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18Mar/140

Limelight Networks and The Chris Pirillo Show Team to Deliver Live Webcasts at International Consumer Electronics Show

Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) January 7, 2005

Limelight Networks, a leading digital delivery network, and the Chris Pirillo Show, hosted by Chris Pirillo, best-selling author and creator of the award-winning Lockergnome e-zine and former host of Tech TV’s Call for Help television show, will join forces at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to deliver a live webcast from “Lunch@Pieros”, an annual press event featuring interviews and discussion surrounding this years highly anticipated show.

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world's largest annual tradeshow for consumer technology and America's largest annual tradeshow of any kind. “The Chris Pirillo Show” will take listeners from around the world behind the scenes of this monstrous event as well as interview key players in the consumer electronics industry, and unveil some of the hottest gadgets nobody knows exist. The show will also feature questions from the audience, call-ins and one-on-one conversations covering a wide range of topics.

“We are eager to support this unique online broadcast that will enable people from around the world to join in the excitement of CES and experience the event through Chris’s show” said David Rice, vice president of sales and marketing for Limelight Networks. “Our media delivery platform will ensure that the largest possible audience can participate and receive the highest quality stream”.

“We selected Limelight Networks as our distribution partner for the CES broadcast because we need reliability and distribution backbone to insure support for an audience of any size,” said Jake Ludington, Producer of the Chris Pirillo Show. "Using Limelight Networks for distribution makes it possible us to concentrate on what we do best, which is deliver an informative, entertaining technology show. With Limelight, we know our listeners will be able to connect to the live stream."

The event will take place on Thursday and Friday, January 6th and 7th from 11:30 to 2pm and will originate from Piero's Restaurant at 355 Convention Center Drive in Las Vegas.

About Limelight Networks

Privately-held Limelight Networks is the first comprehensive digital delivery network, providing end-to-end IP delivery solutions that include live and on-demand streaming media, content delivery, storage and hosting as well as “Tier-1+” bandwidth services. Leveraging an efficient network architecture with strategic distribution locations around the globe combined with powerful download management and reporting tools, Limelight Networks enables some of the industry's top content providers, webcasters and enterprise customers to reduce the cost and complexity of delivery, while ensuring unmatched performance. Limelight Networks' innovative delivery platform has been proven to dramatically cut the costs associated with e-commerce, distance learning, online entertainment and corporate connectivity. For more information, visit http://www.limelightnetworks.com

About the Chris Pirillo Show

In 1996, Chris Pirillo launched Lockergnome, intent on delivering personality-infused tech answers to his audience. In 1998, he authored the authoritative book on e-mail publishing - further establishing himself as a thought leader. WHO AM 1040, a popular Midwestern talk radio presence, invited him to start hosting a weekly "tech show" broadcast in early 2000. His presence was ultimately noticed by both talent and executive producers at the television network, TechTV. He moved from the middle of Iowa to San Francisco in 2001, and began hosting "Call for Help" - driving a live, interactive program that focused on solving common technology frustrations. As a monthly columnist for CPU Magazine, Chris continues to keep readers informed and entertained as only he can do. For more information, visit http://www.chrispirilloshow.com

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4Feb/140

StrandVision and Shuttle Computer Group, Inc. Announce Digital Media Player Marketing Agreement for Electronic Signage Networks


Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) September 26, 2013

StrandVision LLC and Shuttle Computer Group, Inc. today announced a marketing agreement under which StrandVision will sell a new digital signage point-of-display digital media player. The device is based on Shuttle DS61 hardware that comes preloaded with, and is optimized to display, StrandVision's patented digital signage content software.

Branded the StrandVision R360 Digital Media Player, the new player is a slim (6.5" x 7.5" x 1.8"), powerful x86-based Linux digital signage platform that offers the best quality, performance and connectivity to process high-quality digital media. When coupled with StrandVision's Internet-based, hassle-free, digital signage software, it presents an unparalleled electronic signage package.

