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2014-08-06 08:40:08

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VoltDB today announced that utilizing its NewSQL in-memory database, organizations can expect up to five times faster application performance for Fast Data analysis on the SoftLayer cloud platform from IBM than on Amazon Web Services. Running VoltDB on SoftLayer, organizations are able to extract intelligence and perform analytics on endless volumes of fast moving data to make real-time, automated decisions and create competitive advantage...

2014-08-05 23:07:39

Author Peter E. Greulich expects company’s leadership to rediscover what made IBM great: a corporate constitution based on respect for the individual, service to the customer and the pursuit of excellence. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 MBI Concepts Corp. today announced A View from Beneath the Dancing Elephant, a new book by author and speaker Peter E. Greulich that serves as a counterpoint to former IBM CEO Louis V. Gerstner’s 2002 memoir, Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance? The...

2014-08-05 12:36:30

Fast-growing bank inks 5-year deal with IBM for IT management services in West Africa ACCRA, Ghana and WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the U.S. Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C today, Ghana's Fidelity Bank announced its choice of IBM (NYSE: IBM) to manage its technology infrastructure and services. The five year deal will help the bank deliver advanced customer services and secure its reputation as a dynamic financial services institution in West Africa....

2014-08-04 23:02:14

Document capture company announces long-time executive to leadership role to address growing need for companies to gain greater access to information. LONGMONT, Colo. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Parascript ®, LLC, a leading document capture company, is announcing Dr. Alexander Filatov to the role of CEO. Dr. Filatov, who has been with the company since its inception in 1996, most recently served as president and CTO. He will lead the organization in expanding its technological...

2014-08-04 08:34:06

New Offerings Help Chief HR Officers Add Precision to Recruitment, Retention and Workforce Readiness to Capture New Market Opportunities NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new cloud-based solutions and a Talent and Change consulting practice to enable organizations to use analytics and workforce science to identify top talent, deepen employee engagement and manage transformational change to provide differentiated client experiences....

2014-08-03 08:21:30

ReportsnReports.com offers Application Server Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Worldwide application server market revenues are forecast to grow 17.5% year-over-year from $7.4 billion in 2013 to $23.1 billion by 2020. This is in the context of a world communications infrastructure that is changing. Technology is enabling interaction, innovation, and sharing of knowledge in new ways and...

2014-08-01 08:29:48

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Reflexis, a leader in integrated real-time execution and workforce management solutions, has selected SoftLayer, an IBM company, to help customers in the retail industry make the transition to cloud computing. Reflexis is looking to transform the retail industry by providing customers with its own platform-as-a-service (PaaS) based on SoftLayer's infrastructure, to help them implement mobile and Web...

2014-08-01 08:23:21

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced Friday (8/1) that Rodney C. Adkins, an executive with more than 30 years of service at IBM, is joining the company's board of directors, effective today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132538 Adkins, who will retire from IBM at the end of this year, is currently serving as senior vice president with a focus on special corporate projects and key client relationships. Until April of this...

2014-07-30 23:15:37

Alliance Key Manager for IBM Cloud provides encryption and key management to help IBM Cloud customers meet data privacy compliance regulations and security best practices. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Townsend Security today announced a partnership with IBM that brings the power of Alliance Key Manager to the IBM Cloud marketplace. Starting today, IBM clients can use Alliance Key Manager for IBM Cloud to manage their encryption keys with the same FIPS 140-2 compliant technology...

2014-07-30 12:35:07

- IBM solution helps seniors live more independently in their homes -- ARMONK, N.Y., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is using IBM Big Data and Analytics technology to transform health and wellness services for seniors so that they can live safely and more independently in their homes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Today, 80 percent of older Americans suffer from one or more...


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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