IT services provider Atos-Origin has concluded an agreement with FCI, an Indian-based manufacturer of connections and interconnect solutions. The DCI-ISC business unit in Bangalore will transfer to Atos under the deal. Atos will provide business continuity services and manage application development, application management and provide infrastructure support to FCI after the transfer. By 2009 Atos-Origin expects to have 5,600 staff employed in India. Currently it has operations in Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi.
IBM has announced the proposed launch of its IBM Information Server Blade which will be available worldwide from October 2007. The Information Server Blade consists of blade hardware; IBM information server data integration software platform and implementation services (including blade financing). The Information Server Blade is designed for use across the whole enterprise to manage information and use techniques from data warehousing; grid computing and virtualization technology to access and manage large amounts of information as part of IBM's Information on Demand initiative.
Insight Consulting, the independent security, compliance and continuity consultancy of Siemens Enterprise Communications, has announced the findings and availability of new research on the attitudes of UK businesses to Identity and Access Management. The new report released today reveals grave concerns over potential security and identity management lapses in business. Insight conducted the survey to measure the uptake of new Identity and Access Management (IDAM) technologies and assess whether Identity Management systems are the future hubs of security technology.
PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc. (TSX-V: PIX), a leading provider of IT infrastructure, has announced that the company has deployed EMC Storage Area Network (SAN) platforms across all of its managed dedicated hosting data center operations in Atlanta, Miami, and Fremont, California (Silicon Valley). The EMC platform provides state-of-the-art technology to optimize PEER 1's data backup solution, providing managed dedicated hosting customers with faster and more reliable backup and data recovery.
The Content Group has announced that it will be working with BSI British Standards to develop the first ever Publicly Available Specification (PAS) for Enterprise Content Management. Enterprise Content Management (ECM) has become increasingly important in a business world powered by the internet, where information is expected to be available instantly and at any time of day or night on a global basis. The result is a proliferation of information that is often unstructured and difficult to navigate through and, from a company perspective, complicated or even impossible to manage.