"At StrandVision our goal is to make digital signage setup and administration as quick and easy as possible and the R360 Media Player supports that goal," commented Mike Strand, StrandVision founder and CEO. "Customers simply plug the device into their display and connect it to the Internet. It automatically selects one of the StrandVision digital signage host servers from the cloud, logs in using a preloaded username and password, initializes the connection and begins transmitting the user's digital signage content in seconds. Remotely managed digital signage doesn't get any easier."

The R360 Digital Media Player works seamlessly with StrandVision's cloud digital signage servers and requires virtually no local administration. The fully configured player includes universal hardware to mount the unit directly onto a display or a wall mount, making installation quick and simple.

"Joining Shuttle's innovative hardware with StrandVision's software creates an easy-to-implement and manage package that will meet its customers' needs," said Marty Lash, director, sales and marketing, Shuttle Computer Group, Inc.

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The R360 Digital Media Player is remotely updated and managed by the StrandVision patented digital signage software minimizing end-user housekeeping. Each customer unit constantly receives digital signage content updates from the StrandVision Web portal yet can run independently if there is an Internet interruption. The StrandVision player is capable of self-correcting most issues and automatically sends system performance updates and alerts to StrandVision and digital signage system administrators.

In addition to a more powerful processor and increased storage and memory, the new StrandVision player includes several upgrades and features. Wi-Fi® communication, previously a $ 79.99 option, is now included; a DVI™ video output has been added, along with the previously available HDMI® port for connection to digital displays; a VESA™ mounting kit, which can save up to $ 150.00 for specialized wall mounts.

Priced at $ 699.99 (a $ 180.00 reduction from previous StrandVision media players), the fully configured system, including StrandVision's patented digital signage display software, is available immediately directly from StrandVision and through authorized resellers and system integrators. An optional two-year warranty that extends the standard one-year warranty to a total of three years is available for $ 89.99.

About Shuttle Computer Group

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Shuttle Computer is the North American subsidiary of Shuttle Inc., a publicly traded company established in 1983. Shuttle specializes in small form factor PC hardware for digital signage, point-of-sale (POS) and interactive kiosks in the retail, restaurant, food service and hospitality industries, as well as motherboards and bare bones systems. For more information, visit http://us.shuttle.com or call 1-888-972-1818.

About StrandVision

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StrandVision LLC, based in Menomonie, Wisconsin, delivers low-cost, Web-based digital signage software through a patented Software as a Service (SaaS) approach that delivers content to subscribers' LCD flat panel screens, as well as computer screens and websites. StrandVision's service distributes text and graphics pages, video content and national and local weather and news. It is ideal for many large and small business marketing applications, including medical and dental offices (patient education); banks, retailers and industrial distributors (video merchandising); education (student communication, staff and visitor information); employee break rooms (employee communication of events and benefits); nonprofit and religious organizations (member and supporter communication).

StrandVision also offers PC-2-TV.net, a fully digital, high-definition (HD) video extender to connect a computer to a television over long distances for use with digital signage and many other applications. StrandVision Digital Signage services and PC-2-TV.net are available directly from StrandVision and through registered affiliates and system integrators. Additional information about StrandVision Digital Signage is available at StrandVision.com, 715-235-7446 or by email.

Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. DVI is a trademark or registered trademark of SONIVOX, L.P. HDMI is a trademark of HDMI Licensing. VESA is a trademark of the Video Electronics Standards Association. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.







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19Jan/140

New Los Angeles High Speed Business Internet Service Providers and Fiber Optic Internet Networks Presented by SolveForce


Los Angeles County, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013

SolveForce (http://www.solveforce.com), a leading telecom consultancy and auditing firm in the United States has continued to maintain a professional edge in the telecommunication service industry for many years despite the many setbacks the industry has encountered. This is according to a recently concluded survey that was conducted by experts in the telecommunication sector. The survey suggests that besides SolveForce, there has been almost no other firm has been able to maintain a balance between professionalism and affordability in its service delivery, and for that very reason the agency will continue to enjoy a larger share of the market. The survey report goes on to point that the ability to showcase high levels professionalism is a true test for a firm with ambition and aspirations to succeed in the coming days.

