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22Mar/140

Stampede Technologies Delivers WebRider—the First in Series of Enterprise Web Performance Solutions–at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2004

ORLANDO, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2004

Stampede® Technologies, Inc. (http://www.stampede.com) announced today at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2004 the availability of WebRider™ the first in its series of Web performance acceleration solutions. Responding to enterprise customer requests for better-performing advanced enterprise Web and portal applications, Stampede’s WebRider delivers the newest and most innovative Web performance acceleration solution on the market. Visitors to Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2004 October 19-21, 2004 are invited to learn first-hand the benefits and value of WebRider performance acceleration at Stampede’s Booth #313 at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. WebRider is available for immediate shipment.

“Companies have learned to leverage the Web to streamline a multitude of business processes,” said Gordon Dorworth, Stampede Technologies’ president and CEO. “As they become more dependent on the Web for mission-critical applications, performance counts. Faster applications and Web delivery have a huge impact on productivity, and thus, on the bottom line. WebRider is the newest in Stampede’s line of products that demonstrate our commitment to providing solutions that offer real savings and increase performance for companies.”

Built on the Linux OS, and taking full advantage of 64-bit processing, WebRider operates seamlessly with leading enterprise applications, including Peoplesoft, Plumtree, WebSphere Portal Server, IBM Team Workplace, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Outlook Web Access, Domino Web Access, IBM Lotus Workplace and more. Very easy to install and deploy, WebRider optimizes XML, J2EE and .NET environments, introducing significant financial savings; while at the same time increasing performance, response times and scalability of enterprise servers. Compatible with industry-standard hardware to support an enterprise’s migration to Web-based applications, WebRider is currently certified for compatibility with the IBM eServer line. Compatibility certification is underway for other hardware platforms.

WebRider employs performance-enhancing technologies that no other products have, because Stampede Technologies holds the patents for them: Turbostreaming, SSL termination, intelligent cache validation, image transformation, content-aware streaming and adaptive compression bring significant performance enhancement. And, WebRider tracks bandwidth and throughput savings so that companies can quantify its value with the reports it generates.

WebRider enables:

•Accelerated Data Flow. WebRider’s unique software approach uses enhanced compression, data streaming and cache schemes to take full advantage of 64-bit processing, so Web-based applications operate at blazing speeds.

•Reduced Network Processing Burden. By taking over such functions as SSL encryption, GZIP compression and TCP connection management, WebRider allows enterprise servers to concentrate CPU power on activities that are more important.

•Provide Incredible Flexibility and Adaptability. Only WebRider is designed to offer all of these benefits to users of the leading Web-based applications built on XML, J2EE and .NET platforms.

•Demonstrable Results. WebRider monitors Web traffic and generate reports that quantify the savings.

Availability and Pricing

WebRider is available now. It can be purchased as a software-only solution, or Stampede can pre-install the application on an IBM eServer and ship the entire integrated software/hardware solution. Price quotes based on license and configuration choices are available from Stampede Technologies; contact sales@stampede.com for a quote.

About Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the IT industry's largest and most strategic conference, providing business leaders with a look at the future of IT. For more than 10,000 IT professionals from the world's leading enterprises, Gartner's annual Symposium/ITxpo events are key components of their annual planning efforts. Attendees are responsible for more than $ 35 billion in IT spending for their respective companies, and rely on Gartner Symposium/ITxpo to gain insight into how their organizations can use technology to address business challenges and improve operational efficiency. For more information, please visit http://www.gartner.com/us/symposiumorlando.

About Stampede Technologies, Inc.

Stampede Technologies is the leading provider of advanced, cost-effective solutions to accelerate information throughout an enterprise. Stampede’s patented technologies improve performance, improve response times and increase productivity with concrete justification for verifiable ROI. For more information on Stampede Technologies, visit http://www.stampede.com.

