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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)

SecureRF Granted U.S. Patent for Secure Communications Method Targeting Sensors and Wireless Platforms

New Haven, CT, June 21, 2010 --(PR.com)-- SecureRF Corporation today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company U.S. Patent 7,649,999 for the world’s first cryptography method to run in linear time. The patented algorithm provides a key agreement protocol and a method for generating a secret key to facilitate secure communications. The algorithm is computationally hard to reverse, while rapidly computable, enabling it to run on devices with very low computing resources. These methods can be used to secure users, sensors, networks, or machine-to-machine systems, like the Smart Grid, where stronger authentication and security will be critical to public implementation. “This patent broadly covers the foundation of our methods, known as the Algebraic Eraser™,” said Louis Parks, SecureRF’s CEO. &ldqu... (more)

Unique Broadband Systems Ltd High Power Boost with DVB Expansion

Toronto, Canada, August 21, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Unique Broadband Systems Ltd. (UBS), a major designer, developer and manufacturer of COFDM digital audio and video technology, announces the expansion of its spectrum of technological solutions through the acquisition of the entire Axcera, LLC analog, digital and MMDS product line. With this broadening of its product mix, UBS now has the capacity to support broadcasters across the globe with turnkey service across the full range of technological platforms. UBS operates out of three locations: Unique Broadband Systems Ltd. in Toronto, Canada, UBS Beijing Technologies Ltd. (Beijing) and UBS-Axcera (Pittsburgh). UBS’ group executive management President and CEO David Dane and Vice President Dr. Karen Safaryan, are extremely excited about the addition of high power transmission products and business opportunities in this area,... (more)

F5 Announces Superior Application Delivery Controller Performance and Scalability with New Hardware Blade for VIPRION

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today introduced Performance Blade 200 (PB200) hardware for the company’s VIPRION® solution. The PB200 is designed to support the growth, availability, and performance requirements of content and service providers, as well as large enterprises. Details Many IT departments are struggling with rapid increases in both traffic volumes and users. Simultaneously, organizations continue to leverage social media, mobile devices, and an expanding array of web services to achieve business goals. These demands result in many companies pushing the limits of their current application delivery infrastructures. The new VIPRION system with PB200 hardware enables organizations to: Support Users with Industry-Leading Performance and Availability A fully loaded VIPRION chassis with four PB200 units is... (more)

Redwood Asset Management Corporate Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/10 -- Redwood Asset Management Inc.("Redwood"), a Toronto-based manager of investment funds marketed under the Redwood, Ark and SciVest brands, along with its wholly-owned subsidiary Gatehouse Capital Inc., provide the following corporate and fund update for investors. Change of Control of Ark On August 31st, 2009, Redwood, in a share exchange, acquired all the outstanding shares of Ark Financial Holdings Ltd., the parent company to Ark Fund Management Ltd. ("Ark"). Consequently, Redwood became the indirect owner of Ark through its ownership of Ark Holdings. Ark was the manager and promoter of the Ark Mutual Funds and other investment funds, and was the trustee of those funds structured as trusts. Gatehouse Acquisition As previously announced in a press release issued on October 2, 2009, Redwood acquired Gatehouse Capital ... (more)

N-able Technologies Expands Canadian Market Reach, Forges Strategic Alliance With Hartco

OTTAWA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/09/12 -- Seeking to gain market share and spark country-wide adoption of managed services, N-able Technologies®, the global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM) automation software for managed service providers (MSPs) and IT departments, today announced a new alliance with Hartco Distribution, a subsidiary of Hartco Inc. (TSX: HCI), a market leader in Canadian information technology (IT) for more than 30 years. As part of the new alliance, N-able will expand its reach into the Canadian marketplace and gain direct access to Hartco Distribution's network of IT solution providers, including MicroAge and Metafore locations across Canada. In exchange, Hartco affiliates will benefit from N-able's 100% IT Coverage model, innovative freemium programs and vast array of sales and marketing enablement resources to cultivate successful MS... (more)

INgrooves Acquires Fontana Distribution

SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move which will further empower the independent music community, INgrooves, a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and technology services to the global music community, announced today that it has acquired Fontana Distribution from Universal Music Group (UMG). The new company, INgrooves Fontana, combines INgrooves' asset management and distribution platform and a decade of experience in the digital world, with Fontana's digital and physical distribution and marketing capabilities, to offer a complete solution to indie labels -- the best in class digital and physical distribution services. The announcement was made today by Robb McDaniels, Founder & CEO INgrooves, and Zach Horowitz, President & Chief Operating Officer of UMG. UMG holds a minority equity interest in INgrooves. Financia... (more)

33 Million* Brits Put Life in Limbo due to Current Economic Climate

CHESTER, England, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --   People postpone having a first child for two years Retirement on hold for an average of five years Research by the UK's leading price comparison site, MoneySupermarket, has revealed a staggering two thirds of Brits (65 per cent) have been forced to put important life decisions on hold due to the current economic climate. Those aged 18-34, often considered the 'prime age' as far as important life changes are concerned, have had to put the most on hold; 17 per cent have put off buying a house (four years on average) and 10 per cent have delayed the sound of wedding bells by an average of three years. In addition, eight per cent have been forced to postpone having their first child by an average of three years. Britain's number one comparison site also found the overall top areas people have put on hold are travelling ... (more)

Tekmark and Custom Business Solutions, Inc. Announce PCI Security Agreement

EDISON, N.J., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tekmark's TekSecure Labs division has formed an agreement with Custom Business Solutions, Inc. (CBS) to offer PCI Security Solutions Services to their more than 4,000 restaurant industry clients nationwide. The business arrangement allows CBS to recommend a proven security solution provider to its client base, enhancing its reputation as an industry leader, and allows Tekmark the opportunity to sell its PCI Security solutions to a wide network of restaurants. While these incidents are not typically brought to the public eye, the restaurant industry faces an ever-growing threat of security breaches, as skimmers and hackers become more numerous and proficient. Restaurants and other hospitality industry businesses accounted for a majority percentage of the data breaches in the United States last year.  The Tekmark and CBS ... (more)

Global PC Shipments Stalled in the Second Quarter While Buyers Remain Cautious And Market Waits For New Products, According to IDC

The worldwide PC market saw growth stall in the second quarter of 2012 (2Q12), with shipments falling 0.1% from a year ago, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The results are slightly below IDC's May projections of 2.1% year-on-year growth, but in-line with projections of a slow second and third quarter before faster growth by year end. Part of the reason for slow 2Q12 sales was disappointing sell-out of distribution channels during the first quarter. This limited demand from channels that are wary of building inventory ahead of new product launches this fall. Moreover, consumers remained reluctant about purchasing PCs in this environment of tech transition and soft economics. Ultrabooks have not yet produced a significant rise in volumes – in part due to anticipation of improvements such as Windows 8, which is exp... (more)

Don't Scrimp on Travel Cover for Half Term Holidays

CHESTER, England, October 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Opting for an annual travel insurance policy can be more cost effective than 'single trip' cover for regular travellers Average value of a suitcase's contents is almost £1,500 per person for one week away Just one in five has the correct level of travel insurance, says MoneySupermarket With half term fast approaching, and many families planning a getaway, MoneySupermarket.com urges Brits to plan ahead and ensure they have adequate travel insurance in place, not only for themselves but also for their baggage. Bob Atkinson, holiday insurance expert at MoneySupermarket, said: "There are hundreds of policy options available to travellers; however, the differences between cover levels provided can be vast and there is a danger of being underinsured if you choose the wrong one. You should always check that the policy you ... (more)