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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Wyse Thin Clients Move to Head of the Class at Award-Winning School District

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization, today announced an exciting new implementation at the Western Wayne School District in Northeast Pennsylvania. When it comes to the strategic use of technology in the classroom, Western Wayne is an example of everything a school district can be. In 2009, Western Wayne received the "Schools of Excellence in Technology" award from the Pennsylvania School Boards Association. This prestigious award is given to only three school districts in the state. Situated between Scranton, PA and the New York State border, the Western Wayne School District encompasses 174 square miles on the border of Wayne County. The school district is comprised of five schools: Western Wayne High School, Western Wayne Middle School, R.D. Wilson Elementary, Lake Ariel Ele... (more)

Ian Dodd Joins Integrien’s Technology Advisory Board

Integrien Corporation, the leader in real-time performance analytics, today announced that Ian Dodd has joined the company’s Technology Advisory Board. Leveraging over 20 years of experience in architecting and supporting complex infrastructures for leading global companies, Dodd will serve as an advisor assisting Integrien with its strategic product innovation. Over the course of his career, Dodd has held the roles of CTO, Chief Architect, Operations Director and Executive Program Manager supporting large global infrastructures. Currently, Dodd oversees Global Operations & Enterprise Automation for IBM supporting Kaiser Permanente from IBM's Global Delivery centers. Prior to this Dodd managed the transformation of the United Health Group Enterprise Command Center, engaging new technologies and processes to significantly reduce application outages and brownouts for ... (more)

Hubspan Launches New WebSpan Connect SaaS Integration Products

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/07/09 -- Hubspan today announced the new WebSpan Connect product line, a suite of basic business integration packages designed for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). WebSpan Connect launches with four packages, including secure managed file transfer, e-invoicing, electronic purchase order and eCommerce punchout. With this launch, WebSpan is now available in two solutions: WebSpan Connect for basic integration processes and WebSpan Process, which are premium business integration processes for Supply Chain, Demand Chain, eCommerce and Advanced Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). The WebSpan Software as a Service (SaaS) Integration Platform was launched in May of this year by Hubspan and IBM, and combines the Hubspan cloud-based integration solution and managed services with key components of IBM WebSphere integration software. As a c... (more)

Acumatica Cloud ERP Selected to Join Elite Russian Hub for Research and Development

Acumatica, a provider of Cloud ERP and financial software, today announced that it has been selected to join the Skolkovo Innovation Centre, an exclusive R&D IT hub that is Russia’s catalyst for next-generation enterprise technologies. Acumatica joins global technology leaders such as Microsoft, IBM, Intel, GE, SAP, Honeywell, and Nokia. Through their alliance with Skolkovo Innovation Centre, these leading companies are building the foundation for new research projects to grow, mature, and become market-leading technologies. Acumatica to Help Train Next Generation of Scientists, Technology Specialists The strategic goal of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre’s IT Cluster is to concentrate international intellectual capital within a vibrant and synergistic hub that will nurture and stimulate the development and commercialization of break-through technologies. Acumatica is... (more)

Soarsoft Africa Is Appointed to SMART Partner Program for Its Adoption of Binary Tree's SMART Methodology

NEWARK, NJ AND DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwired - April 16, 2013) - Binary Tree, the provider of SMART Migration software and solutions for migrating to Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Office 365, today announced that Soarsoft Africa, Binary Tree's exclusive South African distributors of global messaging platform migration solutions, has announced their adoption of Binary Tree's revolutionary SMART migration methodology. With this move, Soarsoft Africa joins the exclusive, invitation-only SMART migration partner community, in line with their status as a Preferred Binary Tree distribution partner. The SMART Partner Program is offered to select partners who have a core focus on complementary lines of business to Binary Tree, have Microsoft messaging and cloud competencies, and uphold Binary Tree's strict service standards. The SMART designation is offered by invit... (more)

More of the World's TOP500 Supercomputers Trust DataDirect Networks for Best Analytics and Simulation Performance, Scale and Lowest TCO

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts DataDirect Networks (DDN) continues its leadership of the TOP500.org global supercomputer rankings, today powering nearly half of the world's 250 largest computers. As the premier global list that ranks clustered computers by performance, the TOP500 list is a testament to the computer power of clustered computer systems that are being used across high performance computing (HPC) markets. More than two-thirds of the top 100 and one-third of top 500 supercomputers are powered by DDN. Notable new DDN® deployments among the top 100 systems include No. 2, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; No. 6, Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas in Austin; No. 11, Total; No. 24, the National Energy Scientific Computing Center, and No. 46, Indiana University. With major deployments worldwide, DDN also boasts ... (more)

Sonian Charges into 2014 with Additional Funding and Steady Growth

Sonian, the pioneer in cloud-powered email archiving, has secured an additional $8 million in funding from existing investors OpenView Venture Partners, Summerhill Venture Partners and Prism Venture Partners. This brings the total raised in the Series C funding round to $21.6 million. These new funds will be used to develop Sonian’s next-generation DiscoverStor™ platform, which will be formally unveiled in Q1 and extends Sonian’s leading cloud reference architecture to new file types and adds advanced analytics, broadening the appeal to global enterprise customers. Sonian’s innovative approach to cloud-based information archiving helps companies of all sizes overcome the storage and operational challenges inherent in managing vast amounts of unstructured data in modern business. More than 14,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian to protect vital intellectual p... (more)

SupersonicAds Announces Three Key Leadership Hires In North America

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SupersonicAds— one of the world's leading web and mobile app monetization platforms—today announced an expansion of its North American leadership team with the creation of three new positions based at the company's headquarters. Leveraging the rapid growth of the app economy and the adoption of advertisers and publishers alike, to monetize their mobile content, the company has invested in new expertise to grow relationships, sales and brand presence in North America. The appointments represent the first move in an aggressive go-to-market strategy for SupersonicAds in the region. Co-Founder and CEO, Gil Shoham relocated to San Francisco from London in late 2012 to lead the expansion. SupersonicAds has been a leading player in mobile monetization in EMEA since 2009. Full list of appointments: Dock Kim has joined the compa... (more)

Trusteer Partners with California State University on Malware Research Program

Trusteer, the leading provider of endpoint cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced that it has completed a five week research study on computer malware with 10 student interns at the University of California, San Marcos (CSUSM) campus. The partnership between Trusteer and the University was created to investigate the impact of malware on the CSUSM campus. Click to Tweet: .@Trusteer and @csusmnews complete #malware study http://bit.ly/TcC3Bd The California State University system operates 23 campuses throughout the state. Malware infections pose a significant challenge for universities since they must operate very open networks that support an unlimited number of access devices. To evaluate the impact of malware on the San Marcos campus, Trusteer and California State University created a five week internship program for 10 students led by company security re... (more)

Euclides Technologies and Banetti Partner for IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management and ClickSoftware Suite Implementation

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/30/14 -- Euclides Technologies and Banetti are pleased to announce their partnership for implementing IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and the ClickSoftware Product Suite. Together, Euclides and Banetti offer an integration to help improve efficiencies and productivity of facilities management and utilities industry. ClickSoftware's number one implementation partner is Euclides Technologies. With over seventy years of technological expertise in service scheduling optimization with ClickSoftware, Euclides Technologies has some of the most experienced ClickSoftware integration management available. It's no wonder why their client list includes the big names of Siemens, Xerox, and Direct Energy. In combining the vast experience of Euclides Technologies with implementing the ClickSoftware suite with the advanced knowled... (more)

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