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BluIP Announces First Carrier-Grade, Cloud-Based Full-Featured PBX for Hospitality

bluip-logo.jpgLeading Hotel Brands Already Launching Custom Features

BluIP, Inc., a leading wholesale Broadsoft service provider, today announced the first and only cloud-based integration of a carrier-grade hosted VoIP platform with widely established cloud-based hospitality software platform. BluIP has integrated their PBX system with SDD Inc.’s JAZZ Fusion software. BluIP’s integration with the hospitality cloud software market leader enables hoteliers to deliver PBX and voice features from the cloud to hotel guests across one or many properties.
“BluIP’s leveraging of strong established core technology has clearly created a viable cloud alternative for hoteliers with an above property technology strategy,” said Ron Tarro, president and CEO of SDD Inc. “The BluIP and JAZZ Fusion Virtual Private Clouds combine to present a fully-managed hotel telecoms solution. JAZZ Fusion delivers its well-established integrations and guest features to support BluIP’s voice cloud.”
Integrators and their service providers more…

Protecode Announces Major Enhancements to System 4 Product Suite

World’s Fastest Open Source Management Tool Now Even Faster

OTTAWA, CANADA – May 7, 2013 – Protecode Inc., a leading provider of open source software adoption and obligation management solutions, today announced major enhancements to its Protecode System 4TM product suite. Upgrades include a 40% increase in performance speed, support for additional languages, user interface upgrades, expanded reporting capabilities, and enhanced support for SPDX 1.1.

The fastest engine for scanning, detecting and managing open source licenses on the market is now even faster. System 4 has introduced a new high-performance local Pedigree Database (PDB) engine, increasing the velocity of scanning and managing a local software attributes’ inventory by 40%, and positioning the product suite for a range of exciting new capabilities in the future.

Protecode has also expanded its language support. As a result of the proliferation of smart mobile devices, Protecode has focused on perfecting its more…

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dinCloud Executive Named to SMB 150 List

Ali Din, Sr. VP and CMO, Voted One of the Top 150 Worldwide SMB IT Channel Influencers

LOS ANGELES, CA – May 6, 2013 – dinCloud, a cloud transformation company, today announced that its SVP and CMO, Ali Din, was recently named to the SMB 150 Channel Influencers list. The SMB 150, a SMB Nation and SMB Technology Network collaboration, is an annual list of the SMB Technology Channel’s 150 most influential members.

Din has remained deeply involved in the channel for over 15 years, forging relationships with key vendors that support the emerging cloud services market, including Microsoft, Trend Micro, and NetApp. Din leveraged these relationships to take dinCloud, from a young startup with zero awareness, to a major player in the cloud services market.

Today, dinCloud is a channel-only organization and that philosophy is deeply rooted – the company will scale only with the help more…

En Pointe Technologies Achieves a Microsoft Gold Communications Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network

En Pointe Earns Distinction Through Demonstrated Technology Success and Customer Commitment

LOS ANGELES, CA – April 23, 2013 – En Pointe Technologies, a leading solution provider of IT products and services, today announced it has achieved a Gold Communications Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft gold competency, organizations must complete a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, submit customer references, and demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction by participating in an annual survey.

“Achieving the Microsoft Gold Communications competency, coupled with the Microsoft Gold Messaging competency, demonstrates our expertise in delivering best-in-class unified communications solutions to our customers,” said Peter Renner, Microsoft professional services director, En Pointe Technologies. “As an emerging leader in unified communications deployments, we enable our customers to improve their productivity more…

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StrikeForce To Showcase Theft of Mobile Keystrokes at RSA

StrikeForce to Showcase Theft of Mobile Keystrokes at RSA

Mobile Anti-Virus needs to be paired with Keystroke Encryption

Edison, New Jersey, (February 25, 2013) StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (SFOR.OB), will be demonstrating a very different and a more effective way to protect mobile data at the RSA Con-ference (Booth #539) in San Francisco (February 25-March 1). StrikeForce leveraged its groundbreaking keystroke encryption technology to now protect mobile keystrokes. The compa-ny will show how easy it is for hackers to steal information such as login/password, credit card numbers, and private email and text messages from your mobile device.

