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2014-05-12 08:38:39

-Breakthrough storage software provides infinite scaling across all data types BOSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled a portfolio of software defined storage products that deliver improved economics at the same time they enable organizations to access and process any type of data, on any type of storage device, anywhere in the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140509/86319 One technology in the portfolio, codenamed "Elastic Storage,"...

2014-05-12 08:28:17

Customer Engagement Solutions Featured at IBM Smarter Commerce Global Summit 2014 ARMONK, N.Y. and TAMPA, Fla., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual Smarter Commerce Global Summit event, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Silverpop, a privately held software company based in Atlanta, Ga. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Silverpop empowers marketers with cloud-based capabilities that...

2014-05-09 16:26:48

IDC Survey Ranks Google 5th, Microsoft 6th, Amazon 7th ARMONK, N.Y., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced businesses across the US have ranked IBM the #1 cloud computing provider, according to an IDC survey of US market preferences for infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). Enterprises ranked Amazon 7th, behind Google (5th) and Microsoft (6th). The rankings are based on responses from more than 400 US-based companies with more than 1,000 employees....

2014-05-09 12:29:02

IBM Strategy and Analytics Consulting Practice Transforms Businesses with Big Data and Analytics; Report Recognizes Practice as Most Strategic ARMONK, N.Y., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today its Strategy and Analytics Business Consulting practice has been named a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2014 Vendor Assessment report. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO...

2014-05-09 08:24:44

IBM Cloud enables mobile Web leader to improve customer service, deliver better mobile commerce experiences ARMONK, N.Y., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that SiteMinis, a mobile Web technology and services provider, has adopted IBM Cloud services including SoftLayer infrastructure, enabling dynamic mobile applications and websites that offer consumers an enhanced mobile shopping experience while cutting cloud hosting costs by 35 percent....

2014-05-08 23:09:46

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Internet Of People: Technology 2015-2025" analysis and overview. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The new term Internet of People (IoP) encompasses internet-enabled personal electronics. It is rapidly spreading into the fabric of society giving a burst of new growth to add to the easing growth of mobile phones, tablets and other conventional personal electronics and associated networks and services. Many...

2014-05-08 08:42:43

IBM to deploy new cloud services to 2,000 employees to provide them faster access to client analytics and increased productivity BANGALORE, India, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Evalueserve.com Pvt. Ltd, a global knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) company based out of India has chosen IBM to help build a private cloud environment that supports a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for its 2,000 employees. The private cloud deployed on IBM Systems...

2014-05-08 08:41:58

Datawatch Desktop brings advanced, real-time visual data discovery to Cloud-optimized version of popular enterprise planning software CHELMSFORD, Mass., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH), a leading global provider of visual data discovery solutions, announced today it will be at the IBM Visions 2014 conference, taking place May 18-21 in Orlando, FL. While at the show the company will be offering previews of the advanced visualization capabilities it...

2014-05-07 12:35:35

IBM Cloud enables greater flexibility, performance and control to fuel explosive growth in LookHunter's sales and website traffic BOGOTA, Colombia, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that LookHunters, the first e-commerce site designed to sell clothing from independent designers with editorial content, has implemented a cloud solution from SoftLayer, an IBM company, that will help the company expand its business....

2014-05-07 12:35:32

Streamlines business operations in real time for more than 3,000 clients using IBM's Cloud platform MEXICO CITY, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClickBalance, an online Business Management company based in Mexico, and IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that ClickBalance has achieved an average business growth of up to 40 percent using to SoftLayer's high-value cloud infrastructure. ClickBalance is running a proprietary business management system delivering online business processes and...


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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