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PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwire) -- 01/20/10 -- The Sage Group plc (LSE: SGE) today announced the availability of a new major release of Sage ERP X3, their flagship global ERP solution for mid-sized and larger businesses. This new version helps these companies save time and reduce costs, support interoperability among dispersed teams and improve their customers' experience - key issues mid-sized and large enterprises are facing during these challenging times. Christophe Letellier, General Manager, Sage ERP X3 world-wide said: "Midmarket companies looking for an easy to use, rapid to implement and cost effective, world class ERP solution can take advantage of this new major release. Sage ERP X3 operates at a fraction of typical Tier 1 ERP costs and is adopted by users in as much as half the time without compromising on functional coverage. Our ambition is to be recogni... (more)

Locus Again Recognized as Carbon Software Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/25/10 -- Locus Technologies was recognized as one of the leaders in software for greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and reporting by Massachusetts-based research firm Groom Energy Solutions. Their Enterprise Carbon Accounting (ECA) report, titled "2010 Enterprise Carbon Accounting: An Analysis of Corporate-Level Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Reporting and a Review of GHG Software Products," is available online at www.groomenergy.com. This report comes only weeks after UtiliPoint International, Inc., a key utility and energy industry analysis and consulting firm, in a similar report recognized Locus as one of the oldest and most comprehensive providers of GHG software. "We are very pleased that some of the leading industry analysts, first UtiliPoint, followed by IDC, and now Groom Energy, have recognized Locus as one of the most ... (more)

NI Technology Previews Earnings for Altera, Integrated Device Technology, RF Micro Devices, STMicroelectronics and Citrix Systems

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, announced it has updated outlooks for Altera (Nasdaq: ALTR), Integrated Device Technology (Nasdaq: IDTI), RF Micro Devices (Nasdaq: RFMD), STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) and Citrix Systems (Nasdaq: CTXS). Editor Paul McWilliams has displayed uncanny accuracy in predicting the ebb and flow of the markets during the last 12 months. He not only called the relief rally that started in November 2008 and nailed the March bottom to the day, he also predicted the catalysts that would fuel what has been one of the most significant recovery rallies in NASDAQ history. In a new special report, "10 Tech Trends for 2010," McWilliams lays out his predictions for 2010 covering important stories from... (more)

3PAR Expands Operations in China

FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/14/10 -- 3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today that it has launched its first sales office in China and named David Lu as country manager, based in Beijing. Part of an ongoing expansion in the Asia-Pacific region, this move positions 3PAR to provide utility storage systems to enable Chinese customers to build highly virtualized, highly consolidated datacenters for enterprise and cloud computing that are also environmentally responsible. "Chinese enterprises face strict limits on the amount of space they can devote to datacenters," said Lu. "3PAR's ability to consolidate and reduce storage footprint while also dramatically reducing energy costs and increasing business agility is a major plus in the Chinese market. All of these benefits are important as 3PAR expands its channel presence in C... (more)

Customer Collaboration Contributes to Exceptional 2011 Success for Viewpoint Construction Software

Viewpoint Construction Software’s successful completion of 2011 has provided the financial base for increasing its rate of investment in products, staff and business infrastructure. Closing the books on a busy year, the company reported revenues topping $40M, reflecting a 47% growth over 2010 levels. Viewpoint reinforced its commitment to collaboration in 2011 by conducting a number of focus groups and increasing customer interactions throughout the year. The firm’s collaborative strategy was a major contributor to its ability to deliver robust new product releases and services - translating to customer confidence and record triple digit customer growth in 2011. These included an industry-proven Cloud computing platform, completely re-tooling Project Management with an intuitive dashboard interface called Work Centers, and an all new Work Order Management system. ... (more)

Cycle Computing Ramps Global 50,000-Core Cluster for Schrodinger Molecular Research

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 04/19/12 -- Cycle Computing provisioned a 50,000-core utility supercomputer in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud for Schrödinger and Nimbus Discovery to accelerate lead identification via virtual screening. This milestone -- the largest of its kind -- is Cycle Computing's fifth massive cluster in less than two years on the heels of a 30,000 cluster in October 2011, illustrating Cycle's continued leadership in delivering full-featured and scalable cluster deployments. Cycle Computing revealed the cluster creation during today's opening keynote at the AWS Summit in New York City. Schrödinger's widely used computational docking application, Glide, performs high-throughput virtual screening of compound libraries for identification of drug discovery leads. Computing resource and time constraints traditionally limit the extent with which... (more)

