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North Shore-LIJ Completes Last Phase of $50M Upgrade of its Diagnostic Imaging Systems, $12M for GE Low-Dose CT Scanners to Reduce Patients Radiation Exposure

Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that it completed the last phase of a $ 50 million, three-year project to upgrade its diagnostic imaging systems. The final phase cost $ 12 million and included installing 15 computed tomography (CT) scanners at its healthcare facilities in the metropolitan area to reduce patients’ exposure to radiation and provide the highest quality imaging.

CT technology is a critical tool for diagnosis and early detection of cancers, cardiac disease, neurological problems, trauma, inflammation and other conditions.

Last June, North Shore-LIJ announced at a news conference its purchase of 15 GE low dose CT scanners for 10 of its facilities on Long Island and in New York City. This initiative was part of the first, $ 50 million step in an on-going effort by the health system to replace or update all of its conventional diagnostic imaging systems through quality initiatives designed to assure cutting edge technological capabilities while also assuring patient safety. In addition to the equipment, North Shore-LIJ also installed system-wide monitoring software, which tracks radiation exposure by CT, creating a database that monitors levels of emission and helps radiologists adjust their practices based on the latest clinical evidence.

“North Shore-LIJ is one of the first health systems in the country to replace or upgrade all of its diagnostic imaging equipment to reduce patients’ risks to radiation exposure,” said Michael J. Dowling, president and chief executive officer of North Shore-LIJ. “This initiative is a significant investment in our commitment to move beyond treating illness but also to protect public health.”

The Joint Commission, the nation’s top hospital and healthcare accrediting organization, issued a sentinel alert about the long-term radiation risks of diagnostic imaging in 2011. Jason Naidich, MD, chairman of radiology at North Shore-LIJ, said the health system was already planning its major project to upgrade its CTs and radiology equipment when the report made national news.

“North Shore-LIJ has a comprehensive radiology safety program across its hospitals and outpatient imaging facilities,” Dr. Naidich said. “Our radiology physicians, technologists, and physicists are specifically trained in radiation safety and are committed to limiting patients’ exposure to the lowest dose necessary to make the proper diagnosis.

“We offer low-dose CT imaging in every community the health system serves and all of our emergency departments are equipped with the most-up-to-date, low-dose CT scanners,” Dr. Naidich said. “This is important for everyone, but especially for children and young adults who may be more susceptible to harm from radiation exposure over time.”

“When used appropriately, CT is a safe tool that can save lives. At North Shore – LIJ, our patients can be confident that we are using this innovative technology to make their imaging procedures even safer.”

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Leading Attribution Management Company, ClearSaleing, Completes $3.75 Million Funding Package With $1.7 Million Equity Investment From NCT Ventures Fund I, L.P.

Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) January 26, 2010

ClearSaleing, a technology and thought leader in attribution management, announced today it has closed its Series C funding round with a $ 1.7 million investment from NCT Ventures Fund I, L.P., a Columbus, Ohio-based venture capital fund. The company also announced Jeff Bell, industry leader in interactive marketing, and former Microsoft executive, has agreed to join ClearSaleings board of directors, along with NCT Ventures Partner Bill Frank.

The announcements follow on the heels of the company being named an interactive attribution leader in Forrester Research Inc.'s report The Forrester WaveTM: Interactive Attribution, Q4 2009.

NCT Ventures has increased its investment in ClearSaleing because we believe strongly in its attribution management technology and have watched as it is rapidly becoming the gold standard by which major advertisers manage and measure campaign success, says Bell.

ClearSaleing is delighted to expand its business partnership with NCT Ventures Fund I, L.P. and we are pleased that Jeff Bell is joining our board. His track record in interactive marketing is second-to-none. We look forward to working with Jeff on new product ideas and pursuing strategic relationships with top tier agencies as we continue ClearSaleings leadership position in advertising analytics and attribution management," says ClearSaleing CEO Mike Lanese.

The NCT investment closes out a $ 3.75 million combination debt/equity funding package that was put in place to ensure the Company could continue to make strategic investments in product development, marketing and sales, said ClearSaleing President Randy Smith. ClearSaleing is entering 2010 with a strong cash position, a lot of marketing momentum and a robust sales pipeline that bodes well for another strong year, Smith added.

