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2014-06-23 12:33:44

122 Teams to Meet in Ekaterinburg, Russia, for the International Collegiate Programming Contest WACO, Texas, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation of elite computer software engineers will meet in Ekaterinburg, Russia, on June 25 to compete in the 38(th) Annual World Finals of the IBM-sponsored (NYSE: IBM) ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Headquartered at Baylor University and known as the Battle of the Brains, the world's oldest and most...

2014-06-23 04:20:16

LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- My local pub can bring in the crowds by putting sporting events on the big screen. The ongoing banter between fans brings an undertone of tension into a passionate atmosphere. With any sport, I notice there are those who love proclaiming they know which side is going to win. It could be the optimistic die-hard fan or the life-long supporter in the corner who knows his team will be quashed, but humbly watches each game out of pure...

2014-06-20 08:23:10

IBM's Corporate Service Corps pro bono consulting teams complete engagements in Ghana, Kenya and Morocco ARMONK, N.Y., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teams of IBM (NYSE: IBM) experts completing month-long pro bono consulting assignments in Africa recommended strategies to the leadership of Ghana, Kenya and Morocco to help improve critical public health and workforce development efforts in those countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO The 42 IBM specialists...

2014-06-19 12:26:51

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Personal and Entry Level Storage (PELS) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/computer_peripherals/personal_entry_level_storage_pels_market_global_industry_analysis_size_share_growth_trends_forecast_2013_2019.html The global market for personal and entry level storage (PELS) is...

2014-06-19 08:34:45

IBM Cloud offering includes low traffic costs and easy access to global infrastructure SEOUL, South Korea, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Acroverse Creative, a Korean company that designs mobile interfaces and applications for customers around the world, has chosen IBM cloud to help it expand globally. The company will deploy its File Transfer Protocol (FTP) service on cloud infrastructure from SoftLayer, an IBM company, to improve management of...

2014-06-18 23:05:51

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “North American Retail POS Printers” to its store. Order a purchase copy of this report @ http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/request-sample?rname=187369 . Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 This 76 page report focuses on the housed receipt printer market for retail POS devices in North America. Packed with 98 figures, this report details the market shipshare, distribution channels and installed base for the top printer vendors doing business in the...

2014-06-18 20:22:56

Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary in the Country HEREDIA, Costa Rica, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IBM celebrated its 10 year anniversary in Costa Rica with the opening of its latest Security Operations Center (SOC). Through an initial investment that includes infrastructure and education, the center will allow IBM to address the growing security needs of its clients in the region. "We would like to thank IBM for its confidence to reinvest in an operation that will create...

2014-06-17 23:04:48

Instant Technologies announces Instant Chime for the Lync Service Desk, providing single-click access to support for employees, partners and customers. With Instant Chime businesses are streamlining support operations and improving service levels to put employees back to work faster. Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Instant Technologies, specialists in developing innovative, enterprise-class social applications for Microsoft Lync and IBM Sametime platforms, today announced the launch...

2014-06-17 08:37:41

IBM & ITIDA Provide Collaborative Enterprise Cloud Computing Opportunities to 100 Independent Software Vendors CAIRO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) is providing cloud computing expertise to one hundred Egyptian Software Companies to help drive innovation and new cloud development skills. This is part of a collaborative agreement with the Egyptian Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), in which IBM will offer its expertise to the ISVs with the aim...

2014-06-16 12:25:12

- New for 2014: Redesigned mobile fan experience; enhanced SlamTracker analytics; and new Wimbledon Social Command Centre powered by IBM SoftLayer cloud LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) is marking its 25 year partnership with The Championships, Wimbledon, by bringing tennis fans even closer to the prestigious event, with new ways to access and interact with the latest Championships news and court-side action as it happens....


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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