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Hispanics and Other Ethnic Markets Will Spend $60 Billion on Telecommunications, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2008, U.S. ethnic communities will spend $59.8 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for over one-third of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. The largest minority group, Hispanics, representing 14.8 percent of the total U.S. population, will spend the most.

Long Term Care Insurance Agency Wins 4 ‘Marketing Excellence’ Awards

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) was honored for marketing excellence at the 2008 conference of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, held in Atlanta, Georgia. Taking home four awards, the agency shared the limelight with leading insurance carriers that were also honored. The awards follow a spectacular growth in LTCFP’s size and national impact.

IPTV, Streaming Movie and Music Industry Will Generate $70 Billion Over Six Years, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Streaming video and music distributed across the Internet, an IPTV network, or a mobile handset will generate $70 billion in network-derived and content-derived revenue into the US markets over the next six years, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. Streaming media refers to the transmission of digital audio and video files over an IP network or wireless network in real time or on-demand.

IObit Celebrates 10 Million Downloads of Advanced WindowsCare Personal

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit Advanced WindowsCare Personal has passed 10 million downloads and ranked in top 50 most popular software at largest download site in the world, Download.com, representing a significant milestone for the best PC repair utility only two years since 2006, and has taken the opportunity to thank its most fervent fans for their work in supporting IObit.

Club Sentry Selects SecuGen(R) Hamster(TM) Fingerprint Readers for Use with Biometric Check-in Software

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that Club Sentry, Inc. has chosen SecuGen’s Hamster fingerprint readers for integration with Club Sentry’s club management software. The Hamster readers will be used to scan fingerprints of members when they check-in and check-out through Club Sentry’s Biometric ID software module.

Unison(TM) SoC Open Source RTOS Targets Microchip Technology’s 32-bit PIC32(R) Microcontrollers

NUREMBERG, Germany, Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoweBots Research Inc., a Waterloo supplier of software tools and embedded system consulting, today announced the launch of Unison(TM) Version 4 for the 32 bit PIC32(R) micro-controller (MCU) family from Microchip Technology (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading supplier of micro-controllers and analog semiconductors.

Corporate Phone Bill Will Hit $133 Billion in 2008, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spending by businesses on wired and cellular calling will hit $133 billion by the close of 2008, says a new market research report from Insight Research. The study predicts that cellular calling will account for nearly 39 percent of the corporate phone bill for telecommunication services in 2008, and is the fastest growing expense area.

Easy Report Design, Modification, and Generation: RenderX Brings Together XML, Microsoft Word 2003/2007, Web, and Oracle Database 9i/10g

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RenderX, a market leader in ‘XML to PDF’ and ‘XML to PostScript’ technology, officially released the Beta versions of two new software products – DataStyler and XML Report Generator (XMLRG). DataStyler is an application for quick creation of templates for variable data embedding. Microsoft Word 2003/2007 is used as the environment for template layout design. Special XML tags indicate data merge points in report templates.

New Copper Bonding Products for Telecommunications Will Grow Carrier Ethernet and Wireless Backhaul Markets Worldwide, Says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, N.J. – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new class of hardware product that bonds together multiple slower-speed copper circuits into a high-speed link promises to extend the worldwide market penetration of carrier Ethernet services as well as lower backhaul costs for wireless and DSL services, says a market analysis study from Insight Research. On a worldwide basis, carriers’ revenue from the three applications of the new copper bonding technology will sharply increase over the next five years.

SecuGen Fingerprint Technology Now Supported on WCC’s Multi-Modal Fusion Platform

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading fingerprint technology company, today announced its collaboration with WCC Smart Search & Match, a leading provider of high-performance search and match software. ‘Our partnership with SecuGen brings together two key technologies to deliver on the promise of multi-modal fusion,’ said Peter Went, CEO of WCC.

Protecting Productivity at the Worksite in Challenging Times

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In uncertain times, older, experienced employees are the ones companies want to keep. But these seasoned people may leave of their own accord. Or they may start taking time off. Why? ‘A large percentage have aging parents who break a hip or develop dementia, suddenly needing constant attention,’ says Mario Sestito, Director of Business Development for LTC Financial Partners.

Telecom IT Spending to Exceed $46 Billion in 2008, says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The global market for operations support systems (OSS) – the computing and software IT infrastructure that performs engineering, provisioning, and management functions in telecommunications networks – will exceed $46 billion in 2008, explains a new report by Insight Research. Telecommunications industry spending for OSSes is expected to lag only slightly the forecasted growth in service revenue over the next five years, indicating that the industry is fully expecting sustainable growth in the years ahead.

