CALABASAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/18/11 -- Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), a leading, global provider of converged IP network test solutions, announced the availability of a comprehensive, end-to-end femtocell test solution that fully validates the entire femtocell ecosystem, including access points and gateways.
Ixia's innovative, powerful, and comprehensive femtocell test solution assesses all network aspects and femtocell devices both individually and as part of an end-to-end system. Ixia's test solution provides equipment manufacturers and operators with the ability to test major ... read more
Vertafore (http://www.vertafore.com), a leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry, today announced that its Sircon producer lifecycle management solution has successfully processed a total of 70 million online transactions.
"We rely on Sircon for managing the producer lifecycle in both our captive and non-captive channels," said Chris Iorio, manager, broker sales at Geisinger Health Plan. "Sircon helps us get our producers to market faster through real-time processing and assured compliance."
The Sircon solution (http://www.sircon.com) helps insurance carriers, agencies ... read more
CureFAKtor Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on the research and development of Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) inhibitors for cancer, today announced that its lead compound, CFAK-C4 , which is in development for the treatment of pancreatic cancer, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Orphan status is given to drugs and biologics that are being developed to treat rare medical conditions, specifically those affecting fewer than 200,000 persons in the ... read more
ULURU Inc. (NYSE AMEX: ULU), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of a portfolio of wound management and oral care products, today announced the successful closing of its registered direct offering, whereby the Company sold 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price per share of $0.10, resulting in gross proceeds of approximately $500,000.
The investor also received a warrant to purchase up to 1,750,000 shares of ULURU Inc.'s common stock. The warrants have an exercise price of ... read more
As the prevalence of obesity in the United States has steadily increased, the number of obese patients in Intensive Care Units (ICU) has also increased to more than 25 percent of patients(1). According to a panel of experts recently convened by Nestle HealthCare Nutrition (NHCN) to discuss the issues of obesity in the critical care setting, many hospitals and health care professionals are struggling to deal with the unique nutritional needs of this patient population.
As many health care professionals struggle ... read more
CooperVision today announced the national rollout of Avaira® Toric silicone hydrogel lenses for astigmatic patients in the United States. Avaira Toric was launched in June, but demand was so high for this lens, the launch was restricted to a few thousand customers that had a fitting set. The Avaira Toric lens is designed to provide consistent performance in a broad range of astigmatic patients regardless of a patient's prescription. Avaira Toric offers exceptional stability, vision and comfort ... read more
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite technologies and services, today announced it shipped more than 327,000 broadband satellite terminals in 2010, the most ever in one year, bringing its cumulative number shipped worldwide to more than 2.5 million.
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The new record reinforces the company's leadership in both broadband services and technology, with customers in over 100 countries and in all market segments. Enterprises of all sizes across virtually all vertical sectors, as well ... read more
Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, today announced that Amherst School District in New Hampshire has deployed Enterasys (also known as HiPath) Wireless for its centrally managed wireless network. The new Enterasys Wireless network serves the entire Amherst district, which includes five schools - a middle school, high school, and three elementary schools - and several buildings.
Amherst made the decision to upgrade its ad hoc wireless network after complaints from users about frequent dead spots, as ... read more
Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, today announced it is offering a lifetime warranty on its Enterasys (HiPath) Wireless Controllers. Enterasys is the first vendor in the industry to offer a lifetime warranty for controllers, augmenting its current comprehensive lifetime warranty offering for wireless access points as well as wired edge switches. Along with powerful automation capabilities and industry-leading integrated wired/wireless management capabilities, this enables customers to achieve the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) for their wireless ... read more
Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, is offering free access to titles within its innovative reading platform from January 18, 2011- January 31, 2011 for attendees and journalists at the Macworld Conference in San Francisco, CA. Attendees can pick up free access cards at the show from representatives walking the show floor with Zinio t-shirts.
As digital reading and the publishing industry's transformation continues to be a compelling and popular topic for the blogosphere, relevant bloggers will be able to offer ... read more
Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced the appointment of Matt Miszewski as senior vice president, Global Public Sector.