Stampede, WebRider, Stampede TurboGold, TurboGold, Multicator, AutoZip, JustZip is either registered trademarks or trademarks of Stampede Technologies, Inc.

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16Mar/140

CAMCO Technologies and Tideworks Technology Bring Terminal Gate Procedures to a Higher Level

(PRWEB) January 23, 2005

Tideworks Technology is the leading provider of full-service terminal management and planning software solutions for terminal operators, and CAMCO Technologies is the expert company providing innovative, market-leading Automatic Gate solutions for marine and railway terminals worldwide.

The combination of Tideworks’ GateVison™ solution with the innovative SuperGate OCR solution of Camco proved to be a very powerful offer providing a flexible, modular gate system that helps terminal operators accelerate gate activity, minimize truck processing time, and maximize user productivity.

The first results of this close collaboration are now visible with the successful implementation of this integrated solution at Pier A and Pacific Container Terminal (PCT) in Long Beach. In 2005 additional implementation projects are scheduled in Oakland and Seattle.

GateVison and SuperGate: a powerful combination

A combination of software and hardware components, GateVision effectively integrates into one user interface three key components of the gate transaction: voice communication between the trucker and the marine clerk; digital video information; and Mainsail, the Terminal Operating System (TOS). GateVision users are able to effortlessly collect truck, container, chassis and associated equipment data from the Camco SuperGate camera systems. This allows terminal operators to move marine clerks from the sometime hazardous and noisy gate lanes and place them in a safer and more comfortable office environment (often referred to as a "kitchen").

The digital cameras that are used are specifically designed and developed by Camco to capture high resolution images of containers, chassis and tractor licenses. Camco uses two different types of cameras:


Line scan cameras for scanning at high speed and resolution

the surface of the vehicle and container(s)

Area Scan camera for taking images of the front and rear of vehicles and container(s)

The captured images are used to record the exact condition of containers when entering or leaving the terminal; and to process the OCR recognition of container/ chassis codes and license plate numbers.

Every camera unit comprises not only the digital camera sensor but also an embedded computer that executes all the CPU intensive tasks (taking the image, compressing it into JPEG format, and OCR processing) making the need to install Windows-based PC’s close to the cameras obsolete and increasing the overall reliability. The OCR engines run on separate processors that communicate temporary results between each other. By using this parallel processing Camco can process the OCR of container/ chassis codes and license plates at an unparalleled speed, enabling extremely rapid truck throughput( approx. 35 Mph), and even allowing a continuous traffic flow of trucks during peak times. Trucks can drive through the OCR portals almost bumper to bumper.

Besides the speed, the OCR recognition that Camco supports is also extremely accurate, because it has a very good control over several parameters:

Quality of images. The sharper the images of the codes, the better the OCR will be. This is also one of the reasons why Camco decided to develop its own digital cameras: they need to be capable of capturing high resolution images of moving vehicles with variable speeds and in all different weather conditions (sun, rain, fog…)

Excellent speed measurement system to trigger the cameras at the exact moment

Quantity of reading spots. It is only by combining as many reading spots as possible (the container code can normally be found at 6 different locations on a container) that OCR recognition rates above 90% can effectively be reached.

It is this combination of different parameters plus the straightforward and simple design that makes the SuperGate OCR solution of Camco so powerful and accurate.

Pier A and PCT: increased gate operation capacity

In a joint effort Tideworks and Camco were able to deploy consecutively 4 (Pier A) and 7 (PCT) SuperGate OCR portals and integrate the captured data and images with GateVision and Mainsail in a very short timeframe, and with minimal interruption to the day-to-day terminal operations.

The OCR system as developed and deployed by the Tideworks-Camco partnership is proving to be the fastest in the market, with the ability to process over 500 trucks per hour, per OCR portal. The OCR system is also extremely accurate, with accuracy in excess of 98 percent and 95 percent for container number and chassis number, respectively.

