1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. Holyoke innovation task force vows to maximize opportunity of high performance

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 17 2012)

      Holyoke innovation task force vows to maximize opportunity of high performance

      Secretary Gregory Bialecki of the state Department of Housing and Economic Development said with the computing center about to open, the idea now is to get local computer-related businesses like programmers, website crafters and video-game designers interested in Holyoke.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    2. Tech center opens at Latino Chamber of Commerce

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      Tech center opens at Latino Chamber of Commerce

      The Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce has joined with the Network Technology Academy of Boston to establish the Workforce Development Technology Center at the chamber's offices at 1655 Main St.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce

    3. Holyoke Community College awarded $200,000 Urban Research Park CDE grant to partner with Dean Tech on technology career program

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 8 2012)

      The Holyoke Community College Foundation has been awarded a $200,000 grant from Urban Research Park CDE to launch a technology career pathways program in partnership with Dean Technical High School and the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center. The collaborative project, called Career Pathways in Technology for Holyoke, is designed to enhance technology education for Holyoke and area residents by establishing a CISCO Academy at Holyoke Community and Dean, while leveraging educational opportunities through the new computing center.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Holyoke

    4. New $110 million data center at Springfield Technical High School site includes plan to assist area communities with information technology aid

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      New $110 million data center at Springfield Technical High School site includes plan to assist area communities with information technology aid

      Alex Zaroulis, a spokeswoman for the state Executive Office of Administration and Finance, said the state recently hired a “municipal liaison for information technology” to assist communities in Western Massachusetts and outlying areas of the state with regional informational technology support. The outreach is in partnership with the Springfield project, she said. “We have been working to reach out to municipalities across the commonwealth to engage in any assistance we can offer,” Zaroulis said, of the recently launched effort.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   The Republican

    5. Massachusetts ranks No. 2 in high tech job growth | masslive

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      Massachusetts ranks No. 2 in high tech job growth | masslive

      The latest report from the Labor Statistics shows Massachusetts with a 5.5 percent growth for jobs in computer systems design and related services from the previous year starting in August, or just behind Maryland's 5.9 percent growth rate, which is driven by the government-centered tech industry in Washington.

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    6. Computing center in Holyoke to link research in five Hub schools

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      Computing center in Holyoke to link research in five Hub schools

      The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center will house a facility to support the research needs of Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts and Northeastern in partnership with the commonwealth of Massachusetts, EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) and Cisco Systems (NasdaqGS: CSCO).

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Holyoke

    7. H-1B visas rare in the Pioneer Valley, but are used to fund job training | masslive.com#incart_river_default

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 23 2012)

      H-1B visas rare in the Pioneer Valley, but are used to fund job training | masslive.com#incart_river_default

      Where Springfield shines is in taking advantage of the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act funded by the visa requests, Ruiz said.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Baystate Health

    8. Cool Running

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 17 2012)

      Cool Running

      From the start, the Holyoke center was designed to be energy-efficient, Goodhue told BusinessWest. “One of the things that drew us to Holyoke is that the power came principally from renewable energy. Holyoke Gas & Electric generates 70% of its power from renewable sources — primarily the dam, but it also has the largest solar array in the state, and also has ideas about adding other resources to their portfolio.”

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Holyoke

    9. Survey: The Republican and MassLive.com 6th-highest in U.S. in core market reach | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 16 2012)

      “Our mission is very simple. We want to cover the news people are talking about,” said Paul Emery Fritz, general manager MassLive.com. “We are growing faster and reaching more people than we ever have.”

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      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    10. New data center focuses on using less energy

      Explore The Boston Globe (Jul 9 2012)

      New data center focuses on using less energy

      But the Holyoke center, through the choice of its power supply, design of the cooling systems, and other measures, is expected to use at least 25 percent less energy than the typical data center. The focus on efficiency is being driven by the increasing need for more computing power, which can be expensive, said Claude Canizares, vice president for research and associate provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    11. CampusLive lands $5M, changes name to Dailybreak

      Explore masshightech.com (Jul 9 2012)

      Boston-based CampusLive, a company founded by UMass Amherst student Boris Revsin which recently changed its name to Dailybreak, has secured $5 million in a Series A1 round of funding and tapped John Federman as its new CEO, the company announced today.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    12. Patrick’s jobs czar: we’re almost back - BostonHerald.com

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Jul 3 2012)

      Patrick’s jobs czar: we’re almost back - BostonHerald.com

      Bialecki said he is planning a new initiative to woo companies from the metropolitan New York area, targeting financial services and information technology firms. He hopes some of those companies will consider relocating customer service jobs outsourced abroad so they are closer to home, particularly in the lower-cost Springfield area.
      A successful example, he said, is a Liberty Mutual customer service call center located in downtown Springfield, announced in 2008.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Liberty Mutual Insurance Group   Liberty Mutual

