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2014-07-24 12:33:04

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Technology and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced CalCloud, a new technology model powered by cloud computing to build and deliver more innovative government services and savings. The platform, now available to municipalities and all state and local government agencies on a subscription basis, is the first of its kind to be implemented in the United States at the state level. Through CalCloud, the...

2014-07-24 08:41:15

Registration open now; Events in Philadelphia, Seattle, Long Beach, and Austin will demonstrate how to use collaborative development for fast and innovative software releases LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Featuring leading technical gurus such as agile and scrum innovator Ken Schwaber, cloud computing executive Bernard Golden, and top analyst Michael Cote, IEEE Computer Society will present a series of free half-day Agile Meets DevOps symposiums sponsored by IBM...

2014-07-23 23:22:08

DevOps Integration leader announces additional capabilities for integrating complicated environments found in test and requirements management. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Tasktop (http://www.tasktop.com), the leader in DevOps Integration and the creators of the Eclipse Mylyn open source tool, today announced Tasktop Sync 3.6 with continued innovations for support of exceptionally complex integration scenarios. Building on the advanced Artifact Relationship Management capabilities...

2014-07-23 23:20:29

DRV Technologies, Inc., the developer of FlexTools report management, electronic forms and MICR laser checks software, report writer / query tool, and system monitoring for the IBM i, iSeries, and AS/400, has announced the release of FlexTools V6.0 which is the DRV suite of solutions including SpoolFlex, FormFlex, Secure Checks, DBXFlex and MessageFlex. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 DRV Technologies, Inc., the developer of FlexTools report management, electronic forms and MICR laser...

2014-07-23 23:13:24

With mobile-based two factor authentication, Townsend Security offers customers an additional control to protect core security solutions from unauthorized access due to compromised credentials. Olympia, WA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Townsend Security, a leading authority in data privacy solutions, today announced that their leading IBM i security solutions now support two factor authentication. This major update allows organizations to reduce the security weakness of relying on passwords as...

2014-07-23 23:01:31

Company Continues to Build on Impressive Track Record of Implementing Legacy Expense Systems Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Chrome River, a leading provider of expense management and supplier invoice processing software, today announced that it has hired two leading IBM Global Expense Reporting Solutions (GERS) implementation experts in order to work with customers migrating from IBM GERS systems. “Legacy system conversion has become a very hot topic since IBM’s announcement...

2014-07-23 12:36:55

First Watson Consumer Facing Application Available to USAA Members ARMONK, N.Y. and SAN ANTONIO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and USAA announced that the cognitive capabilities of IBM Watson technology are now available to USAA members. USAA is the first to commercialize the use of Watson as a consumer-facing application. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO USAA, a financial services provider for the military community, is offering IBM's Watson Engagement...

2014-07-22 16:25:56

ReportsnReports.com offers Services Oriented Architecture (SOA): Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 in its store. DALLAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Services Oriented Architecture (SOA): Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 study has 679 pages, 250 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the cloud computing for utility infrastructure and the smart phone communications...

2014-07-22 08:37:12

Personalization and mobile technologies to re-define accessibility ARMONK, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today appointed Frances West as the company's first Chief Accessibility Officer. In this new role, West will guide IBM accessibility policies and practices. Additionally, she will lead IBM's collaboration with business, government and academia to advance accessibility standards and policy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO "The success of...

2014-07-21 23:05:36

Mutually Beneficial Agreement Provides Opportunity to Leverage Strengths in Respective Markets INDIANAPOLIS, IN & NANTES, France (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 CloudOne (http://www.oncloudone.com), an IBM Premier Business Partner and the industry leader in cloud delivery of IBM Software-as-a-Service, announced today they have acquired the North American sales and marketing operations of Sodius Corp., the market leader in interoperability solutions for systems development. Simultaneously,...


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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