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15Mar/140

Prestigio Introduces New Notebook Line Based on Latest Intel Mobile Technologies

Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) January 29, 2005

Just one week after the worldwide launch of the brand-new Intel® Centrino™ mobile platform codenamed Sonoma, Prestigio International, one of the most dynamic international manufacturers of display and mobile computer products, announced the release of its second notebook incorporating the most advanced Intel technologies.

The brand-new Prestigio Nobile 1560 is a follow-up to Nobile 1510 which was presented at Intel Sonoma launch presentations on January 19, 2005. Prestigio Nobile 1560 is characterized by fairly high performance and versatile accessories while maintaining good mobility, which is very important for a portable computer. In addition, the new notebook features the distinctive Prestigio design combining sophisticated ergonomics, noble silvery color, and exquisite curved lines.

Nobile 1560 is targeted to those private and business consumers who want to enjoy immediate benefits from the just introduced cutting-edge mobile technologies. This notebook is perfect for office data sharing, web editing, image data management, wireless data exchange, watching DVDs, listening to music CDs, digital photo editing, home accounting, and other applications.

Nobile 1560 is based upon Intel motherboard using latest Intel Centrino technology including new mobile computer chipset – Intel 915GM Express (codenamed Alviso) and Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG wireless network components. The notebook is powered by Intel Dothan microprocessors with 533 MHz FSB.

The notebook’s high performance stems from DDRII 533 MHz memory and excellent Intel GMA (Graphics Media Accelerator) graphic adapter, which along with 15” display (with 1024×768 resolution) provides perfect displaying capabilities for watching movies or working with graphics. New Intel GMA 900 graphic core offers up to double graphic performance when compared with popular graphic adapter integrated in Intel 855 GME chipset.

New Intel Centrino mobile technology also supports PCI Express graphic interface allowing top systems with standalone graphic adapter reach up to quadruple performance. Computing performance as well as graphic performance is sufficient for playing even the most demanding computer games. Intel High Definition Audio technology provides the user with exceptional experience when listening to music, playing games or watching the video.

Prestigio Nobile 1560 can be equipped with a hard drive with capacity reaching up to 120 GB and Serial ATA interface support allowing higher data transfers and performance than older ATA interface.

This new notebook is well prepared for communication with the rest of the world. It offers traditional ways of connecting to networks using modem or network adapter (10/100 Base-TX LAN) as well as wireless connection using integrated Wi-Fi technology. Integrated Wi-Fi technology allows the user to connect to all existing wireless networks – A, B and G.

Prestigio Nobile 1560 has become the second model in the newly created product line based on latest Intel Centrino platform (code-named Sonoma). This new model will be available across the EMEA region in early February. By the end of Q1'2005 Prestigio will come out with other notebooks incorporating the latest mobile technology advantages.

Prestigio Nobile 1560 technical specifications:

Display: 15”, XGA 1024 x768

CPU: Intel Dothan Support from 1.6 to 2.13 GHz or above, FSB 533/400MHz, L2 Cache - 2MB

Chipset: Intel 915GM+ICH6 (Alviso)

Memory: Two DDR-2 DIMM 400/533 MHz FSB, Max. supported RAM 2GB

Graphics & Video: UMA System share memory 32/64MB, Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology

Audio: AC-97' Audio, Direct Sound Compatible, Sound Blaster-Pro Compatible

Communication: Built-in 10/100 based-T LAN, Built-in 56Kbps V.92 MDC modem, Built-in antenna for Mini-PCI wireless adapter (Intel 2915), supports 802.11b / 802.11b+g/ 802.11a+b+g WLAN

ODD: 24X10X8X24 Combo or above (DVD-RW optional)

Interface: 1394 port, Card Reader port (MS, MMC & SD), Cardbus type-II slot x 1, FIR port supporting remote control, RJ-11 jack for Modem, USB 2.0 Port x 3, RJ-45 jack for 10/100 BaseT LAN, S-Video TV-Out, SPDIF audio out, Support SATA-I HDD 22 pins, VGA port for the second display (CRT, TFT or projector), One Express card slot

