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2014-03-27 16:23:58

ARMONK, N.Y., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has been named the market share leader in the big data market for the second consecutive year, according to Wikibon's Big Data Vendor Revenue and Market Forecast report. IBM again ranks number one ahead of more than 70 vendors considered in the research. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO According to the report, IBM released several Big Data technology innovations in 2013 that uniquely...

2014-03-27 12:27:06

New labs make thousands of multi-discipline experts available to help companies recreate their customer experience ARMONK, N.Y., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans to commit more than $100 million to globally expand its consulting services capability to help clients with experience design and engagement. As part of the investment, the company will open 10 new IBM Interactive Experience labs around the world and plans to add 1,000 employees to create new,...

2014-03-25 16:27:33

Enterprise mobility management leader is recognized for second consecutive year with a 5-star rating PHILADELPHIA, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FiberlinkĀ®, an IBM company and leader in enterprise mobility management (EMM), today announced it has been awarded a 5-Star rating in the CRN 2014 Partner Program Guide. Fiberlink earns the award for the second straight year with an outstanding product (MaaS360), dedicated support services, strong incentive program and a compelling...

2014-03-25 12:21:19

-- PSA Peugeot Citroen Taps IBM Big Data and Analytics and MobileFirst Solutions to Provide Drivers with Customized Services -- ARMONK, N.Y. and PARIS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSA Peugeot Citroen today announced plans to use IBM Big Data and Analytics and IBM MobileFirst solutions to launch a new era of connected vehicles that deliver customized services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO The rapid adoption of mobile devices is redefining customer...

2014-03-25 08:35:46

eCIFM announces that it is a proud recipient of the 2014 IBM Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure (C&SI) Award. SAN RAMON, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eCIFM Solutions Inc. (eCIFM), an IBM Gold Level Premier Business Partner was awarded the IBM's prestigious 2014 Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure (C&SI) Award for outstanding innovations and advancements in Assets and Facilities Management using the IBM TRIRIGA software solution. C&SI awardees are handpicked by IBM...

2014-03-25 08:34:27

Winning municipalities to work with top IBM experts funded by IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grants ARMONK, N.Y., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) will be helping at least 16 cities and counties around the world this year to address issues ranging from clean water, healthy food, and revenue generation, to job development, efficient transportation, and public safety. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO To that end, IBM today named recipients of its Smarter Cities...

2014-03-24 12:32:57

Integrating global business processes and launching new collaboration capabilities to support 60,000 of BP's global employees ARMONK, N.Y., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has been selected by BP (NYSE: BP) to integrate and manage the company's business applications globally, as well as provide enhanced service desk support for 60,000 employees and 80,000 devices in the Americas and Europe. IBM was chosen to support BP in enhancing user...

2014-03-24 12:29:49

IBM's Big Data analytics to help crack the code of the tuberculosis genome and uncover new diagnosis and treatment approaches DURBAN, South Africa, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On World Tuberculosis Day, IBM (NYSE:IBM) and the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) have announced plans to research new treatment approaches to fight tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa. IBM's Big Data analytics technologies will be put to work on bacterial genetics and drug...

2014-03-24 08:34:12

Collaboration with OpenPOWER Members Enables FPGA-based Compute Solutions Based on the IBM POWER Architecture SAN JOSE, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) today announced it joined the IBM OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development alliance based on IBM's POWER microprocessor architecture. Altera will collaborate with IBM and other OpenPOWER Foundation members to develop high-performance compute solutions that integrate IBM POWER CPUs with...

2014-03-24 04:21:18

IBM Big Data and Analytics, and IBM MobileFirst Improve Efficiency, Customer Experience and Advance Development of New Traffic Services OSLO, Norway, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has selected IBM (NYSE: IBM) to design, build and deliver a new centralised road toll system across Norway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Drawing upon IBM's extensive traffic system management experience, big data and analytics...


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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