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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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    Growth is the number-one challenge facing corporations and their management teams worldwide. Yet revenue creation - arguably the most important thing any business does to facilitate growth - remains one of its most expensive and inefficient processes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070917/AQM011LOGO) "Companies today must undertake a fundamental change in the way they create, manage, and generate revenue," warns Phil Fernandez, CEO of Marketo, in his new book, REVENUE DISRUPTION: Game-Changing Sales And Marketing Strategies To Accelerate Growth (Wiley, May 2012). "Most organizations will ... read more
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    SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced findings focused on server virtualization from its 2012 IT Manager Survey. According to the survey, nearly 90 percent of IT decision makers struggle with backing up data in virtualized environments (see Figure 1). This represents a 5 percent increase in reported difficulty compared to Quantum survey findings just a year and a half ... read more
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    MORRISVILLE, NC -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Tekelec has hired Nitin Arora as managing director for India and South Asia. Mr. Arora will oversee all business and sales activities for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan out of Tekelec's Gurgaon, India office. Mr. Arora joins Tekelec from Nokia Siemens Networks, where he was head of sales and business for core networks in India. In his prior position at Nokia Siemens Networks, he directed the core network voice transformation ... read more
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    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- EdgeWave Inc., (OTCBB: EWVE) (OTCQB: EWVE), a leading provider of Secure Content Management (SCM) solutions, today announced iPrism Social Media Security, a new service that transcends traditional Web filtering by seamlessly monitoring and controlling user interactions with social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter and Google. iPrism Social Media Security positions the company as a global leader in social networking safety by enabling access to popular social media sites, while ... read more
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    Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK): WHAT: ... read more
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    Pindrop Security, a leading innovator in combating phone-based fraud, today announced the company has closed a $1 million seed round which includes investments by Andreessen Horowitz, GRA Venture Fund, New World Ventures, Sigma Partners, and Webb Investment Network led by former eBay ... read more
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    ACT Conferencing, Kathea, Microsoft Corp. and Tata Communications have joined Open Visual Communications Consortium™ (OVCC™), a group of leading service and solution providers creating the blueprint to deliver high-quality video collaboration that connects any vendor, any network and any device, ... read more
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    VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY), will release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 after the market closes on May 24, 2012. The management of VeriFone will host a conference call to review the financial results ... read more
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    Vitria Technology, Inc. today announced that it is providing a lifeline for Progress Software customers who have been adversely affected by the company’s decision to divest significant portions of its product portfolio. Progress Software recently announced its intention to divest ... read more
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    FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Crossing Automation, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of fab and tool automation products, today announced the formation of a new business unit tasked with extending the company's lead in the development and delivery of 450mm wafer automation platforms. May Su has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the new 450mm division, while Michael Brain joins the company as vice president of marketing, chartered to continue Crossing's legacy ... read more
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    BELMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Actiance, helping organizations benefit from new forms of communications and collaboration, announced today the release of Vantage for Microsoft SharePoint 2010, a new addition to the Actiance security and compliance platform. The solution allows enterprises to create granular policy controls for content inspection, real-time alerts and role-based workflow for supervisory review, logging and archiving. For organizations in regulated industries, including financial services, legal and healthcare, this is a critical step to ... read more
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    Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced today that its flagship Optima HDx high current implanter has been selected as process tool of record by another of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers. The system will be used in high volume manufacturing of FLASH devices. "This is a significant achievement for the company, as it is a testament to the system's ability to deliver the precision performance and productivity required ... read more
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    Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced that company management will present an overview of the company at three conferences in May. -- Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Health Care Conference -- Location: Intercontinental Hotel, Boston, MA -- Presentation date: Tuesday May 8, 2012 -- Presentation time: 2:50 p.m. ET ... read more
  • SPYru(TM) unveils "The Uberwater" --- CINCINNATI, May 1, 2012
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    SPYRU Inc., a privately held corporation, is dedicated to new product innovation in the growing market of functional food & beverages. They've just announced the upcoming product launch of SPYru's brands, May 7th( )- a revolutionary new line of high protein, low calorie beverages. Targeted towards health & fitness conscious adults and serious athletes alike, SPYru packs a powerful punch of nutrients. Derived naturally from Spirulina, a blue-green fresh water algae composed of nearly 70% pure protein, it is considered ... read more
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    SAN BRUNO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Responsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTG), a leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions, kicks off Responsys Interact 2012, the event of the year for interactive marketers who want to drive more revenue and engagement through the key interactive channels of email, mobile, social, display and the web. Responsys Interact 2012 is taking place May 1-3 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, California. "Each year at Interact we look to showcase ... read more
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    PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Percona, Inc., the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today confirmed that May 14, 2012 is the Call for Speakers deadline for Percona Live New York 2012 taking place Oct. 1-2, 2012 at Sentry Centers, 730 Third Avenue in New York City. "The recent Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo in Santa Clara was a huge success, and we expect the same enthusiastic attendance at the New York conference," said ... read more
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    LOUISVILLE, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Zayo Group announces today it completed its transaction to purchase Arialink, adding 930 new route miles to the Zayo Network, including 400 miles of dense metro networks in Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich. "Arialink's extensive network in Michigan will complement Zayo's national footprint," states Dan Caruso, President and CEO of Zayo Group. "This acquisition will expand the reach of our network services to new markets in Michigan that will be valuable to Zayo's ... read more
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    DES MOINES, IA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Palisade Systems, an industry leader in the Data Security and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) markets, announced today that the award-winning mobile security company Mobile Active Defense (M.A.D.) is integrating Palisade Systems' DLP technology into their Mobile Enterprise Compliance Security (MECS) Server offerings to protect sensitive data from being shared or inadvertently leaked from mobile devices and workforces. The MECS Server extends existing enterprise and network security policies across mobile platforms with ... read more
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    CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- ParAccel, Inc., a leading enterprise analytic platform provider, today announced that it is scheduled to present at Jefferies Annual Global TMT Conference, on Tuesday, May 8 in New York City. Paul Zolfaghari, chief operating officer at ParAccel, will participate on a panel discussing new database technologies designed to harness and bring value to enterprise big data challenges. Zolfaghari will focus on how companies can leverage big data to drive innovation, growth ... read more
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    Experience 1, Inc., holding company for Advantage Title, Inc. and Title365, Inc., leading nationwide providers of title insurance and escrow services, today announced that Eric D. Swenson has become the Company’s Chairman of the Board. Swenson’s appointment brings the Company seasoned leadership by one of the ... read more