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A look at IBM’s hardware powering the Grand Slam tennis
The IT operations room underneath Rod Laver arena in Melbourne.
Tennis Australia chief information officer, Samir Mahir, explains how the company is using scoring and analysis tool SlamTracker.
A monitor can show up to eight matches, and the relevant data, at any one time.
IBM staff hard at work monitoring Web traffic and data results from the Australian Open.
One match can also be analysed using the entire monitor.
Multiple screens help IT staff members keep track of tennis games occuring at the same time.
A monitor indicates the amount of capacity in IBM's three US-based data centres where the private Cloud is hosted.
The media room where over 500 journalists have access to SlamTracker.
An IBM staff member readies the demonstration of SlamTracker.
IBM US project manager, Patrick Childress.
IBM's staff travel the world providing support during other tennis events including the US Open.
IBM technology will analyse the results of 256 tennis matches during the two week event.
A number of servers are needed to crunch the data generated during the Australian Open.