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    PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 22, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Three years ago, Singapore-based ShopYourWorld launched a user-friendly website designed to bring customers products from across the world. The company imports hard-to-find goods to Indian customers and compares prices unlike many other online stores. E-commerce has hit a boom in the last year, and India is not far behind in terms of plastic over cash.

    A recent article from The Hindu Business Line discussed growing trends in Asian-Pacific citizens using credit cards for online purchases. The survey, filled by MasterCard, was done in the fall of 2012. It took sample data from 7,011 people between the ages of 18 and 64, asking how they spend their money online.

    As it turns out, men buy an average 1.2 more items online per year than women do out of the 500 Indians surveyed for a total of 3.4 items. The most purchased items included airline tickets, travel agency bookings, and hotels. The article cites that this data shows a booming interest in travel for India, but purchases across the Internet are leaning toward a paperless future.

    "Currently, our website solely focuses on credit and debit card holders," says Rahil Shah, Executive Director of ShopYourWorld. "Although we are experiencing an adjustment, sixty-six percent of our current buyers are male, and this has been predominant since our inception."

    The trend does not necessarily mean that the company is focusing on male shoppers. Its goal is to increase its sales across the board, utilizing easy-to-use payments with credit cards. The site allows customers to pay with cash vouchers, credit/debit cards, and other methods, though it is primarily credit cards they see used. The survey backs this information up; it explains how 41.1 percent of purchases in the survey were made with debit/banking cards, 34.2 percent with credit cards, and 14 percent with cash for mobile purchases.

    The mobile shopping wave is rapidly taking hold of customers' attention. Sites like ShopYourWorld let customers shop from the convenience of their own homes and quickly place orders and get products from around the world. Trends show that India is warming to the idea of mobile shopping and that three out of four people surveyed have Internet access on their cellphones.

    China, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, and South Korea are ahead of India in terms of online transactions, according to the article, but the margins are closing as the years go by.

    Out of total purchases, survey respondents answered travel items, movie tickets, and mobile apps as their most frequent purchases. As cellphone technology streamlines online purchasing and ties together bank accounts with the click of a button, it is easy to see a major future in mobile shopping. ShopYourWorld uses national surveys like the one MasterCard issued to help connect and grow as a company in order to provide the best services and products possible.

    ABOUT:

    ShopYourWorld is an international importer hoping to close the gap in cross-continental online shopping. Based in Singapore, the website focuses on the Indian market. It focuses on ease-of-use and bringing any product available directly to its shoppers' doorsteps.



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    PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 22, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Software developer Willard Thompson has watched the development of e-commerce unfold over the past several years. He has seen it become a more dominant presence as technology improves. A recent article on Yahoo! highlights how one company is making e-commerce more accessible to small businesses.

    Square Inc. is known for its "matchbox-sized card readers" that plug in to smart phones. It has made this technology available since 2010, making it easier for small businesses to complete transactions without the use of a credit card machine. The company, valued at $3.25 billion, has recently decided to expand into an even bigger market.

    Square Market, a shopping website, allows companies to do businesses online. It serves as an online storefront for small businesses as well as a payment processor. Many of these companies already use Square services to process credit cards and digitally manage their inventory. This development makes the service even more comprehensive. The company will now face such rivals as eBay Inc., Amazon.com Inc., and Etsy. Square will take a 2.75 percent cut of each payment processed, and this is how it makes its money. Other online payment companies work much the same, and this move in essence raises competition.

    According to Forrester Research, the U.S. online retail market "is expected to reach $278.9 billion by 2015." Square founder Jack Dorsey understands that competition is fierce and larger, more established e-commerce companies will initially probably "dwarf" his company. But with the increased use of online sites such as Facebook and Twitter, companies are able to reach out to more customers than ever. Dorsey says, "In the end, it's about what the merchant is selling. If you can present excitement around an item, and that item goes viral, it becomes huge."

    Dorsey is also the creator of Twitter, which launched in 2006. He wants to integrate Square Market with sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest to make shopper even easier for consumers. With the click of a button, they will have the ability to purchase items from Square Market that are linked on tweets or other posts. Credit card information is stored on Square, so once a customer clicks the link to the product, they can continue on to purchase it with ease.

    In addition, through iPad software, companies who use the service can process payments, track sales, and upload their inventory to a Web page for free for viewing. Dorsey identifies some merchants using Square Market as "a few dozen fashion boutiques, an indie rock band, a bakery in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and a purveyor of designer hand axes." Other small service providers are beginning to show interest as well. Companies that do not currently have an online presence can benefit greatly by using Square Market. It allows them the opportunity to put their business online.

    "It's great to see a really good competitor to PayPal, eBay, and the Web bazaar for small to medium size online stores," shares Willard Thompson. "Businesses can't go wrong in trying to get their store or services online nowadays. You're actually behind the times if you're not, and I can't imagine how a business can still thrive without an online presence. Adding e-commerce to your virtual storefront is just about as important and it looks like Square is making that endeavor seem even easier than their competitors. Also, the seamless integration with Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest will certainly help Square get off to a good start." Willard Thompson stays on top of the latest developments in e-commerce so that he knows how the market is changing and growing.

    ABOUT:

    Willard Thompson has worked in the technology and software industry for more than 14 years. He currently works for United Technologies Aerospace Space Systems, selling imports and software to airport companies. His work involves developing software to make the purchase of part easier for clients. He is also involved in research and has had his work published several times.



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    PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 22, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ozzie deFaria is a successful business executive who has over 25 years of managerial experience. He is has led his own team to success, and is passionate about helping others do the same. Now, deFaria is lending his support to a Huffington Post article that offers tips for finding success with business blogging. Many business professionals understand that blogging is an important way for their company to make a mark on the Internet, but often feel frustrated or unsure how to proceed.

    Consistency is one of the key points for running a successful business blog. A blog that builds up followers will quickly lose steam should posts become sporadic. Readers want to know that there is regular content to check back and view. When months go by between posts, readers will quickly lose interest. Some business professionals find that making a schedule is the easiest way to ensure consistency with their blogs. Whether it is one, three, or five posts a week, putting plans in place well in advance makes it easier to make time during the day to actually create content.

    While consistency is important, the kind of content that a professional publishes on their blog also matters. An individual who writes boring, confusing, or crude posts will probably find it challenging to recruit regular readers. The most successful blogs are those that are well-written, easy to skim, and full of useful information.

    Ozzie deFaria explains, "Internet users have a short attention span. They want articles that they can quickly glance over, and generally will not commit to reading paragraph upon paragraph of text. A business blogger should write with this information in mind, thus increasing the likelihood that a person will return to read their posts on a consistent basis. Pictures are also another way to keep blogs engaging."

    Many business professionals struggle with blogging because they fail to actually promote the work they have created.

