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2014-05-22 08:28:35

IBM Analytics and Mobile Solutions Will Ensure Medicine Availability LUSAKA, Zambia, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Health to provide citizens with improved access to 200 life saving drugs. Supported by the World Bank, the Department for International Development, UNICEF and London Business School, Zambia's Medical Stores Limited (MSL) will deploy a new medical supply chain pilot project using sophisticated...

2014-05-21 16:29:34

IBM engineers Benjamin Durfee, Francis Hamilton and Clair Lake Honored as 2014 Inductees ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inventors Hall of Fame tonight will induct three IBM (NYSE: IBM) engineers for their invention of the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (ASCC), which was developed more than 70 years ago to rapidly and accurately perform high-speed, complex mathematical calculations, and which paved the way for today's cognitive computing systems like IBM...

2014-05-21 12:25:42

Interactive Website of U.S. Colleges Discovers New Insights and Writes them Up in Perfect English PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlyBoth.com launched today a novel technology that discovers new insights in data and writes them up in perfect English, all automated, and unlike predecessors that do discovery or writing, but not both. The company also launched an interactive web application that reveals how individual colleges are unique or surprising, and how they compare to...

2014-05-20 23:09:10

Live Q&A online event offers tips for navigating an IBM audit and IBM licensing tips. Woodbridge, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 WHAT:    Miro Consulting’s IBM expert and senior analyst, Sharon Trembley, will answer audience submitted questions on IBM audits, IBM license compliance and IBM cost containment strategies. Prior topics discussed in prior webinars include:     Triggers for an IBM audit     Tokenization licensing...

2014-05-20 23:04:25

Gary Vaynerchuk and Leaders from Facebook, LinkedIn, IBM and More Present at Summit Westchester, New York (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Westchester Digital Summit attracted more than 300 business professionals to the day of learning and networking on May 15. The summit brought in industry leaders in the virtual marketplace to offer guidance to professionals in the Westchester business community. Some notable speakers included Tami Cannizzaro of IBM, Brett Wein of Facebook, Linda Boff of GE,...

2014-05-20 12:38:30

-- New discovery and analytical capabilities help employees visualize, understand and act on insights to improve business outcomes -- ORLANDO, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) is introducing new cloud-based software that puts analytics into the hands of more business users and decision makers across the organization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO The new IBM analytics software brings together task-personalized lists, dashboards, analysis,...

2014-05-20 08:42:05

BANGALORE, India, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Mankind Pharma, a leading pharmaceutical company in India, has selected SoftLayer's cloud platform to support its business growth and expansion. SoftLayer, an IBM company, will enable Mankind Pharma to significantly improve the performance of its business critical applications and scale the use of these applications across multiple locations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO...

2014-05-20 04:20:29

The company's ability to improve security levels without compromising on end-user convenience is an integral part of its value proposition MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of mobile authentication, Frost & Sullivan recognizes IBM with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. Central to the company's success in generating value for customers is the integration of various mobile security, mobile...

2014-05-19 16:26:00

New storage and systems technologies embrace workloads for cloud and Big Data LAS VEGAS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the IBM Edge2014 conference, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today released preliminary study findings of 750 global organizations revealing less than 10 percent are fully prepared to address the proliferation of cloud computing, analytics, mobile devices and social media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Addressing this challenge head-on, IBM is unveiling new systems,...

2014-05-19 16:25:58

Organizations face IT infrastructure challenges around the growth of cloud, analytics, social and mobile LAS VEGAS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than ten percent of organizations say their existing IT infrastructure is fully prepared to address the proliferation of mobile devices, social media, data analytics and cloud computing, according to preliminary findings released today by IBM (NYSE: IBM). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO The forthcoming study,...


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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