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Indian Colleges to Compete in IBM's 'Blue Battle'


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IBM has launched IBM Blue Battle, a technology competition for 25 Indian engineering colleges that offers students the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience with high-end technologies and IT tools as they develop solutions to difficult computing problems. "The challenge will enhance the students' knowledge on technologies that are at the helm of innovation across the industry and provide them with an opportunity to develop innovative solutions in real-work scenario," says IBM's Amol Mahamuni. "It hones their technical skills while learning basic on-the-job skills such as teamwork, organization, and working under deadlines."

IBM Blue Battle will enable students to work with technologies such as multiprocessors and nanotechnology, electronics, service-oriented architecture, multi-core architecture, enterprise computing, information management, Web 2.0, cloud computing, virtualization, and high-performance computing. Mentors from IBM and the colleges will work with students during the program. Students also will be able to work on future projects using IBM products, applications, tools, and services through further collaboration and mentoring from IBM experts.

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