About Jeff Bell

For 20 years, Jeff Bell has been growing and turning around businesses in Corporate America. Most recently, as Microsoft's Corporate Vice President of Global Marketing for the Interactive Entertainment Business, Jeff was responsible for leading Xbox to its first profitable year, and launching the Games for Windows business.

On the creative front, Jeff's team has produced the launch campaigns for Gears of War, Halo 3, Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Scene it! and Grand Theft Auto IV, and implemented the first global and vertically integrated Xbox marketing campaign.

Before Microsoft, Jeff was largely credited with helping revitalize the Dodge, Jeep and Chrysler businesses, returning them to profitability in a significant turnaround from 2000-2006 with the Dodge Ram, Jeep 4-door Wrangler and the Chrysler 300 product launches.

Jeff's efforts around social media, web, direct marketing and video games led to Jeff being named Interactive Marketer of the Year in 2005 by Advertising Age.

About NCT Ventures Fund I, LP.

NCT Ventures Fund I, LP is an Early Stage, Early Growth Investment Fund with a focus on Ohio-based companies. NCT invests in and develops leading-edge organizations with promising opportunities. NCTs investment strategy focuses on technology companies with an emphasis on marketing, logistics and disruptive business models. In addition to NCTs institutional and private investors, they are an Ohio Third Frontier grant recipient. NCT and its partners have a long history of promoting the central Ohio region, the Ohio State University and entrepreneurship in general. The NCT core management team has operated together for nearly 10 years, and offers significant operating experience to all NCT portfolio companies. For more information, please visit

About ClearSaleing

ClearSaleing has been named Technology Platform Search Marketers Cant Live Without at the SES (Search Engine Strategies) Awards. ClearSaleings advertising portfolio management platform helps marketers and agencies identify ways to more effectively and profitably allocate ad spend across a complex mix of online advertising investments.

ClearSaleing is a thought leader in the growing scientific field of attribution management and publishes that provides a rich repository of ClearSaleing and externally published articles, white papers and other material focused exclusively on attribution management.

ClearSaleings unique ability to give marketers telescopic insight into their online ad investment is attracting major brand customers such as American Greetings and Nationwide Insurance. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. For more information, please visit



Ventura Water Completes Initial Evaluation of New, Non-Toxic Wastewater Treatment Technology

San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2012

Ventura Water, the City of Venturas Water Department, has completed an initial evaluation phase of a project to transition its wastewater treatment plant to a safe, non-toxic, sustainable technology to replace the current chlorine-based disinfection process in use at the Ventura Water Reclamation Facility. This innovative project is in partnership with Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG), which has pioneered the industrys only non-chemical wastewater disinfection process that also generates renewable energy. The goals of the project are to discontinue handling hazardous chemicals, reduce costs, and potentially support expansion of the water reuse program to help preserve the beautiful local estuary and coastline.

Ventura Water initiated the project to eliminate the current chlorine-based wastewater treatment process and attain greater efficiency and sustainability. Ventura Water managers and engineers, as part of their continuous efforts to lower costs and protect the environment, identified PTGs technology as a potential solution, and developed a set of criteria to evaluate new technology to replace the citys existing wastewater disinfection process.

PTGs technology was identified as the lowest-cost alternative in a study led by Carollo Engineers, who are experts in wastewater engineering. This study resulted in the decision to install a PTG evaluation unit, which is currently processing 500,000 gallons of wastewater per day, and offers the potential to scale up to 20 million gallons of wastewater per day. Since December 2011, the evaluation unit has been undergoing extensive tests to prove that it meets the Ventura Water Reclamation Facilitys stringent standards for water safety while offering the potential to reduce the facilitys operating costs.

Highlights of the initial evaluation phase:

The PTG system is successfully disinfecting Venturas wastewater, meeting Californias Title 22 standards for water disinfection, rendering it safe for non-potable re-use.

The PTG system can deliver significant cost savings for Ventura. Total electricity costs to power the facility are currently approximately $ 900,000 per year. Because the PTG system efficiently utilizes waste heat and reuses energy, early estimates show that the system may generate enough energy to power itself and the entire facility at about half of today's cost.

Eliminating chlorine from the disinfection process delivers additional cost savings. Disinfection chemicals currently cost Ventura approximately $ 250,000 per year, and there are also significant staff costs associated with chemical handling and emergency preparedness.

