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2014-01-27 23:03:35

Announces availability of GBS Xcelerator Suite Woodstock, GA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 GBS (Group Business Software), a global software and services company specialized in delivering modernization, mobility, security and social business solutions for IBM collaboration and messaging environments announced the release of GBS Xcelerator Suite. GBS Xcelerator Suite is a solution that accelerates IBM Notes to XPages application migrations and reduces the effort of web enabling Notes...

2014-01-27 12:33:34

ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Leo Burnett Worldwide is using its workforce talent management software to analyze people surveys, strengthen its global workforce, drive revenue and increase retention. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Through IBM's data analytics, Leo Burnett is able to glean valuable insights from its annual global people survey that allows it to better understand the needs of the...

2014-01-27 12:33:30

Cloud-Based Software to Combine Social Business Capabilities, Watson Foundations and Workforce Science to Modernize Human Capital Management ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the software-as-service (SaaS)-based IBM Kenexa Talent Suite that allows Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) and C-Suite executives to gain actionable insights into the deluge of data shared every day by their workforce. As a result, organizations can now streamline, modernize...

2014-01-27 12:32:23

Research reveals common challenges preventing IT progress in Africa and recommends steps to overcome technology roadblocks NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the results of a new study entitled "Setting the pace in Africa: How IT leaders deliver on the potential of emerging technologies," which found that while nearly 87 percent of African IT leaders rank new technologies such as analytics, cloud, mobile and social media as being critical to...

2014-01-27 08:24:32

P&G, IBM and General Electric Top the List of Organizations Most Invested in Nurturing Talent Development GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Executive magazine announced that P&G, IBM and General Electric earned the top spots in its 2014 Best Companies for Leaders ranking. P&G retained its #1 rank from 2013, while IBM and General Electric switched at #2 and #3. New to the Top 10 rankings are Accenture (#4), Unilever (#5) and Hormel Foods (#9). Top 10 Best Companies...

Lenovo Buys IBM Servers
2014-01-24 10:37:29

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Lenovo has said it plans to acquire IBM's x86 server business for approximately $2.3 billion. The x86 server business includes System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, x86-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex servers and associated software, blade networking and maintenance operations. Lenovo acquired IBM's PC business in 2005, which was at times criticized by US interests, such as when the...

2014-01-22 12:23:04

BOSTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global public relations agency Brodeur Partners today announced that Keith Lindenburg has joined the firm as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the New York office. Lindenburg will report to Chief Executive Officer Andrea Coville. In this role, Lindenburg is responsible for advising clients, developing new business, recruiting talent and marketing the office. He will also be a member of the Executive Team which includes the leaders...

2014-01-22 04:22:08

PETERBOROUGH, England, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halcyon Software, a global leader in multi-platform systems management software, has announced the appointment of Philip Pearson as Senior Sales Manager for Europe. He will be responsible for developing relationships with new and existing IBM customers across a broad range of market sectors, providing them with multi-platform systems management and security solutions to support critical IT processes running on IBM i,...

2014-01-21 23:30:01

The Social Foundry would like to announce the latest release of the SOAPBox is now ready for download. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 The Social Foundry is pleased to announce the latest release of the SOAPBox is now ready for download. Release 1.5 now supports IBM Informix and was released to the Informix community recently. Art Kagel, Principle Consultant at Advanced Data Tools, when recently interviewed, stated "When I first encountered The SOAPBox I was amazed by its...

2014-01-20 16:21:21

Tennis Australia and IBM use new mobile apps, enhanced data analytics and cloud computing to deliver an engaging experience ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) is bringing tennis fans even closer to the Australian Open 2014, with new ways to access and interact with the latest tournament news and courtside action from the Grand Slam as it happens. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Through the use of innovative and interactive...


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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