Technology News All about technology


Research And Markets – Investigate South Africa’s Commercial Systems And Servers Industry Today

(PRWEB) December 13, 2004

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of South Africa Commercial Systems and Servers 2004-2008 Forecast and 2003 Vendor Shares to their offering.

This study, South Africa Commercial Systems and Servers 2004-2008 Forecast and 2003 Vendor Shares, reviews and analyzes the market for computer systems, servers, and workstations in South Africa for 2003, with data provided according to vendor, processor technology, and operating system. The data is further divided into 10 price bands. The study also provides detailed forecasts of market size through 2008.

Additionally, the analysis of the commercial systems and server market should help answer the following key market questions:

What are the defining characteristics of the commercial systems and server market in South Africa?

How will current and future economic conditions likely affect this market's development?

What are the areas of highest penetration and growth potential within the server market by operating system, price band, and CPU type?

How is the global rivalry between Microsoft and Unix being played out in the South African market? Where does Linux stand?

Can vendors of proprietary environments capture new applications and growth on their platforms?

What application segments are driving growth and what platforms are best positioned to gain in this evolving market?

Who is gaining share in the South African server market?

Where are the greatest opportunities for future growth?

"After the previous years' decline in systems and server shipments, strong growth was witnessed in 2003. Due to restricted IT budgets and the increased length of purchase cycles, however, vendors will be inclined to remain cautious. As the large business sector starts to focus on total cost of ownership and return on investment, it is to be expected that the SMB sector will become more important in generating revenue for vendors." Philip Korinek, Research Analyst - CEMA.

The contents of this report are as follows:


In This Study


Executive Summary

Situation Overview

Market Characteristics

Economic and Political Environment

IT Environment

Information Technology Market Overview

General IT Trends



Overview of the Systems and Server Market

The Structure of the Systems and Server Market by Server Category

The Volume Server Market (less than$ 100,000)

The Midrange Enterprise Server Market ($ 100,000-$ 1,000,000)

The High-End Enterprise Server Market (More than $ 1,000,000)

The Structure of the Systems and Server Market by Processor Type

Trends in the Intel Processor-Based Server Segment

Trends for the RISC Processor-Based Server Segment

The Structure of the Systems and Server Market by Operating System

Microsoft Windows (NT, 2000, And XP) Server Hardware Market

Novell NetWare Server Hardware Market

Unix Server Hardware Market

Linux Server Hardware Market

Other Operating Systems

For more information visit

Laura Wood

Senior Manager

Research and Markets

Fax: +353 1 4100 980



Property Lines PL Direct Posts Commercial Real Estate Brokers Listings on Their Websites with Customizable Reports for Clients and Customers

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 25, 2013

Property Line International, Inc., the Las Vegas-based online national commercial real estate listing and marketing resource, announced today that its technical division has completed and implemented a selection of report styles that enhance its PL Direct service. The PL Direct service allows commercial real estate companies to display their company-branded listings on their own websites in real time. The new report choices include Individual Listing Detail Reports, Map Plotting Reports and Multiple Property Compare and Contrast Reports. All reports can be customized by the broker for his clients and customers. The new Property Line PL Direct service is available effective June 24, 2013.

The Property Line graphic artists responsible for the PL Direct report project indicated that these new reports are just the beginning of many more report choices to come for our commercial real estate broker membership. The teams lead developer emphasized the importance of a strong internet presence for brokers marketing commercial property saying, "Its a competitive world out there. Clients who entrust brokers with marketing their properties expect the best. Property Lines PL Direct service is just that - the best. And weve made it effortless but affordable for them.

Property Lines PL Direct service was developed with state-of-the-art technology to display Commercial Real Estate agents listings, photos and floor plans on their own websites automatically. Commercial brokers and marketing executives have reported that making the agents listings more keyword searchable on Google and other publicly used search engines through PL Direct has expanded their marketing reach.

Keeping their listings and photos current on their websites with PL Direct is one less thing our commercial brokers have to worry about, said Jane Memmer, Property Lines CEO. The new reports are an outstanding addition to PL Direct. Were very proud of the entire project. PL Direct is fast, reliable and, almost most importantly, it is AFFORDABLE." Commercial brokers deserve a cost-effective solution. Property Line is pleased to provide it for them.

About Property Line International, Inc.

