Using telemedicine to reduce costs and improve treatment outcomes for remote patients has been in the works since the early 1990s, and it has lately gained traction with public-sector agencies. The Veterans Affairs Department tested a system in 2011, and the Army tested a 4G battlefield system last year.
Posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:24 AM0 comments
Equinix has added an eighth data center to its sprawling campus in Ashburn, Va., that serves as a key hub for IP traffic on the East Coast.
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The jury is in: Linux is the benchmark for open-source software quality, according to a study into defects occurring in the software development process. The study was started in partnership with Homeland Security Department, but is now managed by Coverity.
Posted on May 10, 2013 at 5:15 AM4 comments
Cray Computers is launching a new line of inexpensive supercomputers providing speeds of 22 to 176 teraflops. Targeting the “technical enterprise” market, the XC30-AC systems start at $500,000 and give users the reliability and resiliency of a high-end supercomputer, but in a smaller package and at a lower total cost of ownership, the company said.
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Government agencies are making progress on becoming more economical by gradually consolidating data centers and moving their more prized – and expensive – data sets to the cloud.
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