[LINK] following up on the IBM installation at the Open

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Mon Jan 25 15:52:46 AEDT 2010

from: Fwd: Slattery's Watch - 25th January, 2010
>  Tennis Australia is using 54% less floor space and 38% less energy 
> consumption as the IBM Leadership Data Centre, - hosted in the US - 
> is managing the information and infrastructure for this year's 
> <http://www.rippledirect.com.au/ECeS.cfm?e=imj-1o-xf-1dazkvu>Australian 
> Open. The infrastructure also helps Tennis Australia service the 
> global audience over the two-week period every year. Interestingly 
> in 2006, 60 servers were required to cope with the increase in 
> traffic that the website experiences during the Open. This year, 
> IBM will use just six.

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