    With so many blogs available today, proper publicity is a must in order to increase readership. A person should not hesitate to talk about their blog on their social media platforms, as well as their company's website. This lets an interested reader know that the content is available, thus making it more likely that they will take a minute to check it out. It is also wise to make mention of the blog on appropriate forums. While endless shameless self-promotion will become frustrating, a few mentions help to publicize the site.

    "Guest posting is another effective way to drive traffic to a business professional's blog. When readers on one site read the guest post and determine that the guest author has something interesting to say, they will probably take a minute to check out the writer's own site, thus increasing its popularity," explains Ozzie deFaria.

    ABOUT:

    Ozzie deFaria is a successful business executive who has more than 25 years of experience as a manager. He has led companies to substantial success, and has earned his investors more than $800M in profit values. DeFaria's family arrived from the Cape Verde islands near West Africa. DeFaria began his career at age 14, and has held a steady job since. He cites his passion and dedication for excellence as one of the keys to his success.



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    PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 22, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The idea of cloud computing is a mystery to some, but for Peter Wiegandt, it is part of his career. As an experienced computer and information technology professional, he has become increasingly versed in this latest technology trend. In fact, he is working to establish an IT group in Mexico to help small businesses access cloud technology. A recent article in Forbes highlights the top 10 cloud computing myths and Wiegandt weighs in.

    More companies are turning to the cloud for business solutions. The potential it holds can greatly benefit their work. But there are many myths that surround this growing online trend. One such myth is that the only true cloud is public cloud. While public clouds are more well known, there are many private clouds that exist, and this number is growing every day. According to a 2012 Gartner Data Center Conference poll, "Almost 9 out of 10 survey respondents said they were planning, piloting, or already using a private cloud within their organizations." There are also many who use hybrid clouds, implementing aspects of both public and private clouds.

    Another myth is that "you're either in the cloud or you're not." Many companies shift to cloud-based services to meet specific needs. The transition often involves several steps and is tailored to changing company needs. Some opt for private clouds, while others prefer specialized public clouds. Hybrid clouds are also gaining more popularity. There is not one solution that fits every business. There are many options for deployment, service, and operation. This gives companies the ability to customize their cloud use to fit their requirements.

    Another misconception is that virtualization and cloud computing are the same, but this not true. Virtualization relies more on Infrastructure as a Service, while cloud computing users are trending toward Platform as a Service. Platform as a Service allows for more flexibility and sharing and less complexity and cost. Infrastructure is important when a company is determining what type of cloud usage suits their needs. Not all clouds run on commodity hardware. They often utilize many different server types.

    Two more myths are that cloud service providers lock companies in and that the service is pay-per-use. Companies have many options when choosing their cloud usage, so if they are careful when choosing a provider, they are not necessarily locked in. As for payment, some plans are pay-per-use, but others offer subscription-based pricing. Depending on needs and usage, different companies will benefit from different payment plans.

    When it comes to cloud computing, safety is always a top concern. With advances in technology, usage has become more safe and secure. There are regulatory standards that providers must meet. Keeping software and hardware up to date can also help. Some people believe that they need multiple clouds to run their business, but more providers are creating comprehensive options that meet a variety of needs. And cloud computing benefits companies in more ways than just cost savings. The flexibility and innovation of services can provide valuable solutions to running a business.

    "Cloud computing is an ever changing industry," explains Peter Wiegandt. "Businesses have so many options on how to use it to their benefit. The can customize their usage to meet specific needs and goals, allowing their company to grow and prosper. As more companies shift to using the cloud, the technology continues to improve and advance. It is important for businesses to understand what they agreeing to, however." Peter Wiegandt encourages businesses to become more informed about the possibilities that cloud computing holds.

    ABOUT:

    Peter Wiegandt is an experienced IT professional currently living in Mexico. He is working to build an IT group there that will help small businesses and government to utilize cloud technology. He previously served as the head of philanthropy for Dell Inc., as well as Vice President of the Latin American branch of the company.



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    MANCHESTER, NH--(Marketwired - July 22, 2013) - Cadec Global, which helps companies stay connected to their fleets, announced today that Joel Jorgenson has joined the company as Vice President of Strategic Business Development.

    Jorgenson brings more than 20 years of experience partnering with the industry's top fleet managers to automate compliance, reduce operational costs and optimize fleet efficiencies. In his new role, Joel will be responsible for identifying strategic opportunities where Cadec's products and services will deliver value to fleets that depend on enterprise class software to maintain their competitive edge in their respective markets. His relationships in the technology and transportation industry will ensure that Cadec solutions and services continue to be driven by the evolving needs of the professional fleet management community.

    Prior to joining Cadec, Jorgenson was Senior Vice President of Fleet Subscription Sales for Jump Technologies, where he was responsible for all aspects of the sales efforts for the Jump Track Proof of Delivery Software Solution. Before Jump Technologies, Jorgenson spent 20+ years with XATA (now XRS Corp), where he led sales; under his tenure, revenue increased from $1M to $70M.

    "Cadec continues to add top talent to our team to provide the best solutions and service to our customers," said Pete Allen, CEO. "Joel's experience in strategic account management will strengthen our focus on customers and take our solutions to the next level. He has a proven track record of managing teams and building customer-facing organizations."

    "Everyone in this industry has followed Cadec since it invented the first electronic hours of service report, and Cadec's recent momentum has again caught the industry's attention," said Jorgenson. "I am thrilled to rejoin Pete and Angela, my former colleagues, to reintroduce Cadec's recent innovations to leaders in fleet management."

    About Cadec
    Cadec Global helps companies stay connected to their fleet, ensuring safety and compliance while improving customer service and reducing costs. The company provides the only fleet-management solution that provides true real-time data access for delivery operations. With a rugged on-board computer designed to be the hub of the smart truck and powerful software that enables mobility and integration, Cadec's solution acts as a single interface for all in-cab systems allowing fleet managers to monitor driver actions and vehicle status in real time, 24/7. Learn more at www.Cadec.com.

    Cadec and PowerVue are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cadec Global. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.


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    SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - July 22, 2013) - Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, fitness, outdoor and mobile navigation, and Alaska Outdoors TV today announced a partnership with the launch of the Magellan eXplorist 350H Outdoor GPS for hunters. Watch for the eXplorist 350H on the upcoming season of Alaska Outdoors TV when their team of hunters will be putting the unit through its paces in some of the harshest hunting conditions.

    "Alaska Outdoors TV is excited to announce the Magellan eXplorist 350H as our hunting GPS of choice," said Tim Delarm, executive producer at Alaska Outdoors TV. "With its hunting specific features, pre-loaded map content and solid construction, the 350H not only delivers the functionality we need while hunting, but it can survive the rigors of the Alaskan outdoors."

