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Cloud Computing: Dell, IBM too join the race

We did see Dell's name come up in the Group discussion earlier but Dell continues to attempt to get the TM on the Cloud Computing.

Two giants of the computing industry have demonstrated their own commitment to ‘cloud computing’ a week after a joint research project from HP, Intel and Yahoo! was unveiled.

IBM today revealed plans to spend $350m on two high-density cloud computing platforms in Tokyo and North Carolina.

The facilities will be 50% more efficient than standard data centres, the company said, thanks to extensive server consolidation.

Meanwhile, it emerged today that computer manufacturer Dell has filed an application in the US to trademark the phrase ‘cloud computing’.


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