With this phase completed, Ventura Water will now begin additional testing and optimization to determine specific design options, possibly taking advantage of more biogas and/or expanding co-generation opportunities. Final design and construction would follow completion of this phase.

"Ventura Water is continually seeking improvement of our treatment and operational processes, said Ventura Water General Manager Shana Epstein. We are pleased to be partnering in this important project that is demonstrating effective disinfection without chemicals as well as a potential for significant operational savings, if fully implemented, down the road.

The innovative design and operational efficiency of this technology interested us immediately, said Ventura Water Wastewater Utility Manager Dan Pfeifer. Over the course of the next few months, we will be optimizing the system to maximize efficiency and minimize costs while planning the next steps.

Were extremely excited to be working with Ventura Water on this innovative project, said Greg Ryan, co-founder and CEO of Pasteurization Technology Group. The system has been processing more than 15 million gallons per month during this initial testing phase and has met or exceeded all the goals we set. We look forward to the next phase of the process, which will validate that PTGs technology can significantly reduce operating costs while transitioning Ventura Water to a chemical-free approach to wastewater disinfection.

Innovative wastewater treatment technology is toxin-free and generates clean energy

PTGs technology is the first and only to combine wastewater disinfection with renewable-energy generation. PTGs patented technology can use the digester gas (often referred to as biogas, a natural by-product of wastewater treatment) as fuel to drive a turbine that generates renewable electricity that can offset the electivity consumed by a typical wastewater treatment plant. The hot exhaust air from the turbine (energy that is typically wasted) is then passed through a series of heat exchangers that increase the temperature of the wastewater to a level that disinfects the wastewater stream. PTGs technology is significantly more cost-effective and more energy-efficient than other methods. And, unlike other wastewater disinfection approaches, PTGs systems do not require toxic chemicals such as chlorine, or costly electrical power and expensive UV lamps.

About Ventura Water

Ventura Water, the City of Venturas Water Department, is dedicated to serving our beautiful coastal community with quality drinking water and water reclamation services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Delivering drinking water from local sources since 1923, cleaning water for more than a century, and preventing storm-water pollution for the past two decades, we support Venturas vitality. Our goal is to integrate water management to create long-term health and economic benefits for our community. As financial stewards, our goals are to operate and use resources efficiently, understand and meet the needs of our customers, and protect our infrastructure by investing wisely in maintenance and renewal projects. We believe that true water sustainabilitywhere the needs of the human population and the environment can live in balancewill be achieved only when choices are made collectively to use water efficiently in all ways to restore our watersheds and protect our childrens future.

About Pasteurization Technology Group

Located in San Leandro, California, Pasteurization Technology Group is a venture-capital backed company that is revolutionizing the disinfection of wastewater. PTGs systems utilize its patented two-for-one technology that combines wastewater disinfection with the generation of renewable energy. PTGs process is one of only a handful of technologies to pass the stringent standards of Title 22 in the state of California for the disinfection of water for reuse. By channeling the typically wasted exhaust heat from a turbine to disinfect wastewater, PTGs process is the most energy-efficient and lowest-cost solution on the market. PTG won the 2011 BlueTech


Courtyard Hotel in Emeryville, California Completes Major Renovation

Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012

One of the best hotels near Berkeley, California, just got a little better thanks to a new renovation.

The Courtyard Oakland Emeryville Hotel, featuring 296 spacious rooms, has completed a major renovation of its lobby and on-site amenities. As one of the most convenient hotels in Emeryville, California, the Courtyard now features the brands new Refreshing Business lobby concept, designed to give travelers the flexibility to work and socialize however they choose while on the road.

From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to what travelers want from a hotel, said Janis Milham, vice president, Global Brand Manager, Courtyard by Marriott. Guests want more control and choice with services and amenities that create a healthy balance between working and relaxing. We redefined the Courtyard lobby so it invites guests to get out of their rooms to work, socialize or for entertainment, whether traveling alone or with colleagues.

With new bright colors and a contemporary design, the hotel near Berkeley welcomes guests with new features the moment they walk through the door. The traditional front desk is replaced with separate welcome pedestals to create more personal and private interactions when guests check in. Guests can also kick back and relax with new flexible seating options including a communal table, private media booths with high-definition televisions, and an intimate, semi-enclosed lounge area.

