<P>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG>Toshiba has announced the set-up of its first French data center, on the Limonest business park, with the aim of strengthening its market presence in France</STRONG>. Philippe Delahaye, CEO of Toshiba France, confirmed that they had found state of the art infrastructure on the Lyon site and hope to strengthen and secure the services they offer to French professionals. </P> <P align=justify><BR><A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/data_center/index,p,205,EN.jsp" target=_blank>The data center, which stores the information systems of various organizations</A>, will primarily serve to <STRONG>store education-related data from the regional and general councils</STRONG>. At a later stage, Toshiba will take care of data linked to energy efficiency tools and home automation systems for individual customers.</P> <P align=justify><BR><STRONG>One million Euros have so far been invested by the Japanese electronics and I.T. manufacturer</STRONG> in setting up the center for the storage and management of electronic data. This project is part of the group&#8217;s ambitious strategy to develop its presence across Europe, starting in France.<BR><BR></P>