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2009-12-11 09:42:41

In order to collect more data on global warming, German scientists unveiled the world's largest weather supercomputer on Thursday. The supercomputer, dubbed "Blizzard", weighs 35 tons, uses 50 kilometers of cables, and is capable of 158 Teraflops, or 158 trillion calculations, per second. Scientists believes "Blizzard" cannot only track reactions in the atmosphere and oceans, it should be able to work out the influence of ice and plants on greenhouse gases and climate change. The German...

2009-12-09 07:00:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative IT solutions, announced it has achieved elite status in IBM's Dynamic Infrastructure program. As a Dynamic Infrastructure Specialty Elite partner, Agilysys will continue to work with IBM to help customers build a new, more dynamic infrastructure that will bring more intelligence, automation, integration and efficiencies to the digital and physical worlds. (Logo:...

2009-12-07 16:35:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a global leader in outsourced Internet infrastructure services for the enterprise, and Cisco today announced an expanded relationship focused on the development of private clouds for the enterprise. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090803/PH55929LOGO ) Savvis will integrate the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) as the cornerstone of Savvis Symphony, Savvis' next-generation private clouds platform,...

2009-11-30 10:39:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Netarx, LLC announced today that it has achieved Data Center Unified Computing Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. This designation recognizes Netarx as having fulfilled the training and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) in the United States. The Cisco Unified Computing System unites network, computational, storage access and virtualization resources in a single...

2009-11-20 09:30:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I. and ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brown University and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the opening of a multimillion-dollar supercomputer at Brown's Center for Computation and Visualization. The supercomputer is the most powerful computational system in Rhode Island and will be used by researchers statewide to tackle "grand challenges" affecting Ocean State residents in climate change, education, energy and health. (Logo:...

2009-11-16 12:22:00

Several Sessions Given by Industry Luminaries Confirmed for Next Month's Conference TURNERSVILLE, N.J., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Computer Measurement Group (CMG), the IT professionals responsible for planning, measuring and managing the world's largest IT infrastructures, announced today that it has finalized its agenda for the 35th International Computer Measurement Group annual conference (CMG'09) taking place taking place December 6-11 in Dallas, Texas at the Gaylord...

2009-10-01 15:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly chartered California company - ClimateMinder, Inc. - offers farmers and greenhouse growers flexible new remote monitoring and control systems that help yield higher quality agricultural products, efficiency and energy savings by integrating digital sensors, software and wireless-networking technology. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090819/LA63189LOGO) ClimateMinder's remote-environmental-monitoring system is...

2009-09-14 10:05:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- 3Tera, the leading provider of cloud computing technology and utility computing services for hosting providers, today announced that KDDI, Japan's second largest telecommunications carrier, is using 3Tera's AppLogic cloud computing platform to deliver the next generation IT platform through their new "KDDI Cloud Server Service" offering. "Cloud Computing technology is quickly transforming computing into a utility, making Telcos logical...

2009-09-10 07:58:00

ALISO VIEJO and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- 3Tera, the leading innovator of cloud computing technology and utility computing services, and SOASTA, the leader in cloud testing, today announced that the two companies have entered into a partnership to provide customers with flexible, scalable, performance-certified Web sites and applications that can reliably handle traffic spikes and associated resource requirement changes. With this partnership, 3Tera customers will...

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2009-09-09 12:10:33

Officials said on Wednesday that South Korea has signed a $45 million deal for a supercomputer that will update the country's weather forecasting system. The supercomputer, manufactured by U.S. firm Cray, will replace the five-year-old system the country is currently relying on, according to the officials. The $44.6 million computer will give the country more accurate weather forecast, the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) and the Public Procurement Service said in a joint statement....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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