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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Wave Q1 '09 Revenues Rose 137% to $4.0 Million on Increased Software License and Services Activity

LEE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/11/09 -- Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) (www.wave.com) today reported results for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2009 and reviewed recent corporate progress and developments. Wave's Q1 2009 net revenues rose 137% to $4.0 million, compared with Q1 2008 net revenues of $1.7 million and Q4 2008 net revenues of $3.3 million, principally reflecting increased bundled software royalties as well as higher services revenue related to a contract with the U.S. government. Reflecting the Company's ongoing efforts to reduce its overhead expenses and quarterly cash burn, Q1 2009 selling, general and administrative expense declined 21% to $3.4 million as compared to $4.3 million in Q1 2008, and declined 11% versus the Q4 2008 level. Wave was able to reduce its R&D expenses by 44% to $1.8 million in Q1 2009 as compared to $3.3 million in Q1 ... (more)

Selectica Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2009 Financial Results

Selectica, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTC), a leading provider of enterprise contract lifecycle management and sales configuration solutions, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year ending March 31, 2009. Highlights: $16.4 million in total revenue for the full year fiscal 2009 242% growth in contract lifecycle management software revenue over the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008 and 40% growth over the previous quarter 29% increase in total revenue in the fourth quarter fiscal 2009 versus the previous quarter 10 sales transactions in the fourth quarter fiscal 2009, including both new customers and existing customers making additional commitments 100% customer maintenance renewal rate in the fourth quarter fiscal 2009 16% decrease in operating expenses in the fourth quarter fiscal 2009 versus the same period a year ago Announced a new contrac... (more)

Qualys Expands QualysGuard PCI Cloud Platform to Help Organizations Meet New Internal Scanning Requirements of PCI DSS 6.2

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/11/12 -- Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced that it has expanded QualysGuard PCI to assist organizations of all sizes to meet Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS), including new internal scanning requirements. The solution, used by thousands of businesses, online merchants and Member Service Providers, now includes workflows for risk ranking and reporting on internal vulnerabilities, enabling customers to meet the new requirements, pass quarterly scans and maintain continuous PCI compliance. Qualys is an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV). Merchants dealing with credit card transactions must comply with PCI DSS to ensure that customers' sensitive payment card information is protected. For smaller organizations, PCI DSS complian... (more)

Apple Ranked in 1st Position Followed by Lenovo and Samsung in ABI Research’s Ultrabook Competitive Assessment

Apple’s leading position in the mobile computing market is reflected in its average score for innovation and implementation which was 84.7 out of a possible 100. Lenovo placed in second position and Samsung in third spot with respective scores of 77.5 and 74.4. Even though Apple ranks at the top overall, both Lenovo and Asus beat Apple in the innovation segment. There is no one section in which Lenovo scores outstanding marks; nevertheless, the company scores consistently across all categories, never dropping below 65%. Implementation explores the vendors’ market presence, global reach and strategy, product portfolio, strategic partners, and market support functions. Innovation evaluates the ultrabook vendor’s leading devices on form factor and weight (portability), features and performance, new product launches, product portfolio, price and value proposition, empha... (more)

Absolute Software Wins Multi Million Dollar Deal in the Healthcare Industry

Computrace Persistence Technology Selected as an Essential Compliance Solution VANCOUVER, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute® Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices - and the data they contain, announced today a Fortune 100 enterprise customer selected Absolute Computrace® as an essential component of its governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) infrastructure for its entire population of desktops and laptops. Computrace persistence technology is one of the key reasons the Fortune 100 customer selected Absolute as it will provide the customer with comprehensive control and visibility over all of its devices and the data they contain. The capacity for the customer to maintain a persistent ability to conn... (more)

Absolute Software Wins Best Forensic Tool Award at SC Awards 2013 Europe

VANCOUVER, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, ultra-portable devices today announced Absolute Computrace® was named the Best Forensic Tool by SC Magazine for the second year in a row. Organizations are well aware of the importance of data security with many businesses implementing governance, risk management, and compliance procedures to safeguard this information from unauthorized access and potential breaches. In support of these efforts, it's become an absolute requirement that they have the tools in place to properly protect this sensitive information. Computrace allows organizations to persistently track and secure all of their endpoints within a single cloud-based console. By maintaining a persistent connection to each de... (more)

Absolute Software is First-to-Market with Mobile Theft Management for iOS Devices

Mobile Theft Management is Now Available through all Apple Channels and Distribution VANCOUVER, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices today announced the launch of Computrace® Mobile Theft Management (MTM), the first - and only - iOS loss management and theft recovery service on the market for the enterprise. Computrace MTM allows organizations to safeguard the iPad and iPad mini devices in their deployment. Based upon the same investigative techniques used by the Absolute Investigations and Recovery Services team for Absolute Computrace theft recoveries, customers now have the infrastructure and support to prevent and respond to iOS loss and theft. The Computrace MTM service provides two components: loss prevention an... (more)

Fujitsu Introduces Disney Mobile on docomo F-07E

Smartphone featuring gorgeous sparkling Disney-themed illuminations Tokyo, July 24, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that Disney Mobile on docomo F-07E, its new smartphone, will be available exclusively in Japan as of July 31, 2013 from NTT DOCOMO, Inc. Bringing together high-spec technology and the world of Disney, which continues to garner adoration across the globe, the Disney Mobile on docomo F-07E is the fourth model to be introduced from the Disney Mobile on docomo series. The new smartphone features a gorgeous design with sparkling illuminations. With an easy-to-carry form factor that can be comfortably held with a single hand, F-07E features a 4.7-inch display and a Disney-themed design adorning the handset's rear panel. In addition, shining lights illuminate the body of the phone when a phone call or e-mail is received. The accompanying Mickey ... (more)

New Era for Open Source Xen Begins

"By widening the scope of collaboration under The Linux Foundation, the Xen Project community can set the bar even higher for innovation," said Peder Ulander, VP of Open Source Solutions at Citrix, as Citrix and The Linux Foundation today announced that open source community development for the Xen virtualization platform will become a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project. Leveraging its proven model of collaborative development for the new Xen Project initiative, The Linux Foundation will provide infrastructure, guidance and a collaborative network. Peter Ulander brought Cloud.com to Cloud Expo...and was soon afterwards acquired by Citrix "Citrix remains committed to the project," Ulander (pictured above in his Cloud.com days) added, "and advancing the technology for Xen Project-based products across the industry, including its own Citrix XenServer. Industry inte... (more)

Cloud Computing Instrumental in IT Recovery for 2010

New Year 2010 on Ulitzer IDC, the tech industry analysts, have come out with their predictions for 2010 – and it’s a model that heavily involves the development and growth of the Cloud. First some general IT industry forecasts: - growth is expected to return to the IT industry, and IDC is forecasting a more than 3% expansion for the year; the industry will see spending levels rise once again (but to 2008 levels) to $1.5 trillion; - emerging markets such as China, India and Brazil will lead IT recovery, growing 8-13%, while mature markets like the U.S. and Europe are to remain relatively weak and vulnerable to risk factors; - small and medium-sized businesses, another important form of “emerging market” for the IT industry, declined by about 3.5% this year…but expect this sector to grow in 2010 by 3.5%. Growth among SMBs will be higher than large enterprises. What ro... (more)