At salesforce.com, Miszewski reports to Hilarie Koplow-McAdams, executive vice president of sales, salesforce.com. In his new role, Miszewski will lead salesforce.com's global public sector initiatives to help governments make their citizens more successful through the power of cloud computing.
Comments on the Announcement:
-- "Matt has a proven track record of success ... read more
TEMPE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/18/11 -- OAISYS®, a leader in business call recording and contact center management solutions, today announced that Tracer has received a 2010 Product of the Year Award from Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC®) Customer Interaction Solutions magazine, the leading publication covering CRM, call centers and teleservices since 1982.
Compatible with leading IP business communications systems, including those from Avaya, Mitel, ShoreTel, Toshiba and others, the Talkument® and Tracer call recording solutions help companies improve customer ... read more
ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/18/11 -- Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today that its defense systems business has been awarded a $26 million contract for basic skills trainers and student stations for the Javelin Field Tactical Trainer. Cubic will begin delivering the systems in January 2012 under a follow-on contract with the Raytheon-Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture.
"Javelin is the premier man-portable surveillance and anti-armor missile system on the battlefield," said Karen Pickell, program manager for Cubic's Simulation ... read more
A TeamQuest whitepaper provides three workload management techniques and dispels the myth that reactive, virtualization performance management technologies help you attain the best performance.
"The truth is, these reactive technologies help, but they aren't a complete solution and don't necessarily make workload management easier," said TeamQuest Enterprise Performance Specialist Per Bauer.
"Don't expect dynamic resource scheduling and migration to quickly fit everything together on the fly," warned Bauer.
Bauer said the three best techniques for ensuring workloads coexist in virtualized environments are estimation, ... read more
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM) and Strangeloop today announced a strategic agreement to offer a combined solution of global cloud optimization services along with Web Content Optimization (WCO), allowing content providers to achieve even faster Web page rendering times.
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The market for site performance continues to grow, while end user patience for page down load times continues to decrease to less than two seconds. Available today, Akamai will refer the Strangeloop Site Optimizer technology - a set ... read more
LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that the LSI(TM) SAS6160 switch has been selected as a finalist for the 2010 Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Products of the Year Awards. The LSI SAS6160 is the industry's first 6Gb/s SAS switch. It is designed to significantly extend the capabilities of SAS in direct-attached storage (DAS) environments by allowing multiple servers to connect to one or more independent external storage systems. The product offers customers a high-performance, low-cost and easy-to-use storage networking option for rack-mount ... read more
Odyssey Software, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-class mobile device management (MDM) products, today announced the availability of its free offer for Athena(TM) for BlackBerry® Enterprise Server, a fully functional copy of the product that includes a 5-user perpetual license. The product gives organizations the ability to see firsthand how Athena provides unprecedented interactive support capabilities for BlackBerry smartphones. For more information and to view a demo video as well as access to the free offer, visit www.Athena4BES.com.
Athena ... read more
eCommLink, a leading international prepaid debit processor, has added Jim Plunkett to its senior executive team to help accelerate the expansion of its market share in the U.S. Mr. Plunkett is joining the team as Senior Vice President of Sales and will be focusing on large accounts within the retail, government and social networking verticals.
"The types of innovative opportunities that Jim brings to the table really showcase the power and flexibility of our expanded prepaid platform," stated Ennio ... read more
Verizon Global Wholesale has added powerful enhancements to many of its Private IP processes, giving customers better ordering, monitoring and reporting options for this highly scalable, network-based service.
These enhancements include new monitoring options that give wholesale customers an improved view into statistics that reflect the health of their network. As a result, customers now have a view of network traffic from the circuit connection to the provider edge, providing an end-to-end look.
New speeds and new interconnection choices have ... read more
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has teamed with other leading technology companies to pursue an anticipated five-year, U.S. Department of the Navy contract to provide network transport services for the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) initiative. NGEN is the latest version of the Department of the Navy's initiative to continuously evolve enterprise networks to provide secure data and services to Navy and Marine Corps personnel.
Harris has teamed with CSC (NYSE: CSC); General Dynamics ... read more