Established in 1993 by Jane and Harold Memmer, Property Line is a commercial real estate listing service that offers listing, searching and report capabilities for its commercial broker members, as well as innovative push marketing products that help agents and brokers close the deal in a more efficient manner. With a national database of listings updated daily, members depend on the website to list, search, and market inventories. Property Lines database site at offers its CRE members unlimited seaching, unlimited listings, and unlimited attachments. Bulk uploading of listings is free of charge. Property Lines PL Direct service automatically displays commercial listings directly on brokers own websites with printable, customizable reports for their clients and customers.


Entelos Releases Commercial Dog Nutrition Simulation Model

San Mateo, California (PRWEB) July 31, 2013

Entelos, a premier provider of physiological system modeling and services that help pharmaceutical and consumer product companies predict better paths to success, today announced the availability of a new commercial quantitative physiological model that will enable petfood manufacturers to predict the effects of different diets on dogs and replace expensive and lengthy animal testing.

The petfood market is a $ 59 billion industry that is extremely competitive and requires manufacturers to deliver better scientifically proven nutrition at lower costs, said Entelos President and CEO, Shawn OConnor. Our transformational simulation approach provides the foundation for petfood R&D groups to run quick and humane computer simulations for different diets on different dog types."

The new Dog Nutrition PhysioLab is a mathematical physiological model designed to simulate, examine and explore the effects of food intake within dog diets and the corresponding body weight outcomes. The model provides a foundation to investigate effects of macronutrient intake relative to exercise, age and size simulating carbohydrate, protein and triglyceride mass balance to determine total body mass and total fat. The model includes the simulation and quantitative insights into the canine circulatory system, adipose tissue, liver, muscle and GI tract. Additionally, simulations take into consideration the hormonal control from hormones such as glucagon, insulin, epinephrine, adiponectin and other gastrointestinal hormones on weight loss and gain.

About Entelos

Entelos is an in silico modeling and simulation software and services company delivering predictive technologies reducing risk, time, and cost of product development for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, nutrition and consumer products customers. The Company's PhysioLab systems biology platforms generate virtual populations providing highly predictive analyses to develop safer and more effective drugs, foods and consumer products and help eliminate the need for animal testing. Entelos understanding of consumer variability has significant application to the emerging field of personalized medicine and products. The Company is headquartered in San Mateo, California. For more information, please visit


Commercial Real Estate Finance Company, Clopton Capital, Nominated for Better Business Bureau’s Prestigious 2014 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 11, 2013

Clopton Capital has been nominated for the Better Business Bureau's prestigious Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics for 2014. The company was nominated for its day-to-day ethical business practices by unrelated parties that thought the company to be deserving of the award.

As described by the Better Business Bureau, "The Torch Award is designed to promote not only the importance of ethical business practices, but also the willingness and efforts made by outstanding organizations to ensure that our country's marketplace remains fair and honorable for all people."

According to the BBB, previous winners of the Torch Award include: Sears Holding Corporation, Empire Today, U.S. Waterproofing, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, CDW Computer Centers, Assurance Agency, Ltd., The Pampered Chef, Abbott Laboratories, Tasty Catering, ABT Electronics and Cray, Kaiser LTD.

Clopton Capital is a nationwide commercial real estate finance company that offers and arranges loans for commercial properties nationwide. The company works with individual owners and real estate companies that own income producing properties. The funding for the loans arranged by the company comes from CMBS markets, insurance companies, private companies, and depositories.

Find More Computer Press Releases


Maritime Program Group Promotes Marisa Tranghese to Commercial Underwriter

Westbrook, CT (PRWEB) December 28, 2012

Maritime Program Group (MPG) announced the promotion of Marisa Tranghese to Commercial Underwriter in their Recreational Marine Insurance Program written with New Hampshire Insurance Company (AIG).

Marisa started with MPG 5 years ago as an Underwriting Assistant in their Recreaetional Marine Insurance department that primarily writes marinas, boat dealers & yacht clubs. In that time she has risen through the ranks to Underwriting Tech and now to Underwriter.

"Marisa has always demonstrated a great work ethic, superior attention to detail, and has raised the level of quality and service throughout the department all while working at 150 miles an hour!" stated Chris Pesce, MPG's President. "Over and above her regular workload, Marisa has also taken on responsibilities outside the department, such as the go to person for our internal CRM and Rating platform. All of these skills will serve her well as she makes the move to Underwriting and we are very excited to see her take on the challenge of this position."

