In addition, IBM Global Financing provided a 15-month installment payment plan with a three-month deferred payment for the Tongliao Smarter Cities project, enabling the city to purchase the PureApplication System a year earlier than anticipated. The financing arrangement allows the city to move forward with implementing the cutting-edge cloud computing technology, helping the city meet its IT goals more quickly.
In Tongliao City and around the globe, IBM is working with city leaders of all sizes to create intelligent, instrumented and interconnected city systems. Built on decades of experience managing the computing environments for thousands of enterprise clients across more than 170 countries, IBM brings city managers the confidence, expertise and innovative solutions to take on the toughest challenges. IBM is helping city leaders by making it easier and faster to integrate new technologies, enabling them focus their efforts on citizen well-being and economic development.
IBM PureSystems offers clients an alternative to current enterprise computing models, where multiple and disparate systems require significant resources to set up and maintain. The family includes PureFlex System, which enables organizations to more efficiently create and manage an infrastructure; PureApplication System to help organizations reduce the cost and complexity of rapidly deploying and managing applications; and PureData System, which is tuned for cloud computing and can consolidate more than 100 databases on a single system. In addition to the common web application patterns supported by PureApplication System, the combination of both PureData and PureApplication Systems can be used for end to end transaction workloads.
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