An Irish retailer saved c. 35% vs the charges from their incumbent suppliers when they chose IBM. Working in partnership with the client, IBM identified an opportunity for significant cost reduction by taking on the support of a specific part of the client’s infrastructure, replacing a range of 3rd party contracts, consolidating into an IBM data centre. IBM’s experience in complex data centre moves allowed us to paint a coherent transformation journey and our streamlined delivery model meant the numbers were compelling versus their incumbent suppliers. The IBM managed service provides a robust, flexible architecture for the current environment and for key impending IT programmes.
An investment bank located in Dublin chose an IBM datacentre solution to support cost efficiency and business growth. IBM will provide the client with a next-generation, global hosting environment and a metropolitan area network to support its data centre. IBM will host the client’s IT operations from its energy-efficient data centre in Mulhuddart, Dublin. The centre features leading-edge technologies and services, including high density computing systems utilising virtualisation technology, along with energy efficient power and cooling technologies. The service model will provide flexible IT assets and resources according to the bank’s system demands and needs. A shared, virtual infrastructure gives them an enterprise-class qualities of IT service at an optimal cost.