SolveForce may provide access to the following list of Telecom Buildings in Downtown Los Angeles:

Telecom Center LA, 611 Place, Carrier Center Los Angeles, 617 West 7th Street, 818 Building, MCI Center (700 S. Flower St.), One Wilshire Bldg., Quinby Bldg., BP Plaza, 800 South Hope (Bullocks Bldg), Pacific Bell (433 S. Olive St), 600 Wilshire Bldg., Wilshire Grand Building, 626 Wilshire Bldg, Peck Norman Building, and The Aon Center.

For more information visit: http://www.fibernetwork.us

SolveForce has been in operations since 2004 acting as an important resource to companies seeking vendor audit and selection services at the most affordable rates. It thus welcomes visitors to come to its main site for more information on analytical and innovative services.

A Sample List of Telecommunication Services Include:

Wireless Internet Services:


Expense Management: Advantix Solutions Group.

3G Fixed Wireless: Accel Networks, Broad Sky Networks, EarthLink Business, Level 3 (Sprint 3G), MegaPath, NetWolves, Windstream, and XO Communications.

3G Mobile Wireless: AT&T, Cbeyond, EarthLink Business, TelePacific, and Verizon Wireless.    

4G WiMAX: AT&T, Accel Networks, Broad Sky Networks, NetWolves, and Verizon Wireless.

Basic Internet Services:

Cable: http://www.cable.internetserviceprovidersisp.com

Cable Providers Include:

Comcast Business, Charter Business, Optimum, SuddenLink Business, and Time Warner Cable Business Class.

DSL: http://www.dsl.internetserviceprovidersisp.com

DSL Providers Include:

AT&T, Broadview Networks, Cbeyond, CenturyLink, EarthLink Business, Ernest Communications, MegaPath, NetWolves, RealLinx, Telnes Broadband, and Windstream Communications.

Digital Signal/T-Carrier Services:

DS1/T1: http://www.t1.internetserviceprovidersisp.com
DS3/T3: http://www.ds3.internetserviceprovidersisp.com

Digital Signal/T-Carrier Providers Include:

Alpheus, AT&T, ACC Business, AireSpring, Broadview Networks, Cbeyond, CenturyLink, EarthLink Business, Ernest Communications, Integra Telecom, Level 3, Masergy, MegaPath, NetWolves, Nitel, PowerNet Global, RealLinx, TelePacific, Telnes Broadband, Vocal IP Networx, Windstream Communications, and XO Communications.

Ethernet Internet Services:

Metro Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, Ethernet over Copper, Ethernet over Fiber, Ethernet over Coax: http://www.ethernet.internetserviceprovidersisp.com

Ethernet Fiber Providers Include:

AireSpring, Alpheus, AT&T, ACC Business, Broadview Networks, Cbeyond, CenturyLink, Charter Business, Comcast Business, DukeNet Communications, Integra Telecom, Level 3, Lightpath, NetWolves, Nitel, PowerNet Global, SuddenLink Business, TelePacific, Time Warner Cable Business Class, tw telecom, Windstream Communications, XO Communications, and Zayo.

Telephony Services:

Voice over IP: http://www.voip.internetserviceprovidersisp.com

Voice Service Providers Include:

AT&T, ACC Business, AireSpring, Alpheus, Broadview Networks, Cbeyond, CenturyLink, Charter Business, EarthLink Business, Integra Telecom, Level 3, Masergy, MegaPath, Optimum, PowerNet Global, RealLinx, TelePacific, Telnes Broadband, tw telecom, UNSi, Vocal IP Networx, Windstream Communications, and XO Communications.

High Bandwidth Services:

Dark Fiber: http://www.darkfiber.internetserviceprovidersisp.com
Fiber Optics: http://www.fiberoptic.internetserviceprovidersisp.com

The highly rated telecom consultancy and auditing firm has maintained high levels of standards over the past years according to a the experts in the telecommunication sector. The company has been able to balance professionalism through provision of quality Metro Ethernet (Metro-E), Fast Ethernet (Fast-E), Gigabit Ethernet (Gig-E) services as well as affordability in provisioning of cheap OC1/OC3/OC12/OC48/OC192 Connections, Point to Points, and Ethernet Private Lines, something that will make SolveForce continue to enjoy a relatively larger part of the market share.