ZK Software Selects SecuGen Sensor for S900 Access Control and Time and Attendance Terminal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Dec. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world-leading provider of fingerprint recognition technology, is pleased to announce that ZK Software has selected SecuGen’s FDU02 fingerprint sensor for integration with its newly released S900 access control and time and attendance terminal.

New Report Examines Pharmaceutical Sales Force Effectiveness

LONDON, U.K. and NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the ever-increasing pressure to ensure maximum return on investment, sales force effectiveness is becoming a high priority in the global pharmaceutical industry. Reports have shown that while sales forces represent the largest spend in pharma sales and marketing, return on this investment has declined sharply in recent years.

Bioscrypt Integrates SecuGen’s Fingerprint Sensor into the V-Station (Optical) Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is proud to announce that Bioscrypt Inc. (TSX: BYT), a leading provider of identity and access management solutions, has chosen to integrate SecuGen’s fingerprint sensor into their V-Station (Optical) reader.

Spending on Managed Services Increasing As Enterprises Turn to Outsourcing to Handle Complexity, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The US managed services market will grow at a compounded rate of 10 percent over the next five years as growth continues across all segments of the managed services value chain, says a new market study from Insight Research. The report notes that in today’s sophisticated communications environment, full time managed service professionals are in the best position to assist enterprises to realize the full potential of IP networking.

Worldwide Telecom Industry Growing Ten Percent Annually, Revenues Expected to Reach $2.7 Trillion by 2013, says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global telecommunications industry services revenue will reach $1.7 trillion by the close of 2008, with continued strong growth in wireless leading the way, says a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation. According to the new industry market study, overall telecommunications services revenues are expected to grow at a compounded rate of nearly 10.3 percent over the next few years, reaching $2.7 trillion by 2013.

Wham Bang Comics Debuts Two-Fisted Adventures #1

LAKE WORTH, Texas – Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thirteen-year-old Jake Tinsley will realize a lifelong dream this week when a character he invented as a young boy debuts in a new comic book published by Galveston-based Wham Bang Comics. The 50-page book houses Jake’s comic, Night Owl, and three other titles.

Subscribers to Telecommunication Services Continues Growing in 2007, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While industry consolidation has wrought major changes in the U.S. telecommunications industry service provider segments, the wireless carriers stand out as clear winners, though all segments continue to add new subscribers, says a new report from Insight Research. The wireless companies will be adding new subscribers at a rate nearly double the overall telecommunications subscriber growth rate.

Residential Phone Customers’ Move to Cable Calling Means Phone Companies Lose $8 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The top 11 cable operators continue to grab share of the residential phone markets, a move that will cost the incumbent phone companies nearly eight billion dollars over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp.

Service Providers Cut Application Connectivity CAPEX / OPEX Using Application Session Controllers, says Insight Research White Paper

BOONTON, N.J. – Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Service Providers continue to look for new cost effective means for efficient and effective application-to-network connectivity. As a result, hundreds of millions of dollars will be spent by Service Providers to connect or migrate existing applications as well as build new applications to retain customers and enhance meaningful ARPU across their networks. According to a new white paper by Insight Research, Application Session Controllers (ASCs) are an important new approach.

RenderX Releases a New Product – Visual-XSL (VisualXSL 1.5)

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RenderX, a market leader in ‘XML to PDF’ and ‘XML to PostScript’ technology, officially released a new software product Visual-XSL (VisualXSL). The VisualXSL application is a powerful tool that can be used in all business applications where forms need to be filled in.

Consumers Adopting Dual Mode Phones for Fixed Mobile Convergence While Enterprises Lag Behind, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Led by consumer demand, fixed mobile convergence (FMC) is taking off around the world, even as businesses watch from the sidelines, says a new study from Insight Research. According to the new market research report, over the next five years FMC will generate more than $35 billion in revenue for service providers and hardware vendors.

Voices.com Honoured with 2007 CRM Market Award

TORONTO, Canada – Sept. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, the leading online marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of voice over and voice acting services, was named a winner in CRM Magazine’s 2007 CRM Market Awards. CRM magazine and the sixth annual CRM Market Awards honored the companies that focused on creating and cultivating rewarding customer experiences.

Peer-to-Peer and File Sharing Services Revenue Will Reach $28 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Aug. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for peer-to-peer and file sharing services is expected to generate $28 billion in revenue for carriers and ISPs over the next four years. According to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation, peer-to-peer and file sharing services are widely available on fixed line and mobile networks.

