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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)

Call for Participation -- Balisage: The Markup Conference 2009

Montréal in August has always been the place and time for serious markup geeks to meet. "Balisage 2009" and the "International Symposium on Processing XML Efficiently" continue the tradition. Balisage is a peer reviewed conference designed to meet the needs of markup theoreticians and practitioners who are pushing the boundaries of the field. It's all about the markup: how to create it; what it means; hierarchies and overlap; modeling; taxonomies; transformation; query, searching, and retrieval; presentation and accessibility; making systems that make markup dance (or dance faster to a different tune in a smaller space) - in short, changing the world and the web through the power of marked-up information. When: August 11 - 14, 2009 Balisage: The Markup Conference 2009 August 10, 2009 - International Symposium on Processing XML Efficiently Where: Montréal, Canada To ... (more)

OrangeHRM Releases Version 2.4.2 of Open Source HRM

SEACAUCUS, NJ (June 18, 2009) - OrangeHRM, a leading provider of open-source HR Management solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises worldwide, is delighted to announce the newest stable version of its product: OrangeHRM 2.4.2. The new version comes to make the installation easier for the all range of users. In the past, when installing OrangeHRM, its installer creates the required MySQL database. For this, OrangeHRM requires MySQL administrator user details. But you don't get MySQL administrator user details from shared web hosts. So, if you wanted to install OrangeHRM in your shared web hosting account, you have to install it manually which can be a tedious task if you are not tech savvy. "We got many requests regarding this issue and we addressed it in version 2.4.2 to make the user life easier", says Sujee Saparamadu, Co-Founder and CEO of OrangeHRM, addi... (more)

How Constant Contact Walks the Content Marketing Walk

Action-oriented Website Transforms Visitors into Buyers. We've long been impressed with Constant Contact. Almost 5 years ago, we wrote about their excellent eNewsletter as an example of effective content marketing--that even small companies with low budgets could emulate.  They have grown from 25,000 customers in 2004 to 250,000 customers in 2008 and more than 500,000 customers in the third quarter 2012. A combination of great content and great products has empowered that growth. Now more than ever, they not only provide terrific content, but they make it easy for buyers to take action. Their impressive growth stems directly from their ability to help their customers grow Because Constant Contact's success is directly tied to the success of its customers, it must provide relevant and valuable content in order to empower their customers to succeed.  I have been a fa... (more)

Keshet International appoints Screenz as global technology partner for Rising Star

Cross Media Company launches groundbreaking voting system as hit format begins international roll out 'Rising Star' to launch in Brazil and Portugal in April and May respectively (3rd April 2014 - Tel Aviv/ London) Screenz, the Tel Aviv-based cross media company announces their appointment by Keshet International as exclusive global technology partner for 'Rising Star' the hit talent format. The deal sees Keshet International utilize Screenz's groundbreaking real time voting technology - the Rising Star Voting System (RSVS). 'Rising Star's international roll out begins on Globo Brazil (6th April), where the show is renamed 'SuperStar', closely followed by TVI Portugal (May). 'Rising Star' has been sold to over 25 territories to date by Keshet International including ABC in the US and ITV in the UK. 'Rising Star' is the first ever primetime live talent show in which vie... (more)

FatWire Content Server Strengthens Santalucia's Brand Online

FatWire Software today announced that santalucía, one of Spain’s largest private insurance companies, has selected the FatWire Content Server web content management solution (WCM) to strengthen the power and consistency of its brand online and enhance the web experience for customers and agents. Serving a vast network of bilingual customers through more than 9,000 insurance agents, santalucía offers a wide range of home, health, life, pet, financial, auto, and business insurance products and services. In order to ensure that online content for its extensive product portfolio is kept current and its brand is managed consistently, santalucía needed an easy-to-use (WCM) solution that would empower non-technical staff to control and update their own content online. Santalucía chose FatWire Content Server for its ease of use and multi-lingual deployment capabilitie... (more)

Bottomline Executives Named Leaders in Treasury and Cash Management by Global Finance Magazine

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY), a leading provider of collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions, today at the 2009 AFP Annual Conference announced that Chief Technology Officer Eric Campbell and Director of Global Marketing Marcus Hughes have been named to Global Finance magazine’s 2009 “Who’s Who in Treasury and Cash Management.” Eric Campbell is one of the leading experts on the use of Web-based cash management products and services, enabling some of the world’s largest banks to develop technology-based strategies for multi-region and global cash management initiatives. Mr. Campbell is actively involved in working with Bottomline’s banking customers to devise innovative deployment models leveraging Web 2.0 and service oriented architecture that create strategic advantages through market differentiation. With 20 years’ experience in i... (more)

Gartner Says Companies Must Implement a Pattern-Based Strategy™ to Increase Their Competitive Advantage

The economic environment rapidly emerging from the recession will force business leaders to look at their opportunities for growth, competitive differentiation, and cost controls in a new way. A Pattern-Based Strategy will help leaders harness and drive change, rather than simply react to it, according to Gartner, Inc. A Pattern-Based Strategy provides a framework to proactively seek, model and adapt to leading indicators, often-termed "weak" signals that form patterns in the marketplace. Not only will leading organizations excel at identifying new patterns and exploiting them for competitive advantage, but their own innovation will create new patterns of change within the marketplace that will force others to react. "Most enterprises and governments today are so invested in traditional processes and thinking that they can't hear or sense new signals," said Val Sr... (more)

