Beijing in Panic from Espionage: shut down IBM Servers from Chinese Banks
IBM Servers in China to be Removed After Espionage Scandal. China is forcing to the banks to stop using IBM servers and replace quickly. Sometimes financial espionage can be much more dangerous for a country of the political. It is for this reason that the Chinese government, perhaps mindful also of the recent scandal Datagate , decided to order the domestic banks to replace all the high-end server by IBM ‘s U.S. technology equipment made in China.
For now it is only printing items reported by Bloomberg, according to which this move would fall in the escalation of the dispute between the United States and China on security.
Officially, this rotation of the server falls in an experimental program. In fact it would be a retaliation by the authorities of the Dragon after prosecutors indicted five soldiers Americans of Chinese cyber espionage.
It should be noted, that this is not the first boycott of this kind : recently another U.S. technology giant, Microsoft has complained to the decision of the Procurement Center of the Chinese government to exclude its Windows 8 operating system to be a big job to PC with low energy consumption.
Beijing not only blame the habits of espionage in Washington: the end of March, Russia has decided to replace the Apple iPad officials in the Kremlin with Samsung tablet.