    As the team's exclusive outdoor GPS supplier, Magellan is also working with Alaska Outdoors TV to create informational videos introducing hunters to the capabilities of the new eXplorist 350H hunting GPS. The eXplorist 350H provides the features a hunter requires including pre-loaded detailed base maps with contour elevations and Game Management Units (GMU), Digital Globe satellite imagery for virtual scouting ability, hunting specific waypoints, hunting geofences and a rugged, camouflage exterior.

    Included with the Magellan eXplorist 350H is a one-year subscription to Digital Globe satellite imagery that gives hunters the ability to "virtually scout" a future hunt location from the comfort of their home by giving the hunter a satellite view of the area they plan to hunt. Hunters can quickly identify areas of interest such as game funnels, potential feeding areas, and suitable glassing locations. The areas of interest can be marked and waypoints loaded into the eXplorist 350H, ready for the field along with an area of Digital Globe satellite imagery.

    "We are excited to partner with Alaska Outdoors TV to ensure that the 350H meets the needs of the hunter," said Warren Hewerdine, senior director of marketing for Magellan. "We wanted to test the device in an extreme environment and what better way of doing that than putting it in the hands of people who truly depend on their GPS."

    The Magellan eXplorist 350H is available at http://www.magellangps.com/Outdoor-Navigation/eXplorist-350H and will be available at retailers nationwide in August 2013. The 350H has an MSRP of $249.99.

    The eXplorist 350H will be on display in Magellan's booth #22009 at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, July 31-August 3.

    About Magellan
    Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, MiTAC Digital Corporation, manufacturer of the Magellan (www.magellangps.com) brand of portable GPS navigation devices, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MiTAC International Corporation. Magellan, the industry leader for innovative GPS navigation devices since 1986, features a new cloud-based "Smart Ecosystem" on the Magellan SmartGPS (http://www.magellangps.com/SmartGPS) and SmartGPS mobile apps, redefining vehicle navigation with location-relevant social media and content integrated directly onto a navigation map.

    Magellan globally markets the award-winning Magellan® SmartGPS; RoadMate® series for autos, RVs, fleet and commercial vehicles; the eXplorist® PRO for mobile GIS applications and field data collection; the eXplorist® outdoor series for hunting, fishing, hiking, marine and geocaching; Magellan Fitness Switch™ series of crossover GPS watches; and, mobile apps and accessories for smartphones. Follow Magellan on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


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    COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - July 22, 2013) - GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (OTCQB: GWIV) (OTCBB: GWIV) (the "Company") (www.GlobalWiseInvestments.com) and its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc., a leading-edge technology company focused on the design, implementation and management of cloud-based Enterprise Content Management ("ECM") systems in both the public and private sectors, is proud to announce the launch of their new Intelli-Cloud™ service offering.

    Intelli-Cloud™ is powered by the company's flagship product Intellivue™ and delivers an improved strategy for offering document management solutions in a hosted environment, delivered over the Internet. Intelli-Cloud™ is designed for improved operational impact and workflow processes for small to medium businesses. Intelli-Cloud™ offers end-users (clients) over 200 on-demand workflow solution templates to address both horizontal and vertical processes within a variety of industries. For an affordable monthly subscription fee, clients can use the Intelli-Cloud™ service offerings to minimize the high capital, upfront computer-related hardware expenditures as well as benefit from enhanced security and disaster recovery features.

    "Intelli-Cloud™ is the result of over 20 years of direct work with end-user clients to develop a 'best practice' approach. In the past, ECM was only used by the largest of Fortune 500 companies, but with Intelli-Cloud™, small to medium sized clients can start utilizing ECM solutions almost immediately," stated William J. "BJ" Santiago, President and CEO of GlobalWise. "We believe the Intelli-Cloud™ brand sets GlobalWise apart from our competition. With over 200 on-demand workflow solution templates, we are focused on giving our clients a competitive advantage for increased operational capability through improved Business Process Management (BPM) initiatives. Today, very few of our competition focuses on BPM for their customer base, especially within the SMB market. Also, with the ease of installation via the Internet, our clients see a return on investment almost immediately. Today Intelli-Cloud™ consists of our core service offering for document management solutions; however, it will also set the foundation for us to roll-out many more cloud-based offerings we believe our clients will utilize in the future."

    About GlobalWise Investments, Inc.

    GlobalWise Investments, Inc., via its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc., is a Columbus, Ohio based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) pioneer with industry-leading software that delivers cloud ECM based solutions on-demand. The Company's flagship platform, Intellivue™, represents a new industry benchmark and game-changing solution by enabling clients to access and manage the content of every scanned document, file, spreadsheet, email, photo, audio file or video tape -- virtually anything that can be digitized -- in their enterprise from any PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone from anywhere in the world.

    For additional information, please visit the Company's corporate website: www.GlobalWiseInvestments.com

    Forward Looking Statements

    This press release may contain "forward-looking statements." Expressions of future goals and similar expressions reflecting something other than historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking statements, but are not the exclusive means of identifying such statements. These forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, statements about our market opportunity, strategies, competition, expected activities and expenditures as we pursue our business plan. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot predict the effect that market conditions, customer acceptance of products, regulatory issues, competitive factors, or other business circumstances and factors described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission may have on our results. The company undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this press release.


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    PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - July 22, 2013) - Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance, announced today that WGBH Boston, an award-winning public broadcaster serving southern New England, has selected Workday's full suite of enterprise cloud applications including Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), Workday Financial Management, Workday Payroll, Workday Time Tracking, Workday Grants Management, Workday Procurement, and Workday Expenses.

    WGBH is PBS's largest producer of television and web content, including the series Nova, Masterpiece, Frontline, Antiques Roadshow, and Arthur, and a producer and distributor of radio content. It serves New England audiences with 11 public television services and three public radio stations. Faced with a changing media landscape and unprecedented shifts in technology, consumer behavior, and distribution, WGBH is constantly innovating its business model to provide the most enriching programs and services for the public. With Workday, WGBH will move from multiple systems and databases containing vast amounts of complex data to one cloud-based system for HR, finance, and analytics that will enable it to be highly strategic, more efficient, and easily scalable with change and growth.

    Built-In Analytics for Improved Decision Making
    Designed in a pure object model using in-memory technology, Workday's cloud-based system will provide business users across the organization, from back-end functions such as finance to front-end such as production, with real-time access to relevant information from one source, delivered in easy-to-understand visual snapshots of data. Armed with built-in analytics capabilities, WGBH employees will have the information they need at the point of decision, enabling them to be more efficient and strategic in achieving their goals. For example, with HR and finance data in one system, human resource managers will have direct access to spend data that can help with recruiting, hiring, and retaining the best talent.

    Greater Visibility into Grants Management
    Workday's unified system also includes specialized industry capabilities for non-profit and government sectors, including a fully featured grants management application. Able to handle the most complex requirements, Workday Grants Management will help WGBH improve efficiencies and gain greater visibility into grant activity.

