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BluIP Launches Cloud Self-Service Portal

Customers can provision, monitor and manage the telephony environment in the cloud

BluIP, Inc., a leading provider of cloud communications services, today announced the general availability of its cloud-based self-service-portal for customers. With this offering, and the company’s public and private peering agreements, BluIP makes it easy for an SMB customer or a large enterprise organization to use its internal IT as its own telephone company.
BluIP’s Self-Service-Portal allows businesses the ability to fully manage their telephony environments, and scale up and down according to their needs. Unlike similar portal services that act as a front-end to Broadsoft’s provisioning engine, BluIP’s portal takes an innovative approach in mapping the complex organizational structures of modern businesses that maintain the independent and unique branding of each entity within a larger conglomeration. This is a huge benefit to wholesale partners, who are managing many end users, and corporate IT staffs who more

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Protecode Announces Free Cloud-Based Open Source License Management Solution

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Protecode Announces Free Cloud-Based Open Source License Management Solution

ProtecodeCloud Complimentary Enables Efficient Access to List of Open Source Licenses and Copyrights in Software Portfolios

OTTAWA, CANADA & SAN DIEGO, CA – August 29, 2012 – Protecode, a leading provider of open source compliance solutions, today announced a free version of its popular hosted open source scanning and license management solution at the inaugural CloudOpen conference, co-located with LinuxCon, August 29-31, in San Diego, CA.

ProtecodeCloud ComplimentaryTM is a Software as a Service (SaaS) code scanning tool that allows organizations to uncover open source and third party content in their code. Because it is a hosted solution, there is no software to install or update. ProtecodeCloud Complimentary is ideally suited to any size organization, especially those that are already developing software in the cloud.

Organizations more

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Porticor Named as Finalist in 4th Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for Encryption Key Management Innovations

Porticor Earns Finalist Award in Encryption Key Management Innovations Category for its Industry-First Split-Key Encryption Cloud Data Security Service

TEL AVIV, Israel – Aug. 23, 2012 – Porticor, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud and keeps cloud data confidential, today announced that it has been recognized as a finalist in the Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for its Porticor Virtual Private Data™ (Porticor VPD™) system.

The annual Golden Bridge Awards program, with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, case studies and successful deployments, public relations and marketing campaigns, product management, websites, blogs, white-papers, videos, advertisements, creativity, partner programs, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from more

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StrikeForce Acknowledged Among 9 Unheralded Technology Innovators

Edison, New Jersey (August 21, 2012) StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (SFOR.OB), creators of out-of-band authentication and anti-keylogging keystroke encryption, today announced that their keystroke encryption technology has been named one of the top nine unheralded technology innovations.

Some of the indispensable technology that you use every day was so ahead of its time that it now goes largely unnoticed. Here the innovations that forever changed email, Web development, database management and other ‘givens’ in today’s tech finally get their due, reported John Brandon in an August feature for CIO Magazine. Because some of these achievements are so widespread, they are also easy to overlook. Not anymore. We’re giving nine of these unheralded technology innovations their due here.

In the enterprise, malware infections can run rampant. One of the worst offenders is a keylogger, which is a piece of software that can record each keystroke, noted Brandon. Criminals use them more

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Porticor Wins Most Innovative Company of the Year Honors in 2012 Stevie International Business Awards Program

Porticor Earns Bronze Stevie Award in the Most Innovative Company of the Year in Canada and USA Award Category in World’s Premier Business Awards Program

TEL AVIV, Israel – Aug. 16, 2012 – Porticor, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud and keeps cloud data confidential, today announced that it was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie Award in the Most Innovative Company of the Year in Canada and the USA category in the 9th Annual International Business Awards program.

The International Business Awards (IBAs) are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2012 IBAs received entries from more than 50 nations and territories. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for crowned, the awards more

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TextSpeak Launches 1st Affordable Talking Keyboard

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WESTPORT, CT – August 15, 2012 – Giving a voice to people, places and things, TextSpeak™ today introduced a sub $500 line of talking keyboards. The TextSpeak TS series Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC) speech generating keyboards are simple to use and work right out of the box. This unique solution includes a combination of a wireless keyboard and portable battery powered speaker. Working in tandem, typed text from the keyboard is transmitted and spoken directly from the wireless speaker.

