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Page 250 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



BandCon Enhances Services With New Presence in Equinix Facilities

COSTA MESA, Calif. – July 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale network infrastructure provider BandCon announced today that it has expanded its service offerings by deploying backbone routers into the majority of Equinix Internet Business Exchange(TM) (IBX(R)) centers in North America.

Sher Institute Infertility Practice In Monmouth County, NJ Announces New Medical Director and Expanded Operations

SHREWSBURY, N.J. – July 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM)-New Jersey (SIRM(TM)-NJ), part of one of the largest and fastest growing infertility networks in the United States, has announced that Douglas Rabin, MD, has joined SIRM’s Monmouth/Ocean County office (located in Shrewsbury) as its Medical Director.

New Product Development and Portfolio Management Software

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovation Framework Technologies (IFT) announced today that its New Product Development and Portfolio Management software solution has been officially certified by Stage-Gate Inc, a recognized market leader in product innovation methods and best practices.

CorEdge Networks Releases New MicroTCA GPS Clock Module

BOSTON, Mass. – June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To support next generation AMC and MicroTCA-based wireless base stations, CorEdge Networks is releasing its CEN-CLK-G clock module for general availability. Wireless data communications protocols, such as WiMAX, require synchronization with Global Positioning System (GPS) clock sources.

CorEdge Networks Introduces New Modular 1U ATCA Server Blade Architecture (CEN-ATCA-1US)

BOSTON, Mass. – June 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the NXTComm show in Chicago, CorEdge Networks demonstrated its CEN-ATCA-1US server platform that for the first time offers the possibility of employing COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) AdvancedTCA (ATCA) and AdvancedMC (AMC) blades in traditional enterprise data center environments. Many enterprise data centers are dominated by 30-inch deep 1U servers.

Investors Evaluate Early Stage Companies through Online Videos at PlanHeaven

SEATTLE, Wash. – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PlanHeaven.com announced today that it has launched an online marketplace showcasing video pitches from early stage companies to a nationwide audience of angel investors. The focus on online video combined with other communication tools differentiates PlanHeaven.com from similar services.

Arclinea Boston Kitchens Featured on Three National Magazine Covers

BOSTON, Mass. – June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A kitchen designed by Arclinea Boston has been named winner of Boston Magazine’s Home & Garden 2007 Dream Kitchen Awards in the contemporary category. The Cambridge space was recognized for offering all of the accouterments of the professional kitchen as well as a smart and flexible modern design seamlessly integrated into a traditional, historic home.

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.

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Joins Management Team at Cypress Systems, Inc.

FRESNO, Calif. – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cypress Systems, Inc, a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has hired Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team effective January 1, 2007 as COO & President, Technology and Business Development, following the opening of a new office in Pensacola, Florida in December, 2006.

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.

HotGigs Inc. Names Ken Holec as New CEO

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HotGigs Inc., an innovator in web-based contract workforce solutions, appointed Ken Holec as its new chief executive officer. Holec has spent his entire career in the software industry, including 17 years in President and CEO roles. He also has significant background in the Human Capital Management solutions industry.

Citysearch Voters Speak: SmartServ Solutions Ranked in Top Ten

BRONX, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bronx based SmartServ Solutions announced today that it has been ranked ninth overall for financial service firms in Citysearch.com’s annual ‘Best of’ reader’s poll 2007. The list included 4,946 companies within the entire New York area, and also included nationwide firms and agencies such as Washington Mutual, Citibank, Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley.

Career Fitness Test Boosts Mental Health and Physical Well Being

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fitness tests may evoke images of sweaty gym shorts and shouting coaches, but the Oxford Program promises to change all that. The Oxford Program has created the Oxford Career FITness Test – a painless test designed to create happier and healthier people and may even save lives.

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.

