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2014-09-08 12:20:53

New Mobility Information Center will ensure safer and more efficient travel for 20 million citizens across 271 cities ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Agencia de Transporte do Estado de Sao Paulo (ARTESP), the regulatory agency that oversees public transportation for the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil, are announcing the opening of the Information Control Center designed to help ensure the quality of service provided by local operators of the state's...

2014-09-08 08:38:36

ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans to pilot Watson, the IBM cognitive computer, to match patients more quickly with appropriate clinical trials. A proof-of-concept phase is currently underway, with the intent to introduce it into clinical use in early 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO "In an area like cancer --where time is of the essence -- the speed and accuracy that Watson offers will...

2014-09-08 08:26:10

Sports media distributor relies on Aspera Orchestrator to automate the ingest, transformation and delivery of more than 20,000 media files a day ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that PERFORM, a leading digital sports content company, has deployed Aspera software to create a highly scalable and automated workflow to manage more than 20,000 diverse media files per day for its customers worldwide. By using Aspera Orchestrator to automate one of the...

2014-09-05 12:25:23

Worldwide market leader in solid state arrays is positioned for its completeness of vision and ability to execute ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Gartner, Inc., has recognized IBM as a "Leader" in the August 28, 2014, Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid State Arrays. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO The inclusion comes two months after Gartner named IBM the worldwide market leader* in revenue from Solid State Arrays...

2014-09-04 08:38:23

Country's largest private insurance provider leverages IBM SVC, accelerates data collection from one month to one hour to better meet regulatory requirements BEIJING, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (Ping An), the largest private insurer in the country, has implemented an IBM Software Defined Storage solution to help it speed data collection from one month to one hour, dramatically improving its...

2014-09-04 08:24:22

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Oil and Gas Professional Services 2014 Vendor Assessment by IDC Energy Insights. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO The report recognized IBM as a leader for its innovation and work as a trusted advisor for clients and other service providers in the oil and gas ecosystem. The study ranked the 12 leading professional services providers and measured...

2014-09-03 23:11:13

Executives added to support strong company growth after recent $18M investment San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Splice Machine, provider of the only Hadoop RDBMS, today announced two new members of its executive leadership team. Eran Pilovsky is now Splice Machine’s Chief Financial Officer, after supporting the Company since its initial funding in 2012. Krishnan Parasuraman joins Splice Machine as Vice President of Business Development, coming from IBM where he served as a...

2014-09-03 23:09:41

Convey’s portfolio of accelerated solutions coupled with the POWER architecture and IBM's CAPI lets data center customers deploy high performing, cost efficient solutions Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Convey Computer, the leader in hybrid-core computing, today announced the company has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community based on the POWER microprocessor architecture. Convey joins a growing roster of technology organizations working...

2014-09-01 12:24:53

ReportsnReports.com offers "Physical Security Market by System and Services (Access Control, IP Video Surveillance Management Software, Locks, PSIM, Perimeter Intrusion Detection, System Integration, and Designing and Consulting) - Worldwide Forecast & Analysis (2014 - 2019)" global research report in its store. DALLAS, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The physical security market analysis consists of various types of security systems, services, verticals, and regions. The overall market...

2014-08-29 20:23:00

DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fg5b3h/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Manufacturing IT Spending Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fg5b3h/global ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) IT makes a significant contribution to the productivity of the Manufacturing sector in the management of...


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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