Battery Pack & Life: 8 cell Li-Ion battery pack, 5.4 hour battery life with ACP

Weight: 2.8kg

About Prestigio

Prestigio International with headquarters in Seoul (South Korea) is one of the most dynamic international manufacturers of LCD displays and TVs, mobile computers, and plasma TVs. In 2003 the company merged with Canyon Technology Group drastically extending Prestigio’s global outreach. Today Prestigio is a well-established brand under which display and mobile products are sold in 25 countries around the world. Rigorous quality control and innovative technologies are the cornerstones of the company’s strategy. At present Prestigio is actively involved in the EMEA region operating through 3 representative offices located in Western Europe (Gorinchem, the Netherlands), Central & Eastern Europe (Prague, Czech Republic), and the CIS (Moscow, Russian Federation).

For more information please log on to http://www.prestigio.com .

All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Media contact:

Vladimir Nikolaev

Marketing Director CEE

Tel.: +420 272 117 403

E-mail: nikolaev@prestigio.com

The product press-kit is available for download here: http://files.prestigio.com/Centrino/Prestigio_Nobile_1560_Press_Kit.zip

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13Mar/140

Sangoma Technologies Announces Premium T1/E1/J1 Voice Support For Asterisk And Other Pc-Based Voip Projects

Toronto (PRWEB) February 23, 2005

Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSXV: STC) (http://www.sangoma.com), a leading provider of connectivity hardware and software products for WANs and Internet infrastructure, announces that its family of AFT (Advanced Flexible Telecommunication) T1/E1/J1 voice/data cards are now customized to work with Asterisk, the free Linux PBX software that is revolutionizing telecommunications on VoIP and conventional telephone networks.

Capable of handling both voice and data and supporting all popular open source projects including Asterisk, YATE, SIPxchange, OpenPBX and others, the A101, A102 and A104 offer a new market standard for performance, reliability, compatibility, support and ease of installation. With less demand on the host CPU, Sangoma's WANPIPE® drivers take advantage of the AFT technology to substantially reduce the processing required to handle TDM voice calls. This reduces the CPU's workload and results in fewer dropped calls, less jitter and better voice quality for callers.

"In all companies of any size, telephone connections are at least as vital as the electricity supply," says Sangoma Technologies President and CEO David Mandelstam. "For soft PBX technology to succeed, reliability and perfect voice quality have to be a given, even before a user can begin to enjoy the powerful and customizable features this technology offers. Our role in this enterprise is to provide the quality in TDM interfaces that allow the soft PBX and VoIP community to realize the potential of all their hard work and imagination."

"Sangoma's family of AFT voice/data cards enables it to offer a new price/performance standard that the competition cannot match," says Halo Kwadrat's Vice-President Michal Bielicki - Sangoma's distributor in Europe. "With Sangoma, we expect to both dominate and expand the integrated T1/E1/J1 connectivity marketplace based on their quality and unparalleled technology."

"The true promise of AFT technology lies in our ability to field upgrade not only the device driver code, but the card's FPGA firmware as we improve our TDM voice support," adds Mandelstam. "Projects already under way include hardware level PRI support and true time-slice channelization on-board. These improvements plus others related to echo and codec manipulation can be retrofitted to existing AFT hardware as they become available."

AFT card features:

·    Compatible and Flexible -- Sangoma's voice/data cards are self-sensing for 3.3v and 5v PCI slots and software configurable for T1, E1 or J1. They share interrupts properly between themselves and other PCI compatible devices, supporting unlimited numbers of cards per PC chassis. The AFT series cards all conform to the 2U form factor, both in height and length, allowing users to install many cards in a slimline 2U chassis so as to maximize server capacity.