Unique among hotels in Emeryville, California, the exclusive GoBoard


A Vehicle Wrap Shop in Phoenix, AZ, 1st Impressions Truck Lettering, Completes Testing and Becomes the First Vehicle Wrap Shop in Phoenix to Be 3M Certified

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 02, 2012

Since 1994, a local Phoenix, AZ, wrap shop, 1st Impressions Truck Lettering and Vehicle Wraps has been performing quality wraps on cars and trucks in Phoenix and the surrounding metro area, but has now taken it to the next level to stay a step above their Phoenix competitors by becoming a 3M Certified vehicle wrap shop. 1st impressions Truck Lettering and Vehicle Wraps has long been known in Phoenix for their team of highly skilled and creative design experts and their quality installations, but now with the 3M certification, theyve confirmed their reputation.

Vehicle wraps start with high resolution digital graphics printed on vinyl, with adhesives on them. This means that basically, vehicle wraps are very similar to a large decal covering the exterior of the vehicle. If performed correctly the vehicles wrap provides an extra layer of protection on the exterior and leaves the vehicles paint unharmed. If a low quality material is used, the design is poor or the wrap is installed incorrectly, a vehicle wrap can not only harm a vehicles paint but also look unattractive, not a good thing when representing a companys image. The 3M certification guaranties that the vehicle wrap will be installed by an expert technician with quality 3M materials.

Based out of Maplewood, MN, 3M, is the leading innovators in multiple fields from; electronic circuit and optical film manufacturing, to abrasive and adhesive development. They are the premier manufacturer and suppliers to the vehicle wrap and vinyl lettering industry. 3Ms reputation is on the line and theyre taking a just a few vehicle graphic design and installation companies and testing them on all aspects of the 3M design, material and installation processes to become certified, in fact, 1st Impressions truck lettering and vehicle wraps in Phoenix is only one of two companies in the entire state of Arizona.

Dan Deary, the CEO at 1st Impressions, states, The test sessions were very rigorous In order to weed out the lesser skilled teams. The final test session lasted an entire day.

The 3M certification covers business practices as well as installation skills and knowledge. The testing not only included vehicle wraps, but also floor graphics and corrugated trailer sides as well as several other vinyl application areas which even included brick wall applications. An example of their brick wall work on their Phoenix vehicle wrap shop, along with some of their vehicle wraps, truck lettering and a variety of indoor and outdoor signs can be seen on 1st Impressions website at

People really take notice of a wrap shop thats been 3M certified, Deary says, With the clout behind 3Ms certification; were already seeing an increase in sales to large national companies. The certification sets them apart from their competition and allows them to fulfill Dans goal of leading the Phoenix vehicle wrap industry.

A quote from 3M states, To make a message stand out or brand a companys logo with a vehicle wrap, there are four important areas that must be included: a skilled graphic arts designer, the right graphics materials, quality graphics equipment and an expert vehicle wrap installer. Without just one of these areas, the wrap can reflect badly on the companys new advertising campaign, not to mention the companys logo the wrap shop is supposed to be branding and promoting.

With the increasing number of cars and trucks on the road with low quality vehicle wraps in Phoenix, its nice to see a company like 1st Impressions Truck Lettering and vehicle wraps taking steps to insure the quality of their work to their customers.


The George Jarkesy Show Completes Another Successful Week of Radio

Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 15, 2012

The George Jarkesy Radio Show, hosted by George Jarkesy, featured several excellent guests to discuss the political and economic issues of that day, including an Entrepreneurial Warrior of the Week doing great things for American troops. The nationally syndicated show airs on AM/FM radio through The Wall Street Business Network, from 4-5 PM EST, Monday through Friday. The show features Jarkesys commentary on issues in the worlds of business and politics, and the guests reflect the topics of each show. Along with co-host Dwayne Deslatte, the show aims to educate and enrich listeners, empowering them with the knowledge they need to make smart decisions.

In the week beginning on February 6, 2012, the show opened with Mark Evans, Founder of Pizzas 4 Patriots. Evans organization, which was established in 2008, aims to provide combat troops with pizza on Veterans Day, Independence Day, and Super Bowl Sunday. The show also featured Penny Nance, the President and CEO of Concerned Women for America, who joined to discuss the Susan G. Komen Foundations controversial decision to pull funding from Planned Parenthood.

