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Monday, October 24, 2011

  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/11 -- Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), the global leader in standards-based unified communications (UC), today announced the appointment of David Ruggiero to Theater President, North America. Reporting to Tracey Newell, EVP of Global Sales, Ruggiero is responsible for leading sales strategy and execution for the North America theater, Polycom's largest geographic region by revenue. Ruggiero brings to Polycom nearly 25 years of professional sales, operations, finance, and management experience in enterprise, commercial, small business, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:25 AM
    PETALUMA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/11 -- Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced that Broadband Stimulus awardee Vermont Telephone Company (VTel) will deploy the Calix 700GE family of optical network terminals (ONTs) to deliver advanced broadband services to more than 15,000 customers throughout its service area in southern Vermont. Last year, VTel was awarded federal American Reinvestment and Recovery Act funding for its Wireless Open World (WOW) network to extend fiber to every home and business in the VTel ... read more
  • Posted at 5:25 AM
    Straten Consulting today announced its IDoc Medic (version 1.2) has achieved SAP certification as powered by the SAP NetWeaver® technology platform. The solution has been proven to integrate with SAP® solutions, providing a customizable, user-friendly, single-cycle IDoc error-handling solution that allows single-cycle error handling of IDocs. The SAP Integration and Certification Center has certified that IDoc Medic has achieved powered by SAP NetWeaver status as an ABAP(TM) programming language add-on for SAP NetWeaver Application Server 7.0 and the SAP ERP 6.0 ... read more
  • Posted at 5:24 AM
    Symplified®, the Cloud security company, today announced that it is hosting a webinar with Google on integrating cloud technologies into enterprise IT infrastructures. Head of Global Channel Sales for Google, Todd Rowe will discuss key trends that are driving the adoption of cloud services and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:24 AM
    Symplified®, the Cloud security company, today announced that the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), the largest not-for-profit home health care organization in the United States, has implemented Symplified for centralized cloud identity and access management. VNSNY recently modernized ... read more
  • Posted at 5:24 AM
    Azaleos® Corporation, the global managed messaging, collaboration and unified communications services company, today announced that it ranked 28th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North ... read more
  • Oracle to Acquire RightNow --- BOZEMAN, Mont.
    Posted at 5:21 AM
    RightNow® (NASDAQ: RNOW), the leading provider of cloud-based customer service, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Oracle Corporation, for $43.00 per share or approximately $1.5 billion net of RightNow's cash and debt. RightNow's Customer Service Cloud helps organizations deliver ... read more
  • Posted at 5:20 AM
    Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS; ASX: UNS) today announced that the Company's fiscal 2011 annual report to stockholders and its proxy materials for its 2011 annual meeting of stockholders are now available via the Internet under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Notice and Access rules and may be viewed on Unilife's Investor Relations website at http://ir.unilife.com/financials.cfm. Under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Notice and Access rules, companies may satisfy their proxy materials delivery requirements by delivering ... read more
  • Posted at 5:20 AM
    Sony Creative Software, a global provider of professional video editing, music creation and optical disc authoring solutions, today announced it is acquiring NetBlender, a leading developer of Blu-ray Disc(TM) creation tools. Through the agreement, Sony Creative Software will acquire NetBlender's DoStudio product line of authoring applications to expand its current portfolio of Blu-ray Disc software products which currently includes DVD Architect(TM) and Blu-print®. The DoStudio product line perfectly complements Sony Creative Software's existing lineup and is ideal for users in ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    Kidd & Company, LLC ("KCO"), a leading private investment firm focused on the middle market, announced it has sponsored the recapitalization of Numet Machining Techniques, Inc. ("Numet") in partnership with its two founding shareholders, Mark Roscio and Tony Neto. Headquartered in Stratford, CT, Numet is a manufacturer of precision machined parts, kits, and assemblies for jet turbine engines for a wide variety of commercial and military aircraft. The Company serves original equipment manufacturers including GE Aircraft Engines and Pratt & ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high-power, long-range wireless products for the home and office, adds to its successful line of Professional Series High Power Wi-Fi Solutions for indoor and outdoor applications. All Amped Wireless Professional Series High Power Wi-Fi