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Sierra Wireless selects IBM to host its North American Machine-to-Machine (M2M) services platform
Sierra Wireless Solutions and Services provides a truly unique offering to manage any remote equipment, ranging from device management to asset data management based on a comprehensive M2M Services Platform. These hosted and operated machinetomachine solutions dedicated to operators, device manufacturers and system integrators, have to be supported by an efficient and scalable infrastructure.
Sierra Wireless selected IBM and Rackforce to host the offering at the recently built GigaCenter(TM) in Kelowna, British Columbia, a new generation of data center which guarantees security, scalability and high availability required by Machineto-Machine customers to manage more and more wirelessconnected devices in the field. Many data centers today are not capable of managing emerging applications and the growth of information being driven by the increasing number of people, places, and things being connected by the Internet every day. Smarter data centers such as the GigaCentre provide greater standardized control over how, where and when data center resources are used, to provide higher levels of service and reliability.
"We have been looking for a North American hosting service to grow with our business and provide the highest level of services to our M2M customers," says Emmanuel Walckenaer Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sierra Wireless Solutions & Services. "The GigaCenter(TM) provides flexible space options, metered scalable power, 24/7 remote support, custom security and remote backup. It is perfectly adapted to cover largescale deployments of machinetomachine applications and exponential growth of wireless connected devices."
The stateoftheart GigaCenter(TM) is among the greenest and most advanced data centers in the world, using a scalable and highly efficient modular design. Tapping into British Columbia's abundant supply of clean hydroelectric power, the GigaCenter produces less than 1/50th the carbon footprint of conventional data centers powered by coalfired or natural gas electrical generation plants.
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