    13. Fiksu brings in $10M in Series B funding - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Jul 3 2012)

      Fiksu brings in $10M in Series B funding - Mass High Tech Business News

      Incorporated in 2008, the company has already been expanding rapidly in recent
      months, with a new Northampton office opening in March and doubling its office space in Boston. The 100-employee company expects to double its head count in the next year.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Fiksu

    14. Holyoke computing center gets $5M financial boost

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      Holyoke computing center gets $5M financial boost

      Building America CDE Inc., a subsidiary of AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT), has put aside the $5 million plus in tax credits for construction of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, the company announced today.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Holyoke Community College

    15. Click Workspace Inc. of Northampton aims to aid business startups through incubator space

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 25 2012)

      Click Workspace Inc. of Northampton aims to aid business startups through incubator space

      The incubator will bring startups and established companies together under one roof, said Ali Usman, the lead person on the project, and will be a catalyst for economic development. Usman co-founded a similar incubator in Denver with his brother.

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      Mentions:   Smith College   Springfield   Northampton

    16. UMass gets grant for next generation Internet project | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 15 2012)

      The grant falls under a larger effort called the US Ignite Partnership, a White House initiative designed to develop novel and useful public-service applications for the next generation of Internet, said Lisa -Joy Zgorski, a spokeswoman for the National Science Foundation. US Ignite is a public-private partnership with a number of industry leaders like Cisco Systems and nonprofit software provider Mozilla involved.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    17. Northampton nonprofit Click Workspace hatches a plan for a business incubator

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      Northampton nonprofit Click Workspace hatches a plan for a business incubator

      William Bither, who started and then sold a software development company in Easthampton called Atalasoft, is an adviser to Click Workspace. Bither is now a member of River Valley Investors of Springfield, a financial backer of local companies.

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      Mentions:   Smith College   Springfield   Northampton

    18. Upwardly Mobile

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 5 2012)

      Upwardly Mobile

      The social experience, Aaron St. John says, is where gaming is at. That’s why HitPoint Studios — the company he founded in 2008 along with Paul Hake, and which designed Seaside Hideaway — is focusing on social games, where multiple players interact with each other, rather than harness all their energies creating the next massive solo-player success, a la Angry Birds.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Hampshire College   Amherst

    19. Mass. and MIT launching big data initiatives

      Explore The Boston Globe (May 30 2012)

      Mass. and MIT launching big data initiatives

      The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke, a $163 million facility scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, will be designated as a resource for big data research in the state, Bialecki said.

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Holyoke

    20. Editorial: Western Massachusetts ready to make business connections

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      Editorial: Western Massachusetts ready to make business connections

      We applaud the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, an independent state agency, for showcasing what the west has to offer during Monday’s conference aimed at Boston-area business leaders. It’s not often such an event is dedicated solely to business opportunities west of Interstate-495.

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Springfield   Holyoke

    21. Boston conference promotes potential of new computing center, high-speed Internet in Western Massachusetts

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      U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, a Springfield Democrat, said the point of the conference was to sell Western Massachusetts, which has lower costs, including labor, housing and office rental, than the eastern part of the state.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Springfield

    22. Broadbrand program to woo companies to western Mass

      Explore masshightech.com (Apr 26 2012)

      Broadbrand program to woo companies to western Mass

      Some companies including Hitpoint Studios Inc. in Hatfield already have. “I grew Hitpoint because I had local resources,” said Aaron St. John, co-founder of Hitpoint, during a recent panel discussion. “There’s no reason we can’t get the 400-person company in western Mass.”

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Springfield   Northampton

    23. Fiksu expands with Northampton office

      Explore masshightech.com (Mar 27 2012)

      Fiksu expands with Northampton office

      “We found people here [in Northampton] that we were unable to hire in Boston. We need to hire people where they are rather than where we are,” Mark Corner, vice president of engineering at Fiksu, told Mass High Tech. Corner, who will run the new office, is a recognized authority on mobile and pervasive computing and an associate professor on extended leave from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, the company said. He added, “There is a nice synergy with all the universities in western Massachusetts. There are five different academic institutions here.”

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst College   Amherst

    24. High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke offers glimpse at construction of $165 million facility

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      High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke offers glimpse at construction of $165 million facility

      Tour guides were John T. Goodhue, executive director of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, Claire Christopherson, center director of administration and finance, and Van Duros, construction manager with Turner Construction Co., of New York, N.Y., which is building the 90,000-square-foot center between Cabot and Appleton streets.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican

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