Distributed computing architecture

ASC20-21 Wrapped up with 28 Teams Taking Home Top Honors

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 2:07pm

For the online competition, National Tsing Hua University was the Champion.

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  • For the online competition, National Tsing Hua University was the Champion.
  • Many other teams also took home top honors.\nASC20-21 was jointly organized by Asia Supercomputer Community and Southern University of Science and Technology.
  • More than 300 teams from universities all over the world participated, and the Top28 entered the finals.
  • As the first international student supercomputer challenge after the COVID-19 outbreak, the ASC20-21 finals included both on-site and online participations.

KINETIC Reflex Wearables Verified to Reduce Injury Frequency By 50-60%; Reduce Lost Work Days By 72%

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Perr&Knight report provides an actuarial analysis of the KINETIC wearable device and its impact on workers\xe2\x80\x99 compensation insurance losses.\nThe KINETIC Reflex is wearable technology that detects unsafe postures commonly occurring on the job, such as bending, overreaching, and twisting, that over time lead to injury.

Key Points: 
  • The Perr&Knight report provides an actuarial analysis of the KINETIC wearable device and its impact on workers\xe2\x80\x99 compensation insurance losses.\nThe KINETIC Reflex is wearable technology that detects unsafe postures commonly occurring on the job, such as bending, overreaching, and twisting, that over time lead to injury.
  • KINETIC tested the device in various industries and gathered data before and after the implementation of the wearable device.
  • The data covered more than 15 million hours worked across various industries and over 2.1 million hours of KINETIC wearable hours.
  • To date, tens of thousands of workers have worn KINETIC\xe2\x80\x99s Reflex product at hundreds of facilities around the world, with a 50-60% reduction in injury frequency.

Fidelis Cybersecurity Acquires Cloud Security and Compliance Pioneer CloudPassage to Enhance Company’s Active XDR Platform

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

The CloudPassage Halo\xc2\xae platform unifies security and compliance across servers, containers, and IaaS resources across any mix of public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments.

Key Points: 
  • The CloudPassage Halo\xc2\xae platform unifies security and compliance across servers, containers, and IaaS resources across any mix of public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments.
  • With CloudPassage Halo, Fidelis now better protects customers in the cloud with a proven, purpose-built unified cloud security platform.\n\xe2\x80\x9cDigital transformation is driving cloud adoption to new heights, and enterprises are fast recognizing that full-stack security is critical for cloud security,\xe2\x80\x9d said Carson Sweet, founder and CEO of CloudPassage.
  • As the leading innovator of Active XDR solutions, Fidelis Cybersecurity makes it more difficult and expensive for adversaries to successfully infiltrate an organization.
  • Fidelis Elevate XDR Platform integrates deception technologies with detection and response across endpoint (EDR), network (NDR) and cloud.

MongoDB, Inc. Announces Date of First Quarter Fiscal 2022 Earnings Call

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:05pm

A live webcast of the call will be available on the "Investor Relations" page of the Company\'s website at http://investors.mongodb.com .

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  • A live webcast of the call will be available on the "Investor Relations" page of the Company\'s website at http://investors.mongodb.com .
  • To access the call by phone, dial 844-808-6880 (domestic) or 412-317-5284 (international).
  • A replay of this conference call will be available for a limited time at 877-344-7529 (domestic) or 412-317-0088 (international) using conference ID 10156483.
  • The MongoDB database platform has been downloaded over 155 million times and there have been more than one million MongoDB University registrations.\n'

Battery Life and Healthcare Features Fundamental to Smartwatch and Fitness Band Improvement, Finds Strategy Analytics

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:07pm

Overall, owners of smartwatches and fitness bands were mostly satisfied with their devices.

Key Points: 
  • Overall, owners of smartwatches and fitness bands were mostly satisfied with their devices.
  • However, while this indicates that manufacturers are doing many of the right things, Strategy Analytics found that the more technical and physical aspects of smartwatches and fitness bands such as design, style, and battery life, impacted the overall user experience most.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • We found that these features are not high priorities for users and fundamentally, don\xe2\x80\x99t work well when implemented on these types of wearables.
  • This combination that would enhance UX factors such as comfort, improve battery life and accuracy.

Worldwide Mobile Edge Computing to 2029 - Featuring Adlink Technology, Advantech & Huawei Technologies Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 11:26am

Mobile edge computing assists the disposition of services within the RAN to develop profound user experience.