Maritime Program Group is a Program Administrator providing a full range of marine insurance products and underwriting services to its broker network throughout the United States. MPG specializes in protecting all types of marine-related assets across every category of marine risks Recreational Marine, Inland Marine, and Ocean Marine. Through its Private Client Services the company serves the individual insurance needs of high net worth clients. MPGs nearly 60 employees are strategically located in offices nationwide, with primary offices in Westbrook, CT and Manchester, NH. For more information about Maritime Program Group visit or call 800.366.8086 Ext. 1658.

19Feb/130 Goes Into Strategic Partnership; Will Service Large Commercial Vehicles

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 12, 2012

Seattle sign company proudly announces its strategic partnership with a major vehicle collision company, ushering changes with facilities, services, and the overall business. Seattles top provider of customized signs and banners will move into a bigger location and will start servicing larger commercial vehicles. The company believes the expansion will put it in a much better position to anticipate the upcoming challenges that lie ahead.

Bigger Graphic Garage will be moving to a new spot just behind its existing location. Its owner Rani Bal shares that their new graphic garage measures over 20,000 square feet, which is considerably bigger compared to the original. The company looks forward to accommodating more vehicles with their new lot. Their previous garage was always full that they had to reschedule some of their client appointments for more than a week. The company receives a high demand for their vehicle graphics and magnetic car signs. The custom signs creators also look forward to more clients for their trade show displays and mural printing.

Better Servicing Capability

The company takes pride in their recently acquired lot, which enables them to offer better servicing capacity. They may now service larger size commercial vehicles such as buses and tractor trailer trucks. The owner also expressed her joy over her business partnership with the unnamed vehicle collision company. The merger not only helps extend its garage but also expand its range of services. The company is now confident to take on bigger projects from the more established businesses. Aside from its clients in advertising, the sign maker plans to directly target vehicle manufacturers across the country.

Brighter Future

The company is currently in its crucial stages of expansion and transition. They have already bought bigger units of printing tools and equipment. Bal also shares that the company almost doubled the size of its professional staff to anticipate the incoming orders once their new garage finally opens. Although the past few months have been chaotic, everyone in the company is excited for the changes and the opportunities the expansion will bring. The partnership was warmly welcomed by everyone in the company because, as Bal shares, It positions us for the future. is based in Mill Creek and serves the metropolitan areas in Washington including Kirkland, Lynnwood, Bellevue, Bothell, Everett, Seattle, and Woodinville. The company offers professional sign designing and printing services. It also creates murals, marketing collaterals, and installations for advertising and marketing purposes. The company takes pride in using the latest digital technology and employing highly talented individuals. It even guarantees sign reprints and reinstallation if their product is not letter perfect.

For more information about their sign solutions, visit


MMD Introduces New Philips Edge-lit LED Commercial Display Line with Flypaper Express Content Creation Software

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 01, 2012

MMD, the exclusive licensee for Philips Commercial Signage and Philips Monitors Worldwide, announced today the debut of the Philips Q Series with the 32-inch BDL3210Q, 42-inch BDL4210Q and 46-inch BDL4610Q. The Philips Q Series is a new family of Edge-lit LED commercial displays built for SMBs (small and medium-sized businesses) looking for an affordable and energy efficient digital signage solution.

We are excited about our newest family of displays targeted at the SMBs market, said Craig Rathbun, Managing Director for MMD North America, exclusive licensee for Philips Commercial Signage Worldwide. Not all digital signage applications require 24/7 performance, for this segment weve created the Philips Q Series. Focused on affordability, ease of use and energy efficiency, the Philips Q Series is great for simple deployments where advance network connectivity and elaborate content changes may be overkill. Basically set up the display, plug in content and your digital billboard is up and running within minutes, and no compromises to service or quality.

Designed for basic digital signage applications, the Philips Q Series features USB Media Playback for simple content playback without the need for special media players, computers, or network connectivity. Users can simply load their digital signage content onto a USB Drive and plug into the Philips Q Series for instant playback. To take advantage of this feature, every Philips Q Series display comes equipped with a 30-day free trial of Flypaper Express, an easy-to-use content creation software which allows anyone to develop high quality digital signage content within PowerPoint. This revolutionary content creation software comes equipped with 10 themed templates to easily kick-start digital signage projects in hospitality, healthcare, education, retail and more.

