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NeoPhotonics to Acquire Santur Corp. - Important Development in the Advancement of 100G Networks

NeoPhotonics Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Santur Corporation

Move Gives NeoPhotonics a Broad Suite of PIC Products for High Speed
40G and 100G Coherent Transport and 100G Client Interconnection

San Jose, CA – September 29, 2011 – NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a leading designer and manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks, and Santur Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of Indium Phosphide (InP) based PIC products, today jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NeoPhotonics will acquire privately held Santur Corporation. Santur is a world leader in high-performance tunable laser arrays for metro and long-haul DWDM systems and a leading developer of PIC-based products for 40Gbps and 100Gbps client side and coherent line side applications.

NeoPhotonics has agreed to pay an estimated $39.2 million in cash for Santur, after more

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Diversinet Strengthens Military Healthcare IT Expertise with Two Executive Advisory Board Appointments

Dr. Hon Pak and Fred Hannett Named to Help Diversinet Build upon Success
of MobiSecure Technology with U.S. Army’s mCare Program

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2011Diversinet Corp. (TSX Venture: DIV, OTCBB: DVNTF), a leader in Connected and Protected mobile healthcare communications, has appointed to its executive advisory board two experts in healthcare technology issues and applications related to the United States Department of Defense (DoD):

• Dr. Hon Pak, previous President of the American Telemedicine Association and recently retired Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Army Medical Department, Office of the Surgeon General
• Frederick J. Hannett, a Washington-based consultant and healthcare IT thought leader with longstanding ties to the DoD, as well as founder and Managing Principal of The Capitol Alliance

Dr. Pak and Fred Hannett greatly strengthen our executive advisory board, said Diversinet Chairman and CEO Albert Wahbe. Their outstanding accomplishments more

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Cavium Ships New Multi-Format High Definition Set Top Box SoC for OTT, IPTV and Pay Cable Markets

Cavium Ships New Multi-Format High Definition Set Top Box SoC for OTT, IPTV and Pay Cable Markets

Cavium’s Celestial(tm) CNC1800 Family of high-performance, low-cost solutions is optimized for high definition video broadcast, video chat and interactive set top boxes

SAN JOSE, Calif. September 27, 2011 -Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and the digital home, today announced the Celestial(tm) CNC1800L multi-format, high definition Set Top Box System-on-a-Chip (SoC) processor is sampling to customers for Over the Top (OTT), IPTV, and Digital Cable Set Top Box applications.

Internet OTT and digital cable entertainment markets are growing rapidly. Informa Telecoms and Media predict that OTT-to-the-TV viewers will outnumber traditional managed IPTV viewers by 2013 globally. Additionally, according to a recent report from China Daily News, China cable TV subscribers reached 187 million in more

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Related Topics: FTTX, Connected homes, IP/NGN, Access, Global, VOIP, Broadband, IPTV |

ISCO Intl - New “Spectrum Conditioning” Tool Makes it Easier for 3G/4G Operators to Max Capacity / Improve Performance

ISCO INTL TAKES SPECTRUM MONITORING AND RF ANALYSIS ONE STEP FURTHER WITH NEW PROVIEW SYSTEM
ProView Waterfall Analysis ChartFOR 3G / 4G NETWORK OPERATORS

Proview Simplifies the Spectrum Conditioning Process Critical to Network Optimization,
Performance and Maximum Traffic Carrying Capacity

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – September 27, 2011 – ISCO International has introduced ProView™, a new spectrum monitoring and analysis tool that goes well beyond providing mere data to give 3G or 4G network operators truly actionable information regarding the condition of their wireless spectrum.

Conditioning the RF physical layer lies at the heart of network optimization, which enables maximum utilization of an operator’s available spectrum. Maximizing spectrum in turn effectively recovers or preserves capacity otherwise lost to many types of interference. Spectrum conditioning therefore represents an increasingly viable option to enable more wireless traffic and important more

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FeedHenry Showcases Enterprise App Store Solution on its Cloud Mobile Application Platform at Oracle OpenWorld

feedhenry_logo_small_print.jpgfeedhenry_logo_small_print.jpgEnterprise App Store Supporting User Authentication, OTA Install, and Remote Application Management Features through FeedHenry’s App Manager.

