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Fusion Technology Solutions Launches Complete Care Program to Improve Tech Performance of SMBs

Business Owners Get Worry-Free Network Speed, Security and Availability

Healdsburg, CA, May 22, 2013 – Fusion Technology Solutions, a leading MSP and Cloud Systems Integrator, today announced the Fusion Complete Care Program. The Fusion Complete Care Program is designed to dramatically reduce or eliminate computer problems in small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) while maximizing network speed, performance, and reliability, without the expense of a full-time in-house IT staff.

“Unlike other computer consultants who profit from the failures of an IT environment, our purpose is to prevent computer problems from escalating into unexpected downtime, data loss, interruptions in business, and financial loss,” said Scott Schulze, founder and president of Fusion Technology Solutions. “The Fusion Complete Care Program provides the SMB with all the computer network maintenance and support they need for one low, fixed monthly rate without any surprises, hidden costs, or the expense of keeping in-house IT staff.”
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En Pointe Technologies Becomes Windows Azure Circle Partner

En Pointe Earns Distinction through Demonstrated Technology Success and Customer Commitment

LOS ANGELES, CA – May 22, 2013 – En Pointe Technologies, a leading solution provider of IT products and services, today announced it has been selected to join the Windows Azure Circle Partner program, a group of specialized Microsoft partner organizations that provide deployment planning services for organizations interested in moving to the cloud utilizing Windows Azure.

En Pointe built its Azure business due to growing interest in the platform, particularly among retailers needing on demand capacity for their websites. The company has already deployed Azure to several large enterprise customers, including SIRVA, the world’s largest provider of moving and relocation services, who faced challenges with managing its global internet-based clients. SIRVA turned to its trusted advisor, En Pointe, to deploy System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 and selected Azure Cloud-Based Distribution Points to simplify client management.
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dinCloud Enables Channel With Cloud-Based White Label Offering

dinManage Provides Application and Customer Management to the Channel

LOS ANGELES, CA & SEATTLE, WA – May 21, 2013 – dinCloud, a cloud transformation company, continues to demonstrate its 100% commitment to the channel with the immediate availability of its white label solution. Channel partners (value added resellers, managed service providers, systems integrators, consultants, dealers and agents) can utilize dinCloud’s online cloud orchestration and management platform, dinManage, to enable custom configuration of their customers’ private virtual data centers securely in the cloud.

dinCloud’s white label solution is ideal for partners looking to offer turnkey business provisioning services without upfront investment. By white labeling through dinCloud, partners can offer their own branded solution, using dinCloud’s complementary infrastructure, to seamlessly integrate with their existing services, but sell it as their own brand.

“By offering our services as a white label solution, we are able to provide more support to more…

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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.”
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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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