Tuesdays guest was Chad Morganlander, co-founder and portfolio manager for Washington Crossing Advisors. Morganlander appeared on the Tech Tuesday show to talk about tech stocks, as well as the European Central Banks austerity negotiations with the Greek government. On Wednesday, the show hosted Andy Gibbs, the author of the VET Act of 2011, to talk about the Act and efforts to improve support for returning combat troops.

Throwdown Thursday featured the return of a previous guest, President of Energy Prospectus Group Dan Steffens, to provide an update on energy markets. John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray, and Christmas, also joined the show to discuss the job market and provide advice for job seekers.

The week ended with a great show, as Friday featured two guests Mark Grewal, President and CEO of S&W Seed Company, and Dr. Woody Brock, CEO of Strategic Economic Decisions. Grewal joined for the Fortune Friday segment to discuss entrepreneurship and his work at S&W Seed Company. Dr. Brock, author of the new book American Gridlock, appeared on the program to talk about the environment of extreme partisanship in American politics. The show also featured several giveaways of Dr. Brocks signed book, American Gridlock.

A few planned guests for the week of February 6th include New York Congresswoman Nan Hayworth; Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and head of American outreach for Priests for Life; and the award-winning Braille Blues Daddy, Bryan Lee; Mary Jo Anderson, EWTN guest; and John Ransom, Finance Editor for TownHall Finance.

All shows are archived, and can be listened to at anytime at Episodes can also be found on Apple iTunes. Any books featured by guests on the show can also be found and purchased on the sites Bookstore.

The George Jarkesy Show airs from 4-5 PM EST, Monday through Friday, and can also be heard live at For more information on The George Jarkesy Show, upcoming and past guests, and on becoming an Entrepreneurial Warrior of the Week, please visit their website.

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George Jarkesy is a money manager and professional investor, respected financial and corporate advisor, and radio host of the nationally syndicated The George Jarkesy Show. He is a frequent market commentator and guest on FOX Business News, FOX & Friends, and CNBC. George started his career in the financial services industry with a New York Stock Exchange member. George also serves on the Finance Committee of the Republican National Committee and is an active member of the National Investment Banking Association, The Jarkesy Foundation, and Chairman of The National Eagles and Angels Association. For more information on Jarkesy & Company, please visit:

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Tukatech Completes Partnership with Dominican Republic?s GrupoM

Tukatech Completes Partnership with Dominican Republic’s GrupoM

Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2011

Tukatech Inc., Los Angeles-based provider of 2D/3D apparel software solutions, is pleased to announce its most recent partnership with GrupoM, the Dominican Republic-based manufacturer of woven and knit apparel. GrupoM’s recent installation and conversion to Tukatech has immediately improved pattern development productivity and cost savings, utilizing Tukatech’s TUKAcad digital pattern making and grading, and SMARTmark automatic marker making software.

The improvements due to Tukatech’s software have been seen across all of GrupoM’s divisions. Fernando Capellan, President and CEO of GrupoM, says, “I am enthused by the professionalism and passion that Ram Sareen and his team put into this software. I know the system is a reflection of that commitment therefore making it a very good business decision."

"In today's tough business environment the need for right tools that will keep you ahead of the curve are very necessary. Competitiveness, cost efficiency, quick response and accurate product developments right the first time are key. Tukatech is one of those tools and will definitely keep us on the cutting edge," says Joseph Blumberg, Director Sales & Merchandising.

"Tukatech is a system that as an overall saves steps and time since it unifies processes within the development of a pattern. It also allows us to link information automatically between the patterns and excel formats. The integrated automatic marker system linked to the pattern software allows us to develop our production patterns faster and automatically with an optimum efficiency. The system also allows us to work in different things at the same time, while pattern and markers are being executed. Tukatech definitely offers savings in time and money making us more efficient and competitive," says Lily Beauchamps, Knits Product Development Manager.

Installation and training on TUKAcad and SMARTmark was also a success, says Rodin Fadul, IT Manager at GrupoM. He says, “The Tukatech consultants were extremely helpful, knowledgeable and willing to work out any and all issues… Full installation and setup was just a few clicks away… It is the easiest deployment we’ve ever made!!"

Kelvy Santos, Director of the Wovens Operations at GrupoM, also has been impressed by Tukatech’s results, saying, “I am very satisfied with the savings we are having in the YPU (yield per unit). There is much more control of the whole information from costing, patterns, markers, etc. It also organizes a chronological database making all the much easier to minimize errors. The software is easy to use, and the management reports are very helpful."