SecuGen Partners with M2SYS’ Award Winning Bio-Plugin(TM) Solution

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint recognition technology company, announced today its partnership with M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development firm, to support their award winning Bio-Plugin(TM) software that allows software developers to rapidly integrate a complete, server-based, turn-key fingerprint software system with hardly any development effort.

Culinary Pro Trades Knives for Laptop

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aug. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Write Away, Inc., a full-service editorial company, announces today that a 20-plus year chef and culinary professional joins their creative team to meet the growing demands of businesses pertaining to the food industry. The company specializes in writing about the food and beverage industry.

Wireless Backhaul Driving Demand for Private Line Services, Says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, N.J. – Aug. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The $40 billion private line services market is posting solid growth for the second year in a row, says a market analysis study from Insight Research. Private lines are point-to-point circuits leased by enterprises from telecommunications carriers in order to link enterprise sites to each other and to the Internet. Private lines are also used by cellular carriers to link their towers to land line networks.

Presence-Based Services Including Instant Messaging and Push to Talk Will Reach Nearly $23 Billion in 2007, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for presence-based telecommunication services, including Instant Messaging (IM) and Push-to-Talk (PTT), is expected to reach nearly $23 billion in 2007 as an ever increasing number of cellular and wireline carriers provide customized services predicated upon the availability of their end-users. According to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation, presence-based telecommunication services such as IM and PTT are wildly popular in Asian countries.

Location Based Services Spending in 2007 Nearly $1.5 Billion, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for location-based telecommunication services is expected to reach nearly $1.5 billion in 2007 as an ever increasing number of cellular and other wireless carriers provide customized services based upon a location-awareness of their end-users. According to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation, location-based telecommunication services are most popular in Asia.

Carrier Ethernet Market Expected to Reach $1.4 Billion says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Carrier Ethernet market is expected to grow from $1.4 billion in 2007 to nearly $6 billion in 2012, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. With metro-area Ethernet services now available from virtually all major data service providers and wide-area Ethernet about to get a shot in the arm from the dominant carriers, the market is poised to take off.

More than $1 Billion Being Spent on Consumer Video Telephone Services, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The market for residential video telephony services is expected to break the billion dollar barrier for the first time this year, as an increasing number of households as well as individual cell phone users around the world start making video phone calls. According to the study, nearly $1.1 billion will be spent on residential video telephony services worldwide in 2007, says The Insight Research Corporation.

To Stay Profitable Telecom Providers Will Outsource More Than $1 Trillion over Five Years

BOONTON, N.J. – June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With increased competition and lower-margin products cutting into their profitability, wireline and wireless carriers will be spending nearly $1.4 trillion over the next five years on outsourced services in order to reduce costs, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp. By the close of 2007 alone, wireline and wireless carriers will be spending more than $198 billion on outsourced services worldwide.

Wireless Enterprise Applications Will Generate $66 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The transformation of various enterprise applications from fixed to mobile access technology will generate more than $66 billion in carrier service revenue over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp.

Webcast to Help Companies Cope with Absenteeism, Attrition, and Reduced Productivity Associated with the Aging of the American Workforce

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Apr. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 24th at 1 PM (Eastern Time) LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, will sponsor a webcast titled ‘Helping Employees and Pre-Retirees: Managing Productivity and Finances.’

The Magic of Ownership: Why Top Long Term Care Insurance Agents Are Flocking to LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 15th LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, paid its owners over $1,000,000 in dividends. So? Consider who the owners are: the agents who place the business!

Cable TV Operators Targeting Small Business Phone Customers Means Phone Companies Lose $4 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The top 20 cable operators are ramping up to grab a slice of the lucrative small business phone market, a move that could cost incumbent phone companies more than four billion dollars over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp.

Desire2Learn and Respondus Collaborate to Increase Security in Online Assessment

REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respondus Inc., a leading provider of assessment tools for learning management systems in higher education, and Desire2Learn Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions today announced the integration of Respondus LockDown Browser with the Desire2Learn Learning Environment to offer increased security for online testing.

Content Protection Digital Rights Management Market Spending Exceeds $9 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spending on digital rights management (DRM) software and hardware to protect entertainment, commercial software, and other information will exceed $9 billion dollars over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp. By the close of 2007, total worldwide spending on DRM will reach just over $1 billion.

Corporate Telecom Spending Highest for Cellular, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spending by businesses on wireless services accounted for over one-third of the corporate bill for telecommunication services in 2006, says a new market research report from Insight Research. By the close of 2006, total US business spending on telecommunications services reached just over $132 billion, and by 2011 business spending is forecasted to grow to nearly $154 billion, according to the new research study.