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2010-11-18 11:17:00

DUBLIN and ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today named Streetline the IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year and winner of the 2010 SmartCamp World Finals in Dublin, where the company announced plans to expand its Global Entrepreneur initiative and future SmartCamps in emerging markets including Brazil, China, Mexico, Poland and Turkey. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2010-11-16 10:11:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that a 256-core Power® 795 system with DB2® nearly doubled last month's record to achieve the highest result ever published on the two-tier SAP® Sales and Distribution (SD) standard application benchmark with a result of 126,063 SAP SD benchmark users. (1) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-11-09 08:05:00

BARCELONA, Spain and ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pointing to industry expertise as the way for software business partners to drive high-margin sales, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today rolled out three new initiatives designed to help partners capture their piece of the $2.4 trillion information technology opportunity. The company introduced an industry-specific program for software developers and greatly expanded industry support for software resellers. (Logo:...

2010-10-26 23:01:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne and IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a major research initiative, with several leading academic and corporate research organizations across Europe, to address the alarming growth of energy consumption by electronic devices, ranging from mobile phones to laptops to televisions to supercomputers. The research project, called Steeper, aims to increase the energy efficiency of these devices, when active,...

2010-10-11 23:01:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the IBM Power® 795 achieved the highest result ever published on the two-tier SAP® Sales and Distribution (SD) standard application benchmark with a result of 70,032 SAP SD benchmark users.(1) The 128-core Power 795 handled 79 percent more users than a 256-core Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000 (Oracle's largest system)(2), and 75 percent more users than the 128-core Oracle parallel...

2010-10-06 07:00:00

FOREST HILL, Md., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ApacheCon, the official conference, trainings, expo, hackathon, barcamp and meetups of The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), today announced the keynote presenters and sponsors for ApacheCon North America. This year's event takes place 1-5 November 2010 at the Westin Peachtree in Atlanta, Georgia, with numerous early registration incentives available through Friday, 8 October 2010. The conference theme, "Servers, The Cloud, and Innovation",...

2010-10-05 08:00:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to enhance the Danish Ministry's international defense operations, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Danish Defense have signed a seven-year services agreement in which IBM will provide high availability, technology infrastructure and management services for the Ministry's Resource Management System, DeMars. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) Created in...

2010-10-04 07:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the availability of CityOne, the world's first Smarter Planet interactive simulation designed to help business and civic leaders discover how to make their cities and industries smarter by solving real-world business, environmental, and logistical problems. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101004/NY75708 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101004/NY75708 ) (Logo:...

2010-09-21 09:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new benchmark study recently conducted by IBM Corporation, 10Gb Ethernet delivered better performance than InfiniBand and Gigabit Ethernet for a range of HPC (High Performance Computing) applications. IBM researchers compared the performance of several applications in HPC using 4x InfiniBand DDR, 10 Gigabit Ethernet using iWARP, and Gigabit Ethernet using TCP/IP. The results showed 10Gb Ethernet is superior in performance to...

2010-09-15 09:30:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it was ranked top provider in Cloud Computing out of five vendors for the Nemertes Research inaugural PilotHouse Award for cloud computing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) Nemertes PilotHouse Awards, now in the third year, are based entirely on the ratings of business customers who use a vendor's products or services. To...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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