Oracle OpenWorld - San Francisco, Calif., Tuesday 27th September – At Oracle OpenWorld, FeedHenry (www.feedhenry.com) the cloud solutions provider for mobile applications, will demo its App Manager product which organizations can use to create private enterprise app stores to manage app discovery and distribution. App Manager is part of the FeedHenry Mobile Application Platform, a cloud platform that offers business a single solution for the development, distribution, integration and management of mobile apps from the cloud. The solution will be demoed by FeedHenry at the Enterprise Ireland booth, Moscone South # 2143 at Oracle OpenWorld from 3rd to 6th October 2011.
Mobile app security, policy and compliance in an era of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) to work, pose serious challenges for organizations, commented Cathal McGloin, CEO, FeedHenry. FeedHenry addresses these concerns with a more

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Spanish Point Technologies Announces New Version of LookupPoint™: Connecting Microsoft Office Users to Critical Business Information Within Oracle E-Business Suite.

Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, Calif., September 27, 2011: Spanish Point Technologies (www.spanishpoint.ie) will announce the new version of LookupPoint™ for Oracle E-Business Suite at Oracle Open World 2011 at the Enterprise Ireland booth Moscone South #2134.
This version enables information aggregation from on premise Oracle database systems and applications in the cloud. This allows organisations to create aggregated views of information from cloud application such as Salesforce.com and on premise enterprises applications such as Oracle E-Business Suite. These views are then presented to users through the innovative LookupPoint / Microsoft Office interface.
The new version of LookupPoint supports web services and rest based interfaces as data providers adding to the existing Oracle database, Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL data providers. With this version organisations can build aggregated information views from any combination of providers.
This year, Oracle OpenWorld takes place in San Francisco from October 2nd to 6th. more

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Tellabs Insight Analytics Services prevents network pain before it starts

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Mobile traffic is expected to grow sevenfold by 2015, as more data is travelling over networks than ever before. But for every byte users consume, they leave a trail of activity on the networkclues that can empower operators to better manage their networks by better understanding their subscribers and their service experience.

Tellabs Insight Analytics(SM) Services is an end-to-end solution that enables operators to pull together the pieces of the network analytics puzzle. This solution helps both identify and address network pain points, so operators can improve users’ mobile Internet and wireline experiences.

Proactively improve the network

When used with the Tellabs SmartCore 9100 Probe, Tellabs Insight Analytics(SM) Services gathers comprehensive network data and converts it to actionable information. For operators that have already invested in a network probe, Tellabs Insight Analytics(SM) Services works with existing equipment to address network more

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New Tellabs SmartCore 9200 Series to deliver simpler, smarter networks

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Imagine a network that adapts automatically to improve a user’s quality of experience. A network that provides paths to lower costs and new revenue streams. A network with the intelligence and visibility to identify user traffic and patterns.

Look no further. Driving that network is the world’s first 1 terabit per slot content-aware routing platform – introducing the Tellabs SmartCore 9200 Series.

Brave new world

The Tellabs SmartCore 9200 Series is a content-aware IP edge routing platform that enables massive scaling, intelligence and flexibility to drive next-gen network demands. It enables a better quality of experience for users and new revenue-generating services for operators. Designed for both mobile and wireline networks, the platform is smart, simple, scalable and adaptable.

* Smart: It integrates intelligence onto each line card and distributes processing across all line cards through its unique SmartCard more

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Net Insight wins order from large German broadcaster and member of ARD

Stockholm - Net Insight, a leading provider of efficient and scalable transport solutions for media, IP and broadcast networks, today announces a major new customer win from a German broadcaster investing in a contribution network.

The new German customer has purchased Net Insight’s Nimbra Platform for contribution of video, radio and data between its headquarters and to more than 15 sites in Germany.

The order value exceeds SEK 20 Million and the network will be operational in 2012.

The order was won in partnership with one of Net Insight’s German resellers.

“This is a new customer for us and a large member of the ARD group of public Broadcasters in Germany. Many of the ARD members have already deployed our Nimbra platform for contribution and distribution of TV, audio and data signals across Germany” says Fredrik Trägårdh, CEO of Net Insight. “There more

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Centrify Suite First Active Directory Bridge Solution to Earn FIPS 140-2 Level 1 Certification

Centrify’s FIPS 140-2 Level 1 Compliance Ensures Government Agencies and Enterprises that Centrify’s Products Maintain Highest Levels of Security for Protecting Sensitive Information

SUNNYVALE, Calif. Sept. 26, 2011 Centrify Corporation, the leading provider of security and compliance solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems and applications using Active Directory, today announced that its Centrify Suite security and compliance solution has been awarded the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 Level 1 validation from the Cryptographic Module Validation Program, a joint effort between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) of the Government of Canada. It is the first Active Directory bridge solution to earn this important industry distinction.

Considered the benchmark for security within government departments and agencies, the FIPS 140-2 certification assures U.S. and Canadian government customers, systems integrators and resellers that Centrify products more

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