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2010-12-07 00:00:46

Combines Dell hardware with industry's most advanced cluster management software to tackle complex challenges in grid and cloud computing. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 6, 2010 Bright Computing, a leader in cluster management software for high-performance computing (HPC), announced today that the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) is using Bright Cluster Managerâ“ž¢ to manage its HPC Cluster in the FutureGrid project. Sponsored by the National Science...

2010-11-03 11:17:00

BUCHAREST, Romania, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has been selected as the infrastructure provider for six Romanian organizations partnering on the Romania's National Computing Initiative (RoGrid), aimed at supporting scientific projects of national importance. RoGrid selected IBM servers and storage in deals with a combined value of $1.4 million to support projects across the fields of medicine, environment and life sciences. (Logo:...

2010-11-03 00:00:37

DynaSis, Atlanta's premier provider of IT services and support for small and medium businesses (SMBs), announced today the fifth anniversary of their innovative ITility cloud solution. At a time when IT providers were only beginning to dabble in cloud solutions for the enterprise, DynaSis took a bold step forward in rolling out a complete solution targeting the specific IT requirements of the small to medium business owner. Since 2005, more than 40 businesses have migrated to the hosted cloud...

2010-11-01 08:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Platform Computing, the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software, today announced that Svenska Handelsbanken, one of Sweden's leading personal and corporate banking groups, has adopted Platform Symphony to power high-performance analytics with grid computing. Platform Symphony provides Svenska Handelsbanken with a single grid which delivers distributed compute capacity for multiple business-critical applications. Svenska Handelsbanken...

2010-09-22 09:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the availability of powerful entry-level systems that provide affordable, easy to manage infrastructure solutions that are optimized for today's emerging workloads, including IT consolidation, real-time analytics, mobile applications, information management and compliance solutions. Based on IBM's industry leading POWER7 processor, the new servers address the demanding requirements that midsize firms have for reliable,...

2010-06-09 04:28:00

DALLAS, June 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud computing is one of the latest buzz in the business and computer industry. The evolution and advancement in cloud computing is one of the major developments in the computing area. Cloud computing has helped businesses to virtually use computer infrastructure, services and platforms as per their requirements with reduced cost. Browse complete report at http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cloud-computing-234.html INTRODUCTION...

2010-05-20 08:00:00

TORONTO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Platform Computing announced today that it has been selected as the winner of the 2010 "TSX Award for Emerging Technology" by the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA). Given in recognition for the recent launch of an innovative new product, Platform received the award for its private cloud management software product, Platform ISF. Supporting Quotes: "These award winners have shown that they are innovators and skilled business people. They are...

2010-04-20 15:54:00

LINCOLN, Neb., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Cost Effective Technologies (CET) has launched an innovative information technology (IT) platform for small and medium-sized organizations. A Web 2.0 technology company, CET is rapidly deploying its powerful platform to bring the benefits of cloud computing, software as a service (SaaS), virtualization, and managed services to public and private sector organizations. These technologies have helped large organizations reap massive efficiencies over...

2010-04-15 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate continued growth and the transfer of all employees to its Downtown St. Louis headquarters, Datotel, LLC, a state-of-the-art cloud-computing and colocation provider, is unveiling a program to advance St. Louis entrepreneurialism by investing more than $120,000 of free cloud-computing services to 10 IT Entrepreneur Network (ITEN) members. Formerly housed in two offices--an administrative office in O'Fallon and the data center in Downtown...

2010-04-08 07:30:00

TORONTO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- GridCentric Inc., a Toronto-based software company, today announced the availability of Copper(TM), a cluster management system for high-performance computing workloads. Copper(TM) combines virtualization and grid computing technologies to enable simple, efficient and flexible cluster deployment, management, and use. The GridCentric Copper(TM) platform enables real-time, on-demand sharing of high-performance computing resources and makes cluster...


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