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2014-10-31 04:21:16

China Internet giant teams with IBM to serve enterprise cloud market HAINAN, China, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Tencent Cloud signed a business cooperation memorandum to collaborate on providing public cloud with Software-as-a-Service solutions for industries. Both parties agreed to focus on emerging small and medium enterprises in the smarter cities and smarter healthcare industries as well as other fields. This will enable these industries to utilize mobile,...

2014-10-30 16:32:30

DUBLIN, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/stgdhl/global_structured) has announced the addition of the "Global Structured Data Management Software Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/stgdhl/global_structured ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Structured data management software is used to store and...

2014-10-30 08:43:01

Created for new and casual users, MaxAssist delivers Maximo training on the screen with immediate ROI ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Resource Management, Inc. (TRM), a leading enterprise asset management (EAM) consulting and technology firm, announced the release of its new product designed for IBM Maximo® - MaxAssist. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141028/155012LOGO MaxAssist is an integrated Maximo training solution that can target training for new and casual...

2014-10-30 08:27:13

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. and MADRID, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at IBM (NYSE: IBM) and leading global energy company Repsol S.A.(REP.US) announced today the world's first research collaboration to leverage cognitive technologies that will help transform the oil and gas industry. IBM and Repsol are jointly developing two prototype cognitive applications specifically designed to augment Repsol's strategic decision making in the optimization of oil reservoir production and in...

2014-10-29 23:05:41

Stream Integration is offering global delivery services for IBM software projects Toronto (ON) – (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 -- Stream Integration today announced its Application Managed Services solution, providing high quality IBM Information Management and Analytics software services and support at affordable rates. “Unlike traditional Managed Services offerings, which concentrate on infrastructure and hardware, our Application Managed Services specializes in IBM technology,” said...

2014-10-29 16:28:40

Project Will Apply Cognitive Computing to Uncover New Treatment Options for Patients CLEVELAND, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new initiative to accelerate the adoption of genomic based medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic will use IBM Watson technology in the area of genomic research to help oncologists deliver personalized medicine by uncovering new cancer treatment options for patients....

2014-10-29 12:34:59

SAN FRANCISCO and ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twitter and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a landmark partnership that will help transform how businesses and institutions understand their customers, markets and trends - and inform every business decision. The alliance brings together Twitter data that distinctively represents the public pulse of the planet with IBM's industry-leading cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services....

2014-10-29 12:34:05

DUBLIN, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gk4m3h/global_managed) has announced the addition of the "Global Managed Services Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gk4m3h/global_managed ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) With the increase in globalization and complexity of the global business landscape,...

2014-10-29 08:42:34

The Ultimate Programming and Design Tournament, API Mashathon and Developer Conference Features Sponsors 3D Systems, Amazon, Booz Allen Hamilton, ExactTarget, Facebook, Google, HARMAN, HP IDol OnDemand, IBM, MemSQL, Microsoft, Salesforce.com, Sequoia Capital and Two Sigma SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Appirio announced the lineup of keynote speakers at the 2014 Topcoder Open and Developer Conference (TCO14) being held November 16-19, 2014, at Pier 48 in San Francisco,...

2014-10-28 23:08:26

A new on-demand presentation from SAE International and sponsored by IBM will explore why requirements management is a vital part of any product development lifecycle. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 A new on-demand presentation from SAE International and sponsored by IBM will explore why requirements management is a vital part of any product development lifecycle. “Unlock the Value of Collaboration with Requirements Management: Increase Revenue and Gain a Competitive...


Latest IBM Reference Libraries

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...

2010-09-02 14:56:06

A control store is the element of a CPUs control unit that stores the CPU's micro program and is usually accessed by a micro sequencer. A control store is usually executed as a diode-selection of read-only memory. This tradition dates back to 1947 when the program timing matrix on the MIT Whirlwind was initially introduced. The earliest models of IBM mainframe had read-only control store; however, the System/370 and successor models were made and loaded their micro programs from floppy disks...

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