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2011-01-31 14:29:37

Computer engineers at North Carolina State University have developed hardware that allows programs to operate more efficiently by significantly boosting the speed at which the "cores" on a computer chip communicate with each other. The core, or central processing unit, is the brain of a computer chip; most chips currently contain between four and eight cores. In order to perform a task more quickly using multiple cores on a single chip, those cores need to communicate with each other. But...

2010-09-01 07:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced details of the world's fastest computer chip -- the microprocessor in a new version of the IBM mainframe that begins shipping to customers on Sept. 10. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/NY57872 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100901/NY57872 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) This world...

2008-10-22 09:00:19

IBM has announced the launch of a new mainframe to help midsize companies and customers in emerging markets jumpstart new application development efforts, consolidate IT server sprawl, and give qualified organizations a 'pay-as-you-grow' financial platform to build the mainframe as the foundation of their new enterprise data center. Designed as an entry-level version of the IBM System z10 Enterprise Class (z10 EC) mainframe announced earlier in 2008, the IBM z10 Business Class (BC) provides...

2008-10-21 00:00:10

-- New entry-level IBM z10 "Business Class" mainframe has the capacity of up to 232 x86 servers with 83% smaller footprint, up to 93% lower energy costs(1) -- Up to 50 percent more performance at half the price for incremental Linux workloads(2) than its predecessor -- High-end IBM System z10 features now available for midsize clients -- Over 50% more total capacity and nearly four-times(3) the maximum memory of its predecessor IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a...

2008-10-03 09:00:15

IBM Korea has completed The Industrial Bank of Korea's mainframe migration project to IBM System z10, to help the bank create an advanced IT environment as the foundation for its new enterprise data center. The agreement was signed in June 2008. IBM has provided the Industrial Bank of Korea with six z10 enterprise class mainframes, IBM's latest mainframe offering announced in February 2008. The Industrial Bank of Korea migrated from an infrastructure of IBM z9 mainframes, without any...

2008-10-02 12:03:51

The Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) and IBM Korea (NYSE: IBM) today announced the completion of IBK's mainframe migration project to IBM System z10, which was done to help the bank create an advanced IT environment as the foundation for its new enterprise data center. IBM provided the Industrial Bank of Korea with six z10 Enterprise Class (EC) mainframes, IBM's latest mainframe offering announced in February 2008. The Industrial Bank of Korea migrated from an infrastructure of IBM z9...

2008-09-25 12:00:24

Postbank, a German financial services institution, will be installing three new IBM System z10 mainframes. The performance of these systems compared to its predecessors will allow Postbank to further consolidate tasks and applications in their data center onto the mainframe platform. Postbank is reportedly a long-time IBM mainframe client. After having consolidated IBM z900 mainframes onto bigger z990s in the past, now the current generation of IBM System z10 will be integrated into its IT...