·     Rock Solid Data Modes -- In mixed voice/data installations, the data streams are separated out in hardware and handled completely independently of the voice channels by Sangoma's standard WANPIPE® data handlers that have been carrying IP traffic for many years. Only the voice-related traffic gets diverted to the Asterisk system. The result is a system that is totally reliable, fast and well managed, while the CPU load is drastically reduced.

·    Certification -- Certification compliance is critical to every Sangoma customer. All Sangoma voice/data cards have undergone CE, FCC part 15 and FCC Part 68 certification, and every board is properly marked.

·    Sangoma Trust and Quality -- As part of its commitment to quality assurance, each Sangoma card is individually inspected and burned-in prior to shipment in protective anti-static wrap complete with cables, manuals and CDs. The result is a very low dead-on-arrival rate and high reliability in service.

Sangoma Technologies' current solution set includes:

·    WANPIPE® internal media gateways, transporting TDM voice, IP data and video over T3/E3, T1/E1, ADSL and serial links ·    High performance and reliable communications modules for OEM projects involving ATM, Frame Relay, X.25, SS7, HDLC, BiSync and other protocols . The WAN Edukit™ protocol teaching tool for educational institutions ·    POS (Point-of-Sale) interface cards for security and customer loyalty applications

About Sangoma Technologies Corporation Founded in 1984, Sangoma develops and manufactures wide area network (WAN) communication hardware and software products, with an emphasis on the PC platform. The communications solutions, voice, data and video gateways support all popular WAN networks, line protocols and all standard PC operating systems and platforms including Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, Sun Solaris, NetWare and DOS. Sangoma Technologies Corporation is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV: STC - News).

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4Mar/140

TriQuest Technologies, Inc., an IT Service Provider in Dallas – Fort Worth, Receives 2013 Greater Tarrant Business Ethics Award.


Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 14, 2014

IT service provider, TriQuest Technologies, Inc., receives the 2013 Greater Tarrant Business Ethics Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. This prestigious award recognizes TriQuest Technologies’ adherence to ethical business practices across all of the information technology products and services the company provides to mid-size and small businesses in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. http://www.triquesttech.com

Judged by a panel of business owners and professionals, the annual ethics award acknowledges the winner as a leader in ethical business based on three key criteria:

1.    Clear communications of the company’s ethical standards

2.    Transparent, honest and fair business practices

3.    A code of ethics, credo, code of conduct, or mission statement that clearly spells out the company’s requirement for honesty, integrity and compliance with the law in all business dealings

“We truly appreciate receiving this award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, because ethical business is so important to us,” explained TriQuest Technologies CEO Gary Tonniges, Jr. “Every member of the TriQuest team supports our ethical company culture, which is based on a set of shared values that are at the core of everything we do. These values require our employees to have a love of learning while being trustworthy, conscientious, persistent, honest, positive, humble, diligent, happy, and respectful.”

TriQuest Technologies integrates its ethical values and business practices into all aspects of its business, beginning at the hiring process. “All TriQuest Technologies employees are full-time employees who must commit to meeting our high ethical standards every day,” says Tonniges. “These ethical standards are communicated during the hiring process and all employees are held accountable for them. We don’t use subcontractors or third parties, so our clients can feel confident that they always receive consistent, honest, and fully transparent work from every TriQuest team member they come in contact with. I can’t imagine doing business any other way.”

By focusing on ethical behavior and top quality from its employees, TriQuest Technologies stands out from cost-cutting managed service providers. Guy Cumbie, president of Cumbie Advisory Services, Inc. and a member of the Greater Tarrant Business Ethics Awards committee shared, “The moral principles guiding TriQuest Technologies’ philosophies and the tangible set of practices employed by its management were clearly demonstrated in response to a rigorous application process.”

In addition to winning the 2013 Greater Tarrant Business Ethics Award, TriQuest Technologies is also a previous two-time winner of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award. Chamber President and CEO Bill Thornton applauded TriQuest Technologies’ for its commitment to “set the bar very high as a model of working with impeccable integrity.”

