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IBM will build in São Paulo the first connected datacenter in Latin America

In the global battle to lead the cloud service market, IBM has found in Latin America an unexplored opportunity

IBM will build new datacenter in Brazil
  • The new datacenter will be built in São Paulo and will be capable to link three other data processing centers that already existed in the country
  • The main goal is to offer more security and efficiency
  • The new datacenter is part of IBM’s strategy to reach the leaders of the cloud service global market: Amazon and Microsoft

Cloud service products are the current sweetheart of companies all over the world, and this market has never been as competitive as it is now. Great and innovative technology, all of the big players that are fighting for this market can offer. The key to success is in finding opportunities that weren’t seen by your competitors. This was what IBM has done when took the decision of building in Brazil the first connected datacenter in Latin America. 

According to the Brazilian media outlet, Gazeta do Povo, with the new datacenter the company will be capable to link three other data processing centers that already existed in the country. The connection among three different servers will provide more stability, since if one server falls down, automatically one of the other two that are left will sustain the process. 

The main goal is to offer more security and efficiency to their customers, “the data storage is on the heard of the companies, that’s why they need security. This launch will provide our consolidation in the artificial intelligence solutions in Brazil,” reveals IBM’s President, Tonny Martins in an interview for Gazeta do Povo. 

IBM’s strategy comes as a new attempt to reach Amazon and Microsoft, the global leading players in cloud computing services. According to the Vice-President of Watson and Cloud of IBM Brazil, Marcelo Braga, in an interview for Gazeta do Povo, the focus of innovative investments such as this new connected data center in Latin America is part of the strategy of position IBM’s product as a “sophisticated” option.