Flypaper Express provides a powerful yet familiar platform in PowerPoint for anyone to create high-impact digital signage content, said Don Pierson, Founder and President of Flypaper. With professional-quality templates included, its easy for anyone to quickly create compelling and eye-catching content for any audience using Flypaper Express.

Continuing Philips commitment to energy efficiency and the environment, the new Philips Q Series meets stringent Energy Star and RoHS requirements for an eco-friendly display. With the Edge-lit LED lighting technology, the Philips Q Series consumes an average of 40 percent less power than CCFL lighting technology, reducing the operating cost over the lifetime of the display. Furthermore, the Edge-lit LED lighting technology is free of mercury content, one of the most poisonous natural substances that affects humans and animals worldwide. Every Philips commercial display is made of highly recyclable materials and is lead free for greater sustainability throughout its life cycle from manufacturing to disposal.

The Philips Q Series includes a 3-Year Advance Exchange Warranty, one of the industry's best warranty programs for commercial-grade displays. The commercial-grade warranty program protects the life of the display in case of a malfunction with free service on parts, labor, and transportation and provides customer service throughout the warranty program. For further reliability and longevity in commercial environments, the panel life of the Philips Q Series is rated up to 50,000 hours (MTBF) for demanding digital signage applications.

The Philips Q Series includes a host of connectivity options to easily connect media players with two HDMI inputs, VGA IN, AV IN, and Component IN. In addition, the display line features RS-232 to remotely manage and control the display via network.


The Philips Q Series display line of 32-inch BDL3210Q, 42-inch BDL4210Q and 46-inch BDL4610Q is available now through all MMD business partners in USA and Canada. All three displays come with access to a 30-day free trial of Flypaper Express. For complete information on the Philips Q Series, visit For more information on Flypaper Express, visit

To download product images, visit our Product Image page.

About MMD

MMD is a subsidiary of TPV Technology Limited and is the exclusive licensee of Philips Commercial Signage and Philips Monitors worldwide. By combining the Philips brand promise with TPVs manufacturing expertise in displays, MMD uses a fast and focused approach to bringing innovative products to market. MMD operates internationally with its Global headquarters in Taiwan, North American headquarters in Atlanta and its European headquarters in Amsterdam. Through its network of local sales agents MMD works with a comprehensive range of expert system integrators, distributors and resellers. The companys design and development centers are located in Taiwan and Amsterdam. For more information on MMD, visit or contact us.sales(at)mmd-p(dot)com.

About Flypaper Studio, Inc. and Trivantis Corporation

Flypaper Studio, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trivantis Corporation. Flypaper produces the leading content creation platform that empowers programmers and non-programmers alike to create, edit, share, track and reuse high-impact interactive and motion graphics video content. The Flypaper platform allows anyone to edit and manipulate components without touching programming code. Trivantis also produces Lectora


Look Beyond Commercial Software, Asahi Technologies Provides Open Source Integration Services for Small and Medium Size Businesses

(PRWEB) July 26, 2012

Implementing an open source environment is considered the best way to save time and money for any organization or business enterprise. Recently many small and medium size businesses have turned to open source technologies to support their business goals and save costs. Open source lets businesses gain significant management control through the processes and technology, in addition to accelerated solutions and low development costs. To help businesses reap the benefits of open source implementation, Asahi Technologies a leading New York based web development company provides open source integration into business operations.

Experts say that open source integration has already been an effective solution even in in non-technical industries such as healthcare and Government affairs. In addition to that open source delivers innovative solutions to business problems, faster and cheaper. These combined advantages makes open source implementation popular among small businesses. Another advantage with open source is that it allows users to see, review and modify it for enhanced business performance.

Open source implementation has spread beyond enterprise level and is gaining enormous momentum. The impact is such that even organizations like NASA, NYSE and Euronext implement open source environment, says Vinod Subbaiah, CEO of Asahi Technologies. The implementation of the open source implementation delivers amazing benefits in terms of cost efficiency and time consumption. Currently firms of all sizes from enterprise level to startup integrate open source to their business operations and reap the benefits of its collaborative approach.

About Asahi Technologies

Asahi Technologies is a New York based web design and development firm that provides software consulting and development solutions to small and medium level businesses all across North America. Asahi Technologies specializes in responsive design, cloud computing, online marketing, mobile application development and open source technologies. Under the leadership of Mr. Vinod Subbaiah, who himself started his career as a software programmer, Asahi Technologies team comprises of experienced software professionals have extensive knowledge of technology covering B2C and B2B operations. The firms headquarters is located in New York City, NY.

