ARMONK, N.Y. – IBM has gone ahead to launch a new mainframe computer that is considered by the company officials to be the most advanced and powerful one so far.
Recently launched, zEnterprise EC12 computer is actually a mainframe server that is manufactured to cater to the needs of the people who have to go through immense data in less time.
IBM claimed that the computer’s 5.5 GHz microprocessor is the fastest ever chip in the world. It also claimed that the mainframe’s processing speed is 25% more than its previous counterpart.
IBM declares that zEnterprise EC12 mainframe can be used by banks, chain stores, as well as the retailers to analyze the buying habits of clientele.
Doug Brown, marketing vice president of the company, said in a statement that the system is manufactured to “help clients do those new types of new-age transactions”.
The company officials have told the Associated Press that above $1 billion expenses were involved in the research and development of this micro chip. The company officials worked at 18 different places in the world whereas most parts, of this computer, were manufactured in Poughkeepsie which is 40 miles away from Armonk.
This mainframe is claimed to be the most protected system which has a cryptographic co-processor to help organizations get more privacy over the most sensitive data.
IBM now concentrates more on services and software.
IBM claims that this step will make the computer a great prospect for retailers and other clients as it is a great development in this age of “Big Data”. Companies will now be able to use this information about clients’ habits to craft “more customized shopping experience”.
Associated Press released this information on behalf of IBM Company.
This latest computer is supposed to be the most advanced and the best ever computer of its genre.
Let’s see what impact it creates in the field of technology.