Key Points: 
  • Mobile edge computing assists the disposition of services within the RAN to develop profound user experience.
  • Backed by changes in regulatory & legal structure and rising security concern the mobile edge computing market is set to grow.
  • Therefore, we expect that the mobile edge computing market will show enormous growth during the forecast period.\nIn 2020, largest share of global mobile edge computing market was held by location-based services.
  • The usage of smartphone in the emerging economies of India and China is growing which directly drives the mobile edge computing market.

quantilope Surveys 800 Consumers Examining the Latest Trends in Consumer Electronics

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 5:30pm

"With this in mind, focusing on the right aspects of these devices (such as privacy concerns, or health related interests) will allow consumer electronics brands to gain a competitive edge in a saturated market.

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  • "With this in mind, focusing on the right aspects of these devices (such as privacy concerns, or health related interests) will allow consumer electronics brands to gain a competitive edge in a saturated market.
  • "\nKey findings from quantilope\'s US report include:\nIn-Store Shopping is not Dead: Despite a mostly virtual past year and a half, 65% of consumers opt to shop in-store for consumer electronic devices to actually touch/try a product.
  • And, 50% of consumers would prefer to do most of their CE shopping in-store post-pandemic.\nConsumers are (Smart)Watching Their Figures: Smart Watches and Fitness Trackers are the most commonly owned devices in the wearable market, with 63% of consumers owning each.
  • Consumers use these devices mainly to stay healthy, with \'Fitness/Workout Tracking\' and \'Health Monitoring\' rising to the top of the MaxDiff results as the most important aspects of owning a wearable.\nIt\'s all About Trust:Consumers are generally trusting of their consumer electronic devices.

Great Plains Communications Introduces GPC Cloud Connect, Giving Enterprise Customers Real-time Productivity

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 5:03pm

b'Blair, Nebraska, May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great Plains Communications (GPC) , a growing Midwestern regional telecommunications provider, now offers direct and secure connectivity from enterprise on-premise networks to leading cloud service providers through GPC Cloud Connect.\nTo meet enterprise customer network and application performance requirements, GPC Cloud Connect provides a direct connection to bypass the public internet.

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  • b'Blair, Nebraska, May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great Plains Communications (GPC) , a growing Midwestern regional telecommunications provider, now offers direct and secure connectivity from enterprise on-premise networks to leading cloud service providers through GPC Cloud Connect.\nTo meet enterprise customer network and application performance requirements, GPC Cloud Connect provides a direct connection to bypass the public internet.
  • These enterprise customers can connect to multiple data centers residing in different regions, and within those paths utilize redundant services, providing the highest level of reliability.\n\xe2\x80\x9cFrom small businesses to large enterprises, today\xe2\x80\x99s customers demand the full productivity benefits of cloud services to access applications directly from anywhere without delay,\xe2\x80\x9d said Todd Foje, CEO of Great Plains Communications.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe GPC Cloud Connect solution provides these customers a cost-effective secure option that will increase efficiencies while allowing them to reach multiple cloud sources through one provider.
  • In addition, if customers need outside expertise to move to cloud services, we can assist at that level.\xe2\x80\x9d\nDirect private access to Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure and other leading cloud providers\nGreat Plains Communications is one of the largest privately-owned telecommunications providers in the Midwest and is headquartered in Blair, Nebraska.

ASC20-21 Student Supercomputer Challenge Announce AWS Support

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 2:07pm

b'The 2020-2021 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC20-21) announced support from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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  • b'The 2020-2021 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC20-21) announced support from Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • AWS provides the online cloud platform for ASC20-21 Virtual Student Supercomputer Challenge.\nThe ASC20-21 Student Supercomputer Challenge has attracted over 300 university teams from around the world, and 28 teams have advanced to the finals.
  • "\nThe ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge is the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest student supercomputer competition, sponsored and organized by Asia Supercomputer Community and supported by Asian, European, and American experts and institutions.
  • The ASC20-21 Student Supercomputer Challenge is jointly organized by Asia Supercomputer Community and Southern University of Science and Technology.

Samsung Unveils Industry-First Memory Module Incorporating New CXL Interconnect Standard

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 9:27am

b'Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today unveiled the industry\xe2\x80\x99s first memory module supporting the new Compute Express Link (CXL) interconnect standard.

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  • b'Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today unveiled the industry\xe2\x80\x99s first memory module supporting the new Compute Express Link (CXL) interconnect standard.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005518/en/\nSamsung Unveils Industry-First Memory Module Incorporating New CXL Interconnect Standard (Photo: Business Wire)\nThe rise of AI and big data has been fueling the trend toward heterogeneous computing, where multiple processors work in parallel to process massive volumes of data.
  • The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and memory, system LSI, foundry and LED solutions.
  • For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at http://news.samsung.com .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005518/en/\n'