The Second Edition of Riak Handbook Available Now for Download

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/01/12 -- Basho Technologies today announced the immediate availability of the second edition of Riak Handbook. The significantly updated Riak Handbook includes more than 43 pages of new content covering many of the latest feature enhancements to Riak, Basho's industry-leading, open-source, distributed database. Riak Handbook is authored by former Basho developer and advocate, Mathias Meyer. Riak Handbook is a comprehensive, hands-on guide to Riak. The initial release of Riak Handbook focused on the driving forces behind Riak, including Amazon Dynamo, eventual consistency and CAP Theorem. Through a collection of examples and code, Mathias' Riak Handbook explores the mechanics of Riak, such as storing and retrieving data, indexing, searching and querying data, and sheds a light on Riak in production. The updated handbook expands on ... (more)

Ubitus and Sega of America Join Forces to Unleash Cloud Gaming for SEGA's Most Popular Mobile Titles

SAN FRANCISCO, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubitus Inc., the worldwide technology leader in cloud gaming solutions, and Sega of America are excited to announce today their collaboration on Cloud Gaming. Ubitus is looking to bring some of the best titles from SEGA to the Ubitus North American and European platform from April 2013. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2010/05/07/20100507249159.jpg ) Ubitus powers immersive gaming experiences for tier one carriers and service providers around the world, and is the first cloud gaming service to truly achieve N screen delivery from PCs/Macs to mobile devices to set top boxes to TV dongles to SmartTVs. Ubitus GameCloud technology uses the power of optimized cloud computing to quickly and efficiently deliver console-quality games to end consumers, without long download, slow install or high storage requirement on end device... (more)

Riskonnect, Leading Provider of Risk Management Information System Technology, Announces Three Executive Roles to Help Lead its Continued Growth and Demand for its Services

Riskonnect, the leading provider of risk management information system technology, announced today three additions to its executive leadership: D. Stuart White, Vice President, Professional Services; Roger Dunkin, Vice President, Applications & Platform; and Ross Ellner, Director, EMEA. D. Stuart White, Vice President Professional Services D. Stuart "Stu" White has joined Riskonnect as Vice President, Professional Services. White brings to Riskonnect an extensive leadership background, with a foundation in programming and data analysis. He has the vision and expertise to continue to build Riskonnect’s world-class services organization. “We are committed to building a leadership team that will continue to keep our clients’ needs in the forefront, and that will take us to the next phase in our growth,” commented Bob Morrell, CEO & Co-Founder, Riskonnect. “Stu has suc... (more)

Optimal Blue Named to the Fast Tech Listing Honoring the Fastest Growing Tech Companies in North Texas by MTBC

Optimal Blue, LLC, was named to the Fast Tech Award listing Friday, August 23 at the Metroplex Technology Business Council’s Tech Titans Awards Gala. The award presentation – sponsored by Travis Wolff, LLP, Comerica Bank and the Dallas Business Journal – revealed the list of the 35 companies as well as their ranking. Optimal Blue, ranked number 24 on the prestigious list, develops and delivers highly configurable, intuitive enterprise lending solutions for mortgage banks, community banks and credit unions. “We are proud of this achievement. Being named to the Fast Tech list indicates a high level of performance and growth,” said Larry Huff, Optimal Blue Co-CEO. “In 2011-2012 we worked to achieve a 34% increase in revenue and a 39% increase in operating income. These numbers are significant because they affirm growing market demand and customer confidence in our for... (more)

My Personal 2010 Predictions

New Year 2010 on Ulitzer In an effort to save a lot of pain and suffering for those people who don’t want to read an incredibly long blog post, I have a nice little summary table.  The predictions run the gamut of my personal and professional interests, so they may not be 100% interesting to all people. 99% of All Decade Lists That Come This Year Will Be Wrong Twitter Will Become A Footnote Real Time Has Had It’s Time Interest Rates Will Begin To Rise Housing Prices Being To Stall And Then Fall Jorge Lorenzo Will Win MotoGP World Championship Netbook Market Disappears Apple’s Disdain For Developers Will Reach A Tipping Point ChromeOS Proves To Be Another Of Google’s Failures The Final Season Of Lost Will Not Be Seen Foundations For The Repeal Of Sarb-Ox The Venture Business, As We Know It, Is Dead Oil Trading Draws Legislative Scrutiny Windows Mobile 7 Will Impress ... (more)