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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....

2009-08-25 12:49:24

Iowa State University says its new Cystorm supercomputer is capable of doing 28.16 trillion calculations per second at peak performance. Professor Srnivas Aluru, leader of the Cystorm project, said the supercomputer -- the university's second -- will help Iowa State researchers advance their work in materials science, power systems and systems biology. It is also earning Iowa State recognition as a Sun Microsystems Center of Excellence in Engineering Informatics and Systems Biology. Cystorm,...

2009-08-25 13:50:00

European researchers have created a platform for trading computing resources that allows the selling and buying of standardized computing resources. In the process, they could make computing a utility like electricity.Grids are not new. They have been around for quite a while, made famous by the SETI@HOME network, a charitable effort where ordinary computer users "Ëœvolunteered' their unused computer processing power to analyze signals from space. SETI hoped to find patterns in the...

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2009-08-21 10:50:00

Srinivas Aluru recently stepped between the two rows of six tall metal racks, opened up the silver doors and showed off the 3,200 computer processor cores that power Cystorm, Iowa State University's second supercomputer.And there's a lot of raw power in those racks.Cystorm, a Sun Microsystems machine, boasts a peak performance of 28.16 trillion calculations per second. That's five times the peak of CyBlue, an IBM Blue Gene/L supercomputer that's been on campus since early 2006 and uses 2,048...

2009-08-20 11:16:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- 3Tera, the leading innovator of cloud computing technology and utility computing services, today announced that Bill Coleman has joined its advisory board. A technology luminary and Silicon Valley veteran for over 30 years, Coleman will provide strategic insight and guidance to 3Tera's management team as it positions the company to further pursue the enterprise and service provider markets. "I firmly believe that 3Tera's cloud computing...

2009-07-13 11:30:00

REDMOND, Wash., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Addressing an audience of prominent academic researchers today at the 10th annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit, Microsoft External Research Corporate Vice President Tony Hey announced that Microsoft Corp. has developed new software tools with the potential to transform the way much scientific research is done. Project Trident: A Scientific Workflow Workbench allows scientists to easily work with large volumes of data, and the specialized...

2009-07-07 12:30:00

TORONTO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Platform Computing, the leader in grid and cloud computing software, today announced that Platform will be enabling Singapore's largest commercial grid computing service with its technology. Platform will be providing virtual machine management and high performance computing (HPC) software to Alatum, Singapore's cloud computing utility. Alatum, established by SingTel in conjunction with partners including Platform, delivers Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)...


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