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En Pointe Teams With Symantec, Veeam, and Other Data Management Leaders to Optimize Data Usage for Customers

Dedicated Data Management Team Delivers Support Services in a Growing Market

LOS ANGELES, CA – July 22, 2014 – En Pointe Technologies, one of the largest Microsoft systems integrators and Licensing Solutions Providers (LSPs), today announced the addition of a new data management team, which was developed to meet customers’ growing need for data management support services based in technology from leading vendors including Dell, EMC, HP, Symantec, and Veeam, among others. The strategic move further reflects En Pointe’s long-standing relationships with these vendors, and its commitment to assisting customers in evaluating, acquiring, deploying, and supporting their data management solutions.

En Pointe has seen doubling of its business in some lines of data management, prompting the establishment of the data management team. The company has completed numerous implementations nationwide across more…

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dinCloud Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Desktop as a Service Award

dinCloud Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Desktop as a Service Award

webHVD Honored for Innovative Technology

LOS ANGELES, CA – June 24, 2014 – dinCloud, a cloud services provider that helps businesses rapidly migrate to the cloud through business provisioning, today announced that webHVD, its HTML5-powered Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD), received a 2014 Cloud Computing Desktop as a Service (DaaS) Award from Cloud Computing magazine, a TMC sponsored cloud communications technology website. The DaaS award honors products that have demonstrated innovation, unique features, and noteworthy developments toward improving virtualized office technologies.

“We are honored to be recognized with a Cloud Computing Desktop as a Service award, as this win further demonstrates dinCloud’s ability to provide innovative solutions for organizations of any size that are looking to mobilize their workforce and reduce local costs,” said Ali Din, SVP and CMO, dinCloud. “Our flagship product, dinHVD, was already rated the more…

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Computerworld Names Leading Identity Management Company Radiant Logic to ‘Best Places to Work in IT’ List

Company listed as top place to work based on employee diversity and growth opportunities

NOVATO, Calif., June 23, 2014—Radiant Logic, market-leading provider of a federated identity and context service based on virtualization, announced today that it has been named as one of IDG’s Computerworld 2014 Best Places to Work in IT. Recognized for professional development opportunities, benefits, and diversity, Radiant Logic helps some of the world’s largest enterprises face identity integration challenges by providing context-aware innovations for Identity and Access Management (IAM) initiatives.

“Hiring the best and the brightest IT pros, offering them competitive pay, and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the outstanding employers on this year’s Best Places to Work in IT list,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “Both newcomers to the list and rock-steady stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging business-critical projects, extensive training opportunities, and ongoing career development programs. more…

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Los Angeles County Selects En Pointe Technologies for Microsoft Office 365 Contract

One of the Largest Office 365 Deals in State and Local Government for Microsoft this Year

LOS ANGELES, CA – June 18, 2014 – En Pointe Technologies, one of the largest Microsoft Licensing Solutions Providers (LSPs) and systems integrators, today announced that it has been awarded a five-year contract by Los Angeles County to provide over 100,000 Microsoft Office 365 for Government seats across the county’s more than 30 departments. The record-setting win is worth $72M in licensing revenue, making it one of the largest Office 365 implementations in state and local government for Microsoft this year.

Savings to the County

Based on the current cost of its Microsoft Enterprise Agreements (EA), and the cost of operating its own email services, Los Angeles County is expected to save over $2,500,000 annually after the first year Office 365 implementation.

“The county is constantly looking at more…

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En Pointe Supports Microsoft Cloud OS and Microsoft Azure with Ground Cover

En Pointe Supports Microsoft Cloud OS and Microsoft Azure with Ground Cover

Dedicated Microsoft Azure Team Focuses on Architecture, Design, and Onboarding

LOS ANGELES, CA – May 21, 2014 – En Pointe Technologies, one of the largest Microsoft licensing and systems integrators, today announced the expansion of its cloud services with the addition of a dedicated team to help with the architecture, design, and onboarding for Microsoft Azure implementations. This strategic move further demonstrates En Pointe’s deployment planning services, implementation success, and customer commitment to the Microsoft Azure platform.

