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TACC Longhorn Takes On Natural Language Processing

Jun 14, 2013 |

For all the progress we’ve made in IT over the last 50 years, there’s one area of life that has steadfastly eluded the grasp of computers: understanding human language. Now, researchers at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) are utilizing a Hadoop cluster on its Longhorn supercomputer to move the state of the art of language processing a little bit further.

Blue Waters: Security at Scale

May 3, 2013 |

For the largest computer systems in the world, keeping IT assets safe presents a unique set of challenges.

Mind the Gap: Bridging the Gender Divide

May 1, 2013 |

What can be done to address gender inequality in computer science?

Science,Technology Will Suffer If US Goes Over Fiscal Cliff

Dec 11, 2012 |

Automatic spending cuts would take a bite out of government-funded research.

Addressing the Barriers to HPC as a Service

Aug 29, 2012 |

During a session at the SRII Global Conference 2012, panelists discussed how the barriers to HPC in the Cloud compare to mainstream cloud computing.

Decoding the True Value of XaaS

May 22, 2012 |

Lately the menu of cloud-based XaaS (anything-as-a-service) offerings has expanded to include a virtual armada of new IT acronyms. Regardless of what type of XaaS you may be considering, the true benefit is being able to partially or fully outsource your IT needs to a highly skilled service provider who can help manage your vital IT functions.

Cloud Computing Saves Big Money for the Fed

May 3, 2012 |

Study reveals that federal agencies shaved $5.5 billion off their IT budget through the use of cloud services, but they could have saved twice that amount.

Software Development in the Cloud: Changing Opinions and a Bright Future Ahead

Sep 13, 2011 |

Cloud has been a boon for software developers, who were previously beholden to enterprise infrastructures to get their applications up and running. In almost every way, the cloud has begun to offer the benefits promised during those moments when it was first teased, making many IT executives anxious to fully tap its potential as a business technology investment.

SunGard Study Cites Mainstream Cloud

Sep 5, 2011 |

A recent survey of 250 CIOs marked maturation for enterprise clouds.

HP Pounces on CIO Concerns

Apr 26, 2011 |

HP has announced a series of strategic IT advisory services that are being wrapped in a message intended to strike CIOs where they will feel it most.