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Städtische Werke Magdeburg cuts storage costs by 50 percent per gigabyte

The company now operates an easy-to-manage, high-availability storage area network spanning across two sites. IBM Power Systems servers running AIX, and IBM System x servers running Microsoft Windows Server and Linux operating systems on a VMware virtualization layer, both a...
16 Dec 2011

Oncor powers up storage capacity and flexibility, cuts complexity ... Provisioning new services in minutes with IBM XIV

Implemented nine IBM® XIV® Storage Systems, each with a full 79 TB of capacity, as the start-point in a scalable, robust, high-performance architecture that will ultimately handle up to 2 PB of data.
30 Nov 2011

Vestas Video ... Vestas chooses Infosphere Big Insights for a better tomorrow

Headquartered in Denmark, Vestas, the world leader in modern energy, selected InfoSphere Big Insights and IBM storage to build a wind library that ultimately will hold 24 petabytes of information about worldwide wind patterns; to help the company's clients choose the best si...
28 Nov 2011

Vestas ... Turning climate into capital with big data

A wind energy company in Denmark is reducing the time to analyze petabytes of data from several weeks to 15 minutes to improve the accuracy of wind turbine placement when it implements an IBM big data solution.
27 Oct 2011

Edelia ... Monitoring energy usage in near real-time, via direct communication from Edelia, enables consumers to control consumption and reduce their carbon footprint

French energy services company launches a complex energy consumption monitoring and management solution that benefits both consumers and operators through remote monitoring of, and communication about, consumer energy consumption
25 Mar 2011

POSCO: Forging a safer and more efficient workplace with intelligent RFID

With its new workplace safety solution, POSCO (South Korea’s largest steel maker) proved to be an industry pioneer by overcoming the formidable challenge of RF interference in a steel mill. POSCO’s RFID-based location awareness system can pinpoint an employee’s whereabouts t...
30 Nov 2010

City of Cambridge: Saving millions through proactive infrastructure repair

The City of Cambridge, Ontario, is using a sophisticated work and asset management system to become more proactive in its efforts to maintain the city’s water, sewer and transportation infrastructure.
30 Nov 2010

Fukuoka District Waterworks Agency ... Keeps the water running with automated asset management

Fukuoka District Water works Agency needed to develop water supply asset management system in a short term, and IBM Maximo which can improve facility/asset management and maintenance management was adopted to build this system
27 Sep 2010

Bluewater Power prepares for smart metering with SAP and IBM solutions

The company implemented a suite of SAP ERP applications on IBM System x3650 M2 servers with Intel® Xeon Processor 5500 series processors. Bluewater Power also deployed IBM XIV Storage Systems for data storage and management, with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager to handle backup, ...
09 Sep 2010

Enemalta and Water Services Corporations ... Building a smarter energy and water system

A major electric and water utilities provider in the country of Malta selects IBM for a 70 million euro, five-year agreement to design and deliver a nationwide Smart Grid implementation.
01 Sep 2010

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