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Mississippi State boosts power with liquid-cooled 'Shadow'

Mississippi State University already boasted a lot under the hood when it comes to supercomputing power, and it is boosting that with a new, liquid-cooled model. MSU’s High Performance Computing Collaboratory (HPC2) will soon be home to a CS300-LC cluster supercomputer manufactured by Cray Inc. Named “Shadow,” the new system will serve as the primary high-performance computing asset for shared ...

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Mississippi State named center for cyber operations

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University is among the nation’s elite institutions that are preparing students for highly technical cyber security jobs, and the university has a new designation from the National Security Agency that will expand these opportunities. The NSA has designated MSU as one of four new schools for its National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program, ...

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CRN again ranks local firm in Tech Elite 250

RIDGELAND — Venture Technologies has been named to CRN’s third-annual list of the Tech Elite 250. Companies on the 2013 Tech Elite 250 list represent an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most technical certifications in the IT Channel for data center or cloud. This is the third ...

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Bomgar reports hefty year-over-year revenue growth

JACKSON — Bomgar reports a strong finish to fiscal year 2012, with 34 percent revenue growth year over year. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013, Bomgar plans further expansion in the EMEA and Pacific regions, in addition to significantly increasing market share in the U.S. With more than 6,500 customers worldwide, Bomgar is used by help desks and support centers ...

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California company chooses Bomgar solution

JACKSON — Kaiser Permanente is using Bomgar’s remote support solution to provide technology support to employees across the country. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit health plans, serving more than nine million members. In addition to its health plan, the organization operates 37 hospitals, more than 600 medical offices and other outpatient facilities as ...

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Technology cluster adds Google-certified company

HANCOCK COUNTY — Lime PI Digital, a Google-certified AdWords Partner, is the newest member of the Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS), which is based at Stennis Space Center. Lime PI Digital’s main focus is on cloud-based marketing, organic search engine optimization, cost per click management, AdWords account management, search engine-friendly web design, data-driven web implementation and management, web tracking and ...

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Scientists assessing irrigation software designed for farmers

STONEVILLE — Mississippi State University scientists are evaluating a free software tool that can increase irrigation efficiency for the state’s soybean producers. MSU Extension Service irrigation specialist Jason Krutz, MSU Extension and research professor Tom Eubank, systems engineer Lyle Pringle and MSU Plant and Soil Sciences professor Joe Massey are field testing a computer program that calculates furrow irrigation system ...

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Bomgar Corporation earns certification, accreditation

JACKSON — Bomgar Corporation has been awarded a Level 2 Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS) 140-2 Validation: Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules for its B200, B300 and B400 appliances and version 10.6.2 software. FIPS 140-2 validation is a requirement for any cryptographic product, which will be used in a U.S. government agency network. According to Bomgar, it is the ...

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Venture strikes partnership with California company

RIDGELAND — IT services company Venture Technologies is partnering with Brocade, an industry leading maker of Ethernet network solutions based in San Jose, Calif. By adding Brocade to the company’s offerings, Venture expands its customized data center solutions. Currently, Venture is a Brocade Select Partner but is in the process of completing the requirements to become a Brocade Premier Partner. ...

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Wicker critical of proposed new Internet rule

WASHINGTON — In response to FCC chairman Julius Genachowski’s intent to impose stricter regulation on the Internet under Title II of the Communications Act, Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) released the following statement: “I am extremely concerned about chairman Genachowski’s proposal to reclassify broadband services under an antiquated regulatory regime. Doing so would seriously threaten innovation and investment in the Internet ...

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