    Mobile Empowerment
    Given the amount of travel involved with producing television, web, and radio content, WGBH employees need to be able to work from anywhere and access information when they need it. Workday's enterprise applications are accessible from any mobile device, so WGBH employees will be able to perform tasks typically reserved for desktops and have access to relevant data at their fingertips, such as budget information and resource allocation for a new production.

    Comments on the News
    "With Workday, we are giving our people across the organization the access, capabilities, and business insights they need to maximize resources and deliver the highest level of service and programming to the public," said Vinay Mehra, chief financial officer, WGBH. "We are excited to have technology that will make us more efficient operationally, so we can focus on growth and bringing innovative and inspiring content to our audiences."

    "With Workday, WGBH will move from the limitations of multiple systems to one system for HR and finance, empowering its people and transforming the way they work," said Dave Duffield, co-founder and co-CEO, Workday. "WGBH also will benefit from specialized functions built-in for non-profits that will help it increase efficiencies, to deliver greater value and impact." 

    About Workday
    Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers human capital management, financial management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest organizations. Hundreds of companies, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday.

    Any unreleased services, features, or functions referenced in this document, our website or other press releases or public statements that are not currently available are subject to change at Workday's discretion and may not be delivered as planned or at all. Customers who purchase Workday, Inc. services should make their purchase decisions based upon services, features and functions that are currently available.

    © 2013. Workday, Inc. All rights reserved. Workday and the Workday logo are registered trademarks of Workday, Inc. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.


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    IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - July 22, 2013) -

    Editors' Summary:

    • New Gateway PCs and displays provide excellent value/performance for budget-minded students and families in time for back-to-school.
    • New NE notebooks available with large 15.6-inch or 17.1 inch displays, up to 1TB of storage, USB 3.0 and popular technology starting at $379.99
    • New Gateway desktops include all-in-one, standard and compact form factors with up to Intel Core© i5™ or AMD A Series processors, as much as 1TB of storage and up to 10GB DDR3 dual channel memory depending on model with prices beginning at $298.
    • Displays are available in an array of sizes from 19.5- to 27-inches and tilt from -5 to 25 degrees with prices starting at $99.

    Gateway today announces its back-to-school line of notebooks, desktops and displays delivering popular features, proven technologies and solid performance at an affordable price.

    "To fulfill study and hobby requirements, Gateway's newest line-up offers both families and students a wide range of options featuring the latest technology," said Chris White, senior director of product marketing for Gateway. "Shoppers can choose from lightweight laptops for taking to class and study groups, powerful desktops with room for expansion as well as ergonomic displays for comfortable viewing at home. Our solutions are designed to provide quality technology at a price that won't break the bank." 

    Gateway NE Series Notebooks: Up to 1TB storage, Full-Sized Keyboards, Numeric Keypads
    New Gateway NE notebooks meet a wide range of needs for families and students who want the latest technology for school papers, research and presentations. Powered by the latest processors from Intel and AMD and supported by up to 8GB of DDR3 dual-channel memory, students have the power to multi-task as they enjoy everyday activities, such as web browsing, enjoying apps in Windows 8 and working on school assignments.

    The Gateway NE lines come in models with either a 15.6-inch (1366 x 768) or 17.3-inch (1600 x 900 resolution) Ultrabright LED-backlit display. HD video and graphics are vibrant with vivid and accurate colors and superior image quality. The displays also show graphics and text that are crisp and clear. Plus, the two built-in stereo speakers and HD audio support enhance the entertainment experience with rich sound. The HD webcam and built-in microphone are great for recording video and photos for school projects as well as video chatting with classmates. The widescreen design makes room for a full-sized keyboard and a dedicated numeric keypad, a great extra for students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) classes.

    The Gateway NE Series boosts usability with the connectors and ports that link it to popular consumer electronics for sharing data, photos and video. Customers will enjoy speedy file transfers on the USB 3.0 port that are up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. The additional two USB 2.0 ports reliably connect to printers and more. The HDMI port lets customers use a convenient, single cable connection to deliver high-quality visuals and audio to a home theater or external LCD. The Gateway NE notebook line features large-capacity hard drives up to 1TB of capacity1 for storing large amounts of data and files. Most models feature a super-multi DVD drive that is M-DISC READY™ for proven permanent archival quality data. With it, customers can back up important data, such as family photos and video, to M-DISC media that is designed to last up to 1,000 years.2

    The Gateway NE Series was redesigned to feature smooth lines and a new slimmer form factor that is perfect for taking to classes and study groups. The Gateway NE5 models with 15.6-inch display measure only 1.0-inch thin, while the Gateway NE7 with a 17.3-inch inch display measures just 1.36 inches thin, so it can be easily transported in a backpack or briefcase.

    Manufacturer's suggested retail pricing for the Gateway NE Series notebook line starts at $379.99 for the 15.6-inch models and $449.99 for the 17.3-inch models. The new Gateway NE Series comes with Windows 8 and one year limited parts and labor warranty.3

    Gateway Desktops: Big on Storage, Connectivity and Affordability
    Gateway's newest Windows 8-powered desktops meet the requirements of today's students and families and include the Gateway One ZX all-in-one desktop, Gateway DX Series of standard mini towers and the Gateway SX Series of small form factor desktops.

    The Gateway One ZX all-in-one desktop integrates a PC and a stunning 21.5-inch Full HD Ultrabright™ LCD for convenience and space-savings. It also comes with an Intel® Pentium® Processor G2030 processor (3.0GHz, 3MB total cache) and 4GB DDR3 dual-channel memory, enough speed for completing school assignments as well as social networking, listening to music or casual gaming. It offers a giant 1TB hard drive and an optical drive as well as built-in 2.5W stereo speakers and high-def audio with 2.1-channel surround sound support.

    The Gateway DX Series desktops deliver power and expansion for students and families who require strong performance for games, movies and video. These practical desktops pack ample muscle in their expandable chassis with up to a fourth generation Intel® Core™ i5 or AMD A Series processor with speeds of up to 3.7GHz, as much as 10GB DDR3 dual-channel memory and a 1TB hard drive. This series provides up to two speedy USB 3.0 ports and as many as 10 USB 2.0 ports depending on model. 

    The compact Gateway SX Series is a third of the size of standard desktops and less than 10.5-inches tall, making these desktops ideal for tight spaces such as dorm rooms, bedrooms and studio apartments. They may be compact but they still offer solid performance with up to a third-generation Intel® Core™ i3 or AMD A Series processor with speeds of up to 3.40GHz, as much as 8GB DDR3 dual-channel memory for efficient multitasking and up to a 1TB hard drive for archiving a wide library of class work, music and more. They also provide up to 8 USB 2.0 ports depending on model. 

    All Gateway desktop models provide an HDMI port for connecting to a TV or monitor via a single cable, an optical drive for backing up data and burning CDs or DVDs, and high-definition audio with 5.1 channel surround sound support. They also come with 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN and a Gateway multimedia USB keyboard and mouse.