The survey which has been making headlines in popular news sites points that the ability to balance professionalism and affordability of services especially in a sector filled with strong completion is a true test of a agency with success in mind, which SolveForce has comfortably displayed. The two attributes have been the main pillars of growth for the company for the many years it has been in operation. All attention will be channeled to the company to see if it will be able to maintain the same edge in the coming months. However, the company displayed huge confidence in their approaches arguing that they have been tested and proven to work even at worst case scenarios.

According to a statement released today, the company is looking forward to maintaining the same professionalism by continuing to be a useful resource to companies of all sizes looking for leading edge tech services like Fixed Wireless 3G, 4G WiMAX Internet, Cloud Computing, Conference Calling, and Web Conferencing at very pocket friendly prices. Moreover, it has pledged to shower clients with more offers that will ease their operations giving them a room to more than break even.

The company concluded by applauding its experience team of consultants for their determination and passion in ensuring that Solve Force remains the top rated firm it has been. If there is a customer out there looking for help with telecom vendor auditing and selection, feel free to contact the professional services of SolveForce.

The New List Of Telecommunication Services are Now Available in the following L.A. Cities:

Agoura Hills, Alhambra, Arcadia, Artesia, Avalon, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Bradbury, Burbank, Calabasas, Carson, Cerritos, Claremont, Commerce, Compton, Covina, Cudahy, Culver City, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, El Monte, El Segundo, Gardena, Glendale, Glendora, Hawaiian Gardens, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Hidden Hills, Huntington Park, Industry, Inglewood, Irwindale, La Cañada Flintridge, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, La Puente, La Verne, Lakewood, Lancaster, Lawndale, Lomita, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Lynwood, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Maywood, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, Norwalk, Palmdale, Palos Verdes Estates, Paramount, Pasadena, Pico Rivera, Pomona, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Rosemead, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Gabriel, San Marino, Santa Clarita, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, Sierra Madre, Signal Hill, South El Monte, South Gate, South Pasadena, Temple City, Torrance, Vernon, Walnut, West Covina, West Hollywood, Westlake Village, and Whittier.

For more information on coverage area visit: http://www.solveforce.com/california/los-angeles-county/

About SolveForce

SolveForce is a Hybrid Telecom Master Agency that offers its Telecommunication Consulting services throughout the nation as well as internationally, and has been providing its services since 2004. SolveForce is recognized all over the world as a private telecommunications agency that offers its complimentary advisory and auditing services to businesses of all sizes.

Founded by Ron Legarski, SolveForce has accomplished many awards and achievements since its inception. With high quality telecommunication solutions to offer, the company’s future plans are to integrate its services in even more cities throughout the globe. They will also be offering newer cloud technologies like DaaS, DRaaS, IaaS, and MPLS & VPLS networks in their coverage areas and remain the leader in the telecommunication solutions industry and throughout globe.

SolveForce.com, LLC can be reached at 888-765-8301 via toll free or visit one of their real-time quoting websites at http://www.business-internet.solveforce.com.

The SolveForce slogan goes on to say... Problem Solved.







11Jan/140

IT Company Searchen Networks Announces Webmaster Service for Small Business


Long Island, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2013

Searchen Networks Inc., an Internet advertising company based on Long Island, N.Y., has announced a new ‘Webmaster Service’ which includes multiple aspects of website management, development and search engine optimization (SEO) into an exclusive single source solution.

“If your web site lacks basic and fundamental appeal to the consumer it’s nearly as bad as not having a web site at all,” said John Colascione, Chief Executive Officer of Searchen Networks Inc. “In today’s economy, that is a position which most businesses just cannot afford or allow themselves to be in,” he added.

The new Webmaster Services allows businesses who cannot afford to commit to a full time in-house webmaster the opportunity to rely on a web management company backed with knowledgeable experts at one affordable predetermined monthly fee. A la carte services are also available for as little as $ 49.95 per half hour.

