Transforming Network Infrastructure Industry News

TMCNet:  Michigan business: State officials meet to project size of budget; Honda to add Accord hybrid at Ohio plant

[January 11, 2013]

Michigan business: State officials meet to project size of budget; Honda to add Accord hybrid at Ohio plant

Jan 11, 2013 (Detroit Free Press - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Here is a roundup of Michigan business news: Ford to add 2,200 U.S. salaried jobs this year Ford is adding 2,200 U.S. salaried jobs this year -- the most white-collar hiring the automaker has done in more than 10 years. The jobs will be in such areas as product development, manufacturing and information technology.

Detroit auto show will have more room and more technology at Cobo Center In addition to several dozen never-before-seen cars, this year's Detroit auto show will include a new Nissan display with a 150-foot halo, the largest Toyota display ever and a new 30,000-square-foot atrium.

Automakers let app developers drive innovation It's not wise to Google the nearest gas station, compose e-mail, or use your smartphone to check the latest sports scores while driving. But many Americans do.

Michigan officials meet to project size of budget Michigan officials soon will have a better idea of how much money is available for the next state budget.

Developer Ted Gatzaros 'achieved the American dream' Ted Gatzaros, 68, a Greektown developer who doubled-down on Detroit as others fled and was largely responsible for bringing casino gambling to the city, died Thursday at McLaren Macomb Hospital following a battle with lung and stomach cancers.

General Motors to open software center near Atlanta General Motors will open the third of four new software centers near Atlanta. The automaker plans to hire about 1,000 software engineers, project managers, database experts and others to staff the new operation in Roswell, Ga., north of Atlanta. The fourth location is to be announced soon.

Honda to add Accord hybrid at Ohio plant Honda will add a hybrid version of the Accord sedan at its Marysville, Ohio, factory where it will invest $23 million and hire about 50 new workers. The new Accord hybrid is to go on sale in the U.S. this fall.

___ (c)2013 the Detroit Free Press Visit the Detroit Free Press at www.freep.com Distributed by MCT Information Services

[ Back To Transforming Network Infrastructure's Homepage ]




Featured Blog Entries

Reflections from an Interop Veteran and Alum

When I returned to the Fiber Mountain™ offices in Connecticut after exhibiting at Interop Las Vegas 2015, I couldn’t help but think about how much the event has evolved through the years. I have been attending this seminal IT and networking conference since its inception in 1986 when it was called the TCP/IP Vendor Workshop, focused on interoperability of various TCP/IP program stacks.

What Fiber Mountain's Interop Recognition Means for Our Industry

When Fiber Mountain™ began its journey with a launch at Interop New York last fall, we certainly believed that we had a solution that would make a significant impact in the data center space.

What On-Board Optics Means for Density and Flexibility

This past week I read an article in Lightwave Magazine and another in Network World about the formation of the Consortium for On-board Optics (COBO), a group that seeks to create specifications and increase the faceplate density of data center switches and adapters.

Scaling Hyperscale in an Age of Exponential Growth and Virtualization

Over the past several years server, network, storage and application virtualization has revolutionized the way hyperscale data centers are built by consolidating workloads. The trend has simplified network architecture significantly and resulted in huge cost savings as well.

Video Showcase