Builds Cloud Computing Environments for Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Qatar University, Texas A&M University at Qatar, University of Pretoria, HEALTH Alliance and Kyushu University
IBM announced it is working with six universities to leverage IBM Blue Cloud solutions to speed up projects and research initiatives that were once constrained by time, limited or unavailable resources, or overloaded IT systems.
The Qatar Cloud Computing Initiative, driven by three universities, will open its cloud infrastructure to local businesses and industries to test applications and complete various projects, including seismic modeling and the exploration for oil and gas.
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