    Manufacturer suggested retail prices begin at $529.99 for the Gateway One ZX Series, $398 for the Gateway DX Series and $298 for the Gateway SX Series. All series come with a one-year limited parts and labor warranty.3

    Gateway KX Series Displays: Sleek and High-Def
    The Gateway KX Series of displays offers a sleek design for studies, fun and entertainment. They're outfitted with tilt capability from -5 to 25 degrees for getting the best angle on learning, playing, being productive and staying in touch. They're available with 19.5-, 21.5, 23-, 24- and 27-inch screens leveraging IPS, VA or TN panels depending on model.

    Outfitted with excellent features for delivering vivid, realistic images, all models boast a 16:9 aspect ratio, which delivers a large picture and enhances the picture quality, making these displays ideal for enjoying movies and videos. Select models boast a fast 5ms response time, creating a flicker-free viewing experience, while a 1,0000,000:1 contrast ratio and a resolution as high as 1920 x 1080, depending on model provides significant image detail for exceptional viewing. Some monitors provide wide viewing angles of up to 178 degrees both left and right, up and down, a tremendous benefit when collaborating with others on class projects. 

    All displays come with a standard three-year parts and labor warranty.3 The KX Series monitors are available at leading retailers with prices starting as low as $99.

    About Gateway
    Since its founding in 1985, Irvine, Calif.-based Gateway has been a technology pioneer, providing stylish, user-friendly products and world-class customer service. Gateway is a wholly owned subsidiary of Acer Inc., the world's third-largest notebook PC vendor.4 The company designs environmentally friendly products and has established a green supply chain through collaboration with suppliers. Visit www.gateway.com for more information.

    All offers subject to change without notice or obligation and may not be available through all sales channels. Prices listed are manufacturer suggested retail prices and may vary by retail location. Applicable taxes extra. ©2013 Gateway, Inc. Gateway Terms & Conditions of Sale apply. Trademarks used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Gateway, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Intel and Core are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

    (1) Accessible capacity varies; MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion bytes.
    (2) M-DISC and M-DISC READY are Trademarks of M-DISC. For more information: http://www.mdisc.com/what-is-mdisc/
    (3) Limited warranties and service agreements apply; visit gateway.com or call 1-800-846-2000 for a free copy. Service agreements are issued and performed by third parties. May not be available in all locations. Availability varies. Other conditions apply.
    (4) IDC 2012


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    SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwired - July 22, 2013) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions, today announced it has entered into an agreement with BuyCell Wireless Group, LLC, (BCWG) one of the largest wireless retail buying organizations in the country. Under the agreement, Ingram Micro Mobility (IMM) will be the exclusive provider of mobile device distribution services for (BCWG), which includes more than 1,000 retail stores owned and operated by BCWG members.

    BCWG is a cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to increasing the competitiveness of the independent wireless retail companies that comprise its membership. Since its inception in early 2005, BCWG members have worked together to achieve significant savings and increased manufacturer support on more than 4 million wireless handsets and data devices.

    IMM was selected as BCWG's exclusive distribution provider based on IMM's extensive, established wireless supply chain infrastructure, as well as IMM's advanced technology platform that supports the diverse and escalating demand requirements of BCWG members throughout the country. Additionally, BCWG required a provider with established relationships and a high degree of credibility with device OEMs to act as its strategic representative in interacting with these important suppliers. 

    In addition to distribution services, BCWG is using IMM's inventory planning and procurement processes. BCWG expects that IMM's expertise in forecast and production timetables may lead to more accurate inventory requirements, in-stock levels and in-time delivery.

    "Ingram Micro Mobility was the clear choice as our exclusive distribution provider because they uniquely understand that long-term success for all parties lies in continuously delivering value to each of our partners along every point of the supply chain," said Ted Benoit, managing director, BuyCell Wireless Group. "Their reputation and reach throughout the country is unparalleled, and we expect IMM's strong relationships with device OEMs to result in meaningful savings in equipment acquisition costs for our members. We look forward to working closely with IMM to supply our members with all their device requirements, and to exploring the potential to provide additional device lifecycle services our members may need in the future."

    "This is a meaningful relationship for IMM that positions us well within the ecosystem of one of the nation's largest carrier networks, and appreciably expands our retail network in the U.S.," said Bashar Nejdawi, president, Ingram Micro Mobility North America. "BuyCell Wireless is recognized as one of the nation's premier wireless device buying consortiums and we are privileged to be selected as their exclusive distributor. We expect that our vast and wide-reaching network will offer BuyCell Wireless members unparalleled product availability to ensure each retailer is meeting the needs and demands of their end-customer. We look forward to expanding this program to additional retailers who share the same vision of providing current, cutting-edge wireless devices to consumers at the most competitive prices in the industry."

    Follow Ingram Micro Inc. on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/#!/IngramMicro and Twitter at http://twitter.com/IngramMicroInc

    About Ingram Micro Inc.
    Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 160 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.

    Ingram Micro Mobility is a leading provider of device lifecycle services - with the ability to provide complete lifecycle capabilities from basic warehousing to software loading, order and accounts receivable management, end-user fulfillment and reverse logistics, which include services from repair to refurbishment and recycling of wireless devices. Visit www.ingrammicro.com/mobility.

    About BuyCell Wireless Group, LLC
    BuyCell Wireless Group is one of the country's first and largest buying organizations dedicated to providing cost-effective equipment sourcing and support services to its members. The independent wireless retailers who comprise the membership work closely with each other to achieve greater cost efficiencies, all while expanding the points of distribution and market penetration for our supply partners.

    BuyCell Wireless Group continuously looks to expand its membership through the addition of only those quality retailers who share the vision and drive to deliver the highest quality technology devices and support services to their customers at the lowest possible prices. Visit www.buycellwireless.com


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    MONTREAL--(Marketwired - July 22, 2013) - iPerceptions, Inc. the inventor of Active Research™, the evolution of Enterprise Feedback Management and Digital Analytics, today announced a technology partnership with Ensighten, the innovator of Real-Time™ Tag Management Systems. As a result of the partnership, iPerceptions and Ensighten customers will have access to a best-in-class digital research solution integrated with a Digital Tag Management system. This integration enables marketers to seamlessly execute multiple research projects for different audience segments and brands. 

    "Working with Ensighten to integrate our Active Research platform is imperative to allowing marketers to respond quickly in the digital marketplace," said Nicole Fortunaso, VP Business Development at iPerceptions. "We understand that capturing customer perceptions at critical moments during the site experience provide the most accurate feedback and the ability to do this is enhanced through tag management technology."

    "This partnership benefits both iPerceptions and Ensighten customers,"said David Saxon, VP of Partnerships at Ensighten. "Marketers can gain access to key customers insights sooner by leveraging Ensighten's enterprise data and tag management technology to deliver digital research solutions that are simple to manage and can be implemented quickly."

