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Monday, August 27, 2012

  • Posted at 11:32 AM
    Randstad Technologies, a leading provider of total technology talent and solutions, announced it was named #2 in Staffing Industry Analysts' 2012 list of largest U.S. staffing firms. The 100 largest staffing firms on the list generated $61.8 billion in U.S. staffing revenues and comprised 52.7 percent of the total market. Staffing Industry Analysts predicts that the total U.S. temporary staffing market will grow 10 percent in 2012. "We're extremely honored to be part of the Staffing Industry Analyst list, and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/27/12 -- VMworld® -- Today Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and VMware (NYSE: VMW) announced they plan to expand their strategic partnership to include integrated products and solutions aimed at delivering the software defined datacenter. This partnership expansion will be highlighted by an investment in dedicated engineering teams collaborating on deeper integrations across the VMware cloud infrastructure and management stacks and Cisco's Data Center Networking and Fabric Computing platforms. The companies' investment in joint ... read more
  • Posted at 11:26 AM
    SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/27/12 -- eGain (NASDAQ: EGAN), the leading provider of customer engagement hub software, today announced that its multichannel sales and service suite, eGain 10, has been named to KMWorld magazine's list of Trend-Setting Products for 2012. eGain 10 was selected for the tenth annual Trend-Setting Products list from more than 700 products. The list features clearly identifiable technology breakthroughs that serve the vendors' full spectrum of constituencies, with particular emphasis on customers. KMWorld's editorial ... read more
  • Posted at 11:15 AM
    General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has acquired the defense operations of Gayston Corporation, a privately held company that supplies precision metal components used in several munitions programs. The value of the cash transaction, which General Dynamics expects to be accretive to earnings in 2013, has not been disclosed. Gayston's defense operations employ 187 people at a state-of-the-art facility in Springboro, Ohio, which is optimized for aluminum impact extrusion manufacturing. Among its products, Gayston manufactures rocket motor tubes for ... read more
  • Posted at 11:14 AM
    Bare Necessities is certainly living up to its promise of dominating the digital experience. Now, BarePlus by Bare Necessities released a hot, new digital catalog featuring full-figured and full-busted lingerie fashion--exclusively for curvy girls. (Photo: ) BarePlus by Bare Necessities is an expert at fuller figure bras that are sexy and available in larger cup sizes--no grandma brassieres here! The brand offers over 1,000 sexy styles with band sizes 40-56 and cup sizes A-N, many of which are available from the ... read more
  • Posted at 11:12 AM
    Results from a series of nationwide viewer surveys conducted by AccentHealth, America's largest waiting room television network, illuminate patients' decision making process in pharmacy selection and usage. The first of the surveys, focused on how patients choose their pharmacy, is available in the August 27 issue of Drug Store News, a leading source for the multi-billion dollar retail pharmacy marketplace, in the new monthly feature "Patient Views." "Convenience is king when choosing a pharmacy, but pricing consideration is a key secondary ... read more
  • Posted at 11:07 AM
    Today at VMworld® 2012, Imprivata®, the leader in secure access and collaboration for healthcare, announced that the power of Imprivata OneSign's No Click Access to roaming desktops via thin and zero clients will be the topic at customer sessions and product demonstrations throughout the conference in San Francisco this week. "Fast, secure access to patient data from any endpoint, with just the tap of a card, or the touch of a finger, is a 'must have' in highly mobile healthcare ... read more
  • Posted at 11:03 AM
    Excergy Corporation, the emerging leader for consulting and systems integration to the utility and government sectors, announced today that the company was selected by the City of Fort Collins Utilities to provide program management and technical consulting to complete its Advanced Meter Fort Collins project and prepare the city for the next generation of smart grid technologies. Over the next year, the Utility department will finish deploying flexible and robust advanced metering as well as start customer engagement with web ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    SILICON SLOPES, UT--(Marketwire - August 27, 2012) -  Today Domo, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) venture started by Omniture co-founder and former CEO Josh James to redefine the business intelligence (BI) market, announced the appointment of Steve Wellen as chief operating officer (COO). Wellen brings more than 30 years of global sales, management, and client service experience to Domo. Most recently, Wellen served ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    PLANTATION, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 08/27/12 -- Smaller community and safety net hospitals may not be getting their fair share of the nearly $4.5 billion in Federal incentives that have reportedly been paid out to 2,700 hospitals that have met Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems implementation goals. A number of social, economic and cultural challenges are among the reasons some, unlike their urban counterparts, don't seem to be taking the initiative to pursue the cash incentive. "For hospitals striving to ... read more