By showing how it’s done, StrikeForce Technologies can make people understand why they have built MobileTrust™, a solution that protects the data on all Apple and Android mobile devices. MobileTrust includes the only keystroke encryption technology designed for mobile platforms as well as a password vault, strong password generator, OATH compliant more…

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dinCloud Executive to Present on Hosted VDI at Ingram Micro’s 2013 Cloud Summit

dinCloud Executive to Present on Hosted VDI at Ingram Micro’s 2013 Cloud Summit

Saad Shahzad Will Share Expertise on Selling Cloud Services to SMBs

LOS ANGELES, CA & PHOENIX, AZ – April 5, 2013 – dinCloud, a cloud transformation company, today announced that its Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) Saad Shahzad will present on “How to Deliver Hosted VDI Without Building a Data Center” at Ingram Micro’s 2013 “All Sky, No Limit” Cloud Summit, April 8-10, at the JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. Shahzad’s presentation takes place on Tuesday, April 9, from 3-3:45pm.

“The cloud services marketplace is exploding and while the numbers might vary, all research analysts and industry pundits agree that the opportunity will be over $50 billion in just a few years’ time - that’s a huge marketplace that barely existed a decade ago,” said Shahzad. “dinCloud believes that SMB customers have more…

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The Oxford Princeton Programme Training Energy Professionals with iPad Minis®

Cutting-Edge Tech Option Offered to Compliment Instructor-Led Courses is a First in Energy Education and Training
Plainsboro, New Jersey, (March 26, 2013) - Pioneers and market leaders in energy education and training, The Oxford Princeton Programme is pleased to be the first industry provider to integrate e-manuals into instructor-led courses.
“The iPad mini® gives course delegates an option to enhance their learning experience with a full-color high-definition display. The introduction of the paperless e-manuals initiative also allows us to work alongside the green efforts of the many companies that trust us to train their employees on the energy sector,” says Clara Lippert Glenn, President and CEO, The Oxford Princeton Programme. “We continue to be leaders in our space by integrating technology, offering the most qualified faculty, and focusing solely on the energy industry.”
While paper manuals are still available to students who prefer that option, the environmentally friendly e-manuals debuted more…

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Grammy-Nominated Rock Vocalist Joins CURE Champions Program

Michael Barnes to Raise Money for Surgeries of Disabled Children

Michael Barnes, REDNashville, TN and Lemoyne, PA (March 22, 2013) – Michael Barnes, lead singer of rock band RED, whose recent album “Release The Panic” landed on the Billboard Top Ten, announced that he will participate in the CURE Champion Program by running the Rock and Roll Marathon in Nashville next month. Established by CURE International, the Champion Program allows participants to meet a fitness goal while simultaneously raising money for life-changing surgeries for children in emerging countries.
To help increase the visibility and support of the CURE Champion Program, Mr. Barnes is inviting fans to train and run the Rock and Roll Marathon with him. In addition to the band’s social media presence, fans will have access to Mr. Barnes and his marathon training regiment and tips on the CURE Champion more…

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dinCloud Executive Recognized As One of UBM Tech Channel’s CRN 2013 Channel Chiefs

LOS ANGELES, CA – March 13, 2013 – dinCloud, a cloud transformation company, today announced that Chief Strategy Officer Saad Shahzad was named one of UBM Tech Channel’s CRN 2013 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.

“The 2013 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace,” said Kelley Damore, senior vice president, editorial director, CRN. “Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year’s Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of more…

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En Pointe is First VAR to Support Intel® Distribution for Apache Hadoop Software

Leading Solution Provider to Offer Support and Training for Intel Distribution

LOS ANGELES, CA – March 13, 2013 – En Pointe Technologies, a leading solution provider of IT products and services, today announced that it is the first Value Added Reseller (VAR) to sell Intel® Distribution of Apache Hadoop (Intel® Distribution) software, support, and training.

“Hadoop continues to be a driving force in the growth of the big data landscape, and we are very excited to be the first VAR to support the Intel Distribution,” said Herb Hogue, SVP of Professional Services and Engineering at En Pointe Technologies. “Teaming up with Intel affords En Pointe the opportunity to offer hardware, software, and services that will help companies achieve optimal results, both during and after a Hadoop deployment.”

In an ongoing effort to address customers’ technology challenges, En Pointe continues to invest in cloud, collaboration, and new technologies. more…

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