    As a result of this partnership, marketers can target the right visitor with the right research solution at the right time. Using built-in conditional logic provided by Ensighten's Agile Marketing Platform (AMP) and iPerceptions' intercept technology, marketers can deploy research based on page URL, data layer elements, date and time, geo-location, platform and browser information and other important parameters. For websites that already contain Ensighten's AMP, marketers can more quickly implement simultaneous iPerceptions research projects for multiple brands, in different countries and languages.

    About Ensighten
    Ensighten boosts marketing agility and eases privacy compliance with the industry's first Real-Time™ Tag Management System, built for the needs of sophisticated enterprise websites. With Ensighten, businesses can decouple digital marketing processes from Web development cycles, enabling digital marketers to easily add, remove, or modify any third-party digital marketing tag or pixel -- and see instant results. Ensighten tag management technology gives marketers and website analysts precise tag control by visitor, session, and page; and harmonizes tag data collection from websites, mobile apps, tablets, smartphones, e-readers, kiosks, game consoles, and more. Ensighten's cloud-based tag delivery accelerates page-load times and processes billions of tag requests from 25,000 Web domains across 150 countries, representing more than $25 billion in ecommerce for top brands that include A&E Networks, Microsoft Stores, MoneySupermarket, Monster.com, RAC, Sony Electronics, Staples, Subaru, Symantec, TUI Travel, T-Mobile, and United Airlines. Visit us on the Web at www.ensighten.com, and follow Ensighten on facebook.com/ensighten and Twitter @ensighten.

    About iPerceptions
    iPerceptions, Inc. is the inventor of Active Research™, the evolution of Enterprise Feedback Management and Digital Analytics. The company's solutions are powered by their Active Research™ Platform, which addresses specific business objectives by capturing visitor perceptions in the 'Moment of Truth' using advanced engagement technologies and trusted research frameworks to drive actions in existing business processes. Founded in 1999, iPerceptions has more than 14,000 clients worldwide that trust iPerceptions for in-depth analysis of real visitor's behavior. See how iPerceptions can improve the entire customer lifecycle and your bottom line today, visit www.iperceptions.com.

    All trademarks and registered trademarks in this document are the properties of their respective owners.


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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 22, 2013) - Locus Technologies (Locus), the leader in cloud-based environmental compliance and information management software, has introduced the conflict minerals module to its comprehensive SaaS platform. The conflict minerals module will provide companies with the tools necessary to comply with section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act, the new conflict minerals regulations adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

    Locus developed the new module to help companies oversee their use of conflict minerals such as gold, tin, tantalum, and tungsten more easily through a thorough checklist and through interactive mapping functionality. The module serves as a centralized point of reference through which companies can track, manage, and aggregate information from their suppliers about conflict minerals by product, division, or business unit. The module will make the due diligence and reporting obligations that accompany this new ruling less expensive and time-consuming. It will also support the audit capabilities as required by law.

    "We recognized the burden being placed on certain customers when the conflict minerals ruling was finalized, and saw an opportunity for Locus to help. Performing conflict minerals reporting through spreadsheets or home-built systems for a large Fortune 100 company can easily consume the time of more than 10 full-time employees," said Neno Duplan, President and CEO of Locus. "Locus is continuously striving to stay on top of new rules and regulations, and the web-based, multi-tenant architecture of our software solutions allow us to easily add new functionality and updates to our state-of-the art cloud platform. By introducing this new module, we hope that complying with the SEC's conflict minerals rule will no longer be such a daunting and expensive task."

    The U.S. SEC finalized this conflict minerals ruling in August 2012. The rule requires companies to publicly disclose their use of conflict minerals that originate from the Democratic Republic of Congo or its adjoining countries. Locus' Conflict Minerals module will be available to both new and existing customers in fall 2013 and could be used to facilitate the current year filings.

    ABOUT LOCUS TECHNOLOGIES

    Locus provides business with the power to be green on-demand. Locus pioneered cloud computing environmental software suites. Locus' software enables companies to organize and validate all key environmental information in a single system, which includes analytical data for water, air, soil, greenhouse gases, sustainability, compliance, and environmental content. Locus software is delivered through Cloud Computing (SaaS), so there is no hardware to procure, no large up-front license fee, and no complex set-ups.

    For more information, visit http://www.locustec.com or email: info@locustec.com.


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    MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - July 22, 2013) - JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that it will report financial results for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter and year ended June 29, 2013, on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, after the close of the market.

    The Company will host a management presentation at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, to discuss the results. To access the live webcast, please visit JDSU's website at http://www.jdsu.com/investors at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start time to download any necessary audio or plug-in software. A replay of the webcast will be available shortly following the call until at least Tuesday, September 10, 2013.

    The quarterly earnings press release, supplementary slides and historical financial tables will be posted at www.jdsu.com/investors under the "Financial Information" section.

    About JDSU
    JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) innovates and collaborates with customers to build and operate the highest-performing and highest-value networks in the world. Our diverse technology portfolio also fights counterfeiting and enables high-powered commercial lasers for a range of applications. Learn more about JDSU at www.jdsu.com and follow us on JDSU Perspectives, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.


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    Source: BEYOO ONLINE

    Geneva, Switzerland, July 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The online reputation management agency BEYOO ONLINE announced today the launch of its new corporate website www.beyooonline.com. The platform is developed as a one-stop hub offering to its clients, followers and partners the best of the digital communications world.

    The new platform is designed to be user-friendly and accessible via multiple devices: desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile. Its main goal is to go beyond the traditional idea of a company website and offer selected content from the sector of public relations, social media marketing and online reputation management. With the intention of answering to the increasing need of information about the world of digital communications BEYOO ONLINE delivers to its users a list of free materials and services:

    · Detailed case studies from various industries
    · Educational infographics with the latest data
    · News section featuring the top news in the ORM (on-line reputation management) field
    · Company blog where you can find useful tips on social media management and monitoring, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and brand management online

    About BEYOO ONLINE
    BEYOO ONLINE is an online reputation management agency, based in Geneva, Switzerland and Sofia, Bulgaria. The company specializes in providing tailored and integrated ORM services for companies and individuals from the Health care, Legal, Financial, Food and Travel industry. BEYOO ONLINE provides 24/7 online reputation protection and boutique solutions to VIP clients and organization, employing a dedicated team of experienced professionals and cutting-edge digital technologies.
    For more information, visit www.beyooonline.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/beyooonline.

    BEYOO ONLINE [’bi: ‘ju:]: The process of joining two or more things together to form one entity… Be yourself!

    Mathieu Gouanou,
    Founder & CEO of BEYOO ONLINE
    Phone number: +41 76 293 06 66
    Email: info@beyooonline.com
    Website: www.beyooonline.com
    Address: PO Box 202, 1211 Geneva 28, Switzerland.

