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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/11 -- Companies are now paying very close attention to power consumption throughout their data centers. To support this growing need, the industry has created both the metrics and tools required to measure and manage power utilization effectively. Clemens Pfeiffer, CTO of Power Assure, Inc., has outlined the various rating systems available, and recommends how each can be used to improve energy efficiency throughout any data center. Tweet this: @PowerAssure CTO discusses data ... read more
  • Posted at 8:59 AM
    Intelligent Solutions for Information Systems (ISIS) LLC., a small defense contractor headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, is prepared to double its workforce by hiring 50 Veterans to meet new growth requirements and the demands of its prime contractors. “Our company ... read more
  • Posted at 8:57 AM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) showcased the importance and value of careers in the technology and engineering fields to San Francisco Bay area students today at the NASA IT Summit 2011 Education Blast Off. The education session, attended by more than 200 middle and high school students, promoted science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.) careers, and is one of Lockheed Martin's many STEM activities in support of NASA programs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b) During the Education Blast Off, a team of ... read more
  • Hospira Expands Board of Directors --- LAKE FOREST, Ill., Aug. 17, 2011
    Posted at 8:57 AM
    Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, today announced that William G. Dempsey has been elected to the company's board of directors. Dempsey brings strong executive management and diverse global experience from leadership positions held in the healthcare industry. The addition of Dempsey expands Hospira's board to 11 directors, nine of whom are independent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040503/HSPLOGO) "Bill understands how to successfully grow a large, multinational healthcare business," said Christopher B. Begley, executive chairman. "His impressive ... read more
  • Posted at 8:46 AM
    "It is the Wild West out there in the world of corporate social media. Every organization knows it should be doing something, but is not sure what," says strategic marketing, reputation, and crisis adviser Davia Temin. "Mistakes made in the immediacy of social media can ruin the brand capital companies have spent years building." In an 11-part series concluding today on the "don'ts of corporate social media" on Forbes.com, Ms. Temin, CEO of Temin and Company, addresses 10 common missteps in ... read more
  • Posted at 8:44 AM
    GRANITE FALLS, NC -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/11 -- Business Continuity Solutions (BCS) trading under (PINKSHEETS: BUCS), announces significant topline revenue growth of its Continuity Cloud™ data center services to corporate accounts only half way through the 3rd quarter. In the same six-week period, BCS has also more than doubled its client base that uses the services of our Continuity Cloud™ Product. "We believe these results represent the increasing interest we are finding by corporate accounts throughout the US ... read more
  • Posted at 8:43 AM
    BAE Systems, Inc, a leading defense, security and aerospace company, has awarded a seven year procurement services contract to Xchanging (LSE:XCH), the business process and technology services provider. As part of this innovative arrangement, Xchanging will provide sourcing and supply base management services for $800m of ... read more
  • Posted at 8:42 AM
    GoPetplan.com, the website of leading pet insurance provider, Petplan, has gone to the dogs (and cats!), literally. Petplan recently re-launched its website with a brand new look and more interactive features than you can shake a stick at. In addition to providing unprecedented access to vital pet health information, the new GoPetplan.com improves all aspects of a customer's experience with a streamlined claims process, a side-by-side pet insurance comparison tool, live feed of real customer reviews, clear explanation ... read more
  • Posted at 8:39 AM
    WILMINGTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/11 -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, today announced that its CEO, Glenn D. Bolduc, will present at the National Investment Banking Association Conference on August 18th at 12:20pm. The conference is taking place between August 17 and August 19 at the Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston. Mr. Bolduc will discuss some of the challenges facing security professionals today ... read more
  • Posted at 8:38 AM
    Prime Factors announces the availability of a free educational white paper on the hot topic of tokenization for data protection. Prime Factors sponsored this research paper—independently written by data security analyst firm Securosis—to help IT departments know when to use tokenization and when to use encryption. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:36 AM
