Stories by Salvatore Salamone

New Blue Gene project to model the brain

IBM and the Swiss research institute The Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have announced a joint research initiative dubbed the Blue Brain Project to create a 3D model of the brain.

EMC upgrades Documentum

EMC has announced a major revision to Documentum. The company claims the new offering, dubbed its next-generation enterprise content management platform, brings together collaboration, federated search, and retention management capabilities into one system.

IBM's new visualization technology

IBM last week announced IBM Deep Computing Visualization (DCV), a technology that combines IBM xSeries IntelliStation workstations and middleware to support high-performance visualization.

Desktop search becoming enterprise issue

Similar to the deployment of instant messaging (IM) within organizations, desktop search tools are starting to invade enterprise networks with little oversight by IT departments.

SGI unveils visualization product line

Silicon Graphics, long known for its MIPS processor-based and IRIX operating system imaging systems, Monday announced a line of Itanium-processor, Linux-based visualization products.

Blue Gene deal a life science first

IBM has announced the first commercial life science customer for its Blue Gene/L computer, the company’s next generation supercomputer.

Quantum tackles compliance

Storage vendor Quantum this week announced an enhancement to its widely used SDLT 600 tape drives that will enable companies to more easily meet data storage regulatory compliance requirements such as HIPAA and 21 CFR Part 11.

Microsoft reaffirms HPC efforts

Microsoft has confirmed that it will officially enter the high-performance computing (HPC) arena next year with a version of Windows Server 2003 for the life sciences and parallel computing.

SGI expands Linux HPC, visualization lines

Silicon Graphics Inc. used last week's LinuxWorld conference in New York City to show off two of its latest Linux entries: the Altix 350 mid-range server and the Visualization Developer Toolkit for Linux.

New IBM tool captures experts' knowledge

IBM Corp. has announced InsightLink, a software tool that is designed to help life science organizations collect the thoughts and comments of researchers into a central, searchable repository.

IBM intros Linux Virtual Services

IBM today announced Linux Virtual Services, an on-demand, pay-as-you-go service that will let companies essentially rent virtual server capacity on IBM mainframes running Linux.