1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. European Companies Soliciting Western Mass Partners

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 1 2013)

      In both cases, Massachusetts’ reputation was a big plus in convincing them that this is the best state to locate. Our
      job at the EDC is to get them to consider western Mass as well as Boston. The
      fact that each firm spent a few days here indicates that we are at least in the
      game.

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      Mentions:   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    2. High-performance computing center, other developments help Holyoke ride wave of success

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 12 2013)

      High-performance computing center, other developments help Holyoke ride wave of success

      The $165 million Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center opened in November on Bigelow Street between Cabot and Appleton streets. Partners in the research facility run by colleges and private firms include world-famous institutions Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Springfield   Northampton

    3. University of Massachusetts biostatisticians use new data analysis approach to 'advance genetic knowledge of many diseases'

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 6 2013)

      University of Massachusetts biostatisticians use new data analysis approach to 'advance genetic knowledge of many diseases'

      Foulkes, who directs the Institute for Computational Biology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at UMass Amherst, explains that MixMAP draws on a principled statistical modeling framework and the vast array of summary data now available from genetic association studies to formally test at a new, locus-level, association.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    4. New Springfield to Sandisfield broadband network will be up by March

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 24 2013)

      New Springfield to Sandisfield broadband network will be up by March

      A new broadband network running from Springfield to Sandisfield will be up and running by March, according to the Massachusetts Broadband Institute.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Comcast   Springfield

    5. Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center asked by Holyoke to make payments in lieu of taxes

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 2 2013)

      Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center asked by Holyoke to make payments in lieu of taxes

      The city has asked the tax-exempt high performance computing center to begin providing yearly payments in lieu of taxes to begin at $500,000 this year and escalating to more than $1.5 million by 2022.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    6. Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield College unite information technology programs

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 2 2013)

      Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield College unite information technology programs

      "The agreement between STCC and Springfield College is historic because it gives bilateral pathways for STCC students to continue their education by earning a bachelor's degree at Springfield College and it allows Springfield College students to gain access to the computer networking and security curriculum and expertise offered at STCC," said Brian Candido, computer information technologies program chairman and associate professor at STCC. "It is a true win-win scenario for all students and faculty at both institutions."

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      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    7. E Ink plans to expand into new markets in 2013

      Explore bizjournals (Dec 31 2012)

      Peruvemba says the firm employs about 250 people in Massachusetts today, in Cambridge and South Hadley

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    8. Holyoke marks grand opening of $165 million Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 16 2012)

      Holyoke marks grand opening of $165 million Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center

      Words like "crazy" and "milestone" were used to highlight the significance Friday of this city becoming official home to a $165 million high performance computing center. With iconic partners like Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, such a collaboration leading to the center's grand opening defied skeptics who might have dismissed such a project as crazy, MIT President Emeritus Susan Hockfield said.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    9. Holyoke's $165 million high performance computer center prepares for ribbon

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 14 2012)

      Holyoke's $165 million high performance computer center prepares for ribbon

      "Our investments in education, innovation and infrastructure have come together to support the creation of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center here in Holyoke," said Patrick. "This landmark project is a testament to what is possible when government, academia and business work together, and it will serve as an economic development model for the state and the nation for generations to come."

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    10. Computing center set to open Friday in Holyoke

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Nov 13 2012)

      Gov. Deval Patrick is heading the list of academic, political and business leaders who will celebrate the completion of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Holyoke Friday.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    11. State taps into international eHealth

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Oct 24 2012)

      State officials and lawmakers are tapping into electronic health opportunities to stimulate jobs and business growth throughout the Commonwealth. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    12. 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

    13. Tech center opens at Latino Chamber of Commerce

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 16 2012)

      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.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce

    14. 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

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

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 15 2012)

      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

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

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 13 2012)

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

      Explore bizjournals (Jul 30 2012)

      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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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.

      (Read Full Article)

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

    24. 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

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