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IBM virtualizes Aussie school's desktops and servers!

While analysts are all fretting over the VMware vs Microsoft , which in my opinion is oh-so-boring by now, IBM stealthily penetrates the SMB market globally with its pre-cloud offerings.

The Missing Link installed 42 IBM HC10 blade workstations, coupled with the IBM BladeCenter E Chassis and Cool Blue technology.

Students can now access applications running from any one of the blade workstations across the campus, saving time and resources.

The school runs the blades in a 1:1 set-up, with one blade for each user. Normally, one blade caters for multiple users.

Patrick Skagerfalt, IGS facilities manager said the school needed the hardware power to run Photoshop, PremierPro (movie editing), SolidEdge and VectorWorks (3D design) software applications.



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