IBM Contributes $5 Million to Extend Data Center in Colombia

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IBM has declared that it would contribute an extra $5 million to grow its data center in Bogota, where it dispatched operations two years prior with a starting venture of $17 million. The declaration comes scarcely a week after Level 3 Communications, Inc. disclosed its data center in Cali, the country’s third biggest city.

Whether fiasco strikes as a characteristic calamity or force blackout, organizations will have no compelling reason to stress over their information put away in the inside, expressed IBM Colombia. The data center is right now giving security, reinforcement, stockpiling, congruity, and move administrations to organizations working in the keeping money, fund, little business, medicinal services, sustenance administration, and development areas.

By business magazine Portfolio, in the course of recent years, the U.S. multinational has contributed $35 million for migration and extension of its data centers in the Colombian capital.

IBM Colombia has three data centers in the capital, and also no less than one other area in Medellin. Its greatest and most lucrative data center is in the Celta Industrial Park, in the west of the capital.

Its 400-square-meters storeroom in Celta is as yet being extended, and the organization arrangements to include a thousand all the more square meters of capacity range throughout the following six years, as per Portfolio. That could present to IBM Colombia’s general speculation to $90 million.

The greater part of its data centers are equipped with force plants, UPS, and aerating and cooling frameworks. IBM Colombia numbers Nutresa, Colombina, Harina del Valle, the Manuela Beltran University, Suramericana, and Comfandi among its data center customers in Colombia. A few government offices are likewise among its customers.

A year ago, expressed Juan Carlos Hincapie, Service Manager at IBM Colombia, told Nearshore Americas that 80 of Colombia’s 100 greatest organizations, which speak to 30% of the national GDP, were utilizing the organization’s innovation administrations,

There is a colossal interest for information stockpiling in Colombia, where the telecom business is becoming quickly. By counts of examination firm Frost and Sullivan, income from cloud innovation in Colombia came to $31.6 million in 2012 and it is required to reach $196.5 million by 2017.

The U.S. firm is intensely putting resources into information base trusting that it will in the end help it balance the decreases in its conventional programming business. A year ago, it gained Weather Data Company that conjectures on tempests, heat waves, and wind.