Latest Early IBM disk storage Stories

2011-03-15 15:33:00

MEXICO CITY, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of efforts to fuel global innovation, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today opened the first IBM Innovation Center in Mexico.

2010-07-29 08:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Storwize, a privately held company based in Marlborough, MA.

2010-04-21 15:29:00

ARMONK, N.Y., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new storage products -- part of its 2010 lineup of workload-optimized systems -- that are designed to reduce the cost and complexity of storing vast amounts of data while making it easier for clients to apply analytics and gain insight from the data.

2010-02-04 14:00:00


2008-09-08 12:00:17

As part of IBM's (NYSE: IBM) largest launch ever of new storage hardware, software and services -- the building blocks for the world's strongest information infrastructure portfolio -- the company today outlined next-generation technologies incubating in IBM's labs that could further enhance future information infrastructure offerings.

Latest Early IBM disk storage Reference Libraries

2010-09-08 11:21:22

A floppy disk is a thin, flexible magnetic storage device that is stored in a square or rectangular plastic cover. They are read and written by a floppy disk drive in the computer. There are five major parts of a floppy disk. The read/write heads are on both sides and move together. The drive motor is a small spindle motor that spins in the center, while the stepper number moves at a certain speed to read or write. The mechanical frame is a system of levers that open a protective window,...

2010-09-07 17:51:13

A direct access storage device, or DASD, is a secondary storage device in mainframe computers that has low access time for all of its capacity. The term DASD was introduced by IBM to describe disk drives, magnetic drums, and data cells. The direct access capability of those devices was quite different than that of sequential access used in tape drives because it required a substantially long time to access a distant point in a medium. IBM computers access devices through channels, which are...

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