The 2013 Greater Tarrant Business Ethics Awards were presented by BB&T with platinum sponsorship from Bourland, Wall & Wenzel, P.C. and Thi!nk Finance on December 11, 2013 at Judge Glen Whitley’s State of the County address. Additional partners included the TCU Neeley School of Business, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the Society of Financial Service Professionals, the Financial Planning Association of Dallas/Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Business Press.

More information about TriQuest Technologies can be found at http://www.triquesttech.com.

About TriQuest Technologies

TriQuest Technologies (http://www.triquesttech.com) is an award-winning industry leader located in Fort Worth, Texas providing IT services to small to mid-sized companies. The TriQuest Technologies team of highly-trained technical experts has been meeting the unique needs of both private and public businesses located in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area since 1997. TriQuest Technologies delivers personalized service and customized IT assessment, implementation, management, and security solutions that guarantee reliable technology performance to help businesses reach their growth goals. TriQuest offers customized Microsoft network planning and installation, Apple solutions, computer support, user training, and business consulting services, including strategy and budgeting.







11Jan/140

Amulet Technologies Announces the Promotion of Paul Indaco to CEO and President


Campbell, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013

Amulet Technologies, a recognized leader in graphical user interface (GUI) solutions for embedded systems, is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Paul Indaco to his new position of CEO and President of Amulet Technologies.

“As the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Paul led the efforts in establishing Amulet as a major provider of HMI for embedded systems,” said Willy Borner, the company’s previous CEO and company co-founder.

"I am honored and excited to lead Amulet Technologies at such an important time in its history," said Indaco. "Amulet is extremely well positioned to be a major player in providing smartphone like graphics to multiple vertical markets such as industrial, medical, and home appliance. With our talented team, intellectual property and market momentum, we’ll play a major role in the realization of the ‘Internet of Things’.”

Prior to joining Amulet, Indaco was the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Achronix, where he was instrumental in securing VC funding and establishing their sales channel. He was equally successful at Actel, serving as VP of Worldwide Sales where he managed a team of over 70 sales and field applications engineers to drive over $ 4B in FPGA sales. Other executive sales positions he held were at Chip Express and LSI Logic Corporation. He has also held positions in product marketing and engineering at Intel Corporation and Texas Instruments.

About Amulet Technologies

As a recognized leader in high-performance embedded graphical user interface solutions, Amulet enables product designers to easily achieve smartphone-like interfaces on new and existing microcontroller based products. Amulet’s innovative GUI development tools reduce development time down to days or weeks, instead of months, or years.

This allows for the many design iterations that are required to create the most dynamic user experience possible. Amulet’s Graphical OS™ includes a set of behaviors and functions that eliminate the need for expensive graphic libraries and tedious programming.

Amulet’s production solutions include fully-integrated modules, controller boards and chips which can be implemented in a wide range of applications. Visit Amulet Technologies online at http://www.AmuletTechnologies.com.







8Jan/140

NetGain Technologies formalizes Relationship with Bankers’ Bank


Lexington, KY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013

NetGain Technologies recently extended its focus on the financial industry by formalizing its relationship with Bankers' Bank to help their banking members.

This relationship is expected, like the ones that have come before, to benefit both parties on a significant scale.

For more than 30 years, NetGain Technologies has allowed firms in this industry to increase their productivity, efficiency and effectiveness with optimized technological solutions and services.

By working directly with Bankers' Bank, NetGain Technologies will offer its services to clients of Banker’s Bank so they have access to the same level of high-end solutions.

"We are absolutely thrilled to formalize what was already a fantastic relationship," said Bret Anderson, NetGain Technologies' VP of marketing and development. "I am confident that we will continue to enjoy a productive, symbiotic relationship with Bankers' Bank well into the future."

