1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. Shining a light on opportunities in cities across the state

      Explore Boston.com (Jan 1 2011)

      First, the city of Holyoke has a new asset and potential catalyst for economic development in the Green High-Performance Computing Center. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amtrak   Holyoke

    2. Away in Geneva, the World Wide Web was born on Christmas Day

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 20 2010)

      Away in Geneva, the World Wide Web was born on Christmas Day Adrian, who now leads UMass’ efforts behind the Massachusetts Green High Speed Computer Center in Holyoke, was with the National Science Foundation back in the 19980s. They used the Internet which had already been developed as a durable command-and-control message system for the military then opened up to civilian researchers and corporations. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    3. A Documented Success

      Explore BusinessWest (Dec 16 2010)

      A Documented Success Ray Catougno didn’t graduate high school with plans to become a court reporter. But when opportunity knocked, he ran with it, and eventually founded a company that employs about 700 people nationwide, providing transcription services for the medical, legal, law-enforcement, and insurance fields. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Holyoke Medical Center

    4. Open Houses Coming Up at Springfield Incubator

      Explore From the EDC (Dec 13 2010)

      The EDC would like to inform you about three Open Houses coming up at the Scibelli Enterprise Center at the Springfield Technology Park. Details are below. The EDC encourages small business formation and we would be pleased to offer assistance to any firm or entrepreneur, along with the resources available at the Center. Growing Successful Small Businesses is the focus of several upcoming open houses at the Scibelli Enterprise Center at the STCC Technology Park in Springfield. Please join us on December 15, January 12, and February 9 from 12:00 – 1:00pm to learn about how the Enterprise Center ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    5. StudioLogic in Northampton looking to provide virtual face for businesses

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 29 2010)

      StudioLogic in Northampton looking to provide virtual face for businesses LogicTrail and StudioLogic have edgy, creative websites with catchy home pages. Visit www.logictrail.com, for instance, and its home page with grab you with this introduction: “Standing out is hard to do. Good thing you found us.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   The Republican

    6. Study: Massachusetts on top of technology pyramid

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 29 2010)

      Study: Massachusetts on top of technology pyramid The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a prominent institution for entrepreneurial research, has ranked Massachusetts No. 1 five times running in a periodic study examining the strength of states’ innovative industries, education and government leadership. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke   The Republican

    7. Lawmakers advancing $75m development plan

      Explore Boston.com (Nov 24 2010)

      The Patrick administration is preparing to advance a $75 million economic development plan designed to invest in small start-up businesses, build a high-tech computer center, and spur economic growth in struggling regions. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Chicopee   Holyoke

    8. Executive Director John Goodhue says buildings will come down before the rising up of Holyoke's high performance computing center

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 23 2010)

      Executive Director John Goodhue says buildings will come down before the rising up of Holyoke's high performance computing center Demolition of buildings will begin in the winter at the canal-area site that will house the $168 million high performance computing center, an official said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke   The Republican

    9. UMass president Jack Wilson: Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center will "put Holyoke on the map"

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 19 2010)

      UMass president Jack Wilson: Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center will "put Holyoke on the map" The new high-performance computing center’s real value as an economic development tool will be as proof that Holyoke can take on large-scale high-technology projects and get them done, University of Massachusetts President Jack M. Wilson said Friday morning. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce

    10. Super 60: Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield salutes companies for sales, size growth

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 1 2010)

      Super 60: Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield salutes companies for sales, size growth “It’s just great to get together with other businesses that are growing,” said Jacqueline S. Fallon, owner and founder of FIT Solutions Inc., in Springfield. “It’s not all doom and gloom.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Westfield   The Republican

    11. Springfield Developers Conference set for Wednesday

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 23 2010)

      The program will include comments from Susan Houston, executive director of MassEcon and Allan Blair, President of the Western Mass Economic Development Council. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Springfield

    12. Advanced medical research among the possibilities for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 16 2010)

      Advanced medical research among the possibilities for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center For Gierasch, high performance computing will address the need to do longer simulations of the folding networks of proteins within a cell, to answer why they align in particular ways. The long term goal of such work could lead to limits on human suffering by figuring out the role of proteins, which are linked to certain diseases and about half the human cancers, she said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Holyoke

    13. WideOrbit Acquires VCI Solutions

      Explore tvtechnology.com (Oct 15 2010)