More Computer Press Releases


SecurityCAM Offers Free Site Survey for All Types of Home Security and Commercial Security Systems

London, UK (PRWEB UK) 16 May 2012

SecurityCAM, a leading alarm systems and security solutions provider, has announced that it is offering a free site survey to all homeowners and business firms. The company is offering this free survey facility to help educate homeowners and business owners about the need for effective burglar alarms and intruder alarms. They want to demonstrate how vulnerable a residential and commercial premise can be, without the right home intruder alarms and business security. All those who want to avail this free site survey facility can call up the company through the numbers given on their website, , or they can fill out a simple form on their website.

Mr. Idris Shara, the CEO of SecurityCAM, commenting on the free site survey offered by their company, said, We believe in being proactive when it comes to improving the security situation in the UK. We do not want to wait for people to come to us only when they feel the need for effective home security devices and business alarms; we want to convince even those people who feel their homes and business premises are secure enough without burglar alarms. We would like to urge everyone to get a free site survey from us at the earliest. Our security experts will highlight how even the most seemingly secure premises can be easily breached. This will hopefully help home owners and business owners understand that advanced residential and commercial security devices are the only way in which they can safeguard their property and possessions.

SecurityCAM offers a wide range of alarm systems for business and home owners, which, besides being state-of-the-art, comply with the British and European Standards prEN5031/PD6662 and DD243:2004. The range of alarm systems for home and business security, which you can get from this company include ADT alarms, CCTV cameras, access control systems, and intercom & video entry systems. Here is a succinct list of the features of some of these advanced home and business security devices from SecurityCAM:

ADT Alarms:



Coswick Hardwood Flooring With Extra-durable Commercial Finish is Now Available in North America

Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) February 27, 2012

Coswick Hardwood is pleased to announce that its hardwood flooring collections are now available under extra-durable commercial aluminum oxide finish. Lacquer CosNanoTech++ is an innovative hardwood finish distinguished by high wear resistance. Coswick commercial finish is intended for use in public interiors, such as hotels, restaurants, offices, clubs, show-rooms or boutiques.

Commercial lacquer CosNanoTech++ is a factory applied finish, created using UV-cured polymers with specially configured corundum particles. Due to its strength, corundum is otherwise known as an artificial diamond. Top layer of lacquer CosNanoTech++ finish uses innovative new generation technologies: polymers with cross-linked nanoparticles increase finish elasticity and wear resistance. This technology allows to extend the life of lacquer finish even under the heaviest traffic conditions.

Aside from being very durable, Coswick commercial lacquer finish has a soft matte sheen. The obvious benefit of a matte floor surface is that it disguises dust, small dents and scratches, as well as conceals footprints and other signs of wear, stated Pavel Shishkovich, head engineer at Coswick Hardwood.

In addition, CosNanoTech++ commercial finish is free from harmful VOC emissions, said Mr. Shishkovich.

Commercial lacquer CosNanoTech++ finish is completely transparent, which means that the grain texture, depth and beauty of a natural wood surface are not obstructed. Aside from regular care, commercial lacquer finish does not require any special maintenance or renewal.

Coswick manufacturing program includes solid, 2-layer tongue-and-groove, as well as 3-layer click engineered flooring an innovative technology that is becoming increasingly popular due to its dimensional stability and ease of installation. Commercial CosNanoTech++ finish is available for all solid and engineered Coswick floors.

Lacquer CosNanoTech++ finish is recommended for use both in residential and public areas, and comes with a superior finish warranty (extended 35 year warranty for residential, 3 years for public interiors). In addition, all solid and engineered Coswick floors come with a lifetime structural warranty, which guarantees that flooring will keep its structural integrity for a lifetime.

About Coswick Hardwood:

Coswick Hardwood is a Canadian manufacturer of high end solid and engineered hardwood flooring from oak, ash, American walnut. First presented on the market in 1995, Coswick soon earned a great reputation for quality and innovation of its flooring products. Coswick flooring is available in over 70 distinct designer styles, colors and surface finishes.Coswick dealer network spans globally and includes Canada and USA, EU, Russia, the Baltic Region, Central Asia, as well as countries of the Persian Gulf. To learn more about Coswick flooring, please visit


Page 1 of 212