    Contact Information:
    BEYOO ONLINE
    Ivelina Mihaylova
    +41 76 293 06 66
    Contact via Email
    www.beyooonline.com

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    Source: Points2Shop

    Alpharetta, GA, July 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Points2Shop, one of the world’s leading loyalty program companies, announces that it had reached the 5 million member mark. This membership milestone makes Points2Shop one of the industry’s largest communities, with a population active in over 200 countries and 3 million members in the US alone.

    Points2Shop started in 2007 with the Points2Shop.com web portal and only a few thousand members. Today and now with 30 team members, Points2Shop provides a variety of additional earning platforms such as the Points2shop native apps for iOS and Android, as well as the Points2Shop “2TheMAX” web app.

    In the last calendar year (from June 2012 to June 2013) the company’s revenue in the market research segment grew by 30%. Mobile Marketing grew even more significantly – by 412% in the same time frame. The largest growing markets for Points2Shop are the United States, United Kingdom and continental Europe with a high potential in Asia and Latin America.

    “Over the past year, we have made strategic moves to continue our significant growth,” said Mathijs de Jong, CEO and Founder of Points2Shop. “Therefore we have strongly focused our efforts towards market research and mobile marketing, two areas where advertisers are in strong need of responsive, validated populations like ours. We are continuing our efforts to provide our members with the best and most optimized tools for their earning needs and are always on the lookout for great new earning opportunities.”

    About Points2Shop
    Founded in 2007, Points2Shop LLC is an online & mobile loyalty program company with a community of over 5 million members worldwide. Members can earn points while completing surveys, offers or tasks, watching videos, signing-up for newsletters and much more on the Points2Shop website or mobile apps. Members can use these points to receive free items, gift cards or cash. They can also save with free coupons that they use for their grocery shopping or while shopping online.

    Contact Information:
    Points2Shop
    Daniela Stricker
    404-664-2720
    Contact via Email
    www.points2shop.com

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    Source: Marseli

    Collegeville, PA, July 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Marseli, the marketing and sales performance insight company, today announced a new release of its Pipeline Insight marketing and sales data mining and reporting application for Salesforce.com. As revenue performance analytics continue to evolve, marketing and sales teams are looking for greater visibility and predictability of behaviors that drive success and to flag behaviors that might need course corrections.

    "We work very closely with our customers to continually listen and learn as much as we can about their ever-changing operations so that we can further advance their ability to improve revenue generation performance," said Frank Donny, CEO and Founder, Marseli. "The majority of the new release comes as a direct result of listening to not only our customers, but also our prospects, partners and analysts; which is a direct result of our commitment to continual improvement.”

    The most significant benefits of the new release include:

    · Quota Management – enhanced quota management correlated to behaviors allows sales reps and managers the insight they need to predict quota attainment and have leading indicators that flag potential quota performance issues.
    · Forecasting – the addition of a commitment tracking feature allows salespeople and managers to produce their commit list (worst case, best case and likely) based on actual opportunity attribution for any given period. Reduces the need for external report rollup that will eliminate user error and improve reporting efficiencies.
    · Multi-sales process and revenue tracking – sales operations and reporting executives can now view behaviors against multiple sales processes and revenue types, improving independent sales process adoption and revenue performance.
    · Renewal management – renewal tracking in a sales process creates havoc with the ability to measure and manage deal volume and velocity. This new functionality allows salespeople to filter out these types of opportunities for a much more valid measurement of sales process performance.

    Availability.
    The new edition of Pipeline Insight is now available on the Salesforce.com AppExchange or by contacting Marseli directly at letstalk@marseli.com.

    About Marseli.
    Marseli (www.marseli.com), is a behavior-based predictive marketing and sales process data mining and reporting software company for business-to-business organizations. Companies of all sizes rely on Marseli to unlock the critical insight in their marketing and sales processes and report it through a simple, easy to use SaaS software platform called Pipeline Insight. Benefits to using Pipeline Insight include improved time to revenue, increased deal win rates, improved forecast accuracy and higher returns on marketing investments.

    Contact Information:
    Marseli
    Frank Donny
    610-489-4225
    Contact via Email
    www.marseli.com

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    Source: IEEE Communications Society

    New York, NY, July 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Themed “Communications: The Centrepoint of the Digital Economy,” the next annual IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) will be held June 10 – 14 in the dynamic cultural hub of Sydney, Australia. Known as the Harbour City, Sydney is also recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in the world with widespread amenities ranging from miles of ocean coastline and sandy surf beaches to structural icons such as the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

    "Sydney is an exceptional choice for our 2014 event," says General Chair Farzad Safaei, Professor and Director, ICT Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Australia. “Each year, our organizers work tirelessly to ensure each new experience surpasses everything we’ve done in the past and provides attendees with an unrivalled educational and peer networking experience. Sydney, with all its natural beauty and culture, promises to furnish the backdrop for one of our finest and most technically-advanced conferences to date. We invite communications professionals from around the globe to join us at this wondrous locale and help forward the next wave of innovations that are sure to shape and continually reshape our lives for decades to come.”

    IEEE ICC 2014 is expected to host more than 2,000 industry professionals, scientists, academics and government officials attending nearly 1,500 presentations highlighting the latest research and business policies surrounding the entire range of communications. This will include five full days of original paper presentations, tutorials, workshops, keynotes, business and industry forums and social events designed to further career opportunities and the in-depth understanding of the latest communications advancements worldwide.

    Anyone interested in either attending or presenting at IEEE 2014 is invited to visit http://www.ieee-icc.org/2014 for conference updates and submission details. The “Call for Papers” deadline is September 15, 2013 for original paper topics ranging from satellite & space communications, e-health and cloud computing to green communications, social networking and access networks and systems. The conference’s comprehensive technical symposia will also explore:

    • Selected Areas in Communications
    • Wireless Communications
    • Mobile & Wireless Networking
    • Communication Theory
    • Signal Processing for Communications
    • Optical Networks & Systems
    • Next-Generation Networking
    • Communications, QoS, Reliability & Modeling
    • Ad hoc & Sensor Networking
    • Communications Software, Services & Multimedia Applications
    • Communication & Information Systems Security
    • Cognitive Radio Networks

    For ongoing updates on IEEE ICC 2014, please visit http://www.ieee-icc.org/2014 or contact Heather Ann Sweeney of IEEE ComSoc at h.sweeney@comsoc.org. All website visitors are also invited to network with colleagues and peers, share their professional experiences through the conference’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages.

    The IEEE Communications Society has over 50,000 members and is the second largest of IEEE’s more than 40 technical societies. Founded in 1952, it has become the major international forum for the exchange of ideas on communications and information networking.

    Contact Information:
    IEEE Communications Society
    William Chelak
    732-541-2971
    Contact via Email

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    Source: CloudAccess

    Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- In response to the growing list of SMB and modest enterprises unable to deploy appropriate network security protections due to budget and resource restraints, CloudAccess, a leader in cloud-based security-as-a-service solutions, announced a series of low-cost, cloud-based deployment models.