En Pointe leverages its expertise in on-premises and cloud services by encompassing licensing, pre- and post-sale, and deployment services for Microsoft Azure. The Licensing Solutions Provider (LSP) is fully invested in the Microsoft Azure platform to support Microsoft’s vision around Azure and Cloud OS. Beyond Microsoft Azure services, En Pointe also enables customers around Cloud OS – moving more…

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Radiant Logic Announces CFS 3.0,On-Premises IdP Supporting Multi-Tenancy

CFS, providing federated access for cloud applications, is now certified by Microsoft as an SSO provider for Azure, Office 365
HOUSTON, May 13, 2014—Radiant Logic, market-leading provider of a federated identity and context service based on virtualization, today announces at Microsoft TechEd in Houston, the Cloud Federation Service (CFS), a multi-tenant “on-premises IdP” for large enterprises, is certified as a third-party SSO provider for Microsoft cloud services including Microsoft Azure and Office 365. RadiantOne CFS is a Security Token Service (STS) that enables enterprises to secure access to cloud-based applications—even when identities are scattered across disparate authentication sources beyond just Active Directory.
“The majority of our customers who are trying to provide SSO to cloud applications have users stored in many places, such as a Sun/Oracle directories or SQL databases,” said Michel Prompt, CEO at Radiant Logic. “CFS extends access to Azure and Office 356 making it easier for more…

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Cloud, Web Hosting, IaaS Leader Superb Internet Corp. Brings on Duane Albro as CEO

Duane Albro, CEO, Superb Internet Corporation

Albro to Broaden Customer Base in Financial, Healthcare and Legal Verticals

HONOLULU, HI – May 12, 2014 – Superb Internet Corporation, a leading cloud and web hosting services and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider, today announced Duane Albro as its new CEO. Albro was brought onboard to expand the company’s cloud hosting, network and data center services.

Superb Internet Corp. is embarking on a major growth push that capitalizes on current market successes while expanding cloud services and increasing its enterprise client base, both on the network and facility as well as cloud/IaaS side. Customer successes in finance, healthcare and legal markets helped refine solutions for those industries and primed the company for immediate market share expansion in these verticals. Albro will help grow the current line of products and services, increase customer satisfaction, more…

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Radiant Logic Announces ADAP, an Open Source REST API Layer for LDAP

Identity management company innovates with a REST API for directories—now available for download
NOVATO, Calif., April 28, 2014—Radiant Logic, market-leading provider of a federated identity and context service based on virtualization, today announces “ADAP” (Adaptive Directory Access Protocol), a REST interface for LDAP directory services. The company is contributing the open source ADAP code to a Kantara Initiative work group, aimed at expanding the traditional Identity Management (IdM) segment to Identity Relationship Management (IRM). ADAP is available for download at the Radiant Logic website. With ADAP, web and mobile applications can tap directly into directory sources that support the LDAP V3 standards, including Oracle/Sun Directory, Microsoft Active Directory, Open LDAP, ForgeRock OpenDJ, OpenDS, Novell NDS eDirectory, Red Hat Directory, IBM Tivoli, and RadiantOne HDAP.
Traditionally, directories have been used as a source of important information for two categories of applications: email services, which use directories to store and look up more…

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dinCloud Wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2014 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer ServiceSM

Award Further Demonstrates dinCloud’s Commitment to Providing Exceptional Service and Support for Customers

LOS ANGELES, CA – April 16, 2014 – dinCloud, a cloud services provider that helps businesses rapidly migrate to the cloud through business provisioning, today announced that it was presented with a Gold Stevie® award in the “Front-Line Customer Service Professional of the Year - Technology Industries” category in the eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.

As operations manager for dinCloud’s service desk, Kashif Rasheed was the individual recipient for this award. Kashif supervises and manages all help desk staff and projects, including customer specific projects at dinCloud. Additionally, as implementation manager, he designs and builds a customer’s virtual environment and works with their IT staff to implement the technology. Kashif ensures quality execution throughout these service touch points, including implementation services – with superior white glove treatment during the onboarding more…

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Protecode’s Proactive Open Source Scanning Solutions Help Organizations Mitigate Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

OTTAWA, CANADA – April 15, 2014 – Protecode, a leading provider of open source management solutions, today confirmed that users of its open source scanning products have been able to detect, flag and quickly respond to risks posed by security vulnerabilities against Heartbleed and certain versions of OpenSSL packages.

Protecode products detect and report on open source security vulnerabilities within an organization’s code portfolio and can help organizations mitigate damage from security threats. With its open source information-mining processes monitoring the National Vulnerability Database (NVD), Protecode’s reference Global IP Signatures (GIPS) database was automatically updated to reflect the security vulnerabilities against certain versions of OpenSSL package. Users of Protecode’s publicly-accessible GIPS database do not need to take action, as their information has been updated automatically. For Protecode clients that utilize the GIPS database within their enterprise networks, the new data is now available for download.

“Protecode more…

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