Part of the Russian Ministry of Health, Russian Federal Scientific-Clinical Center of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology, established in Moscow in 1991, is one of the leading institutes of its kind. Specializing in pediatric hematology, oncology and immunology, it develops and implements internationally recognized treatments for blood disorders, cancer, immune system diseases and other illnesses. Its researchers collaborate virtually with colleagues from dozens similar centers across Russia and abroad. It runs more than 400 active projects, over 100 clinical trials and 20000 medical tests per year."IBM's PureFlex Systems are based on IBM's decades of experience and thousands of client deployments," said Andrey Filatov, Director, IBM Systems and Technology Group for IBM in Russia and the CIS. "IBM has extensive global experience in helping governments to create smarter computing systems that save money, create operational efficiencies and improve the quality of life for citizens. The new IT infrastructure of the Dmitry Rogachev Clinical Center provides a strong platform for further development of Russia's healthcare and medical research." The IBM PureSystems family offers clients an alternative to current enterprise computing models, where multiple and disparate systems require significant resources to set up and maintain. PureFlex System enables organizations to more efficiently create and manage an infrastructure. PureApplication System helps organizations reduce the cost and complexity of rapidly deploying and managing applications. PureData System 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. In the last years IBM has been announcing how it has helped transform information systems in several hospitals and clinics from Russia's rapidly evolving regions outside of Moscow and St Petersburg. A number of healthcare providers such as the Hospital of Murom Railway Station, the Clinic of Novosibirsk Institute of Blood Circulation Pathology in Siberia, the Emergency Hospital of Petrozavodsk, Municipal S.Z. Fisher Hospital No. 1 in Volzhsky in the Volgograd region, have turned to IBM to provide new innovative management systems giving doctors and medical staff rapid access to medical data and reducing waiting time for patients. The contract with IBM was signed in December 2012. For more information on IBM PureSystems visit: www.ibm.com/press/pure IBM, the IBM logo, ibm.com, PureSystems, PureFlex, PureApplication, PureData, Flex System, Storwize, Real-time Compression, Smarter Planet and the planet icon are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation, registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. Other product and service names might be trademarks of IBM or other companies. For a current list of IBM trademarks, please see www.ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtml IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government clients. Rates and availability are based on a client's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment and product type and options, and may vary by country. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension or withdrawal without notice and may not be available in all countries. All other company, product or service names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of others. Statements concerning IBM's future development plans and schedules are made for planning purposes only, and are subject to change or withdrawal without notice. Reseller prices may vary.