Solutions feature a weatherproof enclosure for indoor and outdoor use, an advanced 600mW amplifier for professional Wi-Fi range, and a high-gain directional antenna to achieve strong, wireless connections up to 1.5 miles. Amped Wireless Professional Series products are designed for ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    The Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are joining the Ad Council today to unveil a new series of national public service advertisements (PSAs) to raise awareness about childhood lead poisoning. The PSAs are being distributed today to kick off National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW). Additionally, the campaign's social media presence through Facebook and Twitter will reinforce to parents, caregivers and pregnant women that ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    Sorenson Media today announced that it has been named to the Streaming Media 100, Streaming Media magazine’s inaugural list of the “100 Companies that Matter Most in Online Video.” The article was published in the influential publication’s October/November issue. ... read more
  • Open-Silicon Launches ARM® Center of Excellence --- MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2011
    Posted at 5:11 AM
    Open-Silicon, Inc., a leading ASIC design and semiconductor manufacturing company, today announced the launch of its ARM® Center of Excellence. The new engineering group will focus on providing complete SoC development solutions for low-power chip development to the networking, telecommunications, storage and computing markets. To enhance the offering, Open-Silicon partnered with ARM through a comprehensive multi-year licensing agreement for the ARM® product portfolio. The Open-Silicon ARM Center of Excellence offers complete SoC development solutions from chip architecture through to the shipment ... read more
  • Posted at 5:10 AM
    First Tech Direct, a leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics solutions, is proud to announce the appointment of John Rethman, as Solution Engineer for the Microsoft Dynamics AX practice. John brings over 15 years of industry expertise in implementation, support, business solutions, supply chain and Product Lifecycle Management. Prior to entering the ERP sector, John spent 10 years in various positions ranging from Planner/Scheduler to Operations Manager. His breadth of knowledge in the Discrete, Automotive and Industrial Manufacturing industries will provide ... read more
  • Posted at 5:10 AM
    St. Louis-based ZeaVision, LLC announced that three recent groundbreaking studies demonstrate that Zeaxanthin (zee-uh-zan-thin), the predominate protective pigment in the back of the eye, reduces the risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and benefits the treatment of advanced AMD, a condition that destroys central vision and affects millions of Americans. AMD is the leading cause of blindness in people over age 55, according to the American Optometric Association and the incidence of AMD is expected to triple by 2025. The ... read more
  • Posted at 5:08 AM
    Citrix Synergy, Booth #522 – Avistar Communications Corporation (www.avistar.com), a leader in unified visual communications solutions, will demonstrate the industry’s most advanced and economical, fully virtualized all-software multiparty MCU at Citrix Synergy™ Barcelona. Based on the same architecture as the Avistar ... read more
  • Posted at 5:07 AM
    Apelon, Inc., a leading provider of terminology and data interoperability solutions, today announced the availability of the first comprehensive, cloud-based terminology mapping solution. TermManager, a code set management and collaborative mapping application, cost-effectively supports healthcare data interoperability initiatives by enabling widespread access to national healthcare vocabulary standards including SNOMED CT®, LOINC®, ICD, RxNorm and NDF-RT. Using TermManager, individuals and organizations can map legacy information to required standards for Meaningful Use incentive payments, departmental data consolidation and regional integration. TermManager is ... read more
  • Awarepoint Expands Senior Management Team --- SAN DIEGO, Oct. 24, 2011
    Posted at 5:05 AM
    Awarepoint Corporation, the leading provider of real-time location system (RTLS) enabled solutions for healthcare, announced the hiring of four senior management executives to support significant expansion of its aware360Suite of RTLS-enabled solutions in hospitals and clinics. Merrie Wallace, R.N., B.S.N., M.N., will serve as executive vice president of product solutions, reporting to Awarepoint CEO Jay Deady. Chris Cosgrove was appointed senior vice president of sales - Eastern United States, Greg Arthur will serve as vice president of client management, and ... read more
  • IO Announces Contract with Broker Brain --- PHOENIX, Oct. 24, 2011
    Posted at 5:05 AM
    IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Broker Brain, a leading provider of real estate owned (REO) asset management tools. As part of the agreement, IO will provide Broker Brain with Data Center as a Service (DCaaS(TM)) at IO Phoenix, delivered through its modular data center technology platform IO Anywhere®. "Our customers require instant access to our systems and their data," said Glen Stephens, Vice President of ... read more