Services include access and availability of specialists in Internet marketing, PHP programming, MySQL databases, domain names, server administration including control panels such as Plesk and Cpanel, as well as graphic designers.

About SEARCHEN NETWORKS®

Searchen Networks ® is a pioneer in search engine marketing. The SEARCHEN® mission is, and has always been, to provide services poised at increasing a company’s overall visibility on the Internet. Providing customers around the world with Internet domain names (web addresses), web hosting, SSL certificates and more, Searchen Networks ® services its own network of media properties and provides expert Internet consulting to a select group of clients throughout the United States.

For more information, please visit: https://www.searchen.com/webmaster-services/.







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10Jan/140

Multapplied Networks Announces Major Advancement of its Network Bonding Service

Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) November 14, 2013

Responding to requests from its global network of distribution and implementation partners as well as from prospective partners, Multapplied Networks today announced that its development team has completed and released a major enhancement of its network bonding technology that removes any single-point-of-failure for customer networks.

About the Service:

Bonded Internet™ – the world’s fastest-growing advanced bonding service – allows customers of participating service providers to increase both network performance and resilience by combining the bandwidth of multiple Internet connections.

The Bonded Internet™ service, delivered by ISPs and other Managed Services providers globally, is made up of two key components. The service provider installs a network appliance (CPE) at the customer location and an “aggregation” server in their core infrastructure. The new software release allows partners to assign to their customers an alternate aggregation server to use in the event of a core disruption.

About the Release:

Targeted to fill gaps in the marketplace, this latest release provides reassurance to Multapplied’s channel partners that their Bonded Internet™ clients can compute-through a severe network disruption at their core. “After Hurricane Sandy, we realized we needed to move this feature’s development up the list,” said Multapplied’s President Johan Arnet, explaining the timely necessity of the release. “Anyone building or selling a network service has to include measures for business continuity; customers demand it. As ISPs and Cloud Service Providers offer more mission-critical applications – and as more and more customers rely on the availability of those applications – disaster-proofing your network becomes a basic necessity.”

With the latest release, end-user network appliances are now assigned a secondary Aggregation server to which Bonded Internet network sessions will automatically be rerouted in the event of a core outage at the site of the first aggregation server. Secondary aggregation servers can be in the same point-of-presence or strategically placed in other geographies. “The failover between aggregation servers occurs immediately once predefined triggers are hit. Downtime – that is, the time before the system automatically deems the aggregation server as being off-line – can be customized by the service providers who may have differing tolerance thresholds for an off-line core component.”

This latest release is the fifth major improvement of the year for Multapplied Networks’ Bonded Internet technology. Previously releases included improved partner web management, scalability improvements, and major CPE performance increases that drastically reduce dollar-to-throughput ratios for a broad range of hardware. The company has seen significant adoption of their technology since the public launch of their product in October of 2012.

About Multapplied Networks

Multapplied Networks is a network software developer with the vision of delivering cost-effective network products that multiply internet performance for corporate networks around the world. Our Bonded Internet™ software service combines the bandwidth of multiple Internet/access connections to provide customers with faster, more reliable networks. Bonded Internet™ is currently offered through distribution and implementation partners operating in Europe, Australia, and North America. The company began developing and deploying Bonded Internet™ in 2008. Since rebranding as Multapplied Networks in October of 2012, the company has become the leader in the category.

For more information on the service, please visit: http://www.multapplied.net

Service Providers looking to offer Bonded Internet™ to their customers are asked to contact Multapplied’s sales department at 866-578-6957.







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5Jan/140

Managed Networks Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 – 2018


Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 01, 2013

Todays business environment is facing many challenges with regards to establishing infrastructure or maintaining external associations with stakeholders and internal processes. To run and maintain a business an organization requires huge capital expenditure, resources of the company and time. Managed networks help organizations to concentrate on their core business areas.

