IBM PureFlex System Now On Display at Skipton’s Lab in Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill, Ontario – July 30th, 2012 Skipton Group Inc (“Skipton”) introduced IBM’s newest family of products … The IBM PureFlex System, completing implementation in Skipton’s Innovation Center in Richmond Hill, Ontario. This new system is now available to clients and prospects alike, for demonstration and proof of concept purposes. The PureFlex System is a member of IBM’s expert integrated systems family resulting from over $2 billion in R&D and acquisitions over four years, an unprecedented move by IBM to integrate all IT elements, both physical and virtual. The new systems family offers clients an alternative to today’s enterprise computing model, where multiple and disparate systems require significant resources to set up and maintain.

Bill Donohue, IBM Vice President of Business Partner Sales in North America, commented on Skipton’s new investment saying, “I want to thank you for placing this IBM PureFlex demonstration system in your Innovation Center and also express my sincere appreciation for your continued support of IBM and our new PureSystems product family. By implementing a PureFlex demonstration system in your firm, you are investing in the very latest technology and will be able to show your customers firsthand, the improved time to value available with these systems. My team and I are very excited about the business prospects and look forward to working hand in hand with you.”

Skipton Group is a leading provider of Business Continuity and High Availability solutions utilizing Information Technology. An IBM Premier Business Partner for the past 12 years running, Skipton is focused on improving the accessibility and availability of business-critical information. Skipton provides end-to-end solutions that include hardware, software and services. For more information on Skipton, visit www.skipton.ca.

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