IBM ups server battle
IBM has announced a two-way Unix system that provides performance, wireless manageability features and self-healing technologies, which it hopes will intensify competition in the entry-level server market. Available in rack-mounted or tower versions, the IBM eServer p610 is for use in customer-relationship management, enterprise resource planning and sales-force automation environments, running the applications of a small company or the department of a large corporation. Key features of the p610 include high performance, low power consumption, operating system flexibility and expanded internal storage.
Unique World takes a bite out of Kellogg'sWeb integration and marketing firm Unique World has been chosen by Kellogg's Australia as one of its Preferred Promotional Service Providers, supplying e-commerce, online marketing and Web site development services. Having worked with such brands as Kraft, Epson, Greater Union, Village Roadshow, Movieline and Ticketek, the one-stop shop aspect of the e-commerce provider sealed the deal with Kellogg's, according to CEO Tony Gattari. "We believe that Unique World was successful because we not only boast a team of technical experts but we combine that with second-to-none e-marketing and creative services."
KAZ opens SuperGate
KAZ Computer Services has signed a three-year applications and facilities management contract with UniSuper for the management of its e-commerce gateway SuperGate. Under the deal, KAZ will provide operations and technical support for UniSuper's Web server. The server will be housed in one of KAZ's six data centres and KAZ will be responsible for systems monitoring and the maintenance and servicing of all aspects of the operation relating to the physical hardware. Under the applications component, KAZ will provide UniSuper with software support services for the associated SuperGate software applications.