IBM will build $62 million cloud data center for Army at Alabama base
#IBM will build, manage and operate a private cloud data center for the U.S. Army at Huntsville’s Redstone Arsenal, the company says. The deal is worth $62 million to IBM. It is a pilot for the first of four private Army cloud centers that will consolidate hundreds of military data sites around the world. Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM’s U.S. Federal division and Tim Kleppinger, vice president and senior client partner of IBM U.S. Federal, discussed the deal and its implications in a Q&A with AL.com this week.