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Managed networks provide help to large businesses as well as small and medium enterprises. Managed networks works in four major service areas which include,

Supporting organizations people

Protecting the organization

Empowering staff

Maintaining cloud platform

Pressures of cost reduction and new technologies in existing environment are the supportive driving factors which help the organization to run in-house IT functions in addition to helping them with IT planning and documentation. Managed networks offer fault management capabilities, deep industry expertise, cost effective management, long term investment purpose, world class network operation facilities and much more.

Some of the major players engaged in providing services related to managed networks are: Huawei, Cisco, Accenture, Alcatel-Lucent, Amazon, Vodafone, AT&T, China Telecom, Colt Group, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Nokia Siemens Networks, NTT Communications, Orange Business Services, Verizon, Virtela, IBM Global Services, Juniper Networks, KPN Networks, MegaPath etc.

This research report analyzes this market depending on its market segments, major geographies, and current market trends. Geographies analyzed under this research report include

North America

Asia Pacific

Europe

Rest of the World

This report provides comprehensive analysis of

Market growth drivers

Factors limiting market growth

Current market trends

Market structure

Market projections for upcoming years

This report is a complete study of current trends in the market, industry growth drivers, and restraints. It provides market projections for the coming years. It includes analysis of recent developments in technology, Porters five force model analysis and detailed profiles of top industry players. The report also includes a review of micro and macro factors essential for the existing market players and new entrants along with detailed value chain analysis.

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29Jul/130

Crowdfunding to Change The Way People View Networks, Information And Commerce


London (PRWEB) June 17, 2013

Urban Cloud is a next-generation social network that has focused on five key areas of innovation:

Innovative Design Urban Cloud is the worlds first social media platform that seamlessly unites social networking and marketing.

Native Advertising Urban Cloud uses a proprietary algorithm called STAC (Space, Time, Active, Content) to blend advertising into a users social timeline.

Validation Urban Cloud is able to weed out unverified and fake/spam user accounts, allowing for an enhanced social media experience for advertisers and users.

Positive Reinforcement - Urban Cloud features a unique reward system, through which a user can accumulate points for interacting with a business. These can be redeemed for rewards to build brand loyalty and recognise social influencers all at once.

Retailing - Each and every user has the ability to retail virtual goods and services on the Urban Cloud platform.

Only half of what Urban Cloud will do has been released (and weve only developed another 20% of the idea). The rest is being given over to the people; their voices will influence what features are implemented next and how the cloud develops.

We are uniting people at the centre of an internet revolution. Having launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo we have placed Urban Clouds future into the hands of the world. The community will transform the platform through their collaborated ideas, influencing Urban Clouds direction, and the features implemented on the platform.

We are currently at the prototype stage of development, and are set to launch our second iteration in the coming weeks. It will allow users to create an account, post content and collaborate to improve the Urban Cloud experience for all.

We will also be periodically releasing improvements as the site develops and are set to launch in October.

Businesses out there need this in their lives and we are proud to be a part of it from the onset. Look forward to the future of social business enterprise - Chris Charalambous, Global Creative Director QUINTESSENTIALLY CREATIVE / LIFESTYLE

Notes to editors

The Urban Cloud team:

Edward Heywood - A social science graduate from Queen Mary University, where he specialised in network theories. The initial Urban Cloud concept came out of his research and the problems that he identified.

Peregrine Park - At 15, Peregrine was interning as a software developer for a European Space Agency mission. From there his computing skills flourished as he studied Computer Engineering at Imperial College London, before working with the Business Intelligence Reporting Services team at Microsoft.

Sharan Soni - A national chess player since the age of 11, Sharan has worked to great effect in real estate management and development, and today is reading towards a degree in Business Management at Kings College London.

Additional Material

For more information on our crowdfunding campaign visit: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/urban-cloud-shape-the-future/x/2188295

The Urban Cloud Infographic detailing the current social media landscape, the flaws associated with existing platforms and the solution, Urban Cloud: http://visual.ly/state-social-media-0.

