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Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ Bank will employ IBM’s Desktop Cloud Service

Posted in Financial, IBM, Large by Agile Cat on October 19, 2009

Oct.19 – IBM Japan announced to deliver their Desktop Cloud Service to the bank. In this new service, the bank will introduce the thin client environment into their current PCs, and will launch it this December.

In other hand, IBM Japan will build the virtual desktop environment in their IBM Blade Center, and will consolidate resources in current PCs into the new environment.

J <http://enterprisezine.jp/article/detail/1931>

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Chiba Bank Asset Management estimates the growing of data center businesses

Posted in Data Center, Economy by Agile Cat on September 17, 2009

In weekly reports of Sept.18, the bank resulted that Japanese data center businesses volume at 7.7 billion dollars (13.3% of growth against 2007), and estimated to achieve 12 billion dollars by 2012 (12.7% of average yearly growth).

J <http://www.nsjournal.jp/news/news_detail.php?id=177871>

Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (JA) developed a SaaS system with NEC

Posted in Government, Industries, Large by Agile Cat on September 2, 2009

JA is the very large association, and has a business network that over all of Japanese agricultural field. NEC announced that association has started the network system which can be used in any JA shops.

The business of JA groups consisted of bank / insurance / sales/ purchasing, and any subsidiaries issued each of point system so far. The system integrates whole of point systems into same environments.

By the end of 2009, seven prefecture offices of JA will join into this system, and forty prefecture and five million members of JA will join by 2012.

J <http://www.itmedia.co.jp/enterprise/articles/0909/03/news054.html>