Just recently, NetGain Technologies achieved SOC (service organization control) certification and provides Business Associate Agreements (BAAs) to the financial markets as necessary. These moves have allowed NetGain Technologies to attract a large number of clients in the financial sector.

Bankers' Bank first became a NetGain Technologies client in 2012, when it embraced NetGain's Technology OneSource and Managed Security solutions. The solutions NetGain Technologies implemented allowed Bankers' Bank to overcome a number of debilitating I.T. challenges, including simple things such as a lack of sufficient backups. This eventually led the financial firm to effectively replace its existing, outdated I.T. systems and/or processes with NetGain Technologies’ services.

"Because of [NetGain's solutions], frankly, I have a better comfort level with our being able to serve our customers," said Bill Fallon, President and CEO of Bankers' Bank of Kentucky. "I could recommend NetGain Technologies to any one of my customers, and frankly, we already have in a number of instances because of the professionalism that they all display from the top to bottom."

About NetGain Technologies:

NetGain Technologies is a leading provider in the design, procurement, implementation and management of high-performance I.T. solutions. With services ranked among the best in the nation and world by CRN Tech Elite and MSPmentor respectively, a multi-state regional footprint and almost three decades of experience; we've helped over 1,000 unique clients thrive by leveraging our best-in-class service and support programs. Our highly qualified and experienced professionals align our best-in-class support programs to meet our clients' needs for positive business outcomes.







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19Oct/130

Startly Technologies Announces Docktopus for Tiger

West Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) September 24, 2005

Startly Technologies, LLC., a leading provider of productivity solutions, today announced the release of Docktopus 1.0. Similar to the way Apple Mail uses a badge to display the number of unread messages from its Dock icon, Docktopus allows users to overlay custom badges on their Dock icons. These badges give users a convenient source for real-time information about the items in their Dock, such as an application’s CPU or Memory usage. With badges like the iTunes Control and iCal Event Peek, Docktopus provides users with a new way of using their Dock – allowing them to control and get information from applications directly from their Dock icons.

Docktopus adds the following functionality to the Dock:

5Oct/130

Emergency Response Times Accelerated Using iolo technologies System Mechanic

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 6, 2010

iolo technologies announced today a critical implementation of System Mechanic Business in Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District (GRLFPD), which provides emergency response across six municipalities and parts of Lake County, Illinois. Recently, improving emergency response efficiency has become an important focus based on lessons learned during the Haiti and Chile earthquake rescue efforts, and organizations across the country are searching for the best solutions to improve disaster preparedness. By ensuring GRLFPDs computerized response and communications systems are running at peak operational performance and stability, the award-winning PC tune-up software for small and mid-sized organizations helps improve the fire departments response times and streamline decision efficiency made under life-threatening conditions.

Protecting nearly 60,000 residents in 16 square miles, GRLFPDs three firehouses run round-the-clock shifts every day of the year, operated by 65 staff and firefighter/paramedics. The department uses 50 Windows XP Professional PCs (17 of which are mobile) to run firehouse applications, business software, and dispatch operations. To accommodate varying shift personnel and response situations, some PCs may have up to 50 individual user profiles and each computer has access to all response-related information such as district maps, site-specific plans, HazMat storage, and the internet. With tightened budgets, the departments focus is on improving the speed and performance of existing PCs and thus extending their usable life cycle, rather than resorting to a complete hardware change-out.

In emergency response situations, every piece of equipment is expected to be immediately available and function properly. Our technology has to meet the same criteria. A few extra minutes spent pulling up a map of the fire location online can mean more burned property and lost lives, said Doug Lawson, administrative officer and IT manager for GRLFPD. While sticking to our budget, System Mechanic made an immediate and noticeable performance difference to the people who matter most my user community. Without me saying anything, firefighters would ask: wow, what did you do to the computer? System Mechanic bought us more time with our existing PCs and we are not forced to make the jump immediately to another operating system.

iolos System Mechanic, the #1 best-selling PC tune-up software in the US, Canada, France, Italy and the Benelux countries, was first tested on an older model worst-case-scenario PC with minimal RAM and a slower CPU. After delivering a significant performance improvement, System Mechanic was installed on all departmental machines. Following the implementation, the Windows XP machines continue to operate in a fast manner and are deemed to sufficiently meet the needs of the department. System Mechanics automation of many routine maintenance tasks also helps the department save additional time.