    The various bundles, which all contain intrusion detection, alerting (SIEM- security information event management) and system log archiving (Log Management) components, can now be acquired as a perpetual, one-time license fee or through a new budget-friendly monthly subscription. All the solutions provided are delivered and managed from the cloud. The perpetual license offers such services and 24/7 monitoring as an al a carte option, while the subscription models include security-as-a-service.

    "We recognize the critical role security plays in an overall operation, but realize the scope and size of an organization does not always warrant a cumbersome and invasive investment in technology and resources," said CloudAccess CEO Kevin Nikkhoo. “Not only does a cloud security deployment address performance scope, but our new program creates a means for a company to mitigate network security risk based on need and budget. In this case one size does not fit all.”

    According to a study by Ponemon Institute, upwards of 70% of companies do not have adequate IT security protection. Many of these companies are considered to be SMBs and smaller enterprises.

    CloudAccess unveiled three new deployment models based on smaller technology footprints. Basing the costs on events per second (the number of activities that look to access a network), CloudAccess created modest entry point that fits the scale of most small business, yet still provides enterprise-class features including real-time monitoring and regulatory compliance reporting.

    Information and pricing about the specific bundles can be found at www.cloudaccess.com/siem-log-management-combo

    “The goal is to right-size deployment by first understanding scope,” Nikkhoo noted. “Why pay for 500 or 1000 events per second if you company only generates 250 or needs to monitor less than 100 devices. This is the best way to keep costs to a minimum and functionality to a maximum.”

    CloudAccess now offers these scaled down bundles as both license and a subscription. Based on a companies need, scope or definition of total cost of ownership, they can choose to invest in just the technology as a one-time cost and add security-as-a-service options as needed, or apply a controlled scope package at a “below-market” cost.

    When compared to point solutions for both SIEM and log management, this combination approach is significantly more cost effective. According to CloudAccess’ statistics, companies can apply a new SIEM and Log bundle for less than any singular cloud SIEM solution currently on the market and considerably less costly than any on-premise product. CloudAccess further asserts its features and functionality are equivalent to well-known and expensive on-premise brands.

    "We recognize the balancing act between security, compliance and budget. We don’t feel a modest company should be forced to decide between one solution and another based on cost. We’ve made sure they can get both and greatly benefit from the enhanced capabilities," Nikkhoo added.

    Contact CloudAccess at www.cloudaccess.com/contact to schedule a demo or call 877-550-2568 for more information.

    CloudAccess specializes in a unique unified security platform that leverages the capabilities of intrusion detection, log archiving, user credentialing, provisioning, application authorization, automations, web access management, single sign-on and compliance reporting. In that this is 100% deployed and managed from the cloud creates better real time visibility, scalability, agility and affordability for any sized organization. REACT is the only cloud-managed offering on the market that incorporates all these key security capabilities (SIEM, Log Management, Identity Management and Access Management) from a multi-tenant configuration.

    Contact Information:
    CloudAccess
    Scott Davis
    877-550-2568
    Contact via Email
    www.cloudaccess.com
    Blog-Thoughts from the Cloud: www.cloudaccess.com/blog/

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    Source: MAX Technical Training

    Cincinnati, OH, July 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- MAX Technical Training is proud to announce they have been selected as a Finalist for 2013 Family and Private Business Award!

    This award recognizes companies who have made a long-term community impact, through their commitment to philanthropy, community service, growth of employment and community image.

    Family and privately owned businesses have a tremendous impact on the nation's total economic climate. In fact, they account for more than half the total employment, new job creation and Gross Domestic Product.

    To honor the enormous positive contributions made by family and privately owned companies, both large and small, the University of Cincinnati and the Goering Center for Family & Private Business each year presents the annual Tri-State Family and Private Business of the Year Awards.

    Applicants are judged by an independent panel of judges on several of the 10 best practices of family and private businesses as defined by the Goering Center.

    MAX was also recently named a winner in Cincinnati Business Courier’s Fast 55 Award; recognized as one of Greater Cincinnati’s fastest-growing companies.

    About MAX Technical Training
    Established in 1998, MAX Technical Training proactively serves corporate clients and technology and business professionals with training and consulting that makes information technology and business processes hum, increasing bottom line performance.

    MAX is an award-winning leader in delivering education in IT and business technologies including: ITIL, IT Security and Networking, Mobile, Web, Server and Database Development, Business Analysis, Project Management and Leadership Development. MAX instructors are subject matter experts and consultants who connect face-to-face with students, providing retentive learning using real-world applications and problem solving in the curriculum.

    MAX is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS), a Cisco Learning Solutions Center sponsored by Sunset Learning Institute, an ITIL Licensed Affiliate and a founding member of Star Learning Alliance. MAX is a Small Business Enterprise and Certified WEBNC (Woman Business Enterprise National Council).

    For more information, visit www.maxtrain.com.

    Contact Information:
    MAX Technical Training
    Kathy Vaske
    513-322-8888
    Contact via Email
    www.maxtrain.com

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    Source: MobiForms

    Guildford, United Kingdom, July 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The latest version of the innovative cross-platform mobile development tool MobiForms 7.0 now supports the creation of HTML5 offline apps for any mobile device with a web browser capable of supporting Web SQL and Javascript including Windows Tablet, Windows Phone, Blackberry, Google Android, and Apple iPhone, iPod and iPod.

    HTML5 support offers some advantages over the traditional native mobile apps:

    - Exploits the SQLite database engine embedded as Web SQL in most modern mobile web browsers.
    - The default look and feel can be changed by simply configuring the custom style sheet (CSS) properties.
    - Supports OTA (Over The Air) deployment via a simple URL.
    - Free deployment to all supported devices including Windows Tablet, Windows Phone, Blackberry, Google Android, and Apple iPhone, iPod and iPod.
    - Totally avoids the app approval process mandated by many sites such as the Apple App Store which alone can take weeks.
    - All programming is driven by drag and drop or pull-down lists. Avoids low level programming languages such as Java, C, Objective-C, HTML or Javscript with hundreds of difficult commands and syntax.
    - The MobiForms Developer creates an HTML app file defining the app look and feel, business logic, validation rules and Web SQL database logic encoded as HTML and Javascript. The HTML file is saved in a user definable HTML Folder in the MobiForms Settings window.
    - Supports a corporate Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategy.
    - Supports a corporate Cloud hosting strategy. Can be hosted by any internal or external web server.

    Unlike most competing products, MobiForms offers a total solution for a once off license fee without any of the traditional constraints.

    The MobiForms Developer or the MobiForms Advanced Edition can be downloaded from the MobiForms web site at: http://www.mobiforms.com.

    Contact Information:
    MobiForms
    Tim Donald
    44 1252 338812
    Contact via Email
    www.mobiforms.com

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