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2014-08-26 12:22:22

Companies uncover business benefits of energy management systems and strategies WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Three North American industrial plants that recently deployed energy management systems (EnMS) are highlighted in new case studies from the Global Superior Energy Performance (GSEP) Energy Management Working Group (EMWG). These latest entries in the growing GSEP series explain how two Canadian plants, IBM and Lincoln Electric, and one U.S. plant, HARBEC,...

2014-08-26 08:37:25

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, plans to launch its first Australian data center in Melbourne in September. It will be the latest of 15 new data centers that IBM plans to open as part of a $1.2 billion dollar global investment to strengthen and extend its cloud services in Asia Pacific and around the world. The new onshore SoftLayer data center will meet Australian organizations' demands for secure,...

2014-08-26 08:35:49

The eyewear chain uses SoftLayer's global data center network to grow overseas operations SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Davich Optical Chain Store, the largest eyewear retail chain in Korea, has adopted IBM cloud to expand its operations overseas and improve internal information management processes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Founded in 1986, Davich Optical currently has 170 branches across the...

2014-08-25 23:08:13

IBM Worklight support enables easier integration of their market-leading Barcode Scanner SDK for mobile developers. Boone, NC (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Manatee Works, Inc., the leading provider of scalable, high-performing barcode scanning integration, today announced its Barcode Scanner SDK now supports IBM Worklight to further enable mobile developers to more easily develop, test, run, and manage their mobile applications across major operation systems, including iOS, Android, Windows...

2014-08-25 20:21:44

Leading Organizations Are Twice as Likely to Turn to Academia for Product Development and 70 Percent More Likely to Engage with Start-ups for Execution ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the results of a global study that revealed 80 percent of leading enterprises are forming new partnerships with "citizen developers," industry professionals operating outside the scope of enterprise IT. These citizen developers help to close the skills gap for...

2014-08-22 12:27:51

Expands Linux on Power Services to 54 Locations Worldwide, Increasing Global Reach by 10x CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the LinuxCon North America conference today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced it is tapping into its global network of over 50 IBM Innovation Centers and IBM Client Centers to help IBM Business Partners, IT professionals, academics, and entrepreneurs develop and deliver new Big Data and cloud computing software applications for clients using Linux on IBM Power Systems...

2014-08-22 08:26:54

With consulting services from IBM and infrastructure support from China Telecom, businesses can build SAP clouds BEIJING, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Telecom Corporation Limited and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that they have entered into a three-year agreement to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) implement secure, cost-effective and scalable SAP cloud-based applications. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Additionally, the cloud-based SAP...

2014-08-21 12:29:17

20 Gigabytes of data produced per second to be shared with more than 2,000 scientists worldwide ARMONK, N.Y. and HAMBURG, Germany, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, to speed up management and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data. The planned Big Data and Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology can handle more than...

2014-08-21 08:35:46

CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ-Free Report), IBM (NYSE:IBM-Free Report), Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE:SB-Free Report), GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK-Free Report) and Frank's International N.V. (NYSE:FI-Free...

2014-08-21 08:35:05

IBM Private Modular Cloud will support the bank's digital transformation AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Westpac New Zealand, part of one of the world's largest financial services institutions, has selected IBM's private cloud technology to support its goal to be New Zealand's leading digital bank. The new five year agreement is part of an extensive services and technology contract which includes Westpac migrating some of its...


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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