GrupoM has also seen cost savings with Tukatech’s automated marker making software, SMARTmark. This software automatically creates cost effective, yield-efficient markers stored for easy distribution to multiple cutting locations. SMARTmark, the powerful software is saving GrupoM significantly in fabric and marker making costs, speeding marker availability to cutting rooms throughout the organization.

"Tukatech guarantees the optimization of fabric use with the use of Smartmark, especially today in light of the serious cotton situation. SMARTmark is helping us reduce the cost in fabric use which is very significant in the overall costing," says Mairim Eli, Knits Costing Manager.

"In the short time we have been with Tukatech, the software has demonstrated to be a powerful as well as a flexible system. It is “user friendly” and is in line with the needs of our industry. Smartmark has helped us to increase our efficiencies in terms of fabric utilization and in addition has sent the various reports that allow us to better manage our resources," confirms Milton Corniell, Manager, LM Cutting.

About GrupoM

GrupoM is the largest apparel manufacturer in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, employing over 10,000 workers, producing for all major branded and private label apparel retailers in the USA. Known for its social conscious employment policies, GrupoM has been expanding its manufacturing base to include earthquake ravaged Haiti, creating much needed jobs and benefits to the island nation’s population. With the expansion, GrupoM needed a user friendly CAD system which could service multiple factory locations, multi divisional development teams and be installed and productive immediately. GrupoM is using Tukatech’s PE-Cad, SMARTmark and TUKA3D for all digital pattern making, grading and marking standardizing the development process to production while allowing divisional departments flexibility and report generation they require.    

About Tukatech

Tukatech is a Los Angeles-based company that provides pattern making, grading and marker making software, 3D apparel prototyping systems and manufacturing equipment. It also provides web-based product development services and PDM/PLM systems, supported by brick and mortar centers strategically located in garment hubs worldwide. With over 9,000 systems installed, and thousands of competitive systems replaced, Tukatech is the fastest growing garment CAD/CAM company in the world. Tukatech has been ranked by Apparel Magazine as the #1 Apparel software company in the world. For more information, visit


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Integrated Tech, Inc. Completes Successful Implementation of SageCRM for Namaste Solar Electric

Integrated Tech, Inc. Completes Successful Implementation of SageCRM for Namaste Solar Electric

Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 20, 2007

Integrated Tech, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end business software and CRM solutions for small and medium-sized companies, announced today that Namaste Solar Electric, Inc. has gone live with a hugely successful implementation of SageCRM.

SageCRM is a comprehensive yet easy-to-use CRM solution that provides configurable workflow features, integration with Microsoft® Outlook, sales automation tools, mobile device access and customer support functionality. Together with the QuickBooks integration developed and supported by Integrated Tech, Namaste Solar Electric benefits from an end-to-end business solution that enables sales personnel in the field to access important customer information, quote projects more accurately, and ensure outstanding service and support.

Brian Moore, IT and Project Manager for Namaste Solar Electric, states, "We are extremely pleased with SageCRM and equally pleased with the selection of Integrated Tech as our implementation partner. He adds, "They conduct themselves professionally and are genuinely interested in our long-term success. That dedication was clearly demonstrated during a very successful implementation that has resulted in tremendous efficiency gains in just a short period."

According to Phil Sim, President of Integrated Tech, "We're proud to have Namaste Solar as a valued client and part of the Integrated Tech family. Our commitment to ongoing support as a business and technology partner will ensure that Namaste Solar continues to leverage it's investment in SageCRM for many years to come."

For more information about Integrated Tech, Inc. visit

About Integrated Tech, Inc.

Integrated Tech, Inc. is an end-to-end business software solution provider and proud recipient of Sage Software's President's Circle Award in 2006 as a top performer in delivering best of breed software solutions and technology expertise to small and medium-sized businesses. As a Sage Authorized partner, we specialize in SageCRM, Sage SalesLogix and Sage Pro ERP. Integrated Tech, Inc. has offices in Irvine, CA and Denver, CO. For more information, visit them online at, via email at or call (866) 239-8324.

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Based in Boulder, Colorado, Namaste Solar Electric is an employee-owned company that designs, supplies and installs solar energy solutions in homes and businesses throughout the Colorado Front Range Community.



