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Tuesday, 03 March 2009 10:01

IBM opens second Qld. data centre for greater risk mitigation

IBM has opened a new data centre facility in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland which the company says will augment its existing recovery centre located nearby.

Andrew Fry, IBM’s business development executive, global technology services, says the opening of the new data centre means the company can now provide what he described as   “exceptional and unrivalled risk mitigation for client information and data.”
According to Fry, IBM is the only vendor in Queensland that offers a multiple facility recovery strategy with hosting and disaster recovery services provided from two separate facilities.
“This dual centre strategy is designed to mitigate risk and provide high availability services for Australian and international businesses with mission-critical data and information needs. The new multi-site capability provides an enhanced portfolio of business continuity services to Queensland, offering a combination of workplace and crisis management environments, plus IT infrastructure and hosting services, to help organisations achieve their business continuity outcomes.”

Fry says the multi-site strategy specifically delivers greater flexibility and risk mitigation, “providing our clients with optimal peace of mind.”
According to IBM, the data centre features a multitude of resilient design elements and provides opportunities to subscribe to shared and/or dedicated IT infrastructure to optimise asset utilisation for clients, and will host local, national and international customers across all industries.

In the current economic climate, Fry said IBM was finding that businesses were looking to adopt a disaster recovery and data centre out-tasking strategy.  “To go it alone tends to expose organisations to escalating costs and additional business risks, which is what they are trying to avoid.”
IBM currently has data centres at 21 sites across Australia and Fry says the company has future plans to increase its capability, including building additional sites in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne. 


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