CA's Recovery Management Business and Products Continue to Receive Top Industry Accolades

ISLANDIA, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA) today announced that that awards and praise from partners and pundits are continuing to pile up for CA's recovery management channel business and products. In the last year, partners and industry experts have bestowed them with more than 30 honors, including numerous awards and top grades in standalone and competitive product reviews. Most recently, Network Computing Magazine named CA "Company of the Year" and awarded CA ARCserve® Backup "Product of the Year." Announced March 4, the annual Network Computing Awards recognize the companies, the products and the services that have most impressed the readers of the UK's longest running computer networking publication. Also, in Network World's recent Best of the Tests 2010, CA ARCserve Backup was the only backup solution to be recognized as a "... (more)

Replay Solutions Launches First Ever Hosted Record/Replay Solution for Enterprise Java and Cloud Application Teams

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/16/10 -- Replay Solutions (www.replaysolutions.com), a pioneer in application lifecycle, software debugging and problem resolution technology, today announced a hosted version of ReplayDIRECTOR™, the company's patented DVR-like solution for security issues, performance problems and application defects. Replay Solutions revolutionary "record and replay" technology allows users to identify, reproduce and fix software defects in minutes. Replay Solutions is also announcing a promotion today with aggressive pricing to introduce organizations not already using ReplayDIRECTOR to the new and improved approach to software operations, development and testing that record/replay enables. "Software application teams face new challenges today they did not face just a few years ago. New technologies have made building and managing software ... (more)

Famous Apparel Retailer, B. Moss Clothing Company Lands on its Feet

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Moss Clothing Company has re-established 69 years of brand loyalty by creating a full featured, E-Commerce website platform. Since 1939, B. Moss Clothing Company had been a staple in the apparel industry with over 70 retail stores throughout the US. The Moss family owned and operated the apparel chain until it closed in December 2008. Under new management and direction, the Krawchick family is proud to usher in a new era for the famed brand -- the online era. B. Moss Clothing is now officially "plugged in" at http://www.bmossclothing.com. B. Moss generated $65 Million a year in sales and was well situated as a fashion leader in key markets across the Northeast, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. The updated E-Commerce business is capitalizing on their high customer brand loyalty and also expanding their presence in the gl... (more)

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Moroccanoil®, the global leader in oil-infused beauty, is thrilled to announce the NEW Moroccanoil Color Depositing Masks, a collection of dual-benefit hair masks that deposit pure pigments while providing the treatment benefits of a deep conditioning mask. The collection consists of seven curated shades for commitment-free, beautifully-colored hair that looks and feels healthy.
The textured-hair category is inarguably the hottest in the haircare space today. This has been driven by the proliferation of founder brands started by curly and coily consumers and savvy consumers who increasingly want products specifically for their texture type. This trend is underscored by the latest insights from NaturallyCurly's 2018 TextureTrends report, released today. According to the 2018 TextureTrends Report, more than 80 percent of women with curly and coily hair say they purcha...
The textured-hair category is inarguably the hottest in the haircare space today. This has been driven by the proliferation of founder brands started by curly and coily consumers and savvy consumers who increasingly want products specifically for their texture type. This trend is underscored by the latest insights from NaturallyCurly's 2018 TextureTrends report, released today. According to the 2018 TextureTrends Report, more than 80 percent of women with curly and coily hair say they purcha...
We all love the many benefits of natural plant oils, used as a deap treatment before shampooing, at home or at the beach, but is there an all-in-one solution for everyday intensive nutrition and modern styling?I am passionate about the benefits of natural extracts with tried-and-tested results, which I have used to develop my own brand (lemon for its acid ph, wheat germ for its fortifying action…). I wanted a product which combined caring and styling effects, and which could be used after shampo...
The platform combines the strengths of Singtel's extensive, intelligent network capabilities with Microsoft's cloud expertise to create a unique solution that sets new standards for IoT applications," said Mr Diomedes Kastanis, Head of IoT at Singtel. "Our solution provides speed, transparency and flexibility, paving the way for a more pervasive use of IoT to accelerate enterprises' digitalisation efforts. AI-powered intelligent connectivity over Microsoft Azure will be the fastest connected pat...
There are many examples of disruption in consumer space – Uber disrupting the cab industry, Airbnb disrupting the hospitality industry and so on; but have you wondered who is disrupting support and operations? AISERA helps make businesses and customers successful by offering consumer-like user experience for support and operations. We have built the world’s first AI-driven IT / HR / Cloud / Customer Support and Operations solution.
Codete accelerates their clients growth through technological expertise and experience. Codite team works with organizations to meet the challenges that digitalization presents. Their clients include digital start-ups as well as established enterprises in the IT industry. To stay competitive in a highly innovative IT industry, strong R&D departments and bold spin-off initiatives is a must. Codete Data Science and Software Architects teams help corporate clients to stay up to date with the mod...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
Druva is the global leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, delivering the industry's first data management-as-a-service solution that aggregates data from endpoints, servers and cloud applications and leverages the public cloud to offer a single pane of glass to enable data protection, governance and intelligence-dramatically increasing the availability and visibility of business critical information, while reducing the risk, cost and complexity of managing and protecting it. Druva's...
BMC has unmatched experience in IT management, supporting 92 of the Forbes Global 100, and earning recognition as an ITSM Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for five years running. Our solutions offer speed, agility, and efficiency to tackle business challenges in the areas of service management, automation, operations, and the mainframe.