China is allegedly pushing its banks to drop their IBM servers and use Chinese brands only. This new allegation comes after the United States accused five Chinese military officials of cyber-espionage. Bloomberg reported this morning that Chinese governmental agencies are investigating whether Chinese bank’s reliance on IBM servers puts their country’s financial security at risk and that the results of this investigation will go to Chinese President Xi Jinping. IBM, however, denies the allegations, “IBM is not aware of any Chinese government policy recommending against the use of IBM servers within the country’s banking industry,” spokesperson Ian Colley told Reuters. “IBM is a trusted partner in China and has been for more than 30 years.” More