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2014-04-14 12:22:02

MARKHAM, ON and VICTORIA, BC, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it is collaborating with Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) on a three-year, multi-million dollar project to equip British Columbia with a monitoring and prediction system to respond to off-shore accidents, tsunamis and other natural disasters. The new "Smart Oceans BC" program will use marine sensors and data analysis to enhance environmental stewardship and public and marine safety along Canada's West...

2014-04-14 00:21:55

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IXcellerate is pleased to announce that its Moscow One Datacentre has been certified for design, build and operation accreditation to IBM Resilience Level 3. The carrier neutral datacenter is the first in Russia to receive this prestigious IBM accreditation. The Resilience Level Code was developed by IBM as an objective system for comparing the functionality of a particular data centre infrastructure and examines the...

2014-04-11 16:22:38

Patented IBM invention helps reduce bottlenecks in data delivery ARMONK, N.Y., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) inventors have patented a cloud computing invention that can improve quality of service for clients by enabling data to be dynamically modified, prioritized and shared across a cloud environment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO As more and more companies take advantage of applications, processes and services delivered via the cloud,...

2014-04-10 16:27:27

Pelephone switches 16 EMC storage frames with three IBM XIV frames for improved datacenter economics ARMONK, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With 2.6 million mobile subscribers, Pelephone Communications Ltd., a leading Israeli telecommunications provider, has turned to IBM (NYSE: IBM) to help bring much-needed order, ease of use, and flexibility to its overstressed storage infrastructure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Pelephone, which had been relying...

2014-04-10 12:24:40

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PR Newswire/ -- In my last blog entry, I covered the announcement of the IBM Watson Mobile Developer Challenge. The Watson Mobile Developer Challenge is designed to catalyze mobile developers to explore the opportunity around mobile cognitive computing - bringing the power of Watson to a smartphone or other mobile device. Entrants submit proposals for mobile apps, and the finalists - to be announced at IBM Impact 2014 - will receive access to IBM Interactive...

2014-04-10 08:35:36

Advanced B2B and B2C Capabilities Bolster IBM's Global Leadership Position In Cloud-Based Marketing Automation and Customer Engagement Solutions ARMONK, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Silverpop, a privately held software company based in Atlanta, GA. Silverpop empowers marketers with cloud-based capabilities that deliver personalized customer engagements in highly scalable environments and will accelerate IBM's leadership...

2014-04-09 23:21:55

Saint Peter’s University recently became a member of the IBM Academic Initiative, a program that provides educators with the training materials, curriculum guides, software and hardware needed to teach in-demand business and technology skills. The resources provided through the IBM Academic Initiative will be incorporated into the master’s program in data science with a concentration in business analytics. Jersey City, N.J. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Saint Peter’s University recently...

2014-04-09 12:36:02

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k3mns6/identity_and) has announced the addition of the "Identity and Access Management (IAM) Market - Global Advancements, Forecast & Analysis to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k3mns6/identity_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The need to connect and manage the...

2014-04-09 12:35:41

IBM physicist and pioneer in his field, Dr. Stuart Parkin, honored for inventing the "spin-valve" in 1989 -- found in nearly every hard drive sold today SAN JOSE, Calif. and HELSINKI, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that researcher and IBM Fellow, Dr. Stuart Parkin, is the winner of the prestigious Millennium Technology Prize, awarded every two years by the Technology Academy Finland (TAF), an independent foundation aimed at supporting scientific...

2014-04-09 12:35:09

HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MasterWorks International ("MasterWorks"), an authorized distributor of HP®, Dell® and IBM® products, has added to its list of certifications by becoming an Authorized Refurbisher for Microsoft®. "We're thrilled to receive an authorization from the world's largest software manufacturer," said Bob Munn, founder and CEO of MasterWorks International. "The ability to offer full reimaging of Microsoft's operating systems gives us a compelling...


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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