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2010-12-29 00:01:19

New video from Microsoft Director of Office Small Business group underscores eMazzanti Technologies' cloud computing prowess for small business customers Hoboken, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) December 29, 2010 Cloud computing services are finally coming down to earth for small businesses thanks to Microsoft and IT support partners like eMazzanti Technologies in the New York City area. A new video featuring, Microsoft's Stijn Hendrikse, Director SMB, emphasizes the concierges-level service eMazzanti...

2010-12-16 08:00:00

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud computing is coming of age in large enterprises, according to a new study of North American and European IT professionals conducted by Management Insight on behalf of CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA). The group surveyed IT professionals in organizations with 1,000 to 10,000-plus employees, revealing that enterprises are active in the cloud, and their virtualization efforts are contributing to broader interest in cloud computing. The results...

2010-12-13 09:00:00

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A network more powerful than the Internet, while perhaps inconceivable right now, is just one of many potentially life-changing applications for wireless sensor networks (WSN) highlighted in a special update issue immediately available about Sensor Networks and Applications in Proceedings of the IEEE, the world's most highly-cited general interest journal in electrical engineering and computer science since 1913. Published by the IEEE, the...

2010-11-19 12:45:57

Results released at Supercomputing Conference 2010 Nine supercomputers have been tested, validated and ranked by the new "Graph500" challenge, first introduced this week by an international team led by Sandia National Laboratories. The list of submitters and the order of their finish was released Nov. 17 at the supercomputing conference SC10 meeting in New Orleans. The machines were tested for their ability to solve complex problems involving random-appearing graphs, rather than for their...

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2010-11-12 09:48:10

In the future, supercomputers will feature processors the size of a sugar cube, as well as water-based cooling systems that will make them far more energy efficient than today's models, according to top scientists at IBM. The technological advances were discussed by IBM's Dr. Bruno Michel at the company's Zurich-based laboratories, according to a Friday article by BBC News Science and Technology Reporter Jason Palmer. "The approach will see many computer processors stacked on top of one...

2010-11-01 08:03:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --Inovonics (http://www.inovonics.com), the industry leader in high-performance wireless sensor networks for commercial and life safety applications, today announced the release of the EN1240 activity sensor, a wireless sensor solution designed specifically to meet the unique needs of senior care facilities. Based on trusted motion-sensing technology, the EN1240 offers a significant advancement over other alternative approaches for life safety...

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2010-10-28 13:00:00

China's Tianhe-1A has taken over first place for the world's fastest supercomputer. The machine is capable of carrying out over 2.5 thousands trillion calculations a second. The supercomputer draws on over 7,000 graphics processors and 14,000 Intel chips. The Top 500 Organization, which maintains a list of the most powerful machines, has confirmed Tianhe-1A has taken the new spot. China's Tianhe-1A (also known as Milky Way) has taken the place from U.S. XT5 Jaguar at the Oak Ridge...

2010-10-27 08:00:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nimsoft today delivered a new online diagnostic tool that enables clients to quickly assess their readiness for monitoring cloud environments, and also announced support for Cisco® Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco's next-generation automated blade-server system infrastructure. These two announcements--combined with previously announced support for Vblock Infrastructure Packages and usage metering--underscore the...

2010-10-12 09:00:00

TROY, Mich., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a global leader in software solutions that make high- performance computing (HPC) faster, simpler and smarter, announced today PBS Professional was selected by NEC Corporation (NEC) as the workload management tool for TSUBAME 2.0, one of the world's fastest supercomputer systems. TSUBAME 2.0 is extremely GPU-rich and is the world's most power-efficient and most versatile machine, incorporating many of the latest green and...

2010-09-29 02:58:00

LONDON, September 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - UK Enterprise Cloud Computing Platform Hosted Within the Wide Area Network - Meets Enterprise Level Trust, Security, Compliance, Control, Availability and Service Level Requirements - Customers Will be Able to Combine Dedicated Virtualised Environments With Enterprise Cloud Computing Cable&Wireless Worldwide has selected Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) as its next-generation data centre platform to...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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