Not that the giant of the industry of information technology production of water pipes and fittings, but the new initiative, IBM is intimately linked to water systems, namely - with automated management tools such systems. The Company believes that the proposed infrastructure will allow it to significantly reduce the proportion of manual labor in the fight against diversion and management of water supply. IBM predicted the market of water management systems a significant increase - up to 20 billion dollars over the next five years.
This initiative is a manifestation of a more general desire to IBM to develop infrastructure projects, such as accounting systems and management of traffic and control system power supply. On the other hand, the company is trying to persuade the supplying organizations and government agencies the benefits of integrated computer networks with a variety of digital sensors. Realization of such projects, according to IBM, would not only abandon the labor inspector, removing the indicators from the counters manually, but automatically detect an emergency situation.
What is the theme echoes another project IBM, developed jointly with the Institute of Irish Sea. His idea is to create a system of sensors capable of monitoring the pollution, sea and in the marine environment in the Gulf Galway. Among other benefits IBM provides the system`s ability to detect large floating debris, representing a potential hazard to commercial fishing vessels. Development projects, grouped under the general name of a reasonable world, is part of IBM, to search for new business directions to preserve the flow of money during the recession.