      Springfield, Mass.-based VCI named Robert Furlong CEO in May after the departure of Sarah Foss. The company was established 26 years ago by Lowell Putnam, who remained its chairman. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Springfield   W. Lowell Putnam

    14. Cisco Systems outlines public safety communications plan for Holyoke officials

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 14 2010)

      Despite details to be worked out, Cisco’s program at least will help show how to improve quality of life here for once-leading industrial city that is struggling with poverty and blight but is poised for a rebound, Mayor Elaine A. Pluta said. “We look forward to working with Cisco and our community partners now and in the future to create a one-of-a-kind Holyoke,” Pluta said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Kathleen G. Anderson   Holyoke

    15. 'A Magnet for Innovation' in Holyoke

      Explore masstech.org (Oct 11 2010)

      'A Magnet for Innovation' in Holyoke The new computing center, which Holyoke Mayor Elaine Pluta dubbed the “great green high-performance computing center”, is an unprecedented collaboration between the Commonwealth, the state’s top research universities—including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts, Boston University, Northeastern University, and Harvard University—and two of the state’s top-tier technology hub firms, EMC Corp. and Cisco Systems, Inc. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative

    16. Cisco Systems Inc. to unveil Smart+Connected Community program for Holyoke

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 10 2010)

      Cisco Systems Inc. to unveil Smart+Connected Community program for Holyoke The city and Cisco Systems Inc. vowed that on Thursday they will show how technology can be used to improve the lives of Holyokers. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Kathleen G. Anderson   Holyoke   The Republican

    17. Editorial: Holyoke computer center launch fuels imagination

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 8 2010)

      Editorial: Holyoke computer center launch fuels imagination Gov. Deval L. Patrick and Gregory P. Bialecki, secretary of the state Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development believe it can be a catalyst to attract new firms and a spark leading to more valley innovation. “There’s a lot of people that are going to be asking, ‘They chose Holyoke, why don’t we choose Holyoke?’ “ Bialecki said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Jack Wilson

    18. INNOVATION IN HOLYOKE

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 6 2010)

      Groundbreaking for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center Tuesday brought together the academic partners, local, state and federal legislative officials, Cisco and EMC representatives and the community to celebrate a significant investment in  the innovation economy  of MA in Holyoke. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Holyoke   Holyoke Transportation Center

    19. Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center groundbreaking in Holyoke draws state, college officials

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 5 2010)

      Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center groundbreaking in Holyoke draws state, college officials Patrick cited his support for economic initiatives including a new state data center in Springfield, clean energy such as wind power, high-speed broadband Internet for Western Massachusetts, commuter rail between Hartford and Springfield, increasing the role of community colleges in job training and boosting training for manufacturing jobs in the medical device sector and other innovative industries. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

    20. Ground-breaking ceremony planned for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computer Center in Holyoke

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 4 2010)

      Ground-breaking ceremony planned for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computer Center in Holyoke The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computer Center promises to be nearly a million times as powerful as a common laptop computer but that won’t be enough on its own to create jobs outside the center’s walls. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    21. Franklin Regional Council of Governments for broadband feasibility study

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 4 2010)

      Franklin Regional Council of Governments for broadband feasibility study The Massachusetts Broadband Institute, which was created to enhance and expand the state’s broadband network, is in the process of laying 1,338 miles of broadband cable, some of it along the Interstate 91 corridor. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Greenfield   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    22. Gov. Patrick to participate in ground-breaking of new high performance computing center in Holyoke

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 3 2010)

      Gov. Patrick to participate in ground-breaking of new high performance computing center in Holyoke Gov. Deval L. Patrick is scheduled to participate in a ground-breaking on on Bigelow Street to signal the beginning of construction of the $168 million high performance computing center, city officials said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Kathleen G. Anderson

    23. Comcast Communications adding 50 customer service representative at Enfield plant

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 30 2010)

      Comcast Communications adding 50 customer service representative at Enfield plant Communications giant Comcast plans hire 50 new full- and part-time customer service representatives to its call center in Enfield, Conn. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Springfield   The Republican

    24. John Goodhue picked as interim director of Holyoke high-performance computing center

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 27 2010)

      John Goodhue picked as interim director of Holyoke high-performance computing center “There’s a lot of activity. You know, it’s no accident that I’m getting home at 8:30 p.m., and that’s an early night,” said John T. Goodhue, of Belmont, newly hired interim executive director of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center Inc. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

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