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2014-06-11 12:32:46

SoftLayer Data Centers Designed for FedRAMP and FISMA Compliance to Deliver Greater Control, Security and Availability, Expands Access to Growing Cloud Ecosystem WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the availability of new IBM Cloud Services data centers, designed for the enterprise, providing SoftLayer cloud infrastructure-as-a-service built to meet US Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and Federal Information Security Management...

2014-06-11 08:36:14

- IBM's Integrated Command Center to monitor end-to-end operations of the city MUMBAI, India, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a partnership with Lodha Group to build and manage smart city infrastructure for Palava, which will set the benchmark for 21st century urban living in India. Envisioned as a city of opportunity and spanning over 4,000 acres, Palava will incorporate IBM's smarter cities technology using advanced, data driven systems to integrate...

2014-06-10 23:04:41

Cyber Security Market report provides insights on key market players, future scope, drivers, restraints and challenges of the market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/cyber-security-reports-7651948375.html. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The new era of the Internet has witnessed a boom in the usage of e-commerce and other online banking-related applications. This has led to a surge in thefts, online frauds and risks related to online banking. All enterprises are excessively...

2014-06-10 23:04:24

Hadoop Market report analyzes global adoption trends and future growth potential across different industry verticals and geographies across the globe. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/hadoop-reports-6061841232.html (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Hadoop market has grown significantly over the past few years, because of the popularity of its application across the various areas, like weather forecasting, analyzing business trends, fighting crime and preventing epidemics, and so...

2014-06-10 16:21:19

Aims to Transform U.S. Military Health System for America's Active Duty Members, Retirees and Families WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it will team with Epic, the market-leading provider of electronic health records (EHR), to compete for the Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) contract. With 9.7 million beneficiaries, including active duty, retirees and their dependents, DHMSM will replace and...

2014-06-10 12:37:39

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deliv, the leading same-day delivery service provider for Omni-Channel retailers, today announced it has joined IBM's Ready for Smarter Commerce partner program, which will enable IBM retail clients to offer Deliv same-day delivery services from their own store networks to provide the most efficient cost option. By joining the Ready for Smarter Commerce partner program and using the integration developed as part of this program, Deliv...

2014-06-10 08:41:33

IBM's open cloud leadership provides its cloud community with greater resources to accelerate cloud growth ARMONK, N.Y., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is accelerating the adoption of open technologies for cloud computing to assist companies to more quickly integrate its existing infrastructure, respond to market changes with greater agility and deliver additional value to its clients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO To provide a...

2014-06-10 08:40:39

ARMONK, N.Y., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today began shipping its next generation of Power Systems servers incorporating IBM's POWER8 processor which is available for license and open for development through the OpenPOWER Foundation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116414 The new POWER8-based Power Systems result from a $2.4 billion, three-plus year development effort and exploit the innovation of hundreds of IBM patents -- underscoring IBM's...

2014-06-10 08:38:17

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortec Finance, a global provider of technology and advisory services for financial risk and return management, today announced that IBM has selected its industry-leading performance attribution technology to enhance IBM's Algo Risk Service on Cloud with Ex Post Performance and Risk. The service is available immediately. After a careful evaluation, IBM selected Ortec Finance for its outstanding performance attribution...

2014-06-09 08:36:01

IBM Social and Digital Experience solutions to help Zain deliver personalized customer engagements for 2.5 million subscribers KUWAIT CITY, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that Zain, the pioneer of mobile telecommunications in Kuwait, has chosen IBM's social software to deliver deeper, more personalized experiences for its 2.5 million customers in the country. The IBM solution brings together Zain's digital, mobile and social platforms to offer customers...


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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