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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)

Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly - Week of February 16, 2014

Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! According to Deloitte’s Global Technology Media and Telecommunications predictions report, more than 20 percent of Australian adults will own a wearable electronic device by August of 2014.  Deloitte Australia's Stuart Johnston states “In our region we expect phablets to out-ship tablets and TVs into Asia this year give... (more)

Horizon Lines Reports First-Quarter Financial Results

- Results Slightly Ahead of Internal Expectations - Achieved Adjusted EBITDA of $19.2 Million - Adjusted Free Cash Flow Consumption Below Year-Ago Levels CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), today reported results for the fiscal first quarter ended March 22, 2009. On a GAAP basis, the company reported a net loss of $(10.0) million, or $(0.33) per share, on revenue of $272.4 million. The adjusted net loss totaled $(4.7) million, or $(0.15) per share, after excluding a restructuring charge and anti-trust related legal expenses. Net income for the first quarter of 2008 totaled $0.7 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, after applying required retrospective changes in accounting for the treatment of convertible debt and restricted stock share-based payment awards (for a description of the accounting changes, see footnot... (more)

WidePoint Subsidiary, iSYS, Surpasses $3M in Savings for CDC with Ongoing TEM Services Further Savings Anticipated as Service Delivery Passes Halfway Point

WidePoint Corporation (NYSE AMEX:WYY), a leading provider of advanced information technology, identity assurance and protection, and mobile telecom expense management (TEM) services, said today that its wholly-owned subsidiary iSYS has saved over $3 million for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through its TEM services. The program so far encompasses about half the agency’s mobile phones currently planned by CDC to be managed by iSYS. The remaining half is expected to be covered during the current contract period of performance. Jin Kang, president of iSYS, said, “It is a credit to CDC for performing the due diligence and making the decision to be early adopters of the wireless TEM services in the Federal government space. CDC is benefiting greatly from their decision and will continue to reap the benefits of wireless TEM Services to reach milest... (more)

Alaska Communications Systems Announces Partnership with Rivada Networks

Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (“ACS”) (NASDAQ:ALSK), Alaska's leading integrated communications provider, today announced a new partnership with Rivada Networks to provide first responders with emergency wireless communications in Alaska. Under the terms of the teaming agreement, ACS is now the preferred provider of CDMA wireless services to Rivada Network customers in Alaska. The partnership provides first responders day-to-day wireless voice and data access over the ACS statewide 3G CDMA network. In the event of a major outage of the commercial wireless network Rivada customers equipped with ACS service and handheld devices will have emergency communication services using Rivada’s Emergency Communications Partner (ECP) services and equipment. “ACS and Rivada are a natural fit. The Rivada network, which is deployable for temporary emergency services, pai... (more)

Cordys Launches the Business Applications Marketplace for Cordys Process Factory

Cordys, a leading provider of software for business process innovation, has launched Cordys Process Factory Marketplace, where anyone can find or publish MashApps or situational business applications deployable in the Cordys Process Factory Cloud. This new marketplace for applications ensures users of any organization quickly find and deploy useful applications without the need for programming or complex integrations. ISVs can use the Cordys Process Factory to develop their own channels for distribution of applications in the Cloud. Telecom Operators and Service Providers will use Cordys Process Factory Marketplace to provide a differentiated offering of public Cloud services. The market for business applications offered as a service in the Cloud is growing rapidly. According to Forrester up to 20% of all business applications offered by ISVs will be in a SaaS deplo... (more)

A Platform for Good Encourages Kids to Connect, Share and Do Good

The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), an international nonprofit organization dedicated to online safety, today announced an initiative to create an interactive online program called A Platform for Good, empowering parents, teachers, teens and kids to connect and share knowledge and experiences around online safety while learning to become responsible digital citizens. A Platform for Good has gained support and endorsement by leaders throughout five different industries, including social media, search, telecommunications, mobile, and cable. The initiative will present a brand new approach to digital citizenship built on ideas, research, and resources. By leveraging existing social media platforms that young people and their parents already use, A Platform for Good will have widespread appeal for a number of age groups. The platform will provide the following:... (more)

MCHN Launches Mobile Solutions Suite of Banking Services

LONDON, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - White label platform is interoperable and highly secure Mobile Clearinghouse Network (MCHN), a recently awarded Microsoft BizSpark One member, is announcing the inaugural launch of their MCHN Mobile Solutions banking platform for mobile devices. The initial pilot has rolled out in the country of Georgia with the BTA Bank, a Silk Road Group majority owned entity. Through the combination of the MCHN global hub integration capabilities and MCHN Mobile Solutions' suite of transaction services, clients are positioned to offer their customers a secure and robust mobile offering for all of their financial needs. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120313/LA66551) MCHN Mobile Solutions was developed as a white-label platform with a proprietary technology enabling end-users to transform the use of their mobile phone into a de... (more)

NetSuite and IDC Webinar to Demonstrate How Cloud SRP Fuels Growth for Services Organizations

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, today announced a webinar designed to help service delivery organizations understand the impact of Services Resource Planning (SRP), a breed of project-based ERP engineered to enable professional services firms and services teams at larger corporations to fuel growth and develop a competitive advantage. The research and analysis firm IDC estimates that the SRP market grew 9.1 percent in 2011, as an increasing number of services organizations implemented SRP solutions to improve efficiency, innovation and profitability. The webinar, "The Impact of Services Resource Planning," will be held on Wednesday, March 21, at 11:00 a.m. PDT (2:00 p.m. EDT). Register for the event at www.netsuite.com/srp-webinar. Guest speak... (more)

TDS And U.S. Cellular Reschedule The Release Of Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results To November 7, 2012

CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) and United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) today announced that they are rescheduling the release of their third quarter 2012 financial results and conference call to Wed., Nov. 7, 2012.  TDS and U.S. Cellular will now release their third quarter 2012 financial results at approximately 6:30 am CST and hold their quarterly conference call at 7:30 am CST on Nov. 7, 2012. The quarterly conference call webcast beginning at 7:30 am CST will be available on the Investor Relations pages of www.teldta.com or www.uscellular.com. About TDS Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS), a Fortune 500® company, provides wireless, local and long-distance telephone, and broadband services to approximately 7 million customers in 36 states through its business units, U.S. Cellular (wireless) and ... (more)

Security First International Holdings, Inc. Joins AT&T as Approved Affiliate Program Partner to Support Nation-Wide Consumer Adoption

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- Security First International Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SCFR), a leading provider of mobile financial products and services for consumers, is extending the company's M-Cash™ mobile reload service to over 70 million active AT&T subscribers. AT&T Android customers can now load funds to their American Express prepaid cards through the M-Cash™ service. This follows the company's recent approval as a partner of the AT&T National Affiliate Program. The revolutionary M-Cash™ mobile reload service is available to all subscribers of the major mobile networks that currently control more than 80 percent of the wireless market. The company's M-Cash™ mobile reload service is a convenient way for consumers to securely fund prepaid reloadable cards with any Android mobile device, and is available to all American Express prepaid card ho... (more)

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