1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. Computer site spins off hopes

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 11 2010)

      They cited pluses such as the economic-development tangibility of new businesses coming here to be around the computing center, the uniqueness of Holyoke being home to such a venture, and the prestige of being linked to center partners such as Harvard University. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce

    2. Experts weigh in on potential economic impact of Holyoke high performance computing center

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 9 2010)

      Experts weigh in on potential economic impact of Holyoke high performance computing center Allan W. Blair, president and chief executive officer of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, said attracting those spin-offs will be challenging because its power can be accessed from afar. But that can be overcome by selling the same assets that lured the center to Holyoke in the first place, especially the city’s abundance of hydroelectric power. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

    3. Former site of Mastex Industries chosen as home for Holyoke's high performance computing center

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 9 2010)

      Former site of Mastex Industries chosen as home for Holyoke's high performance computing center Gov. Deval L. Patrick, speaking at Heritage State Park this morning, named the former Mastex Industries Inc. facility as the chosen site for a proposed $100 million high-performance computing center (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    4. Holyoke high performance computing center site announcement delay doesn't mean project is behind schedule, colleges say

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 1 2010)

      Holyoke high performance computing center site announcement delay doesn't mean project is behind schedule, colleges say “The project is moving forward and on schedule ...” a statement from the colleges said on Thursday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Holyoke   The Republican

    5. Robust Massachusetts 2nd quarter economic growth not likely to be sustained, UMass economics professor says

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 30 2010)

      Robust Massachusetts 2nd quarter economic growth not likely to be sustained, UMass economics professor says Nakosteen said Massachusetts did well because of its mix of industries. Large numbers of high-technology companies, institutions of higher education and health-care facilities did well in April, May and June. The computer and information technology segments of the economy have recovered faster than expected, he said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Springfield

    6. Atalasoft Announces Record Revenues for First Half of 2010 -- EASTHAMPTON, Mass., July 27 /PRNewswire/ --

      Explore PR Newswire (Jul 28 2010)

      Atalasoft, Inc., provider of .NET Imaging SDKs and a universal viewer for SharePoint, today announced record revenues and strong growth across all product lines in the first half of 2010. Atalasoft's second quarter 2010 sales figures were the best in the company's 8-year history, up over 56% from 2009 with first half of 2010 year-to-date sales 36% higher than 2009. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Atalasoft , Inc.   Bill Bither   Atalasoft

    7. Announcement of site for proposed Holyoke high performance computing center delayed -- again

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 28 2010)

      Announcement of site for proposed Holyoke high performance computing center delayed -- again As anticipation grows, the site where a high performance computing center will be built here won’t be chosen until August or beyond, an official said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Holyoke   The Republican

    8. WiredWest works on 'last mile' for broadband access to Hilltowns, WMass

      Explore GazetteNET (Jul 19 2010)

      WiredWest works on 'last mile' for broadband access to Hilltowns, WMass Massachusetts received $45.5 million in federal stimulus funds to expand broadband access across the western part of the state. Using that money, the MassBroadband 123 Initiative will build a high-capacity, fiber-optic network in the center of each of the 123 unconnected and underconnected communities (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Northampton

    9. Federal officials announce expansion of broadband access at Greenfield Community College Thursday

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 8 2010)

      U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke joined Gov. Deval L. Patrick and three members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation to herald the plan that will bring high speed Internet access to one million households and 50,000 businesses in central and Western Massachusetts. “This is a big funding deal,” said U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, in a polite paraphrase of a remark made by Vice President Joseph Biden earlier this year. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Greenfield Community College   Springfield

    10. Holyoke-based ISO New England awarded $8 million grant to install quicker power grid reporting technology

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 6 2010)

      Holyoke-based ISO New England awarded $8 million grant to install quicker power grid reporting technology ISO New England will use the stimulus-funded grant for its three-year, $18 million project that installs smart-grid devices to measure electricity performances and detect problems on the system faster. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican

    11. Obama announces $1 billion in broadband projects

      Explore International Business News (Jul 2 2010)

      Obama announces $1 billion in broadband projects The most expensive project for a specific area will be for western Massachusetts. A $74.3 million effort will lay down more than 1,300 miles of new fiber optic cable. More than 1 million people stand to benefit from the new high speed network, the White House said. The quasi-public Massachusetts Technology Cooperative, which said in its latest annual report that it had been "aggressively pursuing" federal funds, will put up $26.2 million and the government will provide $45.4 million in grants and loans. (Read Full Article)

    12. Barack Obama to propose $45 million in stimulus funds for Western Massachusetts broadband expansion

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 2 2010)

      Barack Obama to propose $45 million in stimulus funds for Western Massachusetts broadband expansion President Obama will announce the awarding of $45.4 million in funding to expand high-speed Internet access to rural parts of Western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   The Republican

    13. Cisco Systems predicts improvements for Holyoke in pilot program

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2010)

      The California-based Cisco Systems Inc. plans to make Holyoke the first Cisco Smart and Connected Community in the United States. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Kathleen G. Anderson   Holyoke

    14. Broadband: The next step

      Explore tmcnet.com (Jun 26 2010)

      Every town that offered voters the option of taking part in a Western Massachusetts broadband initiative approved the idea, sending advocates into the next stage of development. The next step is to form a non-profit to plan and build a fiber optic network in all the region's unserved or underserved towns. And with all 47 towns on board, the real work begins in earnest, with no delay. (Read Full Article)

    15. Holyoke high performance computing center location decision might be delayed

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 25 2010)

      Holyoke high performance computing center location decision might be delayed The wait might drag into August to learn which of the two competing sites has been chosen to get a $130 million high performance computing center, an official said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    16. UMass gets emergency planning grants to help communities in times of disaster

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 16 2010)

      The university has received $368,000 in emergency planning grants from the state and federal governments, and some of that money will pay for two trailers full of sheltering supplies to serve at least 600 people. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   The Republican

    17. Forging Ahead

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 15 2010)

      Forging Ahead Marla Michel and Ira Rubenzahl were trying — but not ultimately succeeding — in their efforts to come up with a single word to describe what they’re doing with the Scibelli Enterprise Center in the Technology Park at Springfield Technical Community College. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    18. Cisco Furthers Commitment to Innovation and Economic Growth Agenda in New England

      Explore PR-USA.net (Jun 14 2010)

      "Cisco's decision to locate its Mobile Internet Technology Group headquarters in Massachusetts is a victory for our economy and further proof that the Commonwealth is on the mend and on the move. Our successful collaboration with Cisco significantly strengthens our innovation industry. I look forward to the many opportunities our continued partnership will lead to." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Holyoke

    19. Deval Patrick administration awards $20 million in grants to financially struggling hospitals

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 9 2010)

      Deval Patrick administration awards $20 million in grants to financially struggling hospitals The Patrick administration on Wednesday awarded $20 million in grants to 39 financially struggling hospitals and community health centers, including about $8 million to health care facilities in Western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Holyoke Medical Center   Springfield

    20. Computing center site in Holyoke will be decided in July, Boston University official says

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 1 2010)

      Boston University is part of a partnership planning to build what officials have said will be a world-class research facility in the canal area with construction scheduled to begin in the fall. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    21. Computer pilot project planned - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (May 19 2010)

      By the end of the summer, a major computer networker will identify which part of the city will be used as a pilot for a program designed to show the benefits of advanced electronic connections. (Read Full Article)

    22. Potential Holyoke computing center sites pose different challenges

      Explore masslive.com (May 17 2010)

      Potential Holyoke computing center sites pose different challenges The plan is to announce sometime in the summer which of the two sites will house the $100 million computing center. Construction is to begin by fall. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Holyoke

    23. “12X12” Initiative Launches to Help Multiply Entrepreneurship in Massachusetts

      Explore businesswire.com (May 6 2010)

      “The Route 128 days of ‘IT’ are long gone. We now have an incredibly diverse technology industry here in Massachusetts leading innovation in cutting-edge areas such as robotics, e-Health, videogames, IT security, information services, clean energy, social media, Internet infrastructure, Internet marketing, and many others. Great ideas generated by revolutionary entrepreneurs fueled this transformation. Our goal with “12x12” is to continue this transformation and growth of the tech industry,” said Michael Greeley during the announcement. (Read Full Article)

    24. Holyoke Community College workshop focuses on jobs, research and educational potential of high performance computing center

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 15 2010)

      Holyoke Community College workshop focuses on jobs, research and educational potential of high performance computing center The scientists and engineers behind the planned high-performance computing center don’t yet know what types of computers will go into that center, even though a groundbreaking is set for this fall. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College   Amherst

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