LAS VEGAS, - 23 Feb 2010: IBM today announced an enhanced strategy to help clients maximize benefits of virtualization with integrated service management by focusing on four key priorities: consolidation, management, automation and optimized delivery. This strategy is based on a comprehensive view of data center virtualization including servers, storage, networking, software and services. According to analyst firm IDC the worldwide revenue for virtualization related ecosystem is expected to exceed $46 billion by 2013. (1)
The data center is becoming an organization’s “command center” for increasingly complex IT and business issues with a corresponding growth of digital data. The data center’s boundaries are expanding beyond traditional IT assets to include physical assets embedded with intelligent technology such as building facilities, water mains and office equipment (see IBM’s announcement today on Smarter Buildings). Digital data is expected to grow tenfold from 2007 to 2011, and more than one trillion devices will be connected to the internet by 2011.
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