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TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) ("GigaMedia") announced today that its board of directors has elected Collin Hwang as its new chief executive officer upon the departure of John Stringer, who has resigned as an officer and a director. Mr. Hwang was recently appointed to GigaMedia's board after serving as a consultant for the company and has been instrumental in the creation of GigaMedia's new cloud services business, which he began to develop in 2011. He brings to GigaMedia extensive experience in strategic planning and business development with international technology and investment companies and a strong history of developing solutions for corporate growth. Mr. Hwang currently serves as chairman of Datadot Technology Asia & Taiwan, a joint venture in Shanghai and Taipei with Australian-listed Datadot Technology Limit... (more)

Caringo Object Storage Success, 10X Jump in Sales from Last Year

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Caringo, the leading provider of object storage software, today announced that it has completed its most successful year ever. Caringo attributes their success to the overall strength of the object storage marketplace, which is being driven by emerging industry trends in the fields of cloud storage, research, healthcare, government, life sciences, email and file archiving. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120619/LA26635LOGO) With the increased adoption of public and private cloud services and the need for cost effective yet accessible storage that provides rapid performance on commodity hardware, Caringo is ideally positioned to capitalize on the growth in object storage as it moves from enabling technology for early adopters to the future of storage for the mass market. This past year saw Caringo increase... (more)

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Limelight for its Expansive Product Innovation and Capability, Beyond the Scope of a Traditional Online Video Platform

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the online video platforms (OVP) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Limelight Networks, Inc. with the 2012 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy. Limelight Networks is the only OVP vendor with its own native content delivery network (CDN), which enables it to create single-source online video management package solutions that no other vendor can similarly offer. Limelight provides multi-platform, cross-functional management tools such as pervasive workflow, content policies and reporting solutions that are fully native and consistent. Limelight also owns a Web content management (WCM) solution and has the ability to package and deliver multiple forms for rich media content on a global scale. Its freedom to create flexible, scalable, and capable digital media mana... (more)

Online Tech’s Managed Cloud Protects Online Dermatology Treatment Service, NoviMedicine

Grab your smartphone, the doctor will see you now. Telemedicine Start-Up Leverages Online Tech's HIPAA Compliant Cloud to Offer Secure Web-Based Platform for Acne Diagnosis and Treatment (Graphic: Business Wire) As the advancements in telemedicine and health apps for mobile devices (mHealth) make receiving health care easier by the day, Los Angeles-based NoviMedicine is getting into the act by building a system for board-certified dermatologists to discuss, evaluate and treat patients’ acne completely online. Founded by Stanford and Mayo Clinic-trained dermatologist Josh Spanogle and his software developer brother, Seth, NoviMedicine aims to reduce the hassle of acne treatment. There are no three-month wait times for appointments, something that disturbed Josh Spanogle about his field; nor is there even a minute spent in a waiting room. The service costs $59 and h... (more)

Andy Brown Named to Guidewire Software Board of Directors

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) a provider of software products to Property/Casualty insurers, today announced that Andrew W. F. Brown (“Andy”) has been elected as a Director to Guidewire Software's Board. "We are pleased to welcome Andy Brown to our Board of Directors," said Marcus Ryu, chief executive officer, Guidewire Software. "His exceptional experience as a senior technology executive at major financial institutions and board director and advisor to technology companies will advance our development of transformative software products for the P/C industry." "I am honored to be joining Guidewire's board after the team delivered such outstanding full year results,” said Andy Brown. “I look forward to contributing my experience and knowledge to the next chapters of Guidewire's growth as we look to leverage and further innovate our platform." Currently CEO of ... (more)

Workshare Announces Integration with HP LinkSite

Workshare, a leading provider of secure enterprise collaboration applications, today announced its integration with HP LinkSite, HP Autonomy’s cloud-based solution for secure document sharing. HP LinkSite enables users to securely share and collaborate with other attorneys and clients on HP WorkSite documents. The partnership builds upon Workshare’s existing integrations with HP WorkSite and other leading Document Management Systems (DMS) and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) applications deployed in the legal sector. With the integration, HP LinkSite customers can benefit from Workshare’s metadata removal capabilities, which identify sensitive data within Word, Excel, PDF, and PowerPoint files – and safely remove it before files are shared. IT groups can set granular polices that allow users to clean LinkSite shared files in a single click, or alert users that s... (more)

The Top 150 Players in Cloud Computing

Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing. Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony, if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing. Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various services and solutions in this round-up are in every case taken from the Web sites cited. As ever we encourage software engineers, developers, IT operations managers, and new/growing companies in every case to "suck it and see" by downloading or otherwise sampling the offering in question for themselves. (Omissions to this Top 150 list sh... (more)

Cloud People: A Who's Who of Cloud Computing

Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people... A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing. But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and external entrepreneurs driving companies involved in the Cloud, who are the leading engineers, developers, analysts, researchers, marketing professionals, authors...who, in short, are the people behind the cloud? This list will be updated weekly between now and November 4-7, 2013, when 13th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley opens its doors in the Santa Clara Convention Center, in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Here are some highly prominent "Cloud People" to kick off with... RANDY BIAS | @randybias "Randy Bias is visionary. He sees things others don't." [Emphasis added.] That is how Mårten Mickos puts it, as succinctly as ever.... (more)

Ulitzer Names the World's 30 Most Influential Cloud Computing Bloggers

Cloud Expo on Ulitzer Ulitzer.com announced today "the World's 30 most influential Cloud bloggers," who collectively generated more than 24 million Ulitzer page views. Ulitzer's annual "most influential Cloud bloggers" list was announced at Cloud Expo 2009 West, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center, California. Cloud Expo 2009 West drew more delegates than all other Cloud-related events put together worldwide. "The world's 50 most influential Cloud bloggers 2010" list will be announced at the Cloud Expo 2010 East, which will take place April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center, in New York City, with more than 5,000 expected to attend. Detailed information on how to become a Ulitzer blogger can be obtained  here. Ulitzer New Media Power Panel at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, during Cloud Expo 2009 West. "Ulitzer New Media ... (more)

Cloud Expo 2011 East To Attract 10,000 Delegates and 200 Exhibitors

SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 600 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together. Cloud Computing Expo 2011 East Call for Papers Deadline November 30, 2010 - SUBMIT YOUR SPEAKING PROPOSAL TODAY! The four-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing with more than 150 sponsors and exhibitors and over 5,000 estimated delegates from well over 48 different countries. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship &... (more)

21st century Modern Alarm systems continue to play a key role in various institutions and industries

OSLO, Norway, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Modern alarm systems for decades now have continued to play a key role in a number of industries across the world. Alarm systems have become part and parcel of the human lifestyle and even though sometimes the sound of alarms can be annoying, the role they play in time management is indeed very huge. 21st century modern alarm systems have found their way into a number of key sectors. From fire alarm systems to Security breach alarm systems, the sophistication of modern alarms has made life safer, time-conscious and easily manageable. A lot of people agree that alarm systems are a necessity in human life. Whilst a lot use alarms to wake them up every morning, the extent alarm systems are used in security, health, fire safety and hazard control is exceptional. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/MN67503)... (more)