The TS Series talking keyboards offer the special needs and medical community a new solution that requires no technical ability, maintenance or training. Ideally suited for hospitals, the TS Keyboards serve trauma and postoperative patients (i.e. laryngectomy), or anyone who needs a permanent solution offering synthesized speech (i.e., stroke, aphasia, throat cancer). They are helpful for the elderly at more

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Cabinet Announces 2012 Regional Conference Series

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HUNTSVILLE, AL – August 14, 2012 – Cabinet (formerly Cabinet NG), provider of electronic document management and workflow management software, today announced it will take its annual user conference on the road as four, one-day conferences across the country this fall.

Throughout the year, Cabinet releases product upgrades, new features and software enhancements based on industry trends and user requests. The goal of this conference series is to help customers, partners and VARs stay on the cutting edge of these enhancements and help them take their company’s document management utilization to a higher level. The customer conference series will pro more

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VideoIPath 2.5 managed video services platform makes its debut at IBC

New signal processing and routing management also launched

Sandefjord, Norway, August 1, 2012 – Nevion, the leading provider of managed video services for broadcasters, service providers and government entities worldwide, will unveil its VideoIPath 2.5 managed video and audio services platform at IBC stand 8.B70. With the enhanced VideoIPath platform, broadcasters and service providers can effectively close the gap between the hardware used to transport video and audio and their internal business services.

VideoIPath 2.5 literally sets the industry standard for comprehensive, end-to-end managed video and audio services, said Eugene Keane, CTO, Nevion. Its features and capabilities eliminate the need for specialized vertical solutions, lower CAPEX and OPEX through better resource management and streamlined operations, and drive higher profits.

VideoIPath is a fully-integrated system, providing IP video transport for contribution networks with comprehensive, end-to-end control, monitoring and management, all from one intuitive interface. The more

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Nevion innovations at IBC further its position as the leader of IP video solutions

Advanced IP protection, processing and compression are among new solutions to be launched at IBC

Sandefjord, Norway, August 4, 2012 – Nevion, the leading provider of managed video services for broadcasters, service providers and government entities worldwide, will showcase sophisticated new IP-based solutions at IBC stand 8.B70. Part of the Ventura platform of modular video transport solutions, these innovations provide a new level of control, protection and quality.

The proliferation of connected devices and demand for contribution-quality content anywhere, at any time is fueling rapid adoption of IP-based networks and solutions, said Eugene Keane, CTO of Nevion. Our new and enhanced solutions address customer concerns to provide the highest availability, the best signal quality, the lowest latency, the most robust protection, and the most comprehensive monitoring and control.

Nevion’s IP Media Edge Processor, the VS909, is a multi-functional processing module that incorporates advanced techniques for more

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Pertti Johansson, former Qualcomm, Motorola Exec, Joins VoxOx Parent Co. Telcentris as EVP of Global Business Development

bio_-pertti.jpgTelcentris Inc., cloud-based VoIP solutions provider and creator of VoxOx (a.k.a. “Skype on Steroids”), has appointed Pertti Johansson as EVP of global business development. A 35+ year veteran in the telecom and wireless field, Johansson has held senior leadership roles at Qualcomm Incorporated and Motorola Corporation, having served for more than a decade at the latter. He has led geographically diverse organizations throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Latin America, generating billions in sales.

Johansson’s new role will focus on developing and deploying the company’s international mobile strategy by collaborating with major mobile operators on VoxOx co-branding opportunities to deliver customized services to their user base. In the past few years, mobile operators around the world have increasingly experienced competition and revenue erosion caused by the popularity of over-the-top services, such as Skype and lesser known messaging apps. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services have displaced a significant amount of operator voice revenue while messaging services have reduced significant SMS and MMS revenue streams once walled off from outside competition. more