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2014-05-29 08:20:45

New Offerings to Help Clients Better Serve Their Customers With Core Transportation Business Processes, Implementation Expertise and Best-in-Class, Pre-Configured Software ARMONK, N.Y. and WALLDORF, Germany, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced plans for a global collaboration to provide tailored business applications and consulting services for the transportation and logistics industry....

2014-05-29 00:20:36

A centralized source of data and analytics will mitigate risk and improve response planning in the wake of natural disasters MANILA, Philippines, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled a new intelligent operations center to provide a central point of command for disaster management. The new center will help the Philippine government better manage ongoing and future disaster response and recovery efforts...

2014-05-29 00:20:14

New Mobile Ticketing System Supports Millions of Simultaneous Users Who Rely on the World's Largest National Railway ARMONK, N.Y., and BEIJING, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the China Academy of Railway Sciences (CARS), the research institute under China Railway Corporation, announced the successful deployment of a mobile-based platform using analytic insights to ease congestion and improve the user experience during peak travel times....

2014-05-28 23:13:48

Mission Critical Middleware Messaging Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 is a new research report at ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 A new study Mission Critical Middleware Messaging: Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 has 503 pages, 192 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as middleware messaging becomes the foundation for cloud computing and enterprise...

2014-05-28 23:12:53

Technology Business Research’s new Hyperscale Server Customer Landscape Report estimates that the market for hyperscale servers at U.S. organizations with at least 500 employees represents a $1.7 billion opportunity over the next 12 months. As cloud computing continues to shape the market for IT infrastructure, data center customers increasingly require simplicity, flexibility and high levels of scalability in their on-premises hardware ecosystems. Hampton, NH (PRWEB) May 28, 2014...

2014-05-28 23:06:38

Seventeen top systems integrators, consultancies, agencies, and technology providers unite to bring comprehensive solutions, strategy, training, installation, and customization capability for large enterprises. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Sprinklr, the leading independent provider of end-to-end Social Relationship Infrastructure, today announced the availability and the initial members of its new program, called “Partnr.” The first group of 17 companies in Partnr will train more...

2014-05-28 23:05:44

Mik Kersten speaks on DevOps tool integrations and joins other members of OSLC community on an interoperability panel. Dave West and Nicole Bryan provide expertise on ALM, Agile, Defect Unification and Collaboration in Talks for Software Delivery Practitioners and Management at IBM Innovate. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Tasktop Presenters: Mik Kersten, CEO; Dave West, Chief Product Officer; Nicole Bryan, Vice President, Product Management; Jeff Downs, Solutions Architect Talks and Panels: Kick...

2014-05-28 16:29:20

City Helps Manage Performance Using 1,250 Metrics to Improve Services for Citizens MINNEAPOLIS and ARMONK, N.Y., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By looking at patterns, event correlation, anomaly detection and hot-spot isolation across all parts of the city, Minneapolis is using smarter cities technology from IBM (NYSE: IBM) to gain meaningful insight through data analytics to improve the lives of citizens. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO A city focused on growth,...

2014-05-28 12:37:17

DENVILLE, N.J., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro Strategies wins the System Storage Specialty Business Partner Winning Edge Award. The IBM North America System Storage Specialty Business Partner Winning Edge Award recognizes one Business Partner within the North America sales region that has made significant commitments to the IBM Storage Specialty offering. Each winning firm made significant investments in the skills that drive the technical excellence required to deliver...

2014-05-28 12:35:32

CloudForge provides the development platform IT organizations need to scale cloud development and deploy quality software applications quickly SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CollabNet(®) (www.collab.net), a leading provider of cloud-based Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions for agile software delivery at scale, today announced a partnership with IBM to offer its CloudForge(®) development platform in the IBM Cloud Marketplace. Starting today,...


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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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