Infrastruct Security, Inc. Exceeds $20 Million Annual Revenue with New Round of Financing

HOUSTON, Texas – June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Infrastruct Security, Inc. announces that its latest round of financing has pushed the company over the $20 million mark and helped the company meet its initial business goals within its first year of operation. Part of the proceeds from this $3 million second round of financing were used to merge with Dowley Security, based in Oklahoma City.

Cruising Down the Highway of Success – Recovery Motivated by Her Desire to Help Others Succeed

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Meckley and Associates announces that near-death survivor and company founder, Ilene Meckley forms new division of her company, Highway of Success. A business dedicated to providing the tools necessary to navigate through the bumps and roadblocks along the way and continue cruising down the highway of success.

CURLS Voted as One of the Top 5 Multi-Cultural Hair Care Companies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CURLS, the hair care experts for naturally curly hair for multi-cultural women and children, is excited to announce that it has been named as one of the Top 5 Finalists for ‘Favorite Multi-Cultural Company’ in the 7th Annual Stylist Choice Awards!

deverus, Inc. Named one of Central Texas’ Best Places to Work

AUSTIN, Texas – May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus, the leader in background screening technology, today announced that it has been recognized by the Austin Business Journal for being one of the 2007 Best Places to Work in Central Texas. The Austin Business Journal holds the contest annually.

Liberty Alliance, Inc. Nationally Certified as Safe Harbor Compliant

YORBA LINDA, Calif. – May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Liberty Alliance, Inc., a leading provider of pre-employment and background screening services announced today it is among a select group of organizations who have achieved the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Certification.

Summer Savings: Visionsoft Announces Software that Helps the Environment and Saves Money

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visionsoft, a U.K.-based software company announces the launch of a new software product – PowerOut – with a specially-enhanced feature that allows companies to automatically switch off multiple computers at a specified time.

Planet Billard Wins for Best Personal Web Site at the 11th Annual Webby Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. – May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, today named Planet Billard as the People’s Voice Winner for the Best Personal Website of 2007. Planet Billard is the web site for George Billard, a leading Producer, Director and Cinematographer. The web site is a showcase of Mr. Billard’s video and photography from around the world. The site was produced by Mass Transmit

Curtiss-Wright Partners with Seaweed to Bring High Performance OpenGL Graphics to Rugged, Deployed Defense and Aerospace Platforms

BURLINGTON, Mass. – May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seaweed Systems, Inc., the leading developer and supplier of OpenGL(R) and X Window System embedded graphics solutions for safety-related embedded markets, today announced that it will partner with Curtiss-Wright Controls (NYSE: CW) Embedded Computing, a leading designer and manufacturer of rugged deployed commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) VME, VPX and CompactPCI products.

New White Paper Describes an Innovative Way to Communicate Policies and Procedures

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ROK Southwest, Inc. has just released a new, free white paper, ‘An Innovative, Low Cost Approach to Communicating Highly Effective Policies and Procedures,’ that explains how line-of-business managers can use existing simple tools and techniques to improve employee productivity and quality of work by more effectively communicating the organization’s ‘process knowledge.’

Roemtech Debuts Innovative Plenum Rated, 2 Channel Mixer/Amplifier for Classrooms, Boardrooms, Conference and Training Rooms for Enhanced Audio

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Roemtech, LLC has announced the availability of their innovative PlenumAmp (PMA-240). It is designed and approved for above-ceiling installations. It allows the end-user to have an audio amplification system that is easily concealed in commercial environments such as school classrooms and business meeting rooms.

New Invention Provides User with Super Hero Abilities

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LUMA Entertainment has patented a device – the Slingerzz(TM) – that promises to replicate some of the coolest aspects of a certain wall-crawling, web slinging, crime fighter. Not only does it snare and retrieve objects like the hero’s webbing, but it can be shot up to a distance of 25 feet, securing itself to a chosen target.

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.

CheapoAir.com is a Hitwise Top 10 Award Winner!

NEW YORK, N.Y. – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap airline tickets, is proud to announce that it has won the Hitwise Top 10 Award by Visitors among all U.S. Websites in the Travel Agencies Category for the Quarter Ending March – January 2007.

