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Products and solutions, 2003-11-19, 01:00 AM

Statewide Tivoli contract signed for Bavarian universities - Triaton is now Germany's largest provider of IBM Tivoli system management solutions for institutions of higher education

After Baden-Württemberg and North Rhine-Westphalia, the Triaton GmbH, Krefeld, has now also signed a statewide Tivoli contract for the Bavarian state universities. Triaton is consequently Germany`s largest provider of IBM Tivoli system management solutions for universities.

The principal client is - on behalf of the Bavarian State Department - the Munich-based Leibnitz Computer Center. The contact has a term of five years. Triaton was awarded the contract based on its excellent Tivoli references from the other German states.

Triaton, an IBM Premier Business Partner, provides the Bavarian universities with the "Monitoring" and "Enterprise Console" licenses and, under the contract, is entrusted with complete storage management (data protection/archiving) as well as identity management (central administration of users). Add to this complex consulting services. The products used are being brought into play in an extremely heterogeneous client/server system landscape. The storage area alone encompasses nearly 8,000 processors.

Ultimately, with its support of the Leibnitz Computer Center and Amberg-Weiden, Augsburg, Eichstaett, Munich, Regensburg, Passau, and Würzburg Universities, Triaton plays a central role in electronic data administration for a total of over 100,000 students.

Company profiles

Triaton - The BusinessProcessor

The Triaton GmbH, headquartered in Krefeld, is a company of the ThyssenKrupp Services AG and a leading international systems house. The company is active worldwide and has circa 2,200 employees at home and abroad. In the fiscal year 2001/02, the systems house generated circa 351 million euro in revenues. Triaton stems from the IT units of the Thyssen, Krupp, Hoesch and Hoechst groups and thanks to this history, has long-standing expertise in industry, particularly in the pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automotive, manufacturing and metal/paper/wood segments.

Leibniz Rechenzentrum

The Leibniz Computer Center ("Leibniz Rechenzentrum" in German, short "LRZ") is the joint computer center of the Ludwig-Maximiliana-Universität München, Technischen Universität München and Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften universities; it also serves the Fachhochschule München and Fachhochschule Weihenstephan technical colleges. The LRZ is also responsible for planning, upgrading and operating the "Münchner Wissenschaftsnetz" (Munich science network) and the "Kompetenzzentrum für Datenkommunikationsnetze" (competence center for data communication networks). In addition, the LRZ is a national supercomputer center which makes supercomputers available to all institutions of higher education.


ThyssenKrupp Services
Stefan Ettwig
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