There are lots of tools, registry cleaners and tune-up applications on the market, but System Mechanic does exactly what it says it will, and with iolos regular product updates I have confidence that it will address new issues that may come up, said Lawson. System Mechanic is one of the best investments in an application we have ever made and would be the absolute last item to cut from my IT budget.

With more than 40 advanced tools, a range of options for novice and expert users alike, and industry-first Tune-Up Definitions, which deliver weekly updates on how to resolve the latest causes of PC slowdowns, System Mechanic is used to maximize the performance of more than 70 million computers worldwide. System Mechanic Business supports both 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows XP, Windows 7 and Vista and works on netbooks, laptops and desktops. System Mechanic Business starts at $ 79.95 for a 5 PC commercial license, and offers incremental volume discounts to accommodate virtually any installation size. It is available directly from iolo at http://www.iolo.com/smb, as well as many online and retail stores.

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System Mechanic Business is a version of iolo's flagship System Mechanic

3Oct/130

QA Graphics Develops Custom System Graphics for Everest Energy & Control Technologies, LLC


Ankeny, IA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013

QA Graphics, leading provider of HVAC graphic design solutions, is pleased to announce that they are providing system graphic development services for Everest Energy & Control Technologies, LLC.

Everest Energy & Control Technologies, LLC is a controls contracting and building automation services company serving Chicago and northern Illinois, providing turnkey design, engineering, installation and programming for HVAC and lighting control systems. The company provides easy to use open Web Based control systems using the Tridium NiagaraAX Framework. Everest was purchased and restructured in 2012. Everest wanted to offer their clients better visuals, knowing that it would help differentiate them in the market. Not having an in-house graphics team, the company looked to QA Graphics for system graphics that would stand out from the competition.

We know that its the visuals that people remember. Its what people see and remember when they think of our business, Dave Spence, Everest Energy & Control Technologies, LLC.

QA Graphics provided custom floor plan graphics and custom 3D system graphics, which Everest has implemented within the Tridium NiagaraAX Framework. The 3D floor plans were developed to provide a realistic representation of HVAC equipment and ductwork placement give the end user a better view of the building layout. By sourcing their needs to QA Graphics, Everest can continue to focus on growing their business, while ensuring that clients receive high-end graphic solutions.

QA Graphics has quality work. The 3D graphics are a great representation of our business. Its exactly what our business needs to stand out, said Spence. QA Graphics is very professional and organized. We really like how they keep us organized and informed during the project.

QA Graphics provides graphic services for all building automation systems including Alerton, Andover, Computrols, Johnson Controls, KMC Controls, Reliable Controls, Siemens Building Technologies, Tridium AX and R2, Schneider Electric, American Auto Matrix, Honeywell, Delta Controls and Distech Controls. With a diverse staff of graphic specialists, mechanical engineers, drafters, 3D specialists, and other creative roles, QA Graphics provides BAS graphics, floor plans, data center graphics, 3D graphics, and creative solutions for sales and marketing needs. QA Graphics prides themselves on providing timely and affordable services. Estimates for graphic services can be accessed at http://www.qagraphics.com/quote.

About QA Graphics

QA Graphics is the leader in the building automation and green building industries, providing HVAC graphic development services, system graphics, floor plan graphics, and energy dashboards to help organizations educate occupants about building performance and sustainability. The company also specializes in interactive applications, 3D design and animation, mobile app development and other multimedia.







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