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With ‘Google Earth’ for Mars, Explore the Red Planet from Home

A new software tool developed by the HiRISE team in the UA’s Lunar and Planetary Lab allows members of the public to download high-resolution images of the Martian landscape almost instantaneously and explore the surface of the Red Planet from their own desktops.

Imagine zooming in over the surface of Mars, sweeping over sand dunes and circling around the rims of craters – all from your home desktop.

With HiView, the image-viewing tool recently released by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment, or HiRISE, team at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Lab, you can do just that. (more…)

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T-Systems Streamlines Desktop Deployment With Windows 7 Enterprise

*Global services provider delivers improved IT security, mobility and deployment costs to customers*

REDMOND, Wash. — March 9, 2011 — Deutsche Telekom AG subsidiary TSystems International GmbH today announced it is migrating its managed desktop services to Windows 7 Enterprise. The decision to move 250,000 managed seats to Windows 7 was part of the company’s decision to standardize desktop deployment on the latest information technology, which will provide increased security, reduced costs and greater productivity to Deutsche Telekom PC users around the world.

“The new technologies available in Windows 7 are relevant for information and communication technology systems, and we’re excited about the numerous features we can pass along to our customers,” said Dr. Ferri Abolhassan, member of the T-Systems Board of Management and head of Production. “With features like BitLocker and DirectAccess, for example, customers will get increased efficiency for their processes and IT platforms.” (more…)

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