    Digital Matrix Systems, Inc., creator of innovative solutions that enhance credit-based decisions, announced a new agreement with Richmond, Virginia-based Elephant Insurance Company to provide the fast-growing direct-to-consumer auto insurer with credit bureau access, information ... read more
  • Sopris Announces New Podcast Series: AuthorTalk --- LONGMONT, Colo., Aug. 17, 2011
    Posted at 8:36 AM
    Sopris, a provider of research-based assessments, supplemental materials, intervention materials, positive behavior support and professional development products, announced today the launch of its new, complimentary podcast series titled AuthorTalk, available now on iTunes® (http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/authortalk-powered-by-sopris/id457550911). Beneficial to any educator, the new series features informal conversations with renowned Sopris authors, connecting cutting-edge researchers and educators with listeners. Timely topics include practical strategies to improve student achievement, implementing positive behavior support models to improve school climate, successful school turnaround models and improving teacher ... read more
  • Posted at 8:35 AM
    Former Congressman and PhRMA CEO Billy Tauzin has joined the board of the pharmaceutical benefits management company CaptureRx. He will also serve as the company's Chief Industry Relations Officer. Tauzin will work on behalf of CaptureRx, its hospital and health-center clients, and the national pharmacy networks that partner with the company. He will add his voice to initiatives that include identifying best practices and standardization of processes and reporting, and building relationships with managed care and federal and state agencies. "Both clients ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    SAE International's Digital Library is now expanded to include more than 10,000 historical standards. These historical standards, some dating back to the early 1900s, are available in full-text format, allowing users to search for specific keywords and terms. SAE's Digital Library is the industry's most comprehensive resource, encompassing more than 175,000 technical papers, standards, and related publications from SAE International and other organizations. The newly added historical standards include more than 3,700 SAE Aerospace Materials Specifications, 3,600 SAE Aerospace Standards, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:30 AM
    The Latin American Geospatial Forum – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that Geospatial World, published by India-based Geospatial Media and Communications Pvt. Ltd. (formerly known as GIS Development Pvt. Ltd.), has honored Greg Bentley, ... read more
  • Posted at 8:22 AM
    Handbago.com, an online community for "All Things Handbags" officially launches an online marketplace exclusively for designer handbags. "Finding that perfect handbag just got a little easier," states Kristina Moreno, President of Handbago. "Because Handbago focuses exclusively on designer handbags, we introduce consumers to a whole world of bags they never knew existed." The marketplace is a milestone towards Handbago's vision of becoming the premiere online destination for women looking to purchase a designer handbag. The Handbago marketplace provides designers with a custom ... read more
  • Posted at 8:22 AM
    Pentwater Capital Management today submitted a letter to the Board of Directors of Leap Wireless. Full text of the letter can be found below. August 17, 2011 ... read more
  • Netvision at ASIS International --- GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 17, 2011
    Posted at 8:18 AM
    Netvision Mobile is introducing its Rugged Video Surveillance Trailer System at the ASIS 57th Annual Conference September 19th-22nd held in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center. This system provides wireless high-definition video monitoring and can operate in the most extreme environmental circumstances. "This is the perfect solution for border and perimeter security in harsh conditions," Rick Hansen, Director of Government and Large Account Services for Netvision Mobile, stated. "The entire system can be rapidly deployed, requiring just minutes to ... read more
  • Posted at 8:16 AM
    InferX Corporation (OTCQB: NFRX) announced today that it has appointed Ben Chou as Director of Sales. As a nationally recognized technology sales leader, Ben has successfully led sales teams into the largest Fortune 200 companies in the world and has been instrumental in driving explosive sales growth of evolving technology products. Mr. Chou joins the InferX Team with over 15 years of products and solution sales and experience in managing sales teams. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091102/PH03698LOGO ) "I am thrilled to join ... read more
  • Posted at 8:07 AM
    The Data Rescue Center announces NucleusOne®, a joint venture with DARWINmachine. DARWINmachine is a leading-edge designer of custom computer chassis. The NucleusOne® design was a collaborative effort between the Recovery Engineers at the Data Rescue Center and the Lead Designer at DARWINmachine. The unique “aircraft carrier” ... read more