To view our promotional and crowdfunding videos, go to: http://www.youtube.com/urbancloudnetwork







20Jul/130

Indra Networks Announces StorCompress MX3 Hardware Compression Board for Virtual Tape Libraries

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2006

Indra Networks announced today the release of StorCompress MX3, a PCI-X compression board with a compression throughput of up to 450 MByte/s. MX3 implements compression algorithm entirely in hardware to enable Virtual Tape Library (VTL) and Disk-based backup systems to offer consistently high levels of throughput. MX3s compression is based on the lossless deflate algorithm, which delivers better compression ratio than older hardware compression technologies. In a VTL system, MX3 offers three explicit benefits: faster backups, increased disk capacity, and improved tape drive utilization.

StorCompress MX3 hardware architecture includes 64-bit, 133 MHz PCI-X bus interface and multiple compression engines working in tandem to deliver compression throughput of up to 450 MB/s and decompression throughput of up to 480 MB/s.

FalconStor Software, a leading provider of innovative network storage software, is working with Indra Networks to include support for MX3 in their VTL software. Indra has executed well with their new StorCompress MX3 board. It should be appealing to our VTL customers who wish to use data compression without sacrificing throughput. Support for their compression board will be offered in our next VTL software release scheduled for this quarter," said Bernie Wu, FalconStor's V.P. of Business Development.

VTL customers are the focus behind the design and architecture of MX3. The disk-based VTL market is going through the roof right now and I expect 2006 to be a banner year for this technology. Any adjunct technology that allows IT to cost effectively keep more data on disk should do well. We have defined this as Capacity Optimized Storage (COS). Indra Networks products can play a solid role in this segment of the market, said Arun Taneja, an analyst with Taneja Group, in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

VTL systems need high performance data compression to cost effectively backup ever increasing corporate data. With compression throughput to match large-scale enterprise data loads and Indras industry-best hardware-based compression ratio, MX3 will enable our OEM customers to outperform their competitors. VTL users who are frustrated by the steep reduction in performance of their systems due to software compression will benefit most from MX3, said Anupama Anantharaman, V.P. of Business Development at Indra Networks.

StorCompress MX3 uses the deflate algorithm, which is compatible with the popular gzip and zlib open source software. This guarantees that the data compressed by StorCompress MX3 will be decompressible by gzip or zlib software running on the client computer or in the VTL system. Of course, this only becomes necessary if the StorCompress MX3 hardware is unavailable. In typical usage, MX3 compresses data on-the-fly as it is being written to disk by the backup software and decompresses it during data recovery. The hardware and software architectures are flexible enough to be quickly customized to an OEM customers unique needs. To integrate with MX3, a customer needs to make calls to the MX3 compression API from its VTL or backup software. Driver is available for Linux RedHat versions 7.2 and 9, and Fedora Core 1, 2, 3, and 4. Other notable features of MX3 include a kernel level API, CRC32 or Adler32 error checking for data protection, anti-expansion, parity error checking for both incoming and outgoing data, and built-in decompression engine to facilitate fast recovery of data. StorCompress MX3 hardware and software leverage Indra Networks five years of R&D in developing compression coprocessors to enable OEM customers to offer hardware compression with the shortest time to market.

Indras StorCompress products maximize network bandwidth, available storage capacity and system throughput through lossless data compression. Typical applications for StorCompress include Disk-To-Disk Backup, VTL, and data archival. Depending on the type and size of the data being compressed, StorCompress can reduce data size by 2x to 10x. By reducing the size of the data, on average, to about one-third of its original size with almost no CPU utilization, StorCompress products enable network servers and storage appliances to handle large amounts of data without affecting their throughput. When used in storage appliances, Indras products will allow OEMs to offer higher capacity products at a much lower cost.

Availability Product samples are available now with general availability on February 1, 2006. StorCompress MX3 carries a lead time of 8-12 weeks. For further enquiries, please send an email to sales@indranetworks.com, or call (925)-519-0609.

