2008 Winner Profile

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Project Description:
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) partnered with IBM to deploy a $352 million on-demand computing infrastructure. Taking advantage of technologies such as virtualization and autonomic computing, the on-demand partnership involved reengineering UPMCs technology infrastructure. During the transformation, the tools and processes have been refined, validated and packaged as solutions, marketed by IBM and UPMC. The initiative has saved $30 million over a three-year period.
Project type:
Storage, Virtualization
Business Functions:
Accounting & Finance, IT operations
Business Goal:
Financial
CEO:
Jeffrey Romoff, President & CEO
Headquarters:
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Industry:
Health Care
Revenue (2007):
$6.8 billion
Website:
www.upmc.edu
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