A Crystal Clear Future, Glass Plus in Water Soluble Bags

VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aicello today announced commercialization of a new water soluble film utilized in Reckitt Benckiser’s Glass Plus(R) Dissolvable Refills. The Glass Plus(R) package is the first North American consumer application of refill pouches. It allows both cost and source reduction, while consumers will find price savings in a convenient, user friendly package.

M2SYS Accepts Frost and Sullivan’s Prestigious 2007 North American Biometrics Technology Innovation of the Year Award

ATLANTA, Ga. – May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frost & Sullivan presented M2SYS Technology with its 2007 North American Biometrics Technology Innovation of the Year Award at the 2007 North American Excellence in Industrial Technologies Awards Banquet. M2SYS honored for its innovative developments and outstanding performance in the biometrics industry.

Boston 2007 Americas Innovation Winner, New York Places 2nd – Both Top 5 Global, in Independent Report

BOSTON, Mass. – Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston was named as the 2007 Americas Innovation Winner, in the Global Innovation Review 2007, an independent comparative report by the first Global Innovation Agency, 2thinknow(TM). New York, America’s 2nd place, scored equal with Boston as an inspiring city, and excels Boston in depth and breadth of creative industries.

CheapoAir.com Hires New CSO

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap airline tickets, is proud to announce Werner Kunz as their new Chief Strategy Officer. CheapoAir’s ongoing commitment to providing best-of-breed airline services and travel solutions via the latest technologies is what attracted Mr. Kunz to the company.

A-Team Group Adds James E. Hartley, New VP of Research

LONDON, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A-Team Group, specialists in market research, strategic consulting and publishing in financial information technology, has hired James E. Hartley as Vice President of Research. In this role, Mr. Hartley is charged with developing research products on behalf of A-Team Group.

LuraTech Debuts Industry’s First Complete PDF/A Product Portfolio for Enterprise Content and Document Management at AIIM Conference and Expo

BOSTON, Mass. – Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LuraTech, Inc., a leading provider of open, ISO-compliant JPEG2000 and PDF/A technology, launched new enterprise content and document management products at the AIIM Conference & Exposition, April 16-19, 2007. PDF/A (or PDF/Archive), enables organizations to archive documents electronically, with assurance of content preservation over an extended period of time.

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.’

deverus, Inc. Announces ESS as their 2006 Client of the Year

AUSTIN, Texas – Apr. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus today announced Employment Screening Services (ESS) as the Client of the Year for 2006. This high honor is announced annually and is based on growth, innovation, and industry leadership. ESS’s formula for success is simple: they leverage technology and focus on delivering the right screening products to HR, and then back it by great customer service.

Spare Some Change? Three Young Entrepreneurs Aim to Raise Capital for Business and Change the Country While Doing It

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three young entrepreneurs searching for capital for their startup business are taking a unique approach to fundraising; and they are calling on all Americans to help them out. What does America get in exchange? The opportunity to help write a book detailing what Americans want to see changed in America. Jason Timm, Nick Ewing, and Michael Brown have launched HelpWithChange.com.

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!

Delta Consulting and ReadSoft Ebydos Partner to Enhance Invoice Management Solution for SAP Users

CHADDS FORD, Pa. – Apr. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReadSoft Ebydos, the leading solution provider for automation of invoice processing in SAP environments, and Delta Consulting, a provider of solutions intended to optimize and extend the performance of SAP systems, have announced a solutions partnership agreement.

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.

AMCC Selects TeamF1’s Secure Gateway Solution with Comprehensive UTM Capabilities for Sequoia Evaluation Kit

FREMONT, Calif. – Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, has signed an agreement with Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (NASDAQ: AMCC) to offer TeamF1’s Secure Gateway Solution software on AMCC’s Sequoia evaluation kit, which features the PowerPC(R) 440EPx embedded processor. AMCC is a leading vendor of embedded PowerPC processors and packet processors.