Cloud Computing Gains Steam With New I.B.M. Gear
I.B.M. is the latest company to prove that cloud computing – in which data centers with vast stores of information can be tapped from afar through a personal computer or cellphone – is gaining legitimacy on a large scale. The New York Times reports that I.B.M. is entering the market for Internet-focused data centers with computer
systems designed to reduce power consumption sharply and take up less
floor space. The move is the most recent sign that the
major computer makers are beginning to compete aggressively to supply
Internet companies and others with the specialized hardware needed for
so-called cloud computing. Read the full story here.