On June 5th, IBM announced it will establish the first Cloud Computing Center for software companies in China, which will be situated at the new Wuxi Tai Hu New Town Science and Education Industrial Park in Wuxi, China.
The center will offer emerging Chinese software companies the ability to tap into a virtual computing environment to support their development activities. It will be established through an agreement signed today between IBM and Wuxi Tai Lake Industry Investment and Development Company.
On the same day, IBM released an updated version of IBM's Tivoli Provisioning Manager focused on allowing data centers to benefit from cloud computing, allowing them to scale more cost-effectively. IBM is now positioning TPM at the forefront of its "Blue Cloud" cloud computing initiative.