils new clustering technology

The IBM eServer Cluster 1350 is the only integrated cluster solution to incorporate high-performance, AMD64 dual-core technology in a blade-based compute node.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7741.wss

NiSource chooses IBM for business transformation

IBM will provide a broad range of business transformation and outsourcing services to NiSource under the 10-year agreement.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7751.wss

IBM acquires Meiosys

Meiosys provides unique software technologies that enable applications to be dynamically moved from one or more servers to others without disruption.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7755.wss

IBM previews off-the-shelf supercomputer

The planned 16-way IBM eServer p5 575 cluster node is capable of sustaining 87.3 Gflop/s of performance.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7754.wss

Cisco selects IBM WebSphere

Cisco has selected IBM WebSphere MQ to add application and messaging support to the Application-Oriented Networking phase of its Intelligent Information Network.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7752.wss

Cisco selects IBM WebSphere

Cisco has selected IBM WebSphere MQ to add application and messaging support to the Application-Oriented Networking phase of its Intelligent Information Network.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7752.wss

IBM dominates global supercomputing

TOP500 named an IBM Blue Gene/L supercomputer as the world’s most powerful supercomputer in the world.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7753.wss

Mercury Computer Systems teams with IBM

Mercury Computer Systems will partner with IBM to integrate Cell technology to build new breakthrough computer systems for data-intensive applications.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7760.wss

IBM solution enables banking on demand

IBM’s new Core Systems Transformation solution allows banks to migrate their back-office systems to modern solutions in a phased, risk-minimizing manner.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7761.wss

IBM forms Data Governance Council

The council will develop a blueprint of common solutions that go beyond traditional monikers of security, privacy, compliance, and operational risk.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7766.wss

New SOA initiative assists Business Partners

IBM has introduced new no cost SOA resources through IBM’s PartnerWorld Industry Networks to help enable Business Partners to develop SOA solutions.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7758.wss

IBM launches new offerings for self-managing systems

The new services, software, and partner program will help enterprises design and implement self-managing autonomic computing environments.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/7765.wss

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