About Indra Networks

Indra Networks is a pioneer in hardware compression technology and is focused on providing competitive and profitable solutions for the storage industry with a special emphasis on Disk-To-Disk backup, Disk-to-Disk-to-Tape backup, VTL and data archival applications. Indras core technology consists of application specific coprocessors that perform standards-based gzip/zlib compression for optimum performance and utilization of network systems. Indras products are OEMed by a number of equipment manufacturers such as Juniper Networks, Array Networks, NetContinuum and Unitrends Corporation. Founded in 2000, Indra Networks is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has R&D offices in Pune, India. For more information about Indra Networks, call (925)-519-0609 or, send an e-mail to info@indranetworks.com, or visit the Company's Web site at http://www.indranetworks.com

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6Mar/130

Quantum Networks Becomes Exclusive North American Distributor of Cerevo LiveShell and LiveShell PRO


Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 09, 2013

Quantum Networks (INC 500 #56) and Cerevo Ltd. have reached an agreement granting Quantum Networks exclusive North American distribution rights on Cerevo products. The announcement comes on the Eve of CES 2013, where representatives from both companies will showcase the revolutionary Cerevo LiveShell and unveil the LiveShell PRO.

The deal to bring the LiveShell and LiveShell PRO to North America fills a large gap in the live streaming market, enabling users to stream live HD Video to more video-sharing platforms than ever before by connecting any video camera to the device without a PC.

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DSS Networks Today Announced Entry into the ATCA, MicroTCA and AdvancedMC Product Market with a New Family of AdvancedMC Cards.

Lake Forest, CA (PRWEB) June 5, 2006

At GLOBALCOMM 2006 DSS Networks, The Gigabit Experts, introduces the GigAMC-Express Quad Port Model 5664. The Model 5664 GigAMC-Express is a single-width, full height AdvancedMC board with four Gigabit Ethernet ports for use in a wide variety of next generation and wireless networking equipment. Designed for high performance and reliability, the Model 5664 GigAMC-Express is ideal for port expansion, aggregation or fiber links for AdvancedTCA (ATCA) platforms as well as programs considering the emerging architecture of MicroTCA.

Extreme performance, features and value. While all four ports are designed to operate independently, each can deliver full gigabit wire-speed performance simultaneously. The Model 5664 GigAMC-Express board is based on two Intel 82571EB dual-port Gigabit Ethernet integrated MAC/PHY/Serdes controllers that are optimized for maximum throughput and low CPU utilization. Packet processing tasks such as Intelligent burst-mode DMA, TCP segmentation, TCP/UDP/IP checksum calculation and VLAN tag-insertion and removal are supported in the Intel device hardware. The Model 5664 supports both an 8-lane "x8" or 4-lane "x4" AMC PCIe backplane interface using an onboard IDT 89HPES24N3 PCI Express switch. An onboard FPGA supports a microcontroller based IPMI controller for module management and hot-swap insertion and removal.

Currently available in two models:


The Model 5664-SFP supports 1000-Base-X (SX, LX) with 4-port ganged SFP modules. Connector options include 850nm MM, 1310nm SM or multiple wavelength CWDM SFP transceivers.

The Model 5664-RJ supports 10/100/1000 Base-T with a 4-port ganged RJ-45 integrated PulseJack.

The Model 5664 quad port Gigabit Ethernet AdvancedMC cards are targeted for OEMs and Systems Integrators for use in Telecom, Military and Datacenter products including Multifunction Military LRU's, Switches, Multiplexers, Edge Routers, Media Gateways, Data Center Servers and Internet Appliances. They are well suited for support of embedded Broadband applications including Data Capture and Acquisition, Monitoring, VoIP, Digital Video, IP security, Test Equipment and Network Storage.

The Model 5664 GigAMC-Express family is available now with an OEM Developers Kit containing Linux and VxWorks device drivers, library functions, frame generators, loopback tests, benchmark programs, statistics and management utilities and documentation.

DSS Networks, Inc. is a privately funded company located in Lake Forest CA and designs and manufactures embedded high-performance next generation Broadband Networking products based on network, bus and backplane technologies including Gigabit Ethernet, 10-Gigabit Ethernet, PCI-Express, PCI-X, OC-48 and CWDM/DWDM. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.dssnetworks.com.

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