  • Posted at 10:55 AM
    Gantter this year has seen tremendous growth in number of users and active community members and with their support and feedback we are proud to release the latest version of Gantter. Gantter Summer 2012 release includes the following exciting features. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:54 AM
    Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, today announced the re-election of Ralph Santitoro, Director of Carrier Ethernet Market Development, Fujitsu Network Communications, to a fifth consecutive term on the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Board of ... read more
  • Posted at 10:54 AM
    A fire under the Central Bridge on North Canal Street in Lawrence early this morning (Aug. 27) has damaged Verizon cables at the site of the fire. Some Verizon customers in Andover, Lawrence, Littleton, Metheun, North Andover, North Reading and Tewksbury have lost some Verizon services. Voice and data services for some business and government customers may also be affected. And customers in other communities may be affected as well. Verizon technicians are on the scene assessing the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:51 AM
    SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/27/12 -- Accela, Inc. has announced the release of Accela Work Crew™ mobile app for iOS mobile devices, enhancing asset management in government by field staff who maintain assets and track work orders. Work Crew is part of a growing suite of mobile apps from Accela comprising the Accela 'Platform4Gov,' a framework for increasing government productivity and citizen engagement on top of Accela's foundational technology. Accela is the leading provider of mobile, web- ... read more
  • Posted at 10:48 AM
    The United States Naval War College Foundation will honor Lt. Gen. Walter E. Gaskin, deputy chairman of NATO's Military Committee, at a dinner Sept. 21 aboard the U.S.S. New Jersey, the retired battleship on the Delaware River in Camden, N.J. The event is entitled, "A Patriotic Evening Aboard Battleship New Jersey" and is open to the public. Lt. Gen. Gaskin, United State Marine Corps, is stationed at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, where he has served since 2010. From 2006 to 2008, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:40 AM
    Cloud Connect, produced by UBM TechWeb, recently conducted an enterprise cloud adoption study in partnership with research firm, Everest Group, resulting in expanded new program elements for the Chicago event including focused workshops on Private Cloud, Big Data and Cloud Security. In addition to expanded workshops, Cloud Connect's keynote line-up continues to grow, featuring Winthrop Short, the VP of Technology for Orbitz Worldwide who will discuss big data and Craig McLuckie, the Product Manager of Google Compute Engine, who will ... read more
  • Posted at 10:36 AM
    StyleCaster and 92nd Street Y have teamed up once again to host the second State of Style Summit on Thursday, October 11, 2012. On the heels of a sold-out inaugural Summit at 92YTribeca in February 2012, this season's event will move uptown to 92Y's Kaufman Concert Hall, thus allowing for an exponentially larger audience and line-up of speakers. (Photo: 92Y and StyleCaster launched the State of Style Summit with the mission to unlock the potential of new media in the style ... read more
  • Posted at 10:33 AM
    Big-D Construction ( broke ground on Thursday for Xactware's new headquarters. (Logo: Xactware, a leading provider of estimating, analytics, and management technology for the property insurance, remodeling, and restoration industries, has chosen to locate its new 210,000-square-foot headquarters at Traverse Mountain in Lehi, Utah. Traverse Mountain Commercial, the developer, hired Big-D to lead the Design-Build process in coordination with GSBS Architects of Salt Lake City. The building, which will be located near Timpanogos Highway in the Traverse Mountain Business Park, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved more than 36,000 applications for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), a new training and education program for unemployed Veterans to upgrade their skills for in-demand jobs. “The tremendous response illustrates how ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/27/12 -- Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the performance company, today announced an extension of its strategic partnership with VMware with the introduction of a performance management solution for software-defined networks (SDN) and the ability to provision wide area network (WAN) optimization for virtual data centers (VDC). The planned Riverbed® solutions will ensure the operational viability and performance of VMware-based SDNs and VDCs. Riverbed Cascade® product family support for VXLAN will provide IT organizations ... read more