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Blog, Enterprise IT - Tuesday, May 27, 2014 14:04 - 5 Comments
blog IBM might have been banned from signing new contracts with the Queensland Government over the Queensland Health payroll systems disaster, but that apparently hasn’t stopped other Australian jurisdictions from dealing with the vendor. The Financial Review reports this morning that Transport for NSW (which was formed from the merger of the NSW RTA, maritime, transport construction authority and Country Rail groups) is poised to jump into bed with Big Blue in a big way. The newspaper writes (we recommend you click here for the full article):
“Transport for NSW is poised to sign a contract worth up to $1 billion over 10 years with global computing giant IBM to consolidate and operate data centres and servers across the state department.”
To my mind, both the size and length of this contract are quite strange. For starters, the size of the deal would imply that IBM will be conducting a substantial amount of work not just administering Transport for NSW’s servers and datacentres, but also hosting them. However, the NSW Government has recently built its own top-class datacentre facilities and ordered its departments and agencies to migrate their own widely spread infrastructure into those facilities. Continue…
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