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Bird and Co Creative Completes New Formula 1 Tickets Website

Bird and Co Creative Completes New Formula 1 Tickets Website

Worcester, West Midlands (PRWEB) March 11, 2011

Bird and Co Creative has announced the launch of a new Formula 1 tickets website, created by the web development company.

With the new Formula 1 season about to start, Bird and Co Creative has launched the dedicated website for buying Formula 1 tickets and getting up-to-date information on all the Formula 1 races.

The dedicated website will also provide customers with information on hotels and hospitality venues in the surrounding areas of the race courses, which customers may need if they are travelling a great distance to watch the Formula 1. This allows customers to plan their entire trip from the one website.

The site also sells tickets for car parking and camping at some of the venues ensuring that customers can purchase all the tickets they will need to enjoy the Formula 1 race of their choice.

The new ecommerce enabled website has been built with ease of use in mind, meaning customers will be able to book tickets and plan accommodation very easily.

Paul Ajao, marketing manager, Bird and Co Creative, said: "We are delighted to have completed this website. It will make it really easy for Grand Prix enthusiasts to get the best tickets and organize a memorable weekend based around the race."

The website features a date planner, which lists all the dates and locations of upcoming F1 races. Each race also has a dedicated page which features information on the race, the location, the race course itself, possible accommodation options and ticket prices.

The dedicated site also features a news section, which has up-to-date news on races and the current Formula 1 season in general and a countdown clock, which counts down to the next Formula 1 race.

About Bird and Co ( ) Creative:

Bird and Co Creative are a design agency providing corporate web design in Birmingham ( Their team of web developers and online marketers create innovative websites and marketing solutions, including CMS web design ( Bird and Co's recent portfolio includes unique websites for Foster Care Associates and the Core Assets Group.

Bird and Co also offers graphic design in Bromsgrove (, providing visual marketing material for local businesses.

Bird and Co specialises in equine design creating both graphic and web designs for jockeys, horse trainers and horse racing teams. Websites have recently been launched for racehorse trainer Jonjo O'Neill and professional jockey Royston Ffrench.

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JaguarPC Web Host Completes Server Hardware Upgrades and Replaces Backup Management Systems

JaguarPC Web Host Completes Server Hardware Upgrades and Replaces Backup Management Systems

Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 1, 2007

JaguarPC, a leading provider of end-to-end web hosting solutions, has completed the second phase to replace all its server hardware. The process which began last year replaced all servers that had single or dual processors with one core to the new AMD dual core CPU servers. In addition, the web host has completed testing and begun implementing a new enterprise backup management system that will increase backup speed and performance for its clients.

The new dual core servers also have significant upgrades to the amount of RAM as well as newer RAID disk arrays across all the systems which have greatly improved redundancy and access speeds. All accounts with JaguarPC will be on the same hardware platform, making plan upgrade migrations even easier. Initial results of the completed server upgrades show an improvement in services loading time on the network and near 100% uptime. Patch management is also easier, leading to quicker and more frequent updates.

JaguarPC is also adding a new enterprise backup management system after initial testing showed greatly improved reliability and performance. The backup system uses a new methodology that reduces the loads of the servers being backed up which removes the dreaded nightly slowdown of servers during the backup process, and also helps eliminate incomplete backups. Backups will also be faster, more accurate, less burdensome to the servers and more reliable. The third phase of the upgrade process of both hardware and backup systems will completed in the next 60 days.

"In a market where every provider is moving towards the cheapest alternatives possible, this is part of our plan to rather focus on delivering quality web services," says Greg Landis, chief executive officer of JaguarPC. "With other competitive hosting companies, companies may outgrow the available services and need to migrate to a completely different web host. Conversely, a company can start small with our basic plan and seamlessly upgrade with us through the years of growth."

"We posted a record year in 2006 and are on track to beat that by a wide margin for 2007," continued Landis. "JaguarPC will continue to focus on delivering quality and value in this price-competitive market."

About JaguarPC

JaguarPC, based in Houston Texas and owned by Jaguar Technologies LLC Hosting, provides high-quality Internet hosting solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, government agencies, prominent individuals and non-profit organizations worldwide. JaguarPC's core portfolio comprises information technology and business hosting services, as well as programming services. JaguarPC's complementary subsidiary businesses are, a vps and dedicated provider specializing in the Windows platform, and Devpond software, a web software company.

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