Is UPMC's $402M Deal With IBM Paying Off?By David F. Carr | Posted 2007-07-18 Email Print
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center had runaway growth in its server and storage infrastructure. Here's what it did.
In 2005, a $6 billion health-care organization took a dose of on-demand computing, virtualization and ITIL and set out to transform itself, vendor-customer relationships and the national health-care system. How far has the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center come?
Also in This Feature:
- Working Together: How UPMC and IBM are delivering technology change.
- Base Technologies: Relying on an On Demand computing environment.
- Who's Who: A CIO opts against gradual change.
- Doing More With Less: How virtualization helps avoid costs.
- Realigning Budgets: A look at infrastructure investments.
- At a Glance: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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