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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. Local start-ups, venture capitalists, developers and academics gathered there to begin building new skills that will drive innovation across industries such as banking, communications, healthcare, retail and government. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110315/NY65732 ) (Logo:...

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. Storwize provides real-time data compression technology to help clients reduce physical storage requirements by up to 80% (1), which improves efficiency and lowers the cost of making data available for analytics and other applications. The acquisition is anticipated to close in the third quarter of...

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. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Driven by a rapidly growing pool of sensors and gadgets that are digitizing information, the...

2010-02-04 14:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the opening of a new data center designed to support new compute models like cloud computing, in order to help clients from around the world operate smarter businesses, organizations and cities. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100204/NY49865 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The new data center reduces technology infrastructure costs and complexity...

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. The IBM future technologies are designed to enable businesses, governments and other institutions to transform static data managed in silos into more dynamic...


Latest Early IBM disk storage Reference Libraries

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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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