1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. Holyoke's high performance computing center envisioned as the flagship of the Paper City's renaissance

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2011)

      Holyoke's high performance computing center envisioned as the flagship of the Paper City's renaissance After hearing so much about the $168 million project for more than a year, people should see the high-performance computing center begin to rise on Bigelow Street in 2011. (Read Full Article)

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

    2. Demolition of former Springfield Tech High School under way (photos and video)

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 11 2011)

      Demolition of former Springfield Tech High School under way (photos and video) The center, part of the state Information Technology Division, will eventually employ 70 people and will serve as a back-up facility for the state’s main data center in Chelsea. The data centers store all of the state government’s electronic records. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Springfield Data Center

    3. IBM Announces Eight Universities Contributing to the Watson Computing System's Development

      Explore PR Newswire (Feb 11 2011)

      IBM Announces Eight Universities Contributing to the Watson Computing System's Development Professor James Allan and his team of researchers from the University of Massachusetts are working on information retrieval, or text search. This important capability of QA technology is the first step taken: looking for and retrieving text that is most likely to contain accurate answers. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    4. Plans on track to 'connect the unconnected' in central, western Massachusetts

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Feb 9 2011)

      The Massachusetts Broadband Institute, established in a $40 million bond bill in 2008 to extend broadband service to communities with limited access or no access at all, on Wednesday outlined a plan to build 1,338 miles of broadband infrastructure across 120 western and central Massachusetts communities in the next two years (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    5. Western Massachusetts towns work to upgrade broadband Internet access

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 25 2011)

      Western Massachusetts towns work to upgrade broadband Internet access Sixteen towns in Franklin County, seven in Hampshire, three in Hampden and 21 in Berkshire have banded together to create a cooperative they are calling WiredWest, which plans to build and operate a community-owned, open-access broadband network in the member towns. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Broadband Institute   The Republican

    6. Clearing the Clouds

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 21 2011)

      Clearing the Clouds In 20 years, Innovative Business Systems has evolved from a software-development firm to an outfit that businesses of all kinds rely on to manage their computer networks, data security, and a host of other high-tech needs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Easthampton

    7. Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce to hold workshop for businesses on Internet security

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 20 2011)

      The Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce will hold a workshop on Tuesday titled “Information Security Seminar: What Every Business Needs to Know.” The event, which will have a moderator and speakers, is set for 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the MassMutual Conference Center, 350 Memorial Drive, in Chicopee. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Comcast   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce

    8. ‘Smart+Connected’

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 6 2011)

      ‘Smart+Connected’ Cisco and Holyoke are still early in this process, but all those involved say the sky, or perhaps the imagination, is the